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Norway: Training and development

Original author: Kjerstin Falkum Løvik, Arntzen de Besche
Updating author: Kristine Fremstad Moen, Advokatfirmaet Haavind

Summary

  • Apart from exceptions relating to health and safety, there is no statutory obligation on the employer to provide specific training to employees. (See General)
  • Organisations that have been approved as "training establishments" by the official apprenticeships office for the relevant municipality can employ apprentices. (See Apprenticeships)
  • The Labour and Welfare organisation runs various job-creation schemes for unemployed people, people with disabilities and others facing labour-market problems. (See Practical training)