Professional training

Training usually takes 3.5 years in Germany. At the end of the training, you will receive a degree with a certificate. With a good education, you are financially independent and can participate very well in social life.

In Germany, these forms of education exist:

  • Duale Ausbildung (dual education system)
    You work at an employer and attend a vocational school. So you learn the profession theoretically and practically. During the training one already receives a salary.
  • School education
    You learn the profession in vocational school. Here also a qualified diploma with certificate is acquired. Practical content is usually learned through internships.

To find a suitable training, you can visit a career counseling. Here you can find out:

  • Advice on training opportunities
  • Information about training and future perspectives
  • Requirements for the applicants
  • Preparation options

You can make an appointment for vocational guidance with the Federal Employment Agency: