Navantia becomes the 1,300th member of the Dual Vocational Training Alliance


Navantia’s HR Director Fernando Ramírez and head of the Bertelsmann Foundation Clara Bassols, today signed the document formalising the company’s membership of the Dual Vocational Training Alliance. The Alliance now boasts 1,300 members.

The Alliance is an initiative started in 2015 by the Bertelsmann Foundation, the Fundación Princesa de Girona, the CEOE and the Spanish Chamber of Commerce. It is set up as a state network of businesses, education centres and institutions made up of 1,300 members, aiming to promote Dual Vocational Training in Spain.

As part of its quality job creation policy, Navantia seeks to increase these partnerships in order to help apprentices learn more about the sector, improve their professional qualifications and facilitate young people’s incorporation into the labour market.

At the event, Fernando Ramírez reflected: “programmes that include both training and practical learning in companies ensure a better qualification which is essential for the future of the industry.”

Meanwhile, Clara Bassols stressed: “we are very pleased to have reached 1,300 members in the Alliance and are thrilled Navantia were the company to mark this milestone Companies’ involvement is an essential part of the model to help young people get into the world of work from the start.”