Restrictions for applicants under 25 years of age and persons without vocational training

If you are 17 years of age, unemployed, and do not have vocational qualifications, you can be paid labour market subsidy only for periods of participation in employment promoting measures.

If you are between 18 and 24 years of age, unemployed, and do not have vocational qualifications, you can be paid labour market subsidy on account of unemployment only if

  • you have not turned down work or training offered by the TE Services
  • you have applied for admission to a vocational training programme which would be suitable for you, and you have not turned down, dropped out of or been dismissed for a cause due to yourself from such a programme (for details see the website of the TE Services).

If you have no completed vocational training, you must complete a 5-month qualifying period to be eligible for labour market subsidy.

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