Germany: Training and development
Updating author: Sabine Wahl, Osborne Clarke, Germany
Original author: Karen Ullmann
Consultant editor: Dr Jan Tibor Lelley, BUSE
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- Save for certain exceptions, there is no statutory obligation on employers to provide or finance training for their employees. (See General)
- A statutory apprenticeship system applies to most occupations. (See Apprenticeships)
- Employers can offer practical training placements for a limited time to enable people to gain experience in a certain job. (See Practical training)