Everything you need to know about Ausbildung

Ausbildung in Germany is a unique system which allows students from non-EU countries to work and train in German companies as apprentices while learning a trade or profession in a training institute.

Ausbildung programmes in Germany have been developed historically out of the medieval guild system.

This is not new to young people in Germany, as many enter the working market through the apprenticeship system. 

Over 500,000 new apprenticeships (Ausbildung) contracts are concluded every year by various companies in Germany.  Ausbildung - KCR CONSULTANTS

What is Ausbildung in Germany?

Ausbildung in Germany for foreigners is a vocational training program in Germany and is known as an Apprenticeship in the English language.

Once accepted as an Ausbildender by a German company, your Ausbildung training will be divided into two parts:

First, you will be contacted by a German employer/company where you’ll be in a work placement as an apprentice.

Secondly, you’ll be affiliated with a vocational training school, also known as Berufsschule in the German language, where you will attend training classes.

You need to attend both places, and you must divide your time for that based on your apprenticeship period.

For example, suppose you are in an Ausbildung in a hotel. In that case, you must work for three days in any assigned department to gain practical experience and the remaining days in the training institution.

Your assigned departments can change, as you’ll be asked to work for one month in housekeeping, one month in room service, and one month in the front office to get the overall experience in the hotel management job.

For the remaining two days of your week, you’ll participate in your vocational training school (Berufsschule), where you’ll study your assigned category and technicalities.

Your vocational training school will conduct your exams like midterms and final exams. 

Your final Ausbildung score will include grades from your company and vocational training school.

The company will give you grades according to your work and training school according to your exam performance.

Now, let’s discuss how long this training will last.

German Apprenticeship or Ausbildung

Duration of Ausbildung Program in Germany

Usually, the Ausbildung program lasts three years, but if your grades are reasonable based on your performance in the company and vocational training school, you can reduce this period.

But it doesn’t make any significant difference, as you can reduce three to 2.5 years, so it hardly matters.

Time duration usually depends on various factors, like which company you work for, which department you are assigned, and from which vocational training school you are studying.

But one crucial thing you badly require to be eligible for the Ausbildung program is German language skills.

Language Requirement For Ausbildung in Germany

The language used in the vocational training school is German. They conduct all exams in German. 

Also, your work placement and practical training in the company will be in German. 

Sometimes, there could be English-speaking people also participating in the training. But usually, the communication in the workplace is in the German language. 

The most important prerequisite that most companies check for hiring apprentices from other countries is German language knowledge and communication skills at the required level.

Over 90% of the companies (with apprenticeships) stated that language skills are necessary to complete a training course. (Source–DIHK survey)

So, you must have better German language skills to meet the language requirements for an Ausbildung programme in your desired field of occupation. That is a B2  level!

If you are fluent enough in the language, even a B1 will be perfect sometimes; because the requirement is one must have good communication skills to follow the programme. 

One of the critical questions that can arise in your mind after going through all these details may be:

Education Requirement For Ausbildung in Germany

If you are non-European, and from a country like India, you must have a 12th-grade (senior secondary) school examination pass certificate. This is the minimum academic qualification required for an Ausbildung programme in Germany.

Ausbildung qualification

Those with higher level qualifications achieved after the 12th-grade school education, e.g., diploma or degree, can apply.

Most companies and training institutions maintain 30 as the maximum age criteria and 17+ as the minimum age.

Immigration departments or German state governments set no stipulated maximum age. It depends on the hiring employer/company. 

How can a Non-EU citizen apply for Ausbildung in Germany?

Currently, around 330 occupations require formal training in Germany and businesses that participate in the dual training scheme consider vocational training the best form of personnel recruitment.

There is a growing awareness across Europe and worldwide that excellent work-based vocational education and training are vital for competitiveness and social participation.

Let’s go through some questions about how to apply for the Ausbildung program as a non-EU applicant.

Ausbildung in Germany Occupations and Industries

What documents are required for non-EU citizens to apply for an Ausbildung in Germany? (Requirements for Ausbildung in Germany)

You need two essential documents for applying for Ausbildung in Germany:

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)

This is your first requirement, and your CV should be brief. It should include precise education details, work experiences (only if applicable), etc.

  • A statement of purpose or a motivation letter

This is a significant opportunity to show you as a more suitable and motivated candidate.

  • Certified or attested work experience letter/s

If you have worked in the relevant field of your chosen occupation will influence your candidature for the career you are applying for.

  • School certificates, diplomas or/and Degrees

Some companies might ask you to provide a German-translated version of your certificates mentioned above.

A notary public could do the certifications in your country. 

Why do you need these documents?

Now you know you can start an Apprenticeship (Ausbildung) after 12th grade, depending on the requirements of the specific company you’re applying to.

Your school leaving certificates are compared to the German equivalent, i.e. Hauptschule or Realschule. 

What monies and documents are required for a visa for Ausbildung in Germany?

If you apply for the Ausbildung visa, you need to have:

  • A written confirmation or a contract by the training company/employer
  • Sufficient money to maintain the cost of living in Germany for your stay until the Ausbildung and start receiving monthly stipends.
  • Valid health insurance until the start of your vocational training.

Monthly stipend

Participants of Ausbildung are paid a monthly stipend by the company where they work and are trained. The allowance varies from 650 to 1400 EUR depending on the occupation one chooses. 

Ausbildung in Germany

How to apply for a visa application for Ausbildung in Germany?

Suppose you are serious about getting trained in your desired occupation and excited to be in one of the best countries in the world. In that case, you need to have a good grasp of German and all the necessary documents to get your Ausbildung visa approved.

So, if we sum it up, being a non-EU citizen, you have to follow these steps for joining the vocational training in Germany:

  • Get school-leaving and other certificates recognised and translated
  • Learn the German language and achieve B1/B2 level
  • Attend interviews with the Employers/companies interested in your application
  • Receive an offer and training contract 
  • Apply for a visa

What can you expect from us? 

We at KCR Consultants can help you with all these crucial requirements once you get in touch with our team members. 

If you are searching for a list of Ausbildung courses in Germany, the best Ausbildung courses in Germany, Ausbildung list in Germany or Ausbildung in Germany courses, please read Ausbildung in Germany occupation list.f

How to Apply for Ausbildung


You will need a school passing certificate/diploma/degree to be eligible for Ausbildung in Germany.

Yes! You get a monthly stipend during your Ausbildung programme in Germany.

You can start working in the occupation you trained immediately after completing your training or apply for a ‘job seeker’s visa’, stay back, and look for jobs.

Once got a job and have worked for two years, you will be considered eligible for a PR.

Ausbildung is a vocational diploma added with work experience.

No tuition fees are required for any Ausbildung program.

The minimum age limit to enrol is 17+. The German state Governments have not set the highest age limit for Ausbildung. Hence, it depends on the participating employer and the vocational training institution to decide on it.

B2 level is required for Ausbildung. 

Still, it’s up to the employer to decide, as many are accepted with the B1 level. 

A B1 level is mandatory for the consulates to accept a visa application from an Ausbildung trainee applicant for a visa.

You can attend a university after Ausbildung and gain a bachelor’s or master’s degree based on your current academic qualifications.

The answer to this question is a big NO! Every Ausbildung programme in Germany is German, and you need to know German.

You can put the answer in a way where, after you complete nursing Ausbildung in Germany, you become a Registered nurse (after clearing the exam). Once you are a registered nurse in Germany, you are qualified to work globally.

Nursing Ausbildung in Germany is officially the highest paid profession, with 1200 to 1300 euros during the first year of Ausbildung.

After Ausbildung in Germany, you can expect anywhere less than 2000 to 2400 euros per month, as Germany strictly follows a minimum wage policy.

  1. An Ausbildung programme will lead to a vocational qualification with hands-on experience.
  2. A dual degree Ausbildung programme will result in a degree with practical experience.

Yes! Non-EU citizens can participate in Ausbildung from the Skilled Immigration Act, 2020, introduced in March of the same year!

The occupation or programme that you are overly passionate about and heartfelt about is the best Ausbildung programme! 

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          1. Avatar of Shruti

            I have just cleared my B1 could you please tell me after clear the interview how much time its take for visa

      1. Avatar of Mounia

        I would like to apply for an apprenticeship in industrial pharmacy. I’m a pharmacist (graduate of 2022), and a certified lean six sigma green belt, I’m currently learning German.

      2. Avatar of Ibrar

        Hi I am ibrar from Pakistan. I have applied to many companies in Germany 🇩🇪 . They have given me contract . They are asking me for interview. So what should I do after this . What should I need after this . How much money 💰 will cost

        1. Avatar of KCR CONSULTANTS

          Hi if your application is considered by an Ausbildung program provider in Germany, and if they are interested tro interview, please prepare for the interview and attend it. You must know the nature of business of the company, the apprenticeship position you applied for, and you prepare to attend it confidently and express to them your interest and motivation to attend the programme with them.

          I hope it helps.

        2. Avatar of Ahmad

          Sir kia ap kindly detail day saktay hain sari kis level tak ap nay language kee or contract milnay may kitna time laga or interview kay kia pucha company nay?

          1. Avatar of KCR CONSULTANTS

            Dear Ahmed, as you know, Ausbildung is taught in German, and the language used at work placement during Ausbildung is also German! For occupations like nursing, Hotel Management, or Culinary Arts (Chef), you must achieve at least a b1 level. That means we will teach and prepare you to sit an approved test and pass.
            Once you pass, only an Ausbildung program-providing employer will interview. they will check your interest, integrity, and communication before accepting you. We help our registered applicants with the Ausbildung interview as well.
            Once accepted, a training contract will be issued with the terms and conditions of the Asbuldung program, which could be used to apply for a visa. We help our applicants during this process as well.

      1. Avatar of KCR CONSULTANTS

        Hello Janu Naunyal,

        Ausbildung’s concept is to train people in the workplace to meet the skilled worker shortage in Germany! Therefore, it’s better to work for a couple of years in Germany after Ausbildung and consider looking for jobs in other countries if you plan later.

  1. Avatar of Nyasha

    I would like to apply for an apprenticeship as specialist in Food Technology. I have a bachelor’s degree in Food science and technology

    1. Avatar of Oluwakemi

      I am 39 years old with a minimum of O’Level and diploma equivalent certificate in french . Can I qualify for the ausbildung program?

    1. Avatar of KCR CONSULTANTS

      Hi, if you have a degree in accounting, please choose an Ausbildung in hotel management if you are interested or migrate on a master’s degree programme that starts with a German language course.

      1. Avatar of Temur

        Hello, my name is Temur. And I have a bachelor degree in English studies faculty. Now studying in master degree. I am interested in doing an Ausbildung in teaching and education. So how should I proceed?

        1. Avatar of KCR CONSULTANTS

          Dear Temur,

          I can help you apply for an Ausbildung programme, but you must learn German at least at a B1 level.

          But my suggestion would be to consider a master’s degree in English literature or something like that, as that would be the better progression for you considering your academic background.

      2. Avatar of Cinderella

        Hello, I want to do an Ausbildung in Physiotheraphy and I would like to know if I can proceed to masters degree after the ausbildung?

        1. Avatar of KCR CONSULTANTS

          Dear Cinderella,

          Ausbildung is a vocational program, not an academic one.
          You may get some credit points for your Ausbildung studies in the same subject that is for your prior knowledge in the subject and that qualify you to get admission directly to the second or third semester of the Master’s degree.

  2. Avatar of ARCHANA GANESH

    Heloo, I’m Archana

    I’m a +12th std student. After 3 months i will complete my studies. I want to study a bsc nursing at germany.
    And i am a middle class girl,
    I want to know about the amount that wants to take a B2 level german language ima coaching centre and the pay ments of pass port and visa

    1. Avatar of KCR CONSULTANTS

      Dear Archana,

      Pursuing BSc in nursing in Germany is costlier than the Ausbildung route for nursing studies.

      BSc nursing demands a foundation course completed before considering to start attending the course.

      Therefore it works like this; you will migrate to Germany, learn the German language up to the C1 level, and attend a Medical Foundation/preparatory/Studienkolleg.

      The A1-C1 level German language course is for nine months and costs 8700.EUR ( but on your arrival, if you have some communication levels, for each level, you know, e.g., A1/A2 level, 900.EUR per level is refunded.

      The Foundation course costs 6500.EUR.

      All the monies mentioned above are for tuition fees alone.

      You must have another 11208.EUR to cover your cost of living.

      But the Ausbildung route is cheaper regarding the overall cost and the total duration of the course.

      It starts like you learn German in India up to B1/B2.

      You should receive your training contract and apply for a visa.

      Arrive in Germany, and start the apprenticeship training to become a nurse specialist.

      The course duration is three years.

      In this programme, you will receive a monthly stipend for the entire duration.

      Since the stipend in Ausbildung is good enough to meet your living expenses, you don’t need to have the 11208.EUR money with you while applying for a visa.

      If you ask how much it will cost you, you must have an estimate of INR.6 lakhs maximum, which will cover the language learning, visa assistance, documentation, consultancy fees, post-arrival fees in Germany etc plus that will cover at least 2000.EUR in your position while arriving in Germany for your initial expenses in Germany until you start receiving your first month stipend.

      I hope it helps, and if you have questions, don’t hesitate to contact me.

      1. Avatar of Nomthandazo

        Hi I wanted to find out how much does it cost for me to study a vocational course in Nursing with a C1 German level acquired in South Africa. I want to find out the cost of the visas and how much will be needed for me to have before migrating there.

  3. Avatar of Roya Sadeghi

    how can start applying the frontend Developer(programming) situation in Ausbildung?
    how can I get the list of education and institute(or company)?
    and I am about 31 years old, is it suitable for my age?

    and totally what shod I do for the best Result?
    thanks a lot…

    1. Avatar of KCR CONSULTANTS

      Hi, there is no upper age limit specified anywhere, but the concept of Ausbildung is to get young high school levers trained in the chosen occupation. Many companies look for applicants aged 17-25, and a few accept until 30.

    2. Avatar of Alrin

      I am an Audio engineer. I successfully completed my deploma in Audio Engineering. Also I have a degree in Eng Lit. So what all are the ausbildung courses that can i choose.

      1. Avatar of KCR CONSULTANTS

        Hi, the best option would be migrating to Germany on a study programme, learning the German language in the German atmosphere, preparing yourself for the German business, industries and workplaces and looking for a suitable Ausbildung professional and applying after achieving a B2 level communication skills in the German language.

  4. Avatar of KCR CONSULTANTS

    Hi, if you have completed a senior secondary school education and passed with at least 50% marks, motivated, passionate about the referred occupation and are a B2 level, please scan your qualifications to us along with your passport and a recently updated CV to [email protected] to attend an Ausbildung program.

  5. Avatar of Hita

    I am 47 years old I want to work as primary teacher or as early childhood educator. My qualifications B.A, Diploma in business management. Advanced diploma in computer software technology.I want to know can I get admission in such Ausbildung and can I get work permit or residence permit if my age would not be a problem.

    1. Avatar of KCR CONSULTANTS

      Hi, age does matter, but you still can try.

      But you need to start learning the German language and continue until you achieve a B1/B2 level communication.

      As a consultant, I can help prepare your application, search and identify the programme providers, and apply for you.

  6. Avatar of Amila Prasanna

    I am Amila Prasanna ,from Sri Lanka. I got some question about the requirements and eligibility
    for Ausbildung in Germany, I have been sited for GCE A/L(Advanced Level) and I got 2 subject passes but I study until Grade 13. Afterward, I have been followed the NVQ(National Vocational Training) Level 4 Advanced level certificate of Commercial Cookery, therefore, may I know if can I apply for Ausbildung in Germany as a Non-EU Citizen?

    1. Avatar of Abu Sadat Muhammad Tuaha
      Abu Sadat Muhammad Tuaha

      Hallo. I am Abu sadat. have completed Diploma in Nursing science and midwifery course,,,now I wanted to do Ausbildung on Nursing in Germany,,,,,can you help me in this regard.

      1. Avatar of KCR CONSULTANTS


        Most importantly, a 12-year school education is a must for an Ausbildung programme. Still, an employer has discretionary power to accept a new trainee based on their 10-year school education plus a 3-year diploma!

  7. Avatar of Justine

    Hi I’m 38 years old, I have level 6 diploma in pre-primary education. Do you know where I perhaps can learn the German language for free or on a cheaper price?

  8. Avatar of echendu

    can someone taking English taught masters degree in Germany change to ausbildung,if yes what happens to his blocked account with government, finally will he be permitted to do part time job

  9. Avatar of Naita Chamberlain
    Naita Chamberlain

    Good night

    I am 39 years old with an interest in the culinary arts. I studied architecture looking to make a career change.
    Is there a way I can pursue my interest in Germany?

    1. Avatar of Eyasu

      My name is Eyasu Degu Yoseph from Ethiopia currently studying Gemology with IIGJ in India New Delhi specifically am interested in Gem Cutting and Lapidary Art. Am 36 years old and I would love to join your program for my future career in Lapidary Art.

  10. Avatar of Vjollca

    I am a graduated foreign student, currently working as an AuPair in Germany, (Kiel). I am looking forward that after I finish my contract, to continue further, and one of the options for me is doing Ausbildung. I am interested in Service Specialist for Dialogue Marketing or Management Clerk-Foreign Language Correspondent. I have a diploma in English Language, and currently waiting to do the test in German for B1. I wanted to know if I want to apply in these two fields, what are the possibilities to be accepted and also in which Cities are these Ausbildungs avaliable?

  11. Avatar of jirah

    Guten Abden! I’m Jirah, 19 years old, and currently studying as 1st year medical technologist in Philippines. But I’m planning to shift a course, which is nursing in germany. I would like to ask what’s the first thing to do to apply the ausbildung program? Is it first to find an employer there in germany and that’s the time that I will find a language center to learn A1-B2? or take the language first then find an employer?

  12. Avatar of Joseph

    Hi, I’m 31y/o graduated of Bsc in Hospitality Management. I’m planning to apply for an Ausbildung program in Nursing, Can you help me to find a school and company? And how much is the cost for your service? Thanks!

    1. Avatar of KCR CONSULTANTS

      Hello Joseph, Ausbildung in hotel management would be ideal for you considering your educational background. However, if you wish to change your occupation to nursing and you are interested for an Ausbildung nursing specialist based on your 12th grade school education. You must have passed it with at least 50% overall marks to apply for an Ausbildung nursing.

      Please email the scanned copies of your qualifications to [email protected]

  13. Avatar of Massey

    Hallo, I’m a Diploma Graduate in Food Sience and Technology, I’d really like to apply for an apprenticeship program under Food Technology, I’m currently studying German language (A1), I know it’s too soon to apply for an apprenticeship given that the core requirement is a (B1) level but it’s good to know whether I do qualify.

    1. Avatar of KCR CONSULTANTS

      Hi, most Ausbildung programmes providing employers look for 12 years of school education from applicants from commonwealth countries. But it’s up to the individual employer; if any employer likes your profile, they can accept your application.

      Please email your qualifications and supporting documents to [email protected] for a preliminary assessment.

  14. Avatar of Winfa

    Hi, I’m a college undergraduate from the Philippines, I don’t have a 12th-grade school examination pass certificate. I wanted to know if I can apply for an Ausbildung with my high school diploma and transcript of records from college.

    1. Avatar of KCR CONSULTANTS

      Since the school education system in the Philippines differs from the other commonwealth countries, you can apply for an Ausbildung programme based on your high school graduation certificate.

      Please email your qualifications and other supporting documents to [email protected]

  15. Avatar of Arya

    Hello, I’ve recently completed my 12th standard and I’m 17 years old (from India). Am I applicable for the nursing ausbildung if I learn the German language??

  16. Avatar of Lucinda Linda

    Hi … I’m a Zimbabwean in India persuing my bachelor’s degree.. I wanted to ask if it’s possible for me to get a visa to Germany without going back to my country to apply

  17. Avatar of Abhinav V S

    My name is Abhinav V S
    I am from India and I just completed 12th. So I would like to pursue the IT field via Ausbildung. How much stipend will I get? Because I don’t think my family can afford €11,172 for a blocked account.

  18. Avatar of Shinen Yoland

    Hello am 29yrs old and i have a Bachelor’s Degree in Banking and Finance. I also have a 3yrs working experience as a Marketer. Which Ausbildung will be suitable for me given my educational background?

  19. Avatar of Gera-Leen Dirks
    Gera-Leen Dirks

    Hello my name is Gera-Leen Dirks. I am 19 years old, finished secondary school, I had commerce in school but I’m interested in nursing and hotel management apprenticeship please advise me on which apprenticeship I can do.

    1. Avatar of KCR CONSULTANTS

      You can choose any occupation your desire, and I can help you by identifying the employers offering Ausbildung programmes, looking for new trainees, and applying for you to 5-6 such companies!

  20. Avatar of Rabail

    I have been into field of fitness field as fitness instructor and I want to get vocational training in this field. However My Master is not this field. What do I need to do? Further form where I can learn B1 or B2 level German Language course? Please guide .

    1. Avatar of KCR CONSULTANTS

      Hi, sorry for not getting back to you soon.
      If you are still looking for Assitance to learn the German language, please let me know. You can learn online from a teacher in India or directly from Germany online.

  21. Avatar of Hiba Aamir

    Hi, my name is hiba I have completed my 12 years of education am I eligible for interior decorator course?? How much is it going to cost me what are the main requirements for it? I want to apply.

  22. Avatar of Reagan

    Hello am Reagan ssewanyana, am currently serving my FSJ that initially was to end this year in August,but i decided to extend it for more six months [until feb 2024] because it became a little bit hard for me to find an Ausbildung place since i had B1 level of german language, am currently having B2 classes but i find my extension not so favourable because by the end of february next year i won´t be able to start training in April since they won´t be recruting during that period. i would like you to advise me or help me on finding an ausbildung place in (pflege)

    1. Avatar of KCR CONSULTANTS

      Hi, I’m sorry for not getting you back early. You can make it since you are in Germany and at B1. If you are still looking for assistance I can identify the employers providing Ausbldung and looking for new attendees and apply to 5-6 of them for you.

  23. Avatar of JOEL

    Hi Team KCR,
    I would like to know more about the apprenticeships of
    Ausbildung (and Remondis?) and/or other German Transport
    and Logistics companies that trains truck drivers with trailer
    (C+E & CAM/ADR). Hopefully some of them offer courses to
    learn the German language as well, from level A1 to A2 at least.
    Thanks. Looking forward to your reply. All the best!

    1. Avatar of KCR CONSULTANTS


      You must learn the German language while in your home country before applying. I can help you identify the employers offering this programme and looking for new trainees and apply to 5-6 of them.

  24. Avatar of Imran Joseph

    I, m Imran Joseph. I, m an Anesthesia technician. I, ve done my Anesthesia certification after Matric. Now I, ve done FA inter. And going to have additional exam for fsc pre-Medical. I, m working as a Anesthesia technician since 2013 Dec. Can I do Anesthesia Technical assistant Ausbildung?

  25. Avatar of Anna

    Hello! I’m 19 years old and I’m interested in the dental technician program in Germany. I already have family in Germany, so the transition would be easier for me. I’m from Greece, but I’ve been living permanently in England for the past two years. My question is, how can I proceed with my acceptance into your program since I don’t have any German language qualifications?

  26. Avatar of Usman

    Hello, I am Usman . I just got my Contract and Working for Visa Documents. I have Passed my 12th Should I need to recognize my degree from Annenkelug? for Visa Requirements

    1. Avatar of KCR CONSULTANTS

      Hi, sorry for not getting back to you before.
      You don’t need to get your qualifications recognised before applying for a visa. It may require Germany to get your residence visa stamped.

  27. Avatar of Maliha

    Hello! I’m 27 years old. I have completed my Masters in English Lit. Now I want to do Ausbildung Veterinary Assistant. Is it possible for me to do that? And how long is the waiting period for it? A little off topic I’ve two pet cats. Is it possible to bring both of them with me in Germany?

    1. Avatar of KCR CONSULTANTS


      I can help you identify the employers offering this programme and looking for new trainees and apply to 5-6 of them. I don’t have any idea about pets as the German consulate/Immigration has to decide on it.

  28. Avatar of Ak

    Iam an accounting background student . After completing the ausbildung . Can I take master degree in germany with using my Indian degree

  29. Avatar of selma

    Hi i am a 32 yo Algerian general practitioner (human medecine) and i would like to do an biologielaborant ausbildung is that possibel? and how much money i need in my acount before receiving a stipend thank you in advence

  30. Avatar of Maria

    I plan to enroll in an IT program which will start in August 2024. In October 2023 I plan to receive the Goethe-Zertifikat B1. As well i have a Hauptschulabschluss. Now I do not understand if I have a chance to enter with B1? companies answer my question in this way – eine klare und gute deutsche Ausdrucksweise in Wort und Schrift. So its not yes or no

    i can receive a Goethe-Zertifikat B2 with bad score only in the end of december. But im scared that at that time there will be no free places

  31. Avatar of Pramesh shah

    Hi! I am pramesh here,
    I wanted to apply for ausbildung program and i do secure above 50% in 12th grade but now have a huge gap of almost 13 years and i am below 30 yrs old so can I apply for ausbildung program????

  32. Avatar of Mehwish

    Hi, I am Mehwish From Pakistan. I am a fresher graduate in Zoology. I am efficient in English language but have a bite knowledge of German language. I have 8 years of home based teaching experience (personal academy where I am still teaching the children of my village). please let me know is I am eligible for Ausbildung training programs?
    please also help me in finding the best option of occupation which I should opt for training.

    1. Avatar of KCR CONSULTANTS

      Hi, Ausbildung requires a senior secondary school education and German language knowledge. You cannot start with a teaching job in Germany!

      Please look at the information in the link and choose an ideal programme yourself. Your interest and passion for an occupation matter more when choosing an Ausbildung programme!

  33. Avatar of vahid

    is there any difference between applying for Ausbildungs with bachelor degree or diploma in subsidy or after ausbildung salary?

    1. Avatar of KCR CONSULTANTS

      Hi Ausbildung requires a senior secondary school education. If you have more academic or professional qualifications that is good but that will not have any influence on your salary after Ausbildung!

  34. Avatar of Dipol Neorogo

    After completing your full ausbildung training, will you able to work outside of germany? Or is the certificate only valid for Germany? And you can join an ausbildung with just a high school education right?

    1. Avatar of KCR CONSULTANTS

      A senior secondary education is a must for Ausbildung.
      Ausbildung leads to German state-accredited vocational qualification that is accepted by employers across the country. Once you qualified with an Ausbildung training and worked for a couple of years in Germany, employers around the world will recognise your qualifications and skills.

  35. Avatar of Mohammed

    I have bachelor degree in dental medicine i am 27 years old
    I am A2 level in German language i am asking about Ausbildung in health sector chances.

    1. Avatar of KCR CONSULTANTS

      Dear Dr Mohammed,

      The Doctors’ Programme would be ideal for your qualifications as the programme will help you to prepare and qualify for a provisional/temporary license to work as an assistant dentist or dentist under supervision for two years before you prepare, sit and pass the German state dental licensing exam for a permanent license.

  36. Avatar of Mudasar

    Hi, I am a Mechanical Engineer graduate and have some internship experience and I am also excellent in English and basic knowledge of German. How can I proceed in Ausbildung and which process will suit me?
    Also, I am interested to have my Masters in Plant Engineering or HVAC Engineering from germany.


    1. Avatar of KCR CONSULTANTS

      Hello Mudasar,

      A master’s degree would be ideal for your current qualifications. Migrating to Germany, and learning the language in the German environment is more significant as German language skills act as the KEY to success for any international student in Germany in their future academic and professional career.
      I would be happy to have a voice chat or face-to-face online meeting to discuss this further.
      In the mean time, you may scan your qualifications and email them to [email protected] with a copy of your recently updated CV.

  37. Avatar of Elikplim Gameda

    Hello. I just had my B2 level and before seeing this, I didn’t translate my Bachelor certificate bevor applying. Does that mean all my applications are in vain? I have to first translate before applying?

  38. Avatar of Elikplim Gameda

    Hi it’s me again. I have applied to almost 20 schools yet they all rejected me. Is it something I should do in particular? Or do you know schools that easily accept foreigners? I wish to find a school for next year April academic year

  39. Avatar of Ali Y

    Thank you for the informations you provide,

    I’m currently living in Hungary but I have my 12-year graduation from Iran I’m trying to apply for an ausbildung in Germany from here.

    From what I’ve heard before applying to companies I need to send my certificates to the state in which the company is so they can verify it.

    what documents do they need from me?
    How do I send them my documents ( Post or just upload )?
    Can I send them the English translation or do I have to translate it to German no matter what ?


    1. Avatar of KCR CONSULTANTS

      All Ausbildung program providers look for a high school completed certificate and a German language test passed certificate as primarily required documents.

      You will only know how to send it to them while applying for an Ausbildung program.

  40. Avatar of Sohid

    Hi Sir,
    I am Sohid from Bangladesh
    Completed 10 th Standard recently.
    Will I eligible for Ausbildung after B2 level or I need to complete 12 th Standard.
    Also in which month in could apply for Ausbildung after B2 level

  41. Avatar of Sahar

    I’m Sahar from Lebanon. I’m a second year student in English Literature . I’m 23 years old . When i read about Ausbildung program , I was curious to now more about it . I’m looking for more details about photography and film major and how i can apply to Ausbildung in Germany ?

    1. Avatar of KCR CONSULTANTS

      Dear Sahar,

      Ausbildung in Germany has a lot of interest in high school leavers worldwide.

      The academic qualification required for any occupation training under Ausbildung is a 12th-grade / senior secondary school education pass.

      Please remember that Ausbildung in Germany is offered only in German; hence, at least a B1/B2 level in the language is essential to convince a program-providing employer.

  42. Avatar of Wisal Satari

    I came from Afghanistan and I’m BSc graduate (Civil Engineering) I currently live in germany and in october 2023 I have recieved my B1 certificate with good grades.
    Right now I’m confused between ausbildung in IT which is my first love or continuing in Civil which I have interest in it but not too much.
    Can you please tell me which one is better Ausbildung in IT or continue BSc in university ?
    Waiting dor your reply

    1. Avatar of KCR CONSULTANTS

      Generally, the employers providing Ausbildung prefer young people between 18 and 30. However, the age limit is not mentioned anywhere as far as visa and immigration departments are concerned. Therefore, you can apply, and it depends on whether the program provider accepts you or not!

  43. Avatar of JOEL

    hi can can i apply for hospitality with grade 10 results but i also have other qualifications in the hospitality industry plus i have a b1 level

    1. Avatar of KCR CONSULTANTS

      Hello Joel,

      As an international applicant, the Ausbildung Employers offering the apprenticeship training/Ausbildung look for a senior secondary school education. That is the same for the consulate as well;
      they ask for a higher secondary school education while applying for a visa under the category of Ausbildung!

    1. Avatar of KCR CONSULTANTS

      Yes, N Ajeesha, there are differences between undergoing Ausbildung in small companies and large corporations. In small companies, training might be more personalized, and you could gain a broader range of experiences due to the varied tasks. In contrast, large corporations often offer more structured programs, possibly with more resources and opportunities for specialization. Both environments have unique benefits; your choice might depend on your career goals and learning preferences.

    1. Avatar of KCR CONSULTANTS

      Hello Arun,
      Ausbildung programs in Germany typically welcome participants of various ages, but the most common age range for starting an Ausbildung is between 16 and 30.
      While there is no strict upper age limit, younger applicants might be more commonly found in these programs due to the traditional pathway of entering vocational training straight after compulsory education. However, older candidates are also considered for certain fields and under specific circumstances, especially in sectors facing skill shortages or for programs designed to accommodate career changers.

      It also depends on the specific requirements of the Ausbildung program you’re interested in, as some employers or fields might have their preferences or regulations regarding age.

  44. Avatar of Rehan

    Hello KCR,
    Guten Tag! I am from India and have 12th Passing certificate with 60% grade in year 2010. Since then i am working as a diamond Planner in Diamond polishing and cutting company. I have a 14 year experience in that. Now i wanted to move to Germany on the basis of Ausbildung or if i get direct job there on the basis of my Labor work experience. For Ausbildung, could you please suggest me that which one is best to persue? I am a 32 year old. Is the Ausbildung in the field of mechatronics is good? Plaese help me. I am learning now A1. Can i make it to this October intake? Thanks for your guidance.

    1. Avatar of KCR CONSULTANTS

      Dear Rehan,

      A direct job would have been better for you since you have many years of work experience. But more than your 12th-grade school education qualification will be needed. Technically, an approved 3-year diploma or a degree is the requirement!

      An Ausbildung program would be ideal.
      Again, generally, the vocational training providers in Germany look for new applicants under their 30s. But it does not have a clear No! So that you can have a better try after passing a B1 or B2 German language test!

      1. Avatar of Shlok

        Hello sir,
        I am done with my bachelor’s in economics and masters in business administration and currently pursuing German A2 level I want to pursue ausbildung in IT can you suggest me some other professions other than nursing and hotel management

        1. Avatar of KCR CONSULTANTS

          Hello Shlok,

          We can look for Ausbildung in IT or sales.

          You can also be considered for a direct job under skilled immigration if your German language skills are at the B2 level.

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