Regional matching problems and establishments with decreasing training places

Coverbild: BWP 2/2014
Issue/Year (Volume) 2/2014 (43)
Page(s) 26-30

The trend in the past few years shows that despite rising numbers of people in employment and German industry’s high demand for skilled workers, fewer and fewer companies are participating in dual system initial vocational training and the number of newly concluded training contracts has dropped sharply. Against this backdrop and taking account of regional differences in the trend for newly concluded training contracts, the article examines whether there are differences in different apprenticeshipplace markets as regards the training situation of companies and the problems of matching supply with demand. This is done on the basis of data from the BIBB Training Panel supplemented by official statistics.

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