All job seekers registered with the Employment agency (Agence pour le développement de l’emploi - ADEM) wanting to attend a vocational training course may, subject to certain conditions, receive support in the form of a partial reimbursement of the cost of the training.
Vocational training provides an opportunity to acquire or enhance vocational skills linked to a particular profession, either in line with a current career
or in a completely different sector.
Job seekers wanting to request support for vocational training must contact their personal counsellor at least eight weeks before the start of the
If the opinion is favourable, they will be given a strictly personal access code, valid for two months. Support must be applied for before the code expires.
Job seekers must pre-finance the total cost of the training.
The job seeker applies for support for vocational training online via
MyGuichet.lu (no authentication required).
During the online procedure, the job seeker uses the access code previously received from the ADEM, his/her national identification number,
the name and address of the training provider, and detailed information about the training he/she wishes to attend.
The job seeker needs to have the required supporting documents in electronic form (pdf file or image), to submit when applying online: covering letter,
detailed programme of the training, cost, duration, dates, etc.
After applying online via MyGuichet.lu, the job seeker is informed by post whether the application has been accepted or refused.
If the application has been accepted, the job seeker has to enrol himself/herself for the training.
On completion of the vocational training, if the application for support has been approved, the job seeker may request partial reimbursement of the cost of
the training from the ADEM; the amount corresponds to:
As a rule, the duration of reimbursement may not exceed twelve months.
More information on ADEM's employment training measures