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Delegate, during the opening.

The territorial delegate of Economy, Innovation, Science and Employment, Miguel Angel Lopez Tortosa, It has inaugurated today the permanent exhibition of works presented at international youth competitions sculpture that has organized the School of Marble Purposes, attached to the Andalusian Employment Service Center, in recent 15 years old. Also, it has awarded diplomas attesting that have passed the training students in the latest edition of the course 'Auxiliary operations in processing plants and processing natural stone and benefits of minerals and rocks' imparting this training center.

Miguel Angel Tortosa stressed "the important contribution made by the School, by the five editions of his youth competition, the promotion of white Macael marble as an artistic element at international level; knowledge of the Shire of Marble and attracting visitors, and recovery, an updated way, craftsperson to sculpt and carve this stone, In addition to supporting young artists ".

The sample, that will be exposed permanently in the courtyard and lobby Fines Marble School, is composed of 40 white marble works by artists from Spain Macael, Slovenia, France, Italy, Japan, Portugal and Turkey. The five youth competitions were held in Fines, Olula River, Albanchez, Purchena and the University of Almería between 2003 and 2012 and participated in them more than 220 young sculptors, Fine Arts students and trade schools worldwide.

In the opening ceremony also attended by the Mayor of Purchena, Juan Miguel Tortosa, Deputy Mayor of Olula del Río, José Sánchez, and the secretary of the City of Fines, Antonio García, in addition to teachers and students of the School of Marble and personalities of the region.
Miguel Angel Tortosa has also been delivered to eight students Course 'Auxiliary operations in processing plants and processing natural stone and benefits of minerals and rocks' of diplomas attesting that have exceeded their 340 hours of theoretical and practical training and are qualified to work in the sector of natural stone with a professional certificate level 1, valid in the European Union.

The students in this course, which began in October 2017, It has also obtained the necessary license to operate forklift and load handling crane and hoist bridged, and it has complemented the theoretical and practical training received in the premises of the School of Marble with a module of work experience 80 hours in companies Cosentino S. A., Carmona Marble Artisan S. The. Marble and Sotomar S. L., to which the territorial delegate thanked their collaboration.

This course is part of the planned program in the School of Marble Purposes, which also includes training activities 'Removing the Stone', 'Crafts and restoration of natural stone', 'Programming and Management Numerical Control Machines for Stone Industry and Derivatives', 'Laying of natural stone', 'English commercial management', A new edition of 'Auxiliary operations in processing plants natural stone' (with start date in April) and 'Stone quarrying' (which will start in September 2018). Plus, novelty, two training itineraries: 'Auxiliary Operations, Processing and installing natural stone 'and' Auxiliary Operations, Craft Restoration & Natural Stone Laying '.

"Professional Training for Employment is an important tool that we provide unemployed people to improve their chances of finding work through training in occupations demanded by the labor market, while we are contributing to raising business competitiveness responding to the need for qualified personnel that they have ", He highlighted the delegate of Economy, Innovation, Science and Employment, Miguel Angel Lopez Tortosa.

In this sense, He recalled that in Almería are to impart, after reactivation of the active employment policy, 105 courses and 13 workshop schools and employment workshops that will benefit some 1.800 unemployed and totaling an investment of the Ministry of Employment, Business and Commerce near the 8 million euros to improve the employability of unemployed people through their job skills.
Training Schools, Consortia formerly called School, They were integrated into the Andalusian Employment Service under the Decree Law 5/2015. This network of the Andalusian was created in 1991 with the aim of providing vocational training for employment in highly specialized sectors relevant activity in Andalusia. They all have in common a training model based on quality training, with hands-on learning and the use of new technologies, and demand, adapted to the needs of the Andalusian productive fabric, ensuring their high levels of employability. The School of Marble Fines every year has reached a high level of employment, also having business collaboration in this region in demand of students trained there.