Learner’s right to be consulted

The Vocational and Professional Education and Training Act (VPETA) stipulates that apprenticeship training and classroom instruction providers should grant learners the right to be consulted (heard).

There are numerous ways of asking for the learners’ opinion during the apprenticeship training period: daily exchanges, definition of the objectives that the learner and their VET trainer must reach together, six-monthly assessment interviews and training report, and an assessment of the situation conducted at regular intervals.

As far as the learners’ right to be consulted at the VET school is concerned, it is governed by the cantonal provisions or by regulations established by the VET school in question.