Check-paid training the unemployed can reach 500 euros

In the case of employees, the maximum value is 87.5 euros. Government’s proposal leaves out companies that do not meet minimum training hours required by law.

The Government will finally with the check-formation and intends to give maximum support of 500 euros for the unemployed and 87.5 euros to current employees to attend training courses to choose from and within the priorities set annually by the Institute Employment and Vocational Training (IEFP). The details are contained in a draft ordinance sent Wednesday to the social partners by the Ministry of Employment and Social Security.

In the case of the unemployed, can the apply to be enrolled in job centers and that after 90 days, do not have any proposals for training or work. This will cover having at least secondary education by double certification or degree (levels 4-6 of the National Catalogue of Qualifications) and attending activities with a maximum duration of 150 hours, provided that they meet the needs identified in their personal plans. The amount of the check goes up to 500 euros, adding to the training grant, subsidy meal and transportation expenses.