Ever since 2008, the ETF Inland Waterways Section organises an annual seminars to deepen knowledge, learn from the experiences of rank and file members, and build capacity to cope with both national and European problems. These seminars are the perfect networking opportunities to strengthen the bond between ETF affiliates.
The 2017 seminar discussed apprentices in the European inland waterways sector. Do we still need them?
The following related topics were identified and discussed:
Participants worked in 3 Working Groups, which discussed the following topics:
The conclusions of the Seminar were very clear – The ETF believes that strengthening the presence of apprentices in the IWT sector is essential. This should be done: