Latvian employers can apply for employee training grants until November 19

Employers can apply for a new employee training program until November 19, according to the State Employment Agency. This training is organized as a part of the European Social Fund “Support to the education of unemployed people” (sic) project. It's an opportunity for employers to receive grant vouchers for training necessary specialists in a workplace atmosphere by selecting and training the unemployed persons registered at the agency.

The practical training project doesn't include unskilled and low-skilled positions.

State Employment Agency

“The main conditions for the practical training implementation are such – unemployed person engagement lasts six months, after which legal employment must continue for three months.

The practical training can be organized for any profession, which qualifies under the first, second or third professional qualification level.

The most popular are a cook, sewing equipment operator, salesperson, butcher, warehouse worker, sawmill operator, client support specialist and auto locksmith," explains the project's Senior Expert Karina Opaļeva.

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