9. Work-experience internship

1. All visual arts and design training courses include training internships in companies, studios, workshops or other institutions. This phase of practical training in real working conditions will not have labour nature and will form part of the curriculum and corresponding training course.

2. The internship phase will facilitate the development of those social and labour skills that need to be completed in a real work environment, as well as those necessary to complement the professional skills achieved at school, in order to help achieve the aims and objectives set out in Articles 2 and 3 of this Regulation.

3. The education authorities, according to the organizational possibilities, will determine the time of implementation and evaluation of the internship phase depending on the characteristics each training course.

Royal Decree 596/2007, of 4 May, by which the General Organization of Professional Education in Visual Arts and Design is established.