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In the case of postings to another EU/EEA state or to Switzerland, A1 certificates protect against double insurance. As of 1 January 2019, the electronic application and certification procedure for A1 forms will become mandatory. The practical handling of this procedure represents a considerable challenge for employers.
On February 3, 2020, the first run of the "Mechatronics Technician" training program started at the CITF Training Center in Botswana as part of the "Skilled Workers for Africa" initiative
In order to prepare trainees for the requirements of the digitalized economy, the training contents of the industrial metal and electrical professions as well as the mechatronics profession were adapted. Since 1 August 2018, the partial amendment has been mandatory for all new training contracts. The partial amendment must lead to changes in the training provided in companies and at vocational schools.
The VDMA Services GmbH is organizing the fourth exchange of experience in Kenya in February 2020.
Using influencers to recruit young people - but how? The VDMA is currently gathering initial experience with its YouTube campaign.


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