What can make it easier for you to get started with your vocational training?
There are state measures to help you.
1. Entry-level qualification
For refugees, people with residence permit/tolerated status who are not banned from working. You can work in a company for 6 - 12 months to get to know the job. The employment agency or job centre can arrange entry-level qualification for you.
Please note: the minimum wage does not apply to this programme. You will only be paid an amount of 216 Euros by the employment agency.
2. Pre-vocational training measures
This programme is designed to prepare you for a vocational training course. It is designed to help you find a suitable job or career.
The programme includes various internships and lessons in a school. It is also possible to complete the German Hauptschulabschluss (secondary school leaving certificate). Pre-vocational training measures can be funded by the employment agency or job centre. These measures are then free of charge.