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University extension course in Urban Green Solutions

Own Teachings
Telephone: 91 488 70 40
Contact Academic Address: Ricardo Moreno Rodriguez   Nerea Felgueras Custodian
Contact Academic Secretary: Nerea Felgueras Custodian  Jose Maria Lopez Diaz

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Basic Information


The existing relationship between training and employment becomes evident when addressing the development of vocational maturity, as well as its various components: skills for choosing, obtaining and maintaining employment, through learning and developing skills transversal, as well as the professional development of university students and graduates through specific professional training, developed from a comprehensive perspective that extends to its follow-up in labor insertion, as it is a fundamental factor that improves the possibility of academic and labor success. of people with disabilities.

For this reason, from the DIVERSIA research group and, in collaboration with the Green Office and the Unit for Attention to People with Disabilities and Educational Needs of the Rey Juan Carlos University, it is proposed to implement the "University Extension Course on Urban Green Solutions", composed continuous and specific training for employment, which responds to the job placement needs presented by the group of people with intellectual, developmental and/or autistic spectrum disabilities, in line with the latest trends in the labor market.

Lastly, both the planning and the execution of the proposed course will be carried out in coordination with the Training Center for Employment (CFE) of the JUAN XXIII-RONCALLI FOUNDATION, a reference entity in offering professional training for employment for people with intellectual disabilities. , and in generating innovative training solutions for this group, always promoting specialization and social and labor inclusion.


  • The main objective of the program is to train expert agents in urban green solutions to increase the chances of employability of people with intellectual, developmental and/or autistic spectrum disabilities, while educating them in values ​​about the principles that support the Sustainable Development Goals. .
  • Provide comprehensive and personalized university education to young people with intellectual, developmental and/or autistic spectrum disabilities, as a University Extension Course in "Urban Green Solutions", adapted to the demands of the labor market, which promotes their autonomy, improves their academic training and prepare them for the world of work.
  • Provide young people with social and work skills, as well as work on emotional regulation, all of which are fundamental aspects to increase their chances of finding a job.
  • Involve different services and faculties of the Rey Juan Carlos University in order to encourage participants to have inclusive experiences and normalization within the University Community.
  • Raise awareness among the different members of the university community (teachers, students and university staff) in relation to disabilities, especially intellectual, developmental and/or autistic spectrum disabilities, through the development of inclusive activities, volunteering and participation in the program proposed training.


Modules/Subject/Subject and academic manager


subjects / subjects




Block 1. Technical training in the environment and urban green solutions.


Module 1.1 Environmental problems in the urban environment.




Module 1.2 Solutions for sustainable development.




Academic manager: Nerea Felgueras Custodio

Module 1.3 Inclusive teaching in university degrees.



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Block 2. Transversal competence training


Module 2.1 Training in entrepreneurship with support and job placement.




Module 2.2 Applied training in occupational risks: PPE's and training at height.




Module 2.3 Basic social, emotional and pre-employment skills



1 and 2

Module 2.4 Training in ICT and job search techniques




Academic manager: José David Carnicero Pérez

Module 2.5 Training for environmental awareness




Block 3. Practicum


Module 3.1. Training in the use of garden tools




Academic manager: María Buján González

Module 3.2. External internships





Access requirements:

The requirements set out in the framework of the VI Call for the development of university training programs for employment aimed at young people with intellectual, developmental and/or autistic spectrum disabilities: UNIDIVERSITY Program, the access requirements for enrollment in the Course of University Extension in "Urban Green Solutions" are the following:

  • Have intellectual, developmental and/or autistic spectrum disabilities, with a degree equal to or greater than 33% recognized by the competent body of the Autonomous Community.
  • Age between 18 and 29 years, both inclusive. Applicants must have reached or will reach the age of 2022 during the year 18.
  • Be a beneficiary of the National Youth Guarantee System prior to the start of the 2022-23 academic year, with a maximum seniority of fifteen days prior to the start date of the course.
  • Have autonomy in medium/high displacements, even if the student has reduced mobility.
  • Present adequate academic reading, writing and comprehension skills for the optimal development of a university education
  • Have minimum social and behavioral skills, adequate and adjusted for their effective inclusion in a normalized training environment.
  • Motivation to acquire specialized training in the field of gardening and show a high level of commitment or connection with the course.
  • Show interest in conserving the environment.

Selection criteria:

  • It will also be valued:
  • Certificate of professionalism from the same professional family.
  • Previous training in gardening.

No. of Places: 18

Academic Management and Faculty

Academic direction: Ricardo Moreno Rodríguez and Nerea Felgueras Custodian

Academic secretary: Jose Maria Lopez Diaz

Duration and development

Modality: Onsite

Number of credits: 45

Contact hours: 450

Place of delivery: Mostoles Campus.

Schedules: 10:00 a.m. to 14:00 p.m. and alternate days outside these school hours, coinciding with inclusive teaching.

Start date 15 October 2022

Finish date: end of May 2023

Reservation of place and enrollment

Pre-registration period: from July 18 to October 20, 2022

Enrollment deadline: until October 20 from 2022

Title price: Free, financed by Fundación Once and European Social Fund.

Possibility of scholarship (if applicable): Yes

Pre-registration: Free.

The start of the course is conditioned to the minimum number of students enrolled.

Documentation to attach, forms and place of delivery

the applicants they will present all the scanned documentation, in the formats allowed through the telematic self-registration application at the time of applying for admission to own degrees. They must compulsorily attach to their request the declaration of the person responsible for the veracity of the data provided in digital format.

At any time, both the Program Management and the Own Teaching Service may request the applicants to submit said certified/collated documentation through the General Registry, located on the Móstoles Campus, or in any of the registries assistants located in the different campuses of the Rey Juan Carlos University, or by sending it through Certified Mail to: Rey Juan Carlos University. General Registry. Avda. Tulipán s/n. 28933. Mostoles. Madrid

The student is responsible for the veracity and correctness of the data provided, exonerating the Rey Juan Carlos University from any responsibility and guaranteeing and being responsible for its accuracy, validity and authenticity.

Required documentation:

Students with a degree obtained from a Spanish university or a Higher Education Institution belonging to another Member State of the European Higher Education Area that authorizes access to own postgraduate degrees must present the following documentation:

  • National Identity Document or equivalent
  • University degree of the studies that give access to the requested postgraduate degree.
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Responsible declaration of veracity of the data provided in digital format
  • Any other document that the Director of the Own Title specifically requires for its acceptance

Students with a foreign degree must present the following documentation:

  • Passport or Residence Card
  • Foreign Higher Education Degree (Graduate, Graduate, Architect, Engineer Doctor...) that give access to own postgraduate degree studies.
  • Certificate certifying that the studies carried out give access to an Official Postgraduate Degree in your country of origin, issued by the University of origin
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Declaration of the person responsible for the veracity of the data provided in digital format
  • Any other document that the Director of the Own Title specifically requires for its acceptance

Applicants with studies completed in foreign University Centers may be requested at any time a certificate of verification of these studies and centers, issued by an authorized Institution.

All documentation provided must be legalized in accordance with Spanish law and translated by an official translator.