Last updated: 07/3/2024

Basic Information

Country
Geographic area
Institutions and agencies involved
Population group
Working age group, Youth

Programme Details

Programme objectives

This Programme has the objective of widening the offer of professional and technological education. It consists on initial and ongoing training, which lasts 160 hours, for the insertion in the labour market. The courses are provided by institutions of the National Service for Business Learning (SENAC), the National Service for Industrial Learning (SENAI), and the Federal Network of Professional and Technological Education . The courses are free and the participants receive food, transport and the school supplies they need. The PRONATEC has also an action line oriented only to the Brasil Sem Miseria participants (PRONATEC/BSM).

 

Programme components

Targeting and eligiblity

Target groups
Persons living in poverty and extreme poverty that have more than 16 years; participants of the Bolsa Família programme or of the Bolsa de Prestação Continuada (BPC), in particular: Public middle school students, including young and adult students; Workers; Participants of federal income transfer programs ; Students who have finished secondary education in schools of the public network.
Eligibility criteria
iii) Bolsa Formação: - Public High school students - Workers - Participants of federal income transfer programs - People who have completed secondary public education - People who have completed secondary education in private institutions (only if recipient of integral scholarship) v) Free agreement with national apprenticeship services: Students, graduates of basic education and employed or unemployed workers, all with a low income. Users of protection programs for threatened persons also qualify as participants. Students and workers are participants with higher priority. vi) Mediotec: Students of public secondary education vii) Pronatec Voluntary Offer: People who have already completed their middle school education, Brazilian citizens older than 15. Preference is given to people who meet one of the following requirements: Students of middle school education of the public network; Persons who have completed public middle school education or their middle school education in private institutions (only if recipient of integral scholarship); Workers, farmers, foresters, fish farmers, extractors, fishermen, etc.; Participants of federal income transfer programs; People with disabilities; Indigenous peoples; 'Quilombolas' communities; Adolescents and young people in compliance with socio-educational measures.

Coverage and other information

Legal Framework
Law 12.513/2011; Ordinance nº 817/2015.
References
Brasil n.d. "LEI Nº 12.513, DE 26 DE OUTUBRO DE 2011". Presidency of the Republic of Brazil website. Accessed 01 February 2024. Available at: https://www.planalto.gov.br/ccivil_03/_ato2011-2014/2011/lei/l12513.htm. Brasil n.d. "PORTARIA NO 817, DE 13 DE AGOSTO DE 2015". Ministry of Education of Brazil website. Accessed 01 February 2024. Available at: https://novoscaminhos.mec.gov.br/images/arquivos/portaria_mec_817_2015_bf_alterada_por_1460_2016_1163_2018.pdf.