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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Application for appointment as a tax consultant

In addition to special professional qualifications, personal aptitude is a prerequisite for working as a tax consultant. The chambers of tax consultants check this personal aptitude as part of the appointment procedure for tax consultants. The appointment can be applied for here.

Apply for Aufstiegs-BAföG

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

Apply for BAföG to attend school

You can receive financial support for your school attendance or an internship if your parents do not have a higher income or you have already been working for a longer period of time independently of your parents. This support is called BAföG.

European lawyer Apply for admission to the Bar

If you have previously practiced law in another country within the European Union (EU), in a state party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area (EEA), or in Switzerland, you may apply to become a European lawyer.

Health care and nursing assistants - Recognize foreign professional qualifications

Working as a healthcare and nursing assistant is regulated in Germany. This means that you may only work in this profession without restriction and to the full extent if you are...

Tax consulting company - recognition

You want to establish a tax consulting company? Find out here what you need to consider.

Vocational schools

The wide range of individual school types and courses offered by vocational schools opens up numerous different educational and qualification opportunities for young people. The...

Permission to use the professional title "geriatric nurse" or "geriatric nurse" in case of professional qualification from EU/EEA/Switzerland Issuance

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

Permission to use the professional title "geriatric nurse" or "geriatric nurse" in the case of professional qualification from third countries Issuance

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

Permission to use the professional title "health care and pediatric nurse" or "health care and pediatric nurse" with professional qualification from EU/EEA/Switzerland Issuance

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

Chamber of Engineers - right to use the professional title of "engineer

If you meet the requirements, then you can be awarded the right to use the professional title "engineer" by the Thuringian Chamber of Engineers. You must submit an application for this.

License to practice dentistry issued by a dentist from a third country

You come from a so-called third country and would like to work permanently as a dentist in Germany? Then you must be licensed (approbiert) for this activity.

Licensed dentist from EU/EEA/Switzerland

You come from the EU/EEA/Switzerland and would like to work permanently as a dentist in Germany? Then you must be licensed (approbiert) for this activity.

Recognition of foreign educational qualifications in Thuringia for the skilled trades (application for equivalence determination)

If you would like to work in Thuringia with a foreign educational qualification, you must first have it recognized as equivalent.

Request a certificate of authorization to examine

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

Specialist - Recognize foreign professional qualifications

If you have a foreign specialist qualification and want to work as a specialist in Germany, you need recognition of your specialist qualification by the relevant medical...

Specialist dentist - Recognize foreign professional qualifications

If you have a foreign specialist dental qualification and wish to work as a specialist dentist in Germany, you need recognition of your specialist dental qualification by the...

Tax consultant recognize foreign professional qualification

You would like to work as a tax consultant in Germany? Find out here about admission to the qualifying examination.

Agricultural, forestry and environmental service - Recognize foreign professional qualifications as career qualification

In Thuringia, employment in the civil service by establishing a civil service relationship is tied by law to the possession of certain professional qualifications. If you have...

Apply for a residence permit for education and training purposes

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

Apply for admission to the final examination in a training occupation according to BBiG

The final examination takes place at the end of the training period. By passing the final examination, you demonstrate your professional competence in a specific occupation.

Apply for admission to the retraining examination

You complete your retraining with the retraining examination. By passing the retraining examination, you demonstrate your professional competence in a specific occupation.

Apply for energy price flat rate for students, (vocational) technical students

Under certain conditions, if you were enrolled at a university or (vocational) college in Germany on 01.12.2022, you can receive a one-off flat-rate energy allowance. You must apply for this.

Apply for exemption from individual subjects of the repeat examination for railroad operations manager (§ 23 EBPV)

Upon application, exemption from individual subjects of the repeat examination for railroad operations manager (§ 23 EBPV) is possible.

Apply for training advice as a training company, trainee or apprentice

The competent bodies (e.g. Chamber of Industry and Commerce, Chamber of Crafts or other chamber) promote the implementation of vocational training preparation, vocational training and vocational retraining by advising all those involved.

Applying for a driving instructor license for holders of a certificate of competence from another country

Anyone who has acquired a driving instructor license in another European country can apply for a German driving instructor license under simplified conditions.

Apprenticeship and internship exchange

The apprenticeship and internship exchange facilitates the regional and national search for your desired occupation and the right training company. The IHKs show you which offers...

Bar association admission of a European lawyer revoked

Failure to provide proof of continued admission to the bar in your country of origin every three years may result in revocation of admission to the bar.

Civil servant training in the higher non-technical service

The Senior Civil Service in the State Administration of the Free State of Thuringia A large number of tasks in local government as well as in the state general administration ar...

Civil service training in the middle non-technical service

Aim of the training The aim of the training is to provide the candidate in a preparatory service with the theoretical and practical knowledge and skills needed to perform the...

Competent body according to the Vocational Training Act (BBiG)

The Thuringian State Administration Office is responsible for the public service training professions, retraining as well as continuing professional education.

Driving instructor - Application for recognition of a foreign professional qualification

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.

Economic, social and socio-scientific service - Recognize foreign professional qualifications as career qualification

In Thuringia, employment in the civil service by establishing a civil service relationship is tied by law to the possession of certain professional qualifications. If you have...

Education loan approval

One option for financing education for students and pupils is a time-limited, low-interest education loan. Your income and assets or those of your parents do not play a role....

Education voucher issuance

You can apply for an education voucher, but you are not legally entitled to one. If you meet the requirements, the employment agency can issue such a voucher. The educatio...

Extend training period

In case of problems in the training, failed exam or part-time training, you can apply for the extension of your training period.

Extracurricular youth education: Promotion

The public youth welfare organizations promote extracurricular youth education in order to enable young people to recognize themselves, their personal and social living condition...

Firefighting technical service - Recognition of foreign professional qualifications as career qualification

In Thuringia, employment in the civil service by establishing a civil service relationship is tied by law to the possession of certain professional qualifications. If you have...

International youth work/ international youth exchange: funding

The public youth welfare organizations promote the personal encounter of young people from different countries, their learning and working together, the exchange of experiences a...

Judicial Service - Recognize Foreign Professional Qualifications as Career Qualifications

In Thuringia, employment in the civil service by establishing a civil service relationship is tied by law to the possession of certain professional qualifications. If you have...

Master craftsman examination: admission

If you want to take a master craftsman's examination, then you must submit an application for admission to the master craftsman's examination board.

Master craftsman exams in agriculture

After successful vocational training, there are attractive further training opportunities for career advancement. In the field of agriculture and home economics, master craftsman and advanced training degrees can be obtained.

Medical and health sciences service - Recognize foreign professional qualifications as career qualification

In Thuringia, employment in the civil service through the establishment of a civil service relationship is tied by law to the possession of certain professional qualifications. I...

Natural science service - Recognize foreign professional qualifications as career qualification

In Thuringia, employment in the civil service by establishing a civil service relationship is tied by law to the possession of certain professional qualifications. If you have...

Non-technical administrative service - Recognize foreign professional qualifications as career qualification

In Thuringia, employment in the civil service by establishing a civil service relationship is tied by law to the possession of certain professional qualifications. If you have...

Offers of the youth social work

If you need support and advice, for example in the transition from school to work or in personal questions and problems, there are various measures and projects that can help you cope with your everyday life.

Police Civil Service - Recognizing Foreign Professional Qualifications as Career Qualifications

In Thuringia, employment in the civil service by establishing a civil service relationship is tied by law to the possession of certain professional qualifications. If you have...

Recognition of foreign university degrees

Upon application, recognized ethnic German immigrants (Section 4 of the Federal Expellees Act - BVFG) and their spouses and descendants (Section 7 of the BVFG) may be granted...

Recognize foreign professional qualifications

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

Recognize foreign professional qualifications in the field of continuing education in the health professions

Activities in the area of continuing education in the health care professions are regulated in Germany. This means that you may only use a continuing education title if you are...

Recognize foreign qualification in the field of clinical neuropsychology as a child and adolescent psychotherapist or psychological psychotherapist

Here you will find information on the recognition of your foreign professional qualification of your additional designation in the field of "Clinical Neuropsychology".

Request arbitration between trainee and training company

If you as a trainee have disputes with your company or as a training company have disputes with your trainees, you can apply for arbitration and thus avoid proceedings before the labor court.

Request dismissal for European lawyer

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

Residence permit for education and training purposes Apply for extension

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

School vocational training

School-based vocational training means that both practical and theoretical training takes place in a school. It is supplemented by internships. The training lasts between two and...

Social and socio-educational professions - Recognize foreign professional qualifications

Activities in the field of social and socio-educational professions are regulated in Thuringia. If you obtained your degree abroad and want to work in these fields in Thuringia,...

Specialized pharmacist - Recognize foreign professional qualifications

If you have a foreign specialist pharmacist qualification and want to work as a specialist pharmacist in Germany, you need recognition of your specialist pharmacist qualification...

Tax administration service - Recognize foreign professional qualifications as career qualification

In Thuringia, employment in the civil service by establishing a civil service relationship is tied by law to the possession of certain professional qualifications. If you have...

technical service - Recognize foreign professional qualifications as career qualification

In Thuringia, employment in the civil service by establishing a civil service relationship is tied by law to the possession of certain professional qualifications. If you have...

Use of foreign university degrees, university titles and university job titles

Holders of foreign university degrees, university titles and university job titles who have their residence or habitual abode in the Free State of Thuringia will be provided with...

Vocational guidance

Making the right decision is not easy - especially when it concerns the choice of career and thus one's own future. Many questions arise on the way to professional life. That's...

Vocational guidance

If you need help in choosing from various training opportunities or would like more information about individual occupations, please contact the Vocational Information Center (BI...

Vocational training in agriculture and home economics

In agriculture and home economics, training is provided in 14 recognized apprenticeship occupations All necessary information on vocational training, from the conclusion of a contract to the final examination, can be obtained from the office responsible for vocational training.

Vocational training in the dual system

The dual system is the core of vocational training in Germany. It is characterized by the interaction of training companies and vocational schools. As equal partners, both place...

Youth work

Here you can find information about youth work.

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