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|Author:||Handwerkskammer Frankfurt-Rhein-Main (Chamber of Skilled Crafts)|
Dr. Christof RIESS, Executive Director
|Types of organisation:||Chambers of Commerce, industry and crafts|
1. To provide competent information on the dual education system:
The Chamber of Skilled Crafts Frankfurt-Rhein-Main will explain the German dual training system in Germany and on a European and an international level to interested associations, multipliers, etc. from Europe and elsewhere in a competent and appropriate manner. At a European level, the Chamber of Skilled Crafts will inform about employer commitment in apprenticeship schemes, taking into account the special role of chambers as the competent bodies for vocational education and training, providing an important advisory and support function especially for SMEs. The objective is to make the possibilities of the German dual education system accessible to interested parties in order to help them establish work-based training structures. The Chamber of Skilled Crafts Frankfurt-Rhein-Main also offers interested stakeholders the opportunity to visit the Chamber’s training facilities or training companies to get a practical impression of the dual system.
2. To improve the image and visibility of skilled crafts and vocational training:
|Short company / organisation description:|
As a self-governing body in the skilled crafts sector, the Chamber of Skilled Crafts Frankfurt-Rhein-Main represents the interests of small and medium-sized companies in the Frankfurt-Rhein-Main region. With more than 34,000 member companies in its region, it is both one of the largest chambers of skilled crafts and one of the largest self-governing bodies of the German economy.
The Chamber of Skilled Crafts is a member of the German Confederation of Skilled Crafts and Small Businesses (Zentralverband des Deutschen Handwerks ZDH) – at a European level the ZDH is a member of UEAPME (European Union of Craft, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises).
The Chamber also fosters the exchange of apprentices throughout Europe. It maintains, for instance, a long-standing cooperation with the Aquitaine region in France.
|Area of action: Image|
|Partners:||German Federal State of Hessen|
German Confederation of Skilled Crafts and Small Businesses (Zentralverband des
Deutschen Handwerks ZDH)
|National Commitments:||Do also have a look at the national commitment of your country|