The paper examines the many changes made to the Consolidation Act on apprenticeship by the reforms Fornero and Letta, to the Jobs Act. The author discusses the reasons of the interventions, their continuity with respect to the setting of the Consolidation Act, and finally the effects that will have on the use of apprenticeship. The changes are examined by distinguishing those relating to the general rule, than those inherent the three types of apprenticeships. Short final comments close the work.
Keywords: Apprenticeship; Employment; Regions; Collective bargaining; Education and training.