Employment, Social Affairs & Inclusion


The European Alliance for Apprenticeships is a multi-stakeholder initiative steered by the European Commission. The originator of the pledge is solely responsible for implementing the actions outlined in the pledge.

Bankia, S.A.

Organisation name:Bankia, S.A.
Type of organisation:Business – Large Companies
Organisation operations:Other sector(s)
* Others Sector: Financial and Insurance Activities
Start date:01/01/2017
Contact person(s):

Mónica Moso



Presentation of the member:
  • Bankia is a Spanish bank that is listed on the Bolsa de Madrid, Spain’s principal stock exchange, and is included in the Ibex 35 benchmark index.
  • In 2015 it was the most profitable bank in Spain and the most solvent of the large Spanish banks.
  • With a universal banking business model based on multi-channel management, Bankia specialises in serving individuals and businesses, especially SMEs and the self-employed.
  • It operates throughout Spain, but its presence is strongest in the Community of Madrid, the Valencian Community, the Canary Islands, Castilla y León and Castilla – La Mancha.
It has a team of more than 13,000 professionals.
Description of the Pledge:

The bank helps to educate and train young people through various vocational education, apprenticeship and internship projects, helping them to obtain a professional qualification and employment experience according to the needs of companies. It aims to improve prestige and reinforce the Professional Training in Spain, helping to disseminate and collaborate with centers, students and companies in the development of high quality educated and trained professionals.

1) Dual Bankia: Dual VET in Bankia  -  Financial advisor

  • 100 Students of the Higher Cycle in Administration and Finance.
  • Design of the curricula with specific training in Financial Advice.
  • Information sessions and corporate training.
  • 2,758 hours of training (1,368 in Bankia).
  • Second promotion in progress in Madrid and Valencia: 50 students per promotion.

2) Dual Bankia: Dual Bankia Foundation  - Main principles

  • Promotion and improvement of Vocational Training and Dual Training
  • Provision of professional, academic and personal integrated orientation guidance
  • Support, promotion and dissemination of Vocational Training and Dual Training
  • Research and innovation in the labour and educational field
Pledged to increase the supply of apprenticeships
Pledged to improve the quality of apprenticeships
Pledged to enhance the image of apprenticeships
The bank carries out actions at a local and national level in collaboration with education and training centres, companies, regional governments and the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport. Bankia has -or has had- support for this type of social action from different governmental institutions such as the regional governments of Madrid and Valencia.
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Do you feel inspired to join the Alliance? Complete the pledge application form and return it to empl-eafa@ec.europa.eu.

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