More than 50 years' experience

In vocational education, vocational rehabilitation and vocational integration.

A successful past is the best basis for the future.

Our history:

  • 1960 Vocational Training Institute Upper Austria (BFI OÖ)
     
  • 1966 Sheltered Workshop in Linz
     
  • 1975 Vocational Education and Rehabilitation Centre (BBRZ)
     
  • 1983 TEAMwork Wood and Plastics GmbH
     
  • 1986 BBRZ-branches Steiermark (Kapfenberg) and Vienna
     
  • 1987 Vocational Support Association (FAB)
     
  • 1995 Training Centre Braunau GmbH (ABZ)
     
  • 1998 Founding of FAB sites Salzburg and Vorarlberg
     
  • 1999 BBRZ-site office in Klagenfurt
     
  • 2003 Association to support the BBRZ GROUP; new launch of the vocational Support Association (FAB)
     
  • 2007 Change of name of the Sheltered Workshop into FAB Pro.Work
     
  • 2009 The BFI OÖ takes over leadership of the School for Social Care Professions (SOB) in Steyr, opening of BBRZ branches in St. Pölten and Innsbruck
     
  • 2010 Opening of the Centre for Mental Health LEOPOLDAU in Vienna; FAB procures the site of the former mail order retailer Quelle in Linz and founds the Centre for Vocational Integration; opening of BBRZ branches in Wiener Neustadt and Zwettl
     
  • 2012 Opening of the Centre for Vocational Integration
     
  • 2013 Takeover of the Cambridge Institute;
    Reopening of the central office in Linz; Opening of the Center for women‘s education FWW (woman wants to know); Re-opening of Training Center Muldenstraße in Linz as a central administration building
     
  • 2014 Founding of the BFI der Arbeiterkammer Vorarlberg;
    Opening of the Centre for Mental Health MULDENSTRASSE in Linz
     
  • 2017 Founding of IA - Integration of persons with impairments into the labour market
    Opening of the branch SIMMERING of the Centre for Mental Health in Vienna