Work-linked training

Work-linked training courses at the University of Savoie Mont Blanc make it possible to combine a phase of theoretical learning in one of its structures academics with a phase of practical learning in a company. There are two types of contracts for a academics work-linked training course: the apprenticeship contract and the professionalization contract.

Nearly 70 sandwich courses are offered to more than 1,000 students at the University of Savoie Mont Blanc. These courses concern different levels of diplomas.

Find out more about the University of Savoie Mont Blanc's work-study programs:

 

Download the USMB's 2018-2019 work-linked training catalogue

 

THE APPRENTICESHIP CONTRACT

It is aimed at young people between 16 and 25 years of age (unless there are special exceptions). It is a fixed-term employment contract, from 12 to 36 months depending on the diploma prepared.

The apprentice

He or she is trained with the aim of obtaining a diploma or an approved title and acquires significant initial professional experience. They are subject to the same rules and enjoy the same benefits as all employees. As an employee of the company, he or she receives remuneration calculated as a percentage of the SMIC or the minimum wage (certain collective agreements or branch agreements provide for higher remuneration).

The employer

He is obliged to ensure the apprentice's academics professional training in the company. He entrusts the apprentice with activities, defined between the educational manager of the establishment and the apprentice's master, in line with the trade in question and the diploma being prepared. The salary paid to the apprentice is totally or partially exempt from employers' contributions. The company benefits from financial aid.

 

THE PROFESSIONALISATION CONTRACT

It is aimed at all young people between 16 and 25 years of age and jobseekers over 26 years of age. Its aim is to facilitate vocational integration or reintegration through the acquisition of a qualification recognized by the State and/or the professional branch. The employment contract may be for a fixed term, for a duration of 6 to 12 months (or up to 24 months in some cases). It can also be open-ended, in which case the professionalization (academics work-study) is for a maximum of 24 months.

Alternating

It is subject to the same rules and benefits as all employees. As an employee of the company, he or she receives remuneration calculated as a percentage of the SMIC or the minimum wage (some industry agreements or collective bargaining agreements provide for higher remuneration).

The employer

He or she is required to ensure that the work-study student is academics professionally insured in the company. A tutor is appointed to welcome and guide the trainee in the company. He/she entrusts him/her with activities consistent with the job in question and the diploma prepared. The company is reimbursed for the costs of academics the work-study student on the basis of an hourly rate or a flat rate defined by the Approved Collecting Body (OPCA) to which it belongs.

 

CONTACTS

You are a company and you are looking for a trainee?

Mail: academics.continue@univ-smb.fr

Tel: +33 (0)4 50 09 22 45

 

Are you a student looking for a academics work-study?

Common University Service of Information, Orientation and Professional Insertion (SCUIO-IP)

Mail: service.orientation@univ-smb.fr

Tel : +33 (0)4 79 75 94 83 /