Car-2-Lab – innovative VET-learning model to impart digital competences in the automotive sector

The “digital revolution” represents a radical change for the economy and the society, which is comparable to the transition from an industrial to a service society. In order to ensure competitiveness and economic growth, European education systems quickly have to find solutions for practice-oriented teaching of digital skills in new fields of technology.

The automotive industry is also changing drastically. “Car-2-Lab” shows an example in motor vehicles and in the technology field vehicle communication, how to successfully convey new digital technologies in VET with high innovation pressure. In the project, VET-schools work together with higher education and research institutions and the industry from four EU-countries.

Implemented in: Germany, Denmark, Italy, Poland
Duration: 2016-2019
Partners in Berlin:
Innung des Kraftfahrzeuggewerbes, Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft, VIOM Gesellschaft für Mobile Business Technologies mbH
Transnational Partners:
in Aarhus(DK): Berufsbildungszentrum AARHUS TECH, Danish Technological Institute,
in Vicenza (IT): Pia Societa San Gaetano, Confartigianato Vicenza,
in Posen (PL): Zespoł Szkoł Samochodowych im. inż. Tadeusza Tańskiego, Mechatronika Wyposazenie Dydaktyczne Sp. z o.o.

Car-2-Lab is a project in Berlin showcase electromobility

 Berlin has excellent opportunities to expand the field of electric mobility within the framework of superordinate “Smart City Concepts” as a digital test field, to carry it forward with additional actors and new projects and thus to remain internationally competitive. The mobility of the future is digital, automated, electrical and networked. With its practical model for teaching digital innovations in initial vocational education and training, the project “Car-2-Lab” sets valuable impulses.

Gernot Lobenberg, Berlin Agency for Electromobility eMO