News Digest Item
17 Aug 2017

Energiewende requires changes in vocational training


Since the energy transition fundamentally changes the German energy industry, the Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (BIBB) will introduce a new advanced training regulation for “certified energy industry business administrators”, BIBB said in a press release. The regulation will streamline current diverse trainings in order to facilitate career starts in industry.

Read the press release in German here

For background, read the CLEW article Germany’s vaunted vocational training programme strains to meet Energiewende’s demand for skilled workers and the factsheet How Germany’s Vocational Education and Training system works.

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