Working in Germany: the official website
for qualified professionals

Language skills

If you like to apply for vocational trainig in Germany, the German language skills are very important. Therefore, you should be aware that communication at your vocational school and the company where training takes place will be in German.

Use our interactive world map “local contacts” to locate a German language course in your country of origin. Further information on language courses in Germany can be found here.

Information on the internet

Federal Employment Agency (BA)

Admission requirements for your preferred vocational training programme (German)

Requirements for working in Germany (English, German, Arabic)

Federal Office for Migration and Refugees (BAMF)

Summary of German school qualifications (English, German, etc.)


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