International Placement Services (ZAV) of the Federal Employment Agency places you in the promoted project.
The project ensures that 10 to 30 vacant training places are offered to young people from abroad and that vocational training can be successfully carried out.
If you participate in such a project, consultants from the ZAV are available to answer your questions and provide information. Here you will find out what it means to participate in vocational training in Germany.
Attention is paid throughout the project to your learning the language and being provided assistance and support (for example in the search for a flat). The goal is that you successfully complete your vocational training and have a contact person who you can turn to throughout the project.
No costs arise from the measures offered to you.
The project provider decides which of the possible services mentioned here best support you and your vocational training:
- German language course in your country of origin, which must be completed at level B1 in accordance with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).
- Becoming familiar with a qualified profession and vocational training company through an internship in a company which provides vocational training in Germany:
- An internship should last up to six weeks and include an accompanying language course.
- Remuneration for an internship should amount to at least €200 per month. The amount may be higher if a minimum wage is stipulated by law or when other rules regulate this.
- Top-up of your monthly remuneration:
Your remuneration will always be topped up so that during your internship and vocational training you have at least €818 per month. This allows you to buy food and pay your rent and other expenses. If you have children of your own to look after in Germany, you receive an additional €130 for each child.
- Language, expert and socio-pedagogical assistance during the internship and vocational training:
- Language course and tutoring at vocational school as assistance
- Social and vocational training assistance
- Individual support to help you land on your feet in Germany
- Travel costs associated with the internship, vocational training and travel to your family:
- Expenses for return travel to the internship as well as a return trip to your family per training half year. Costs are paid as a fixed sum of €200 for a distance of up to 500 km, or €300 for a distance of over 500 km.
- A one-off fixed sum of €500 is paid for taking up in-company vocational education and training.
Detailed information can be obtained from the promotion guideline.