YFL4307 - Pedagogical and vocational training of practice 2


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 should provide the basis for 8th - 13th grade training. Practical training includes professional practice in business / enterprise and pedagogical practice (school practice) at youth level and in upper secondary education. Guided practice is included as a central part of the course. The purpose of the course is to further develop the student's prerequisites in order to be able to provide vocationally relevant training, guidance and instruction within his / her own subject area / educational program. The learning outcome requires active participation, systematic guidance, planning, implementation and assessment of own practice. The course also emphasizes the use of own experience from practice and the further development of competence in the professional subjects.

Learning outcome


The student

  • has good knowledge of learning and varied training in school and business/business
  • has good knowledge of classroom management and inclusive learning environment
  • has good knowledge of planning, implementing, assessing and documenting training
  • has good knowledge of curricula and management documents within their own educational program and in general for training in secondary and upper secondary school
  • has good knowledge of guidance and instruction in school and business/business
  • has knowledge of children and adolescents in difficult life situations


The student

  • can analyse and adapt different forms of work in the training in line with governing documents
  • can plan, justify and direct interest-differentiated, relevant and vocational training adapted to the individual's learning needs and training plans
  • can lead a learning community and facilitate good relationships and good cooperation in order to promote equality, professional and social learning and development
  • can plan, assess and document training and help pupils / apprentices reflect on their own learning and professional development
  • can use different guidance strategies in school and business / business training
  • is able to identify special needs of children and adolescents, including violence and sexual abuse, and take necessary preventive measures and establish cooperation with relevant relief agencies

General competence

The student

  • can reflect on subjects, education and pupils'/ apprentices' learning in light of current curricula and professional ethical perspectives
  • can build good relationships and collaborate with colleagues, guardians and other actors relevant to the training
  • is able to reflect on and develop their own guidance practice in meeting pupils' / apprentices' assumptions, interests and needs
  • can use relevant experience from practice and link these to the professional and professional subjects
  • is able to plan, justify and direct relevant and vocational training tailored to the individual's learning needs and educational plan
  • is able to reflect on their own role in meeting students, guardians and other partners and show the ability to change and develop through guidance

Learning methods and activities

Duration of practice: The total number of practice days in the course is 50 days, divided into 20 days in company / business and 30 days in school practice within 8th-13th grade.   A minimum of 10 days of school practice must be completed in the junior year, 8th-10th grade. All practices are mandatory and must be supervised. The final assessment in the course is a comprehensive assessment of professional practice and teaching practice related to learning outcomes, which includes associated reports, defined work requirements, and follow-up of practice.

Compulsory assignments

  • Defined work requirements
  • 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: Intermediate course, level II


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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