Regulation Of Basic Training Of Parliamentary Staff

Original Language Title: Grundausbildungsverordnung der Parlamentsdirektion

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224. Regulation of the President of Council concerning the parliamentary staff basic training regulation

In accordance with section 26 of the official service Corporation Act of 1979 (BDG 1979), Federal Law Gazette No. 333/1979, as amended, is adopted following basic training regulation:

Scope of application

1. (1) adjusts this regulation the basic training for all staff of the parliamentary staff, which in 1948 or dienstvertraglicher are agreements obliged on the basis of the contract staff act, to complete a basic training, or according to BDG 1979 successful completion of basic training as a nomination or definitely position requirement is intended.

(2) employees of other departments can participate in training activities in accordance with free places against pro-rata reimbursement of costs.

Objectives of basic education

2. (1) the parliamentary staff is committed to a future-oriented permanent education of employees and staff, the initiative, commitment and willingness to provide above-average benefits, promotes.

The basic training is to ensure the fulfilment of the tasks of the parliamentary staff as a customer-oriented and efficient organisation to ensure of the infrastructure of parliamentarianism as part of education and training. It will supports the sustainable development of employees and their personal job satisfaction.

(2) in particular objectives of basic education are:

1. ensure a high standard of qualification of employees; While the levels of technical and methodological as well as the personal qualification addressed specifically 2. taking into account existing qualifications (training, professional experience) for the individual training of employees and 3. operator of comprehensive knowledge of the workings of Austrian parliamentarism, as well as its links with the Austrian Government institutions and the institutions of the European Union Organization of basic training

§ 3. The human resources development of the parliamentary staff has to organise the training, to take the legally required measures as well as to advise the staff in matters of basic training.

Training sessions and speakers

4. (1) consists of internal and external training modules the basic training.

(2) the training modules make use of all modern and convenient forms of communication of knowledge and to improve the qualification (E.g. Seminar, private lessons, E-learning systems, training and practical use in work, project work, internship, self-study).

(3) as a lecturer in the individual modules, appropriately qualified staff of the Parliament's Directorate for the internal modules are to be used whenever possible.

With regard to the quality of the external modules, a continuous evaluation must be provided.

Training plan and training

§ 5 (1) has the personnel development of the parliamentary staff to create a training plan for basic education for each student/s six months after service commencement.

In the design of the training plan / Service Manager as well as the are apprentices to be included. To the individual needs of the apprentice consideration is to take.

(2) in the training plan, all modules are to record, which are by the staff. The duration and any order of the completion of each module is at the same time to lay down.

(3) the training plan is to ensure that the completion of basic education within the training phase in accordance with § 138 is possible for BDG or section 66 VBG 1948.

(4) each common training modules are set for the following groups of employees:

1. nationals of using groups A1 and A2 2. members of the use of groups A3 and A4 3. members of using Group A5 (5) for nationals of using groups A, B, C, D and E or of the remuneration groups v1, v2, v3 and v4 are the training modules and the provisions for the comparable use groups referred to in paragraph 4.

(6) the participation in courses within the framework of the basic training is considered as a service.

(7) the courses in basic training are to evaluate. For this purpose, each training module of which is to assess trainees.

Construction of the basic training

Section 6 (1) is the basic training

1. from a theoretical training as well as 2 from practical use, which is also the basis of the project work for employees using Group A1 or A2.

(2) the theoretical training is offered in the following subject areas:

1. law 2. Parliamentary and administrative organisation 3. customer orientation and communication, self and time management 4 the subjects required for the parliamentary staff. Departmental training taken into account in any case also the fundamental questions of gender mainstreaming (3) as are theoretical training to set at least in part the extent of hours in accordance with the topic-specific minimum hours number in accordance with § 7 in the audit plan training modules.

(4) in addition to the theoretical training before the completion of the basic training in the use of groups A1 and A2 has at least 12 months and one in use Group A3, A4 and A5 at least 6 months continuous practical use of the staff member at the place of work to be done. Any rotation training is set in the training plan including the specific amount.

(5) within the framework of the practical use, the trainees of use groups A1 and A2 have to compose a project work, the Thema of / the respective superiors is set by the human resources development, including. The project work is the present Chairman of the examination Board and is in the final the modular basic training consultation which the staff developer judged by Chairman, their superiors and the.

Contents of the training units

The staff of using groups A1 and A2 have section 7 (1) a training to the extent of at least 270 hours of use groups A3 and A4 of at least 200 hours, to complete the A5 use Group by at least 170 hours.

For all groups of use of is the maximum extent of training 400 hours.



(2) of which accounted for the following courses:



Minimum hours



A1/A2 basic principles of constitutional law and EU law


A3/A4 basic principles of constitutional law and EU law


A5 principles of constitutional law and EU law


A1/A2 basic principles of the labour law of the Federal


A3/A4/A5 basic principles of the labour law of the Federal


Parliamentary and administrative organisation


A1/A2/A3/A4/A5 introduction to fundamentals of the State - Federal Administration - parliamentarism - society


A1/A2 rules of procedure of the National Council and Federal Council


A3/A4/A5 rules of procedure of the National Council and Federal Council


A1/A2 KLR, controlling, and financial law


Customer orientation and communication, self and time management


A1/A2/A3/A4/A5 communication and specific exercises


A1/A2/A3/A4/A5 customer orientation


A1/A2/A3/A4/A5 self and time management, team work


Departmental subjects parliamentary staff


A1/A2/A3/A4/A5 legal bases of the parliamentary staff, mission statement, performance wear, internal policies, firm being


A1/A2 the Austrian Parliament and the EU


A3/A4/A5 the Austrian Parliament and the EU


A1/A2/A3/A4/A5 of the National Council and the Federal Council


A1/A2/A3/A4 task-related training


A5 task-related training



(3) for officials of using groups A, B, C, D and E or the use Group v1, v2, v3 and v4, the contents are the training of comparable use groups in paragraphs 1 and 2.

Service examination Commission

Section 8 (1) in the parliamentary staff is set up a service Audit Commission, whose Mitglieder operate as Einzelprüfer/innen in accordance with section 9, paragraph 2 or as a member of a Review Tribunal pursuant to § 9 para 6.

(2) to members of the Service Committee, only suitably qualified Federal employees may be ordered. To the / as Chairman is to order a/a servant/r of the parliamentary staff, who has experience in the field of human resources development, also is an appropriate number of Vice-Presidents to order.

(3) the Chairman and the other members of the Service Committee are to be appointed by the President of the National Council for a term of five years.

(4) the affiliation to the Audit Commission for service ends with departure from the Federal workforce. You resting from the date of the initiation of a disciplinary procedure until its final completion, during the time of the (provisional) suspension of the service or a decommissioning.

(5) in the case of withdrawal of members, the service examination Commission for the rest of their functional life to new members can be added.

(6) the members of the Service Committee are independent and independent in the exercise of this Office.

Examination regulations

The knowledge acquired in the basic education and skills are § 9 (1) a service test to prove. The service examination consists of tests about the content of each training modules and a final consultation.

(2) an examination of part of can take place as a retreat or as an oral examination and is to put before one / an Einzelprüfer/in. If a module without examination training success is ensured, in the training plan can set that the corresponding part test is omitted.

(3) the assignment to the service check is by virtue through staff development.

(4) the qualification examination is filed be successful if all tests have been passed and the final consultation before the examination Commission for service including the presentation of any project work has been successfully completed.

(5) service passed the examination is from the / to exhibit a testimony by the Chairman of the Commission for service testing. Examination success in the training module as easy to evaluate, which is noted in the certificate. The practical uses in accordance with § 6 para 4 are be described briefly.

(6) not passing examination of part of may be repeated twice. The Reprobationsfrist is at least a month. The first repetition has composed a second member of the examination Board, the second repeat a test Senate under the chairmanship of / the Chairman of the Service Committee to take place.

(7) after successful completion of service testing, the basic training is completed.

Credit provisions

§ 10. For reasons of expediency, organized external training modules to complete can be used also by other federal departments or institutions outside of the Federal Government. The successful visit of such training modules can be credited in 1979 BDG on basic education according to the principles of article 30. If the visit was prescribed by external modules in the training plan, are the same for successful completion within the meaning of article 30 into account BDG 1979. Credits have to be recorded in the certificate.

Entry into force and transitional provisions

§ 11 (1) the basic training regulation of parliamentary staff with September 1, 2011 enter into force. The regulations before September 1, 2011 to the basic training for the field of parliamentary staff appear with the same tag override.

(2) content of basic training, which were started before September 1, 2011, are to be expected according to the provisions of article 10 on the basic training. The basic training is complete in accordance with valid from September 1, 2011.