FAQ Vocational training

Can I learn a new occupation as an adult or obtain new vocational qualifications?openMinimise
Is it worthwhile for my children to undertake vocational training, or is it better for them to start working right away (in unskilled jobs)?openMinimise
Which occupations that require training are particularly popular in Germany?openMinimise
What support is available for my children when looking for a vocational training place?openMinimise
What pay do apprentices receive during vocational training under the dual system?openMinimise
What pay is received during school-based vocational training and what is “Schüler-BAföG”?openMinimise
What is the duration of a vocational training programme under the dual system, what qualification is gained and what are the entry requirements?openMinimise
What is the duration of a school-based vocational training programme, what qualification is gained and what are the entry requirements?openMinimise
Is vocational training funded by the Federal Employment Agency (Bundesagentur für Arbeit)?openMinimise