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Technical Training School

Open House on 23.01.2016 from 09:00 to 13:00.

The Technical Training School is a wide-ranging educational form, which teaches young adults to be specialists in their respective fields, responsible for overtaking various important occupational functions. Students graduate as state certified technicians and the program offers the qualifications for the beginning and expansion of several career paths.

Additionally graduates can apply to technical colleges und during their time here students are imparted with an advanced understanding of their chosen subjects. These include Section III (Technical Specialization) and Section IV (Eligibility for Teacher Certification).

Since 2013 graduates who receive a degree from the technical school are considered comparable to holders of a bachelors degree, in practical terms Level 6 of the German Qualifications Framework.

The entire education is free of charge. Students who need financial aid can qualify for support from both federal (BAföG) and state educational services.

The technical school offers the following areas of specialization:

  • Motorized Vehicle Technician
  • Machine Technician/ Machine Construction Technician

Admission Requirements

  • Proof of graduation from secondary school or comparable degree
  • Occupational Certificate recognized by either the respective trade union, state government, or as defined by the Occupational Education Act. Furthermore for the chosen area of specialization the candidate must have a relevant need for training, appropriate employment for a minimum of one year, and have graduated from vocational training. The work requirement can be fulfilled during while in attendance at school, so long as mandatory attendance is met and the length of the education is extended appropriately.
  •  Proof of graduation from a vocational school or an equivalent educational background as well as relevant employment for at least five years. This requirement can be substituted by the attendance of an Occupational Training School.


For more questions regarding this department please call: 01795209603

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