Job-seekers and unemployed people are retrained in educational institutions in accordance with the needs of the labor market in order to acquire a specialty (profession) or a new specialty (profession).
The professional courses are organized for job seekers and the unemployed people.
- People not having worked for more than 3 years and those not having a profession (specialty);
- Members of the martyr's family.
The professional courses are organized free of charge for the unemployed people. Also, the professional training of job seekers is organized free of charge by local bodies of the State Employment Agency or "DOST" centers under the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of the Republic of Azerbaijan, provided that no more than 20% of the unemployed people are involved in professional training in the relevant administrative unit per year.
The professional courses are organized on a paid basis for job seekers.
Persons who involved in the professional training are paid a pension in the amount of the minimum monthly salary in accordance with Clause 29.1 of the Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan "On Employment" during their education.
The pension in the amount determined during the professional training shall be transferred to the bank account of the person who involved in professional training by the State Employment Agency under the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of Population of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
To job seekers who are more than 20% of the unemployed involved in professional training in the relevant administrative territorial unit during the year.
People being involved in professional training during the period of receiving unemployment insurance benefits.
The payment of benefits to the person who involved in vocational training is made no later than the 5th day of the next month after the start of the educational process.
In the case of an incomplete school month, the amount of the allowance is determined by dividing by the number of working days in this month and multiplying by the number of school days.
Upon cancellation of registration as unemployed;
When temporarily deregistered as unemployed;
When expelled from an educational institution;
Upon cancellation of registration as an applicant;
When temporarily deregistered as an applicant;
Job seekers and the unemployed are involved in vocational training by local structures of the State Employment Agency under the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of the Population of the Republic of Azerbaijan or by “DOST” centers. Job seekers and the unemployed involved in vocational training are provided with referrals to educational institutions through the “employment” subsystem of the centralized electronic information system (CEIS) of the Ministry. After that, trilateral or quadripartite agreements are concluded with them.
The professional training courses are organized in:
- the educational institutions of the State Employment Agency under the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of Population of the Republic of Azerbaijan;
- the state educational institutions;
- the private professional education institutions through procurement of services in accordance with the Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan "On Public Procurement".
The professional training is carried out in accordance with the state standards of professional education.
It is a set of minimum requirements for the content of work and working conditions to be performed by an employee in a particular profession.
The duration of training in the professional training courses is up to 6 (six) months.
Students having completed professional training and successfully passed the qualification exam are issued a state document (certificate) on education.
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During the organization of professional training, the needs of job seekers and the unemployed for professional training are determined in accordance with the requirements of the labor market.
Upon proposal of the State Employment Agency, the costs (excluding taxi costs) incurred by a person in connection with the transfer from one city and (or) district (excluding urban districts) from one administrative territorial unit to another for the professional courses are reimbursed.
The professional training of job seekers is paid. For this purpose, a relevant agreement is signed between the educational institution and the job seeker through the local branches of the State Employment Agency or the Center. There are currently 4 regional professional training centers. (Baku, Goychay, Nakhchivan and Ganja)
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