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Greece: Training and development

Original and updating author: Christos A. Ioannou
Consultant editor: Costas D. Papadimitriou

Summary

  • Save for exceptions related to health and safety, there is no statutory obligation on employers to provide or finance training for employee. (See General)
  • Employers must pay a contribution for employees to a state fund for employment and vocational training. (See Employers' levy)
  • Apprenticeships combine on- and off-the job training, with the curriculum for each apprenticeship programme based on standards agreed at company or industry level. (See Apprenticeships)