HomeThe European database on Apprenticeships, produced within Cedefop’s Department for Learning and Employability, is based on information collected in the first half of 2016 as part of Cedefop’s study “Apprenticeships: A Cross-National Overview” (forthcoming, 2018). The study carried out a mapping of apprenticeship schemes considered as such in the national official definitions, i.e. what governments define as such by means of norms and minimum legal requirements. Only schemes with a stable/valid legal basis and which are system-level or mainstream schemes were considered. Pilot schemes, even when underpinned by a legal basis, were out of the scope of the study. More...