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 contract

A training contract is concluded between the company providing training and the apprentice on the basis of the Vocational Training Act or the Craft Trades Law. The content and duration of training and the examination requirements are set out in the Federal Government’s training regulations. The training duration is between two and three years, usually three.