YFL4308 - Pedagogical and vocational training of practice 3


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Practical training
Grade: Passed / Not Passed

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. The vocational training together with the vocational and professional subjects shall provide the basis for training on 8-13 grade. 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 professionally relevant and adapted education and to see the teaching role in a social and development perspective. The learning outcome requires active participation, systematic guidance, planning, implementation and assessment of own practice. In addition, the course emphasizes the use of own experiences from practice in the further development of competence in the professional and professional subjects, as well as professional ethical judgment. Work requirements from integrated courses and exercises are included in the practical training.

Learning outcome


The student

  • has broad knowledge of the school's mandate, the values ​​of education and the holistic education process from the youth stage to the completion of vocational training
  • has broad knowledge of learning processes that are relevant to the professional and professional practice and can further develop their knowledge in these areas
  • has solid knowledge of classroom management and what factors contribute to developing a good and inclusive classroom environment
  • has broad knowledge of the role of the vocational teacher in school, business and society
  • has broad knowledge of management documents, legislation, relevant research and development work in school and businesses / enterprises
  • has good knowledge of children and young people in difficult life situations


The student

  • is able to plan, implement, evaluate and document systematic vocational change and development work in school and businesses / enterprises
  • can plan, justify and direct practical and varied training in school and businesses / enterprises
  • can lead tailored training and facilitate a motivating and inclusive learning environment in accordance with legislation and governance documents
  • can critically assess academic and social development in interaction with students and apprentices, and contribute to self-reflection
  • can identify special needs of children and young people and implement necessary preventive measures and establish cooperation with relevant relief agencies

General competence

The student

  • has change- and development skills as a basis for meeting the needs of the future in school, work and society
  • can assess the quality of health safety and environment guidance and instruction in vocational training in school and businesses / enterprises
  • has broad knowledge of planning, justifying and leading occupationally relevant and tailored training in school and businesses / enterprises
  • is able to plan, implement, assess and document development work in practice based on research, theory and experience from school and business/enterprise
  • is able to document and assess school and vocational practices related to work requirements
  • is able to act professionally and reflect on professional, professional didactic and professional ethical issues in order to promote professional and social learning and development

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. A minimum of 10 days of school practice must be completed during the 6th semester in connection with the bachelor's thesis.

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 and practice follow-up.

Compulsory assignments

  • 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 work requirements and approved practice follow-up Grading scale: Pass / fail

Specific conditions

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

Required previous knowledge

Passed YFL4306

More on the course



Version: 1
Study level: Third-year courses, level III


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2023

Term no.: 2
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2024

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 training

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