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Non-contributory Social Protection Programmes Database
Latin America and the Caribbean
Apprenticeship Programme(2006 - )



Web: Official website of the programme
Description: The programme aims to increase the participation rate of young people in the labour market. To this end, the programme provides a bonus to the employer in two lines of action. The first component consists of a bonus to the company, consisting of a provision of 50% of a minimum monthly income for a maximum period of 12 months per apprentice hired. The second component consists of the delivery of a one-time bonus of $400,000 to the company, intended for the training that the apprentice must receive, through an OTEC, or internal trainer.


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