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: