Status of Centres for Vocational Training

According to the Vocational Education and Training Act (VETA):
Art. 22. (1) The Centres for vocational training … are state, municipal or private, Bulgarian with foreign participation or foreign.
(2) (amended – SG No 36/2009 ) The state and municipal centres are established by the legal entities licensed to provide vocational training …
(3) (amended – SG No 36/2009) Private centres are established by sole proprietors or legal entities incorporated as companies, co-operations, associations and foundations licensed to provide vocational training …
(4) (amended – SG No 36/2009) The Bulgarian vocational training centres … with foreign participation are established by registered in Bulgaria associations between Bulgarian and foreign physical and/or legal entities licensed for vocational training …
(5) (amended – SG No 36/2009) Foreign vocational training centres … are established by foreign entities that operate in the Republic of Bulgaria in accordance with international agreements and are licensed for vocational training …
(6) (new – SG No 36/2009), The vocational training centres … cannot be managed and represented by persons who are imprisoned under an effective sentence for premeditated criminal offence.
(7) (revoked – SG No103/2002, former paragraph 6 – SG No 36/2009) The license for vocational training … is issued by the National Agency for Vocational Education and Training.
(8) (revoked – SG No103/2002, new – SG No 36/2009) Not later than 31 January each calendar year the vocational training centers … are obliged to submit to the National Agency for Vocational Education and Training information for the work done during the previous calendar year.
(9) (new – SG No 36/2009) The National Agency for Vocational Education and Training specifies the indicators for the annual information provided under paragraph 8.


● Published on 29.03.2015 ● Last edit 08.06.2015●