Disadvantage compensation for disabled people in dual initial vocational training

Coverbild: BWP 2/2015
Ausgabe/Jahr (Jahrgang) 2/2015 (44)
Seite(n) 36-37

The Federal Vocational Training Act (BBiG) and the Crafts and Trades Regulation Code (HwO) contain a commitment to “disadvantage compensation”, which enables disabled people to embark on a state-recognised, standard occupational training programme and to acquire a relevant skilled vocational certificate. The following discussions demonstrate what underlies the concept of “disadvantage compensation” and how the inclusion of disabled people can succeed as a result.