The personal activity account (“PAC”, in French the “CPA”), formalized on 12 January and opens the way to a universal right to training. The CPA was born from a diagnosis, nowadays widely shared: professional background are less and less linear. Unemployment periods are also more frequent and many professions are required to be transformed (digital transition, environmental impact ...). Facing these evolutions, training throughout life has become a necessity for all workers, whether they are employees of the private sector, officials, jobseekers or self-employed workers.
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The personal activity account (CPA), which was formalized on 12 January, opens the way to a universal right to training. Lights on this new device.
The CPA was born from a diagnosis that is today widely shared: professional paths are less and less linear.
The CPA was born from a diagnosis that is today widely shared: career paths are less and less linear. We change jobs more and more frequently during his career. You can also change your status. For example, a nurse may be successively a public servant in the hospital, be recruited by a private clinic, and then practice her profession as a private nurse. Unemployment periods are also more frequent and many trades are required to transform (digital transition, environmental impact ...).
Faced with these evolutions, training throughout life has become a necessity for all workers, whether they are employees of the private sector, civil servants, jobseekers or self-employed workers.
Facing these evolutions, training throughout life has become a necessity for all workers, whether they are employees of the private sector, officials, jobseekers or self-employed workers.
The CPA, what is it?
The CPA is one of the answers so that everyone, whatever their trajectory, can at any time adapt to these new realities of the labor market. It is also a website (www.moncompteactivite.gouv.fr) offering the possibility for everyone to access a personalized page allowing to know the state of its rights to training through three accounts.
The first of these accounts, the personal training account (CPF), which has succeeded the individual right to training (DIF), is now open to public servants and will be extended to self - employed persons from 1 January 2018. It allows to record every year 24 hours of training for full-time employees (48 hours for employees without any qualification).
The second, the Personal Prevention of Painfulness account (C3P), which is open to employees in the private sector, whose job is recognized as painful, allows them to accumulate points to leave before retirement, training or working part-time.
The third, the citizen engagement account (CEC), accessible to "those who are committed to serve the collective interest" (young people in civic service and community leaders in particular), opens additional rights for up to 20 hours of training per year.
This website is also an information and communication tool from which the beneficiaries will have access to various services designed to help them orient themselves in their training projects. For example, those who wish to do so may apply for a skill assessment or a business start-up assistance. They will be able to inform themselves, on the basis of the CV that they have downloaded, about the training necessary for a possible conversion project. It will even be possible for a worker to apply for financing from the collecting body (OPCA) on which it depends.
But the true novelty of the CPA lies above all in its philosophy. By addressing all people aged 16 and over, including civil servants and self-employed, it paves the way for a new approach in which rights are associated not with jobs but with people.