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Venezuela: Training and development

Original and updating authors: Juan Carlos Varela and Angel Mendoza, Littler

Consultant editor: Héctor Armando Jaime Martínez

Summary

  • Employees have a right to receive technical and technological training related to the processes, equipment and machinery with which they work, and to learn about the overall process of which their work forms part. (See General)
  • Apprenticeship is a specific form of employment relationship involving a combination of work and training, both on and off the job, and is open to young people aged 14 to 17 inclusive. (See Apprenticeships and internships)
  • Employers must provide internships for certain young people under the age of 30 who are registered in the National Registry of Young Workers. (See Apprenticeships and internships)