YFL4306 - Pedagogical and vocational training of practice 1


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Practical training
Grade: Passed/Failed

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Practical training 100/100

Course content

Practical educational training is an integral part of the three-year vocational teacher education. Together with the vocational and professional subjects, the practical training shall provide the student with a basis for training on 8-13. grade. Practical training includes professional practice in business/enterprise and pedagogical practice in upper secondary school. Guided practice is included as a central part of the course. The purpose of the course is to develop the student's prerequisites in order to be able to provide training, guidance and instruction within his / her own field/education program. Learning outcomes require active participation, systematic guidance, planning, implementation and assessment of own practice. The course also emphasizes the use of own experience from practice and the development of competence in the professional and professional subjects.

Learning outcome


The student

  • has knowledge of classroom management and inclusive learning environment
  • has knowledge of pupils'/ apprentices' learning conditions and adapted training
  • has knowledge of observing, planning, conducting, assessing and documenting training
  • has knowledge of curricula and professions within their own educational program and the proficiency of the professions


The student

  • can plan, implement, assess and document training in school and business
  • based on the pupil's interests and learning needs, can facilitate customized training
  • can analyze curricula and adapt training according to current curricula and legislation
  • can use experience from practice and associate these with work requirements / tasks given in the professional field

General competence

The student

  • can reflect on their own development in practice and see this in the context of professional practice as a teacher
  • is able to describe and analyse professional practice in one's own profession as a basis for leading vocational training
  • is able to analyse and improve his or her own practice in accordance with the pupils'/ apprentices' assumptions, interests and needs
  • is able to reflect on professional and ethical challenges in daily learning
  • has the knowledge to plan, implement and assess differentiated and adapted training

Learning methods and activities

Duration of practice: The total number of practice days is 40 days, divided into 20 days in company/business and 20 days in school practice within 8th-13th grade.

  • 20 days of school practice in secondary education
  • 20 days of internship in a company/enterprise

All practice is compulsory and must be supervised by an approved practice teacher. During school practice, the student shall be responsible for planning, implementation, and evaluation of a minimum number of hours. This is described in the course's practice guide.

The final assessment in the course is a comprehensive assessment of the student's professional practice and school practice related to learning outcomes, where associated reports, defined work requirements and practice follow-up are included.

Compulsory assignments

  • Defined work requirement
  • Courses in school organization and routines
  • 20 days completed internship in upper secondary school
  • 20 days internship in company enterprise

Further on evaluation

Final assessment: Approved/not approved work requirements and approved not approved practice follow-up Grade scale: Passed/failed

The number and type of defined work requirements may vary somewhat from academic year to another. Defined work requirements will vary from 2-4.

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Vocational Teacher Education (BYRK)

More on the course



Version: 1
Study level: Foundation courses, level I


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2021

Term no.: 2
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2022

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Practical teacher training
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Teacher Education


Examination arrangement: Practical examination

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn UTS Practical examination 100/100
Room Building Number of candidates

Examination arrangement: Practical training

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Spring ORD Practical training 100/100
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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