Significant increase in training contracts

Significant increase in training contracts

The chamber of industry and commerce for upper franconia bayreuth recorded a noticeable increase in the number of training contracts in the first three months of this year in the kronach chamber of industry and commerce district. Their number rose from 62 to 101.
Bernd rehorz, head of the vocational training department at the chamber of industry and commerce, estimates that the number of apprenticeship contracts in the kronach district will rise to around 450 by the end of the year. "Unfortunately, quite a few apprenticeship positions will remain unfilled again in 2018, which will present our member companies with quite a few challenges again this year.", says hans rebhan, vice president of the IHK and chairman of the IHK committee kronach. Due to the shortage of young people, job interviews at companies are taking place earlier and earlier. Rehorz: "whereas in 2010 only 17 percent of all apprenticeship contracts had been signed by the end of march, in 2017 this figure had already risen to 24 percent." rebhan hopes however that in the area kronach nevertheless to the end of the year a plus with the new registrations will stand.
"In more and more companies, the increasing demand for products and services can only be met with a growing workforce. If companies do not find skilled workers, in the worst case they can no longer accept orders." vocational training offers opportunities for advancement "vocational training is characterized by practical relevance and a secure future, as well as excellent opportunities for advancement, rebhan makes himself strong for the training. An apprenticeship has long been an excellent alternative for high school graduates as well. "For those who do not yet know whether a degree or an apprenticeship is the better alternative, I recommend an apprenticeship." A course of study can also be a good follow-up to training. Rebhan: "A very good alternative is to continue your education while working." for a long time now, a degree as an industrial master has been on a par with a bachelor’s degree.
Vocational training is also a good alternative for people who have dropped out of university. "This target group has good previous knowledge, which makes them very interesting for the regional economy", says rebhan. "The next generation gets a new perspective and our companies can fill their vacant apprenticeship positions sooner." that’s why the chamber of industry and commerce for upper franconia bayreuth also offers special consultation hours in kronach for people who have dropped out of their studies.