1The initial training of candidate magistrates extends over a three-year period consisting of:
aOne year of theoretical program that aims at improving knowledge in various subjects of the law;
bOne year of a pre-professional internship to improve the practical skills of candidate as judges and prosecutors under the auspices of the School and under the direction of a highly qualified judge or prosecutor.
cOne year of professional internship, which will be organised in the manner and the time stipulated in the law "On the Status of Judges and Prosecutors in the Republic of Albania”.
2The training program referred to in letter “a” of paragraph 1 of this Article is carried out jointly for all the candidate magistrates and it shall be organized, followed up and directed by the School of Magistrates. The pre-professional internship shall be developed separately according to the profiles selected by the candidate as a judge or prosecutor.