Erasmus+ 2017 Latvia Visual image styling and make-up art

Erasmus+ Internship

Visual image styling and make-up art sector

The team of the Associazione Art. Cult. “A Rocca and Eprojectconsult International department, in cooperation with Rīgas Stila un modes profesionālā vidusskola hosted a group from Riga, Latvia, in the frame of Erasmus+ programme. We hosted 5 selected participants during the project named The development and improvement of Riga Style and Fashion Vocational School students’ professional skills”. The internships were in the field of Visual image styling and make-up art. The participants gained experience in their field of studies and become acquainted with the traditional Italian and Sicilian techniques.

Cultural Programme

In the free time they had chance to visit some beautiful places in Sicily, including Tindari, Marinello, Palermo, Cefalù, Messina, Mount Etna and Catania.  The group also got acquinted with the famous Italian cuisine thanks to the local restaurants. We hope that their experience of living abroad was unforgettable and enriching in many different ways.


  • PB PROFUMERIE DI Principato & Materia s.r.l. (Milazzo) Intern: Ilva Draudiņa
  • PB PROFUMERIE DI Principato & Materia s.r.l. (Via Matteotti, Barcellona P.G.) Intern: Linda Lielauza
  •  PB PROFUMERIE DI Principato & Materia s.r.l. (Via Kennedy, Barcellona P.G.) Intern: Jana Puķudruva
  • Centro Estetico Bellezza & Benessere (Terme Vigliatore) Interns: Nellija Bete, Monta Dinija Lazdāne

General Skills and Competencies Acquired:

  • Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources in the field related;
  • Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships: learning on developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others;
  • Development of specialized Italian language skills;
  • Critical Thinking: Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems;
  • Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making;
  • Developing social perspectives and being aware of reactions of other co-workers and supervisors;
  • Giving full attention to what other people are saying and taking the time to understand the points being made.

At the end of the project, participants received “A Rocca” placement certificate” and EUROPASS.

Most importantly the participants gained professional experience in their sector, so that they will be more competitive in the labor market in Latvia.

Consequently, the participants seemed to be satisfied with this project, and from their evaluations it is clear that they feel it was an interesting and useful experience. We are satisfied with the seemingly flawless success of the project and hope that we can continue our cooperation with Rīgas Stila un modes profesionālā vidusskola.

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