Frequently Asked Questions

In our FAQ you will find answers to the most important and common questions about this apprenticeship program.

An apprenticeship is a structured training program that combines on-the-job training with classroom instruction. It allows individuals to learn a specific trade or profession while earning a wage.

The duration of an apprenticeship can vary depending on the trade or profession. It can last anywhere from one (1) to three (3) years.

Yes, apprentices are paid for their work. The wages are typically lower than that of a fully qualified worker but increase as the apprentice develops their skills and gains experience.

Qualifications can vary by program, but typically, you need either high school results, college or vocational training results, or a university certificate, diploma, or degree. Some programs may have additional prerequisites.

Available apprenticeship opportunities will be published on this website so please keep an eye out.

Apprenticeships are available in a wide range of industries, including construction, healthcare, manufacturing, information technology, and more. Each industry has its own specific apprenticeship programs.

Work hours and schedules can vary. Some apprenticeships may have standard 9–5 hours, while others may require evening or weekend work. It depends on the industry and employer.

Classroom instruction is typically provided by a technical or vocational school, a community college, or a training center affiliated with the apprenticeship program. It complements on-the-job training.

Yes, many apprenticeship programs lead to a recognised German certification or a journeyman’s license, which will allow the apprentice to work as a professional in the field.

Pay may increase at specific milestones, such as completing a certain number of hours or passing required exams. The specific pay structure varies by program.

While it’s possible to change apprenticeships, it may require starting over in the new field since the skills and knowledge may not directly transfer. One will have to reapply for another apprenticeship opportunity on the website.

Many apprenticeships have a high job placement rate after completion. Employers often hire apprentices as full-time employees, given their skills and experience.

Some apprenticeships offer financial assistance, grants, or scholarships to help cover the cost of tuition and tools.

Yes, please visit the Expression of Interest tab. 

All results/ feedback on the German Apprenticeship Connect Programme applications have been issued. Applicants who did not receive their feedback are encouraged to check their emails, including the spam folder, for their feedback. 

Certain applicants may not have received feedback, on account of providing wrong information during the application process. Therefore, please contact or for related queries.

There are two main reasons why applicants require a B2 Language Proficiency Certification:

  1. Successful candidates will be required to speak, read, write, and understand German fluently. This is the official business language in the country.
  2. The B2 Language Certificate is a requirement when applying for visas.
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