Terms A-Z

This glossary contains definitions of the terms from the topic areas Education, Science, Research and Innovation, and is regularly updated. The glossary terms are alphabetically ordered.

Training sector

Official statistics differentiate between the following training sectors in company-based vocational training: trade and industry, skilled trades, agriculture, public sector, home management, independent professions (e.g. lawyers and notaries, patent lawyers, tax accountants, tax agents, auditors, doctors, dentists, veterinarians, pharmacists) and maritime transport.