The Central Office for Vocational Training in the Retail Trade (zbb) coordinates and supports the promotion of VET and further vocational education in retail trade. The zbb works at national level and independently of suppliers as a partner of the training centers of retail trade, associations and retail enterprises. Associations, federations and training center of retail trade are members of the non-profit organization.
zbb has as its main aims to support the vocational education in retail trade and promote lifelong learning into and between the educational system and the labour market. zbb is developing eLearning programs, provides consulting service (didactical concepts, development of content, provision of systems, quality management etc.) and coordinates national education projects.
With broad experience and expertise in The Lifelong Learning Programme 2007–2013 and Erasmus + from 2014 zbb is a partner and coordinator of projects and partnership of different topics and target groups.
zbb provides an own learning platform with self-learning programs, knowledge tests, wiki etc. for students, adults, employers and employees for a wide range of retail subjects. The usage of our offers is mostly free of charge.