Mobility of apprentices in Europe

The European network to promote, implement
and enhance learning mobility for apprentices



The VET training system in Italy


The full-time IVET

Compulsory education is until the age of 18, including three years of pre-primary education, five years of primary (age 6-11), three years of lower primary (age 11-14) and up to five years of upper secondary education.

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Basic information about mobility of apprentices in Italy

Who is concerned?

If you are an apprentice in Italy, you have a work contract and you are obliged to go on training for two years for some hours (240 in total). Age limit is 29.  There are 3 types of apprenticeship contracts:
a contract to accompany youngsters who have left schools till the end of compulsory education (adolescents of 16 and 18 years without a professional qualification.

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