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There are 110 services for Vocational training

Vocational training

There are more than 320 occupations in Germany requiring formal training. What is the dual training system? This is the standard way of learning an occupation in Germany: a great deal of practical work, combined with study at a vocational school. You can find out more about vocational training here: From the initial medical examination for trainees to training times, possibilities for deducting periods in education from the overall length of training, successful applications to vocational schools and final exams.

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Apply for a European Professional Card

With the European Professional Card (EBA), you can have certain professional qualifications recognised within the European Union (EU) or the European Economic Area (EEA) via an online procedure.

Apply for a licence to practise pharmacists from the EU/EEA/Switzerland

Would you like to work as a pharmacist in Germany? Then you need a state license, the approbation. You can also obtain a licence to practise medicine with a foreign professional qualification. To do this, you must have your professional qualification recognised.

Apply for a loan or needs-based grant for training

If you find yourself in a financial emergency situation during your training, you can receive a loan or grant from the Jobcenter under certain conditions.

Apply for a subsidy from the Employment Agency for internship remuneration for young people who are to be prepared for in-company vocational training as part of an introductory qualification program

If you would like to introduce young people to vocational training in your company via a paid internship, you can apply for a subsidy for internship remuneration.

Apply for a subsidy from the Jobcenter for internship remuneration for young people who are to be prepared for in-company vocational training as part of an introductory training program

If you would like to introduce young people to vocational training in your company through a paid internship, you can apply for a subsidy towards the internship allowance.

Apply for a tolerated stay for training

If, in the event of a rejected asylum application, you would like to continue training that began in the asylum procedure or if you are in possession of a toleration permit and would like to start training, you can obtain a training toleration for the duration of the training under certain conditions

Apply for admission to technical college

Technical colleges are institutions for continuing vocational training. The training courses in the specialist areas follow on from your initial vocational training and...

Apply for admission to the tax consultant examination

Would you like to work as a tax consultant? Find out here to apply for admission to the tax consultant examination.

Apply for admission to vocational school

Would you like to find out about admission to a vocational school? Read all the important information here.

Apply for admission to vocational school

Would you like to find out about admission to a vocational school? Read all the important information here.

Apply for an education loan

If you need financial support for your school education or your studies, you can apply for a temporary low-interest education loan under certain conditions.

Apply for an education voucher

If you are unemployed and want to continue your education, you can get an education voucher under certain conditions. With an education voucher, the Federal Employment Agency...

apply for an examination warrant

You want to start working life as a young person? Then you must have a medical examination before starting work.

Apply for an extension of the residence permit for conditional admission to study or part-time study

If you have a residence permit to prepare for studies and the conditions for starting your studies are not yet in place, you can apply for an extension of the residence permit.

Apply for an extension of the training period

If there are issues with vocational training, in case of failing the final exam or for a part-time training, you can apply for extending your training period.

Apply for an extension of the training toleration

If you are in possession of a training toleration and your training cannot be completed within the planned period, your training toleration will be extended for the extension period of the vocational training.

Apply for appointment as a tax advisor

Would you like to work as a tax consultant? Read here what needs to be considered.

Apply for equivalence of certificates of competence and training in accordance with Section 13c of the Trade, Commerce and Industry Regulation Act

  • To work as a security guard, insurance advisor, insurance broker, financial investment broker, fee-based financial investment advisor or real estate loan broker, you need a certificate of competence.
  • The certificate of competence is a prerequisite for the granting of the respective license under trade law.
  • You can have your foreign professional qualification recognized as proof of expertise.

Apply for equivalence of the master craftsman examination

Have you taken your master craftsman examination abroad? You can have your master craftsman title recognized.

Apply for funding for in-company training for people with disabilities who are fully incapacitated for work

If you are currently unable to work at least 3 hours a day due to your disability, but would still like to complete a regular (initial) training course, you could be supported with the budget for training.

Apply for funding for people with disabilities who want to pursue training

If you want to do an apprenticeship and you need special support or assistance because of your disabilities, you can do the apprenticeship in companies or institutions that are equipped to meet your special needs.

Apply for permission to use the professional title occupational therapist from EU/EEA/Switzerland

Would you like to work as an occupational therapist in Germany? Then you need a state permit.

To obtain state permission, you can have your foreign professional qualification recognized.

Apply for permission to use the professional title occupational therapist from third countries

Would you like to work as an occupational therapist in Germany? Then you need a state permit. To obtain state permission, you can have your foreign professional qualification recognized.

Apply for permission to use the professional title of dietician from EU/EEA/Switzerland

Would you like to work as a dietician in Germany? Then you need a state permit. In order to obtain state permission, you can have your foreign professional qualification recognised.

Apply for permission to use the professional title of emergency paramedic from EU/EEA/Switzerland

Would you like to work as an emergency paramedic in Germany? Then you need a state permit. In order to obtain state permission, you can have your foreign professional qualification recognised.

Apply for permission to use the professional title of geriatric nurse from third countries

Would you like to work as a geriatric nurse in Germany? Then you need a state permit. To do so, you must submit an application and have your foreign professional qualification recognized.

Apply for permission to use the professional title of health and paediatric nurse from EU/EEA/Switzerland

Would you like to work in Germany as a health and paediatric nurse? Then you need a state permit. To do this, you must submit an application and have your foreign professional qualification recognised.

Apply for permission to use the professional title of masseur and medical lifeguard from third countries

Would you like to work in Germany as a masseuse and medical lifeguard? Then you need a state permit. In order to obtain state permission, you can have your foreign professional qualification recognised.

Apply for permission to use the professional title of masseuse and medical lifeguard or masseur and medical lifeguard from EU/EEA/Switzerland

Would you like to work in Germany as a masseuse and medical lifeguard or masseur and medical lifeguard? Then you need a state permit. To obtain state permission, you can have your foreign professional qualification recognized.

Apply for permission to use the professional title of medical dissection and preparation assistant for degrees from abroad

The benefit is not offered in Saxony-Anhalt. You can apply for the benefit in another federal state.

Apply for permission to use the professional title of medical-technical assistant for functional diagnostics from third countries

Would you like to work in Germany as a medical-technical assistant for functional diagnostics or medical-technical assistant for functional diagnostics? Then you need a state permit. You can have your foreign professional qualification recognised.

Apply for permission to use the professional title of medical-technical radiology assistant from EU/EEA/Switzerland

Would you like to work as a medical-technical radiology assistant in Germany? Then you need a state permit. For this, you can have your foreign professional qualification recognised.

Apply for permission to use the professional title of nurse from EU/EEA/Switzerland

Would you like to work as a nurse in Germany? Then you need a state permit. To do this, you must submit an application and have your foreign professional qualification recognised.

Apply for permission to use the professional title of pharmaceutical technical assistant from EU/EEA/Switzerland

Would you like to work in Germany as a pharmaceutical technical assistant? Then you need a state permit. In order to obtain state permission, you can have your foreign professional qualification recognised.

Apply for permission to use the professional title of podiatrist from EU/EEA/Switzerland

Would you like to work as a podiatrist in Germany? Then you need a state permit. In order to obtain state permission, you can have your foreign professional qualification recognised.

Apply for permission to use the professional title of speech therapist from EU/EEA/Switzerland

Would you like to work as a speech therapist in Germany? Then you need a state permit.

In order to obtain state permission, you can have your foreign professional qualification recognised.

Apply for permission to use the professional title of veterinary technical assistant from EU/EEA/Switzerland

Would you like to work in Germany as a veterinary technical assistant? Then you need a state permit. For this, you can have your foreign professional qualification recognised.

Apply for permission to use the professional title Orthoptist from EU/EEA/Switzerland

Would you like to work as an orthoptist in Germany? Then you need a state permit. In order to obtain state permission, you can have your foreign professional qualification recognised.

Apply for recognition as a geriatric nurse from EU/EEA/Switzerland

Would you like to work as a geriatric nurse in Germany? Then you need a state permit. To do so, you must submit an application and have your foreign professional qualification recognized.

Apply for recognition as a lawyer with a foreign professional qualification

You have completed your training as a lawyer abroad and would now like to work in Germany? Find out more about the requirements here.

Apply for recognition as a midwife with a professional qualification that is automatically recognised

Would you like to work as a midwife in Germany? Then you need a state permit. To do this, you must have your foreign professional qualification recognised. Foreign professional qualifications can be automatically recognised under certain conditions.

Apply for recognition as a midwife with a professional qualification that is not automatically recognised

Would you like to work as a midwife in Germany? Then you need a state permit. To obtain state permission, you can have your foreign professional qualification recognized.

Apply for recognition as a nurse with a professional qualification from the EU/EEA/Switzerland

Would you like to work as a nurse in Germany? Then you need a state permit. To obtain a state permit, you must submit an application and have your foreign professional qualification recognized.

Apply for recognition as a nurse with a professional qualification from third countries

Would you like to work as a nurse in Germany? Then you need a state permit. To obtain the state permit, you must submit an application and can have your foreign professional qualification recognized.

Apply for recognition as a tax consultant from abroad

You come from abroad and would like to work as a tax consultant in Germany? Then you must apply for admission to the qualifying examination.

Apply for recognition of a foreign professional qualification in an unlicensed craft or craft-like trade (master craftsman's examination)

Would you like to work permanently in Germany in an unlicensed craft or craft-like trade at master craftsman level? Then you can have your foreign professional qualification officially recognized in the skilled crafts sector.

Apply for registration in the Legal Services Register with professional qualification from EU and EEA countries and Switzerland

If you would like to provide legal services in the areas of debt collection, pension consulting or legal consulting in foreign law with a foreign professional qualification, you can prove your practical expertise by taking an adaptation course.

Apply for subsidies for the training and employment of people with disabilities at the Employment Agency

If you train or further train people with disabilities and severely disabled people in your company, you can receive a subsidy towards their training pay. If you subsequently employ severely disabled people on a permanent basis, you can receive a wage subsidy.

Apply for subsidies for the training and employment of people with disabilities at the Jobcenter

If you train or further train people with disabilities and severely disabled people in your company, you can receive a subsidy towards their training pay. If you subsequently employ severely disabled people on a permanent basis, you can receive a wage subsidy.

Apply for support for successful training/entry qualification (assisted training)

If you have difficulties in your in-company vocational training or entry-level qualification, you and your training company can receive support so that you can successfully start or complete your training or entry-level qualification.

Apply for the admission of a European lawyer to the Bar Association

If you have previously practised as a lawyer in another country within the European Union (EU), in a contracting state to the Agreement on the European Economic Area (EEA) or in Switzerland, you can apply to become a European lawyer.

Apply for training advice

The Chamber promotes the implementation of vocational training preparation, vocational training and vocational retraining by advising all parties involved.

Apply for training allowance

As a person with disabilities, you can receive training allowance to cover your living costs if you take part in certain training measures.

Apply for upgrading training assistance (Aufstiegs-BAföG)

If you are continuing your education, you can receive financial support under the Upgrading Training Assistance Act (AFBG) under certain conditions.

Apply for vocational training allowance

If you do not live with your parents during your training, you can apply for vocational training allowance to cover your living expenses.

Apply to the employment agency for support for participation in external vocational training

If you are unable to find a training place in a company, you can, under certain conditions, take part in external vocational training with a training provider.

Apply to the Federal Employment Agency for benefits for participation in working life

If, due to your (impending) disability(ies), you need support in finding training or a job or in securing your training or job, you can receive support for this in the form of grants or special assistance.

Apply to the Jobcenter for support for participation in external vocational training

If you are unable to find a training place in a company, you can, under certain conditions, take part in external vocational training with a training provider.

Applying for a permit as a health supervisor for degrees from abroad

Do you have a professional qualification as a recognised health supervisor from abroad and would now like to practise your profession in Saxony-Anhalt? Then you will find all the important information here.

Applying for a residence permit for the purpose of school-based vocational training

You can obtain a residence permit to complete school-based vocational training in Germany.

Applying for a residence permit for the purpose of training and further education

Regardless of your qualifications, you can obtain a residence permit to complete in-company vocational training or further training in Germany.

Applying for admission to a technical secondary school

Would you like to find out about admission to a technical secondary school? Read all the important information here.

Applying for admission to the retraining exam

You complete your retraining with the retraining exam. By passing the final examination, you prove your professional ability to act in a specific profession.

Applying for permission to use the professional title of emergency paramedic from third countries

Would you like to work as an emergency paramedic in Germany? Then you need a state permit. In order to obtain state permission, you can have your foreign professional qualification recognised.

Applying for permission to use the professional title of medical-technical laboratory assistant from third countries

Would you like to work in Germany as a medical-technical laboratory assistant? Then you need a state permit. For this, you can have your foreign professional qualification recognised.

Applying for permission to use the professional title of medical-technical radiology assistant from third countries

Would you like to work as a medical-technical radiology assistant in Germany? Then you need a state permit. For this, you can have your foreign professional qualification recognised.

Applying for permission to use the professional title of nurse from third countries

Would you like to work as a nurse in Germany? Then you need a state permit. To do this, you must submit an application and have your foreign professional qualification recognised.

Applying for permission to use the professional title of orthoptist from third countries

Would you like to work as an orthoptist in Germany? Then you need a state permit. In order to obtain state permission, you can have your foreign professional qualification recognised.

Applying for permission to use the professional title of pharmaceutical technical assistant from third countries

Would you like to work in Germany as a pharmaceutical technical assistant? Then you need a state permit. In order to obtain state permission, you can have your foreign professional qualification recognised.

Applying for permission to use the professional title of podiatrist from third countries

Would you like to work as a podiatrist in Germany? Then you need a state permit. In order to obtain state permission, you can have your foreign professional qualification recognised.

Applying for permission to use the professional title of speech therapist from third countries

Would you like to work as a speech therapist in Germany? Then you need a state permit.
In order to obtain state permission, you can have your foreign professional qualification recognised.

Applying for permission to use the professional title of veterinary technical assistant from third countries

Would you like to work in Germany as a veterinary technical assistant? Then you need a state permit. For this, you can have your foreign professional qualification recognised.

Applying for recognition as a health and paediatric nurse with professional qualifications from third countries

Would you like to work in Germany as a health and paediatric nurse? Then you need a state permit. To do this, you must submit an application and have your foreign professional qualification recognised.

Applying for recognition of a foreign professional qualification as a tax assistant

You have a foreign professional qualification as a tax clerk or assistant tax clerk. Would you like to work permanently in this profession in Germany? Then you can have your foreign professional qualification officially recognized.

Applying for recognition of a foreign professional qualification for training or further training in the field of agriculture

You have a foreign professional qualification in the field of agriculture. Would you like to work permanently in this profession in Germany? Then you can have your foreign professional qualification officially recognized.

Applying for recognition of a foreign professional qualification for training or further training in the field of the legal professions

You have a foreign professional qualification in the field of judicial training professions. Would you like to work in this profession in Germany on a permanent basis? Then you can have your foreign professional qualification officially recognized.

Applying for recognition of a foreign professional qualification in healthcare professions

You have a foreign professional qualification in a healthcare profession. Would you like to work permanently in this profession in Germany? Then you can have your foreign professional qualification officially recognized.

Applying for recognition of previous vocational training towards the training period

A course of study at a vocational school (e.g. technical school), a basic vocational training year (BGJ) or a vocational preparation year (BVJ) can be counted in whole or in part...

Applying for support from an integration service for a person with disabilities

If you need special support with professional integration or to secure your job due to your disability, the employment agency can commission a specialist integration service for this purpose.

Applying for training arrangements for disabled people

Persons with disabilities or their representatives may apply to the competent chamber for special training arrangements for themselves.

Career entry support for pupils

If your general school offers career entry support and you are having problems achieving your school-leaving certificate or finding vocational training, you can take part in career entry support.

Carry out vocational orientation measure for pupils

If you want to give young people an in-depth insight into the world of work and careers, you can carry out a career orientation measure with pupils under certain conditions.

Change entry in the register of vocational training relationships according to BBiG

If you employ trainees as an employer, you must enter their vocational training in the register of vocational training relationships and update or amend it as required.

complete technical and business training for master craftsmen and journeymen

Would you like to develop further in your trade? Find out about further training opportunities here.

Delete registered training relationship in the register of vocational training relationships according to BBiG

As the training provider, you must enter every training contract for a recognized training occupation in the vocational training register and have it deleted in the event of premature termination.

Dietician with training from third countries, professional qualification recognition

Would you like to work as a dietitian in Germany? Then you need a state permit. To obtain state permission, you can have your foreign professional qualification recognized.

Doctor with training from third countries, recognition of professional qualification

Would you like to work as a doctor in Germany? Then you need a state license, the approbation. You can also obtain a licence to practise medicine with a foreign professional qualification. To do this, you must have your professional qualification recognised.

Have continuing education for academic health professions recognised

You have successfully completed your medical studies and would now like to do a specialist training? Here you will find information about it.

Have foreign vocational training qualifications recognised

You acquired your professional qualification abroad and want to work in your profession in Germany? Depending on your profession, you can or must have your foreign qualificatio...

Have your driving instructor license from abroad recognized

Would you like to work as a driving instructor in Germany?

Then you need a driving instructor license.

You can also obtain a driving instructor's license in Germany with a professional qualification from abroad.

Lawyer Europäisch - Applying for dismissal from the RA Chamber

You can waive admission to the Bar Association in writing at any time.

Medical-technical assistant for functional diagnostics or medical-technical assistant for functional diagnostics with training from EU/EEA/Switzerland, recognition of foreign professional qualification

Would you like to work in Germany as a medical-technical assistant for functional diagnostics or a medical-technical assistant for functional diagnostics? Then you need a state permit. You can have your foreign professional qualification recognised.

Participate in a program that prepares young people with disabilities for vocational training.

If you have a disability and have not yet found a training position after completing compulsory schooling, you can take part in a pre-vocational training program that takes your special needs into account.

Permission to use the professional title Grant of medical-technical laboratory assistant from EU/EEA/Switzerland

Would you like to work in Germany as a medical-technical laboratory assistant? Then you need a state permit. For this, you can have your foreign professional qualification recognised.

Pharmacist with training from third countries, recognition of professional qualification

Would you like to work as a pharmacist in Germany? Then you need a state license, the approbation. You can also obtain a licence to practise medicine with a foreign professional qualification. To do this, you must have your professional qualification recognised.

Physiotherapist with training from EU/EEA/Switzerland, professional qualification recognition

Would you like to work as a physiotherapist in Germany? Then you need a state permit. To obtain state permission, you can have your foreign professional qualification recognized.

Physiotherapist with training from third countries, recognition of professional qualification

Would you like to work as a physiotherapist in Germany? Then you need a state permit. To obtain state permission, you can have your foreign professional qualification recognized.

Recognise a doctor with training from the EU/EEA/Switzerland, professional qualification

Would you like to work as a doctor in Germany? Then you need a state license, the approbation.
You can also obtain a licence to practise medicine with a foreign professional qualification. To do this, you must have your professional qualification recognised.

Recognition of foreign professional qualifications

You have acquired your professional qualification abroad and want to work in your profession in Germany? Depending on your profession, you can or must have your foreign...

Register for a vocational preparation year

Can't find a training place? Find out here whether a vocational preparation year (BVJ) is an alternative for you.

Report retraining measure to the responsible body

Before the start of retraining, you as the retraining body must notify the competent body of this measure. In the case of comparable examination certificates, the candidate may be exempted from individual examination components by the competent body.

Request a shortened examination as a tax consultant

Would you like to take a shortened tax consultant examination? Find out here under which conditions this is possible.

Residence permit for the purpose of training: Applying for an extension

You must extend your residence permit, which was issued to you for training and further education purposes, in good time if you wish to continue your training or further education in Germany.

Revocation of the admission of a European lawyer to the Bar Association

If you do not prove that you have been admitted to the bar in your country of origin every three years, your admission to the Bar Association may be revoked.

Take advantage of careers advice from the Federal Employment Agency

If you need help in choosing a career or reorienting yourself, you can contact the careers advice service at the Employment Agency.

Take the final examination in recognised training occupations

If you complete an apprenticeship in a recognised training occupation in accordance with the Vocational Training Act (BBiG), a final examination is taken at the end of the...

Take the final examination in recognised training occupations

If you complete an apprenticeship in a recognised training occupation in accordance with the Vocational Training Act (BBiG), a final examination is taken at the end of the...

Taking an intermediate examination in dual training occupations

Your intermediate examination will take place about halfway through the training period. The intermediate examination is a knowledge assessment and is intended to give you and the training company feedback on the previous knowledge transfer.

Tax consulting firm to be recognised

Would you like to set up a tax consulting company? Find out here what you need to consider.

Training occupations under the jurisdiction of the Chambers of Industry and Commerce (IHK), have foreign professional qualifications recognized

Do you have a training qualification from abroad? You can apply to the Chambers of Industry and Commerce (IHK) in Germany for official recognition of your training qualification!