Training profiles - Basic information on individual training occupations. The following are short descriptions of a selection of the hitherto training occupations. This page will be gradually extended.
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Strongest growth in new training contracts since reunification
2006 BIBB survey on newly concluded training contracts:
The economic upturn and the positive development in employment have also served to put wind into the sails of the training market and initiatives aimed at increasing the supply of apprenticeships. The 576,378 newly concluded training contracts in 2006 represented an increase of around 26,200 or +4.8% over 2005. This is the highest year-on-year growth since reunification.
Ambivalent Placement Report of the Federal Employment Agency
More young people starting training, but more unsuccessful training place applicants than in previous year
Of the training place applicants registered with the Federal Employment Agency (Bundesagentur für Arbeit - BA) about 3 700 more than in the previous year had started an apprenticeship in the period up to 30 September 2006. Yet at the same time, the number of "applicants not yet placed" rose by 9,000 to 49,500, the highest figure since reunification.