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Finland: Training and development

Original and updating author: Teea Kemppinen, Bird & Bird Attorneys Ltd

Consultant editors: Seppo Havia and Suvi Knaapila, Dittmar & Indrenius Attorneys Ltd

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  • Workplace training is mostly voluntary, with no general statutory obligation on employers to provide or finance training for their employees, however, there are some exceptions. (See General)
  • Apprenticeships are regulated by statute, and are open to people aged at least 15, with no upper age limit. (See Apprenticeships)