Advantages of a vocational training
There is a strong demand for up-and-coming skilled workers in Rhineland-Palatinate. Therefore, chances of finding a company that will provide you with an employment contract after completing your vocational training are increasing in Rhineland-Palatinate. Find out which advantages vocational training in Rhineland-Palatinate holds for you:
1. Do training and earn money at the same time
With vocational training, it is possible to learn a profession and earn money at the same time. You receive wages from your first day of training (training allowance). In 2020, the average gross of trainee allowances amounted to EUR 963 per month, depending on the profession and region. The salary increases with each year of training. Under certain circumstances, even additional financial support can be granted. Here you can find information about vocational training salary levels.
2. Dual vocational trainings offer good employment prospects
There are good chances of being hired directly after the completion of training, due to the trainee’s already acquired valuable knowledge about the operational practices of the company. However, switching to another company is also possible by virtue of nationwide vocational training standards.
3. Dual vocational trainings offer good career prospects
Committed and trained workers are in high demand on the Rhineland-Palatinate labour market. Workers with a completed dual vocational training are specifically sought after in many sectors. There are many different possibilities for further development after completion of a training. One example is further education to Bachelor professional or Master professional level. If you complete your dual vocational training with a good grade, you will also be able to study at a university in Rhineland-Palatinate without the “Abitur” degree. After the training, you can set up their own business or take over a company. In some professions this is only possible if you are a Bachelor professional. More information on the prospects after you have finished a vocational training can be found on "Make it in Germany".