Interest representation (IV) for trainees at training institutions

If you are completing your training at a training institution rather than within a business, you are not able to set up a JAV – but you can set up “non-commercial interest representation” (IV).

The exact regulations for this interest representation body’s work are not precisely defined and are often dependent on the good will of the training institution. This does not mean that you have to keep silent. If you would like to start up an IV in your training institution, simply contact our local union – together with the other trainees, you can surely manage to set up an IV. Interest representation can, for example, promote better quality training. It’s worth it!

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