Bmask – Basic Training Regulation 2013

Original Language Title: BMASK-Grundausbildungsverordnung 2013

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107. Regulation of the Federal Minister for Labour, Social Affairs and Consumer Protection on the basic training of the staff of the Federal Ministry of Ressorts (BMASK-Basic Education Regulation 2013)

On the basis of § § 25 to 31 of the Civil Service Act 1979, BGBl. No. 333, in the current version and § 67 of the Contract Law Act 1948, Federal Law Gazette (BGBl). No 86, in the current version:

Section 1


Group of persons

§ 1. (1) This Regulation lays down the basic training for all employees of the department who are obliged to complete a basic training under contract law 1948 or contractual agreements. or for which, according to the BDG 1979, the successful completion of a basic training is intended as an appointment or a definition of a definitive position.

(2) Staff members of the remuneration group h1 have their basic training analogous to the employees and employees of the use and/or Remuneration groups C, A 3 or v3, those of the remuneration group h2 or h3 analogous to those of the use or Pay groups D, A 4, A 5 or v4, provided that they are obliged to complete a basic training on the basis of legal provisions or contractual agreements.

(3) Servants of other departments may be granted the participation in training measures in accordance with the conditions laid down in the vacant places against cost replacement.


General provisions


§ 2. The aim of the basic training is to provide the employees and staff with basic and overview knowledge, as well as technical, social and methodological skills required for the intended role.

Training Sections

§ 3. The basic training consists of the following training sections:


Basic introduction,


General training,


Subject-specific training

Objectives and content are in the Annex ,

Forms of training

§ 4. The training sections or Parts of this are to be designed according to the goals, content and number of participants as seminars, internships, project work, e-learning or self-study.

Basic training and examination plan

§ 5. (1) For each employee and each employee, a personal basic training and examination plan must be drawn up by the service authority. This contains


the structure and development of basic training;


those subject areas in accordance with § 10 (2), in which partial examinations are to be deposited.

(2) Through the knowledge of the training and examination plan by the trainee, he/she shall be assigned to the basic training.

(3) Completed training is to be documented.


§ 6. (1) The basic training shall include the following minimum periods:

Usage or Pay Group

Training days

A 1, v1


A 2, v2


A 3, v3


A 4, A 5, v4


(2) The duration of each of the training sections shall be defined in the Annex ,

Transfer of organisation and implementation

§ 7. The organisation and implementation of training sections or parts thereof may be entrusted to the service authorities of the department or to other appropriate facilities.

Section 3

Training Sections

1. Basic Introduction

§ 8. The basic introduction includes the transfer of knowledge that is directly necessary for the service.

2. General training

§ 9. (1) The general training shall be used to acquire skills and knowledge which are complementary to subject-specific training. In addition to knowledge of legal and political framework conditions, methodological and social skills are also to be developed further in seminarist form-possibly supported by e-learning.

(2) The general training shall include the following subjects:


Introduction into public law, taking into account EU law,


the AVG procedure (use groups only A 1, v1, A 2, v2),


the public service,


Elective seminar on a further subject area of public administration,



(3) The training courses referred to in subsection 2 (1) (1) to (4) shall be completed within the framework of the basic modular training programme of the Administrative Academy of the Federal Government. The successful filing of the exams provided for in the course of these courses must be proven by the Examination Committee in the form of a certificate. An unpassed test can be repeated twice.

3. Specialtraining

Subject Areas

§ 10. (1) For apprentices of the use or Remuneration groups A 4, A 5 and v4 are two specialist areas, for apprentices of all other uses and pay groups, to define three areas of expertise which correspond to their field of activity or have a close connection thereto.

(2) The subject areas to be selected in accordance with § 5 of the Basic Training and Examination Plan shall be selected from the following topic collection:


Human resources management,


economic affairs,


Budget and Controlling,


Automation-assisted data processing,


Social security reporting, insurance and contribution (MVB),


the right of pension insurance,


Organisation, procedures and enforcement of social security,


the broad lines of financing and the accounting system of social security,


European and International Social Law,


Civil consumer protection, including its enforcement,


Administrative consumer protection, including product safety,


European and international consumer law,


Vocational integration and equal treatment of disabled people in working life,


care provision and social compensation,


Social Integration and Participation (BGStG), Federal Disabled Persons Act, disability assistance for countries, social welfare and minimum security,


Basic social policy issues,


European and International Social Policy,


labour market and employment policy,


Labour market organisation, labour market services and labour market promotion in Austria,


standards of labour market policy and public tasks,


EU funding instruments (incl. Structural Funds),


Austrian labour law,


European and international labour law,


Tasks, organisation and procedures in the work inspection,


Industrial and technical workers ' protection,


the protection of the use,


Secretarial management,


Office regulations/law.

(3) Work inspection bodies shall complete the subject-specific training in the specialist areas referred to in paragraphs 2, Z 24 to 26.

(4) The subject areas referred to in paragraph 2 (2) (27) and (28) shall only be eligible for staff of categories A 3 to A 5 or equivalent groups of users or remuneration.

(5) The Division according to Section 2 (2) Z 27 can only be completed as a minor subject and not as a major subject.

(6) Paragraph 4 shall not apply to apprentices of the use or Remuneration groups A 2 and v2, the main area of which is the activity of a secretariat.

Practical training

§ 11. In practical training, the trainees have to acquire and test all the essential skills and knowledge in the subject areas defined in accordance with § 10. Practical training can be carried out through seminars, internships and e-learning methods.

Specific training

§ 12. The special training is designed to deepen and further develop the competences acquired in the context of practical training and to acquire additional professional skills and knowledge. The special education can take place within the framework of seminars, in supervised self-study and as a project work.


§ 13. (1) In accordance with § 30 BDG 1979, basic training may be credited to other training courses or other qualification measures, professional experience and self-employed work.

(2) The successful completion of the specialist training in the main association of the Austrian social insurance institutions replaces the entire subject-specific training according to § 10 (2) Z 5 to Z 8, including the examinations provided for in § 14.

(3) The basic training at the Günther Steinbach Akademie (GSA) of the Labour Market Service replaces the entire subject-specific training according to § 10 (2) Z 18 to Z 21, including the examinations provided for in § 14.

Section 4

Service Review

Examination Rules

§ 14. (1) The service examination shall be carried out in the form of partial examinations of individual examiners and individual examiners.

(2) The partial examinations shall be deposited in the specialist areas defined in accordance with § 10.

(3) The evaluation shall be carried out in all faculties on the basis of oral services, in a department (main subject) also on the basis of a written examination. By way of derogation, written examinations must be carried out by the labour inspectorate in two departments. The topic and requirements are based on the use of the employee and/or the employee. to take care of the employee.

(4) Subtests shall be carried out


in the context of seminars of special training or


in the form of an individual examination after self-study or


in the form of a project work. The evaluation of the project work and the related final interview shall replace the oral and any written examination in accordance with paragraph 3 in this field.

(5) In order to prepare for self-preparation, appropriate time and support shall be provided to staff.

(6) A partial examination which has not been passed can be repeated twice. In any case, the second examination must be held in front of an examination senate. The service authority shall ensure that any partial examination which has not been passed can be repeated within three months.

(7) A certificate shall be issued on the passing of the service examination.

Audit Commission

§ 15. (1) The individual examiners and individual examiners are members of an examination board to be established by the Federal Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Consumer Protection for a period of five years in accordance with Section 29 (1) BDG 1979.

(2) Only persons who are qualified as well as pedagogically qualified and are active as trainers and trainers may be appointed to the members of the Examination Board.

Section 5

Transitional and final provisions

Transitional provisions

§ 16. The successful completion of subject areas of general education in accordance with the regulations of the Federal Minister of Labour, Social Affairs and Consumer Protection on the basic training of the staff of the Federal Ministry of Labour, BGBl. II No 55/2010, is considered to be a successful completion of the relevant subject areas of the General Training of the Regulation.

Final provisions

§ 17. (1) This Regulation shall enter into force on 30 April 2013.

(2) The Regulation of the Federal Minister of Labour, Social Affairs and Consumer Protection on the basic training of the staff of the Department of Employment, BGBl. II No 55/2010, occurs at the end of the 29th Aprils 2013 repeal.