Preparation year for students of compulsory school age (with Certificate of Secondary Education)
This type of education is a full time education (one year) for students of compulsory school age and having to attend vocational school. They need to present a certificate of secondary education, have not found a training-on-the job, and do not attend any other secondary school. This education aims at preparing the youngsters for professional life or even assisting them to find a working place.
Characteristics and contents of this prequalification year are: individual support, practical experience in form of a business internship, vocational prequalification in a vocational field, enhanced chances of employment, broadening of general knowledge (e. g. German and maths), learning of key qualifications - especially of social and project competence, advice and support by a social education worker.
Vocational fields offered
Nutrition and Home economics
Registration prerequisites/what do you need:
Certificate of Secondary Education; in individual cases (illustration of background!), also pupils without having finished high school and/or grammar school and without a certificate of Secondary Education may register.
The exam is taken in general and job-related subjects.
After the exam, the compulsory vocational school training is fulfilled unless an apprencticeship has been started.