Erasmus+ Internship 2017 Malta Mechanic

Erasmus+ Internship

mechanics sector

The team of the Associazione Art. Cult. “A Rocca and Eprojectconsult International department hosted a participant from Malta, in the frame of Erasmus+ programme. The project (2015-1-MT01-KA102-003692) was in the field of mechanics. The participant gained experience in this field and became acquainted with the traditional Italian and Sicilian way of labour. 

he internship was located in the town of Barcellona P.G. in the company Motor Show. The participant gained useful information and experience from all relevant sources in the field of mechanism by keeping cars and trucks in good working condition. In addition to understanding how automobiles work, the intern extended his knowledge of mechanic in a motor Show enterprise (exclusive dealer and representative of Yamaha).

He had the opportunity to interpret the customers’ complaint, diagnose the cause of a problem, and finally, repair the offending component. Motor Show uses the latest in diagnostic and repair equipment including computers and on board diagnostic schematics.

Cultural Programme

In the free time the participant had the chance to visit some beautiful places in Sicily, including Etna, Taormina, Syracuse and Noto. He also got acquainted with the famous Italian cuisine thanks to the local restaurants. We hope that his experience of living abroad was unforgettable and enriching in many different ways.


  • Motor Show s.r.l.

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 his sector, so that he will now be more competitive in the labor market in Malta.

Consequently, the participant seemed to be satisfied with this project, and from his evaluation it is clear that he 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.

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