Overview (Übersicht)

Vocational School (Berufsschule)

After signing a training contact with the training company, you attend our vocational school in the dual system. Your training time is divided into 1/3 vocational school at the Upper School Center (Oberstufenzentrum) and 2/3 in-company training. Depending on the profession, your training time will be 2, 3 or 3.5 years.

Vocational Grammar School (Berufliches Gymnasium)

The Vocational Gymnasium offers 10th grade graduates a pathway to the general entrance qualification / Abitur. This program allows students to choose career-oriented specializations. Within three years, students acquire the necessary prerequisites for studying at any university or college, or for vocational training in any of the German states or within the territory of the European Union.

Vocational Training College (social assistant or technical design assistant) (Berufsfachschule)

Within 2-years of full-time training, you will acquire a nationally recognized profession as a state-recognized assistant according to regional state-law. Any student who can provide evidence of advanced vocational qualification or technical school qualification with a 10th grade certificate/diploma can be accepted into the two-year study program.

Vocational Training School basic vocational training (BFSG) (Berufsfachschule berufliche Grungbildung (BFSG))

Course of study at the Vocational School includes the acquisition of basic vocational training and equivalent lower secondary level qualifications. Accepted students include those who do not attend a vocational school program or a full-time secondary school program, but who are required to attend a vocational school in the state of Brandenburg.

Vocational School Basic Vocational Training Plus (BFSG Plus)

This program is intended specifically for refugees and asylum seekers who are required to attend vocational school. Alongside an increased development of linguistic competence and general academic subjects, the focus during these 2 years is on career-orientation. This seeks to enable students to make the transition to dual vocational training.

Vocational Preparation (Berufsvorbereitung)

In cooperation with independent educational authorities, young people with and without school graduation certificates, and without training contracts, are given the opportunity to deepen their general education and to orient themselves within various occupational fields.

Technical College (Fachoberschule)

The Technical Upper School (Fachoberschule) continues, deepens, and expands the development and educational work of the secondary school. This education includes classroom instruction and specialized practice. Individual concentrations coupled with deeper general education lead to general academic ability and prepare students for the professional world. The technical college qualification certificate (Fachhochschulereife) is acquired with successful completion of the technical upper school (Fachoberschule), which entitles students to a study at a university of applied sciences (Fachhochschule).

Technical School (educator or technician) (Fachschule (Erzieher/-in bwz. Techniker/-in)

A technical school is a school for further vocational training. While both vocational schools and technical schools offer vocational training, technical schools offer further-qualifying training opportunities for practical professions. In order to be able to attend a technical school, a completed vocational training (Berufsausbildung) and usually also a defined number of years in this occupation must be proved.