The following aspects are regulated by different legal documents:
-Act on Crafts ( Official Gazette 143/13, 127/2019) (regulates in general education and training for crafts)
-Regulation on the procedure and method of issuing permits (licenses) and the conditions for the practical part of the apprenticeship (Official Gazette 37/15)
-Regulation on the minimum conditions for apprenticeship contracts (Official Gazette 63/14)
- Rules of Procedure and Manner of Taking a Journeyman’s Exam (Official Gazette 63/14, 86/15)
-Act on Primary and Secondary Education (Official Gazette 87/08, 86/09, 92/10, 105/10, 90/11, 16/12, 86/12) (regulates in general secondary education)
-Act on VET (Official Gazette 30/09, 24/10, 22/13, 25/18) (regulates VET system and indicates that apprenticeships are regulated by the Act on Crafts)
-Teaching Plans and Programmes as per the Act on Crafts*.
Same legal basis applies to all apprenticeships.
* In 2003 a new scheme of apprenticeship (Unified Model of Education, UME) was implemented, which replaced the previous model. In the same year, a new Act on Crafts was put into force, and based on it, new teaching plans and programmes were written for a list of craft occupations.