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Social Professionals: Assessment and Recognition of Foreign Educational Certificates

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Schleswig-Holstein (Linie6PLus)

Service Description

You have successfully completed your training abroad in one of the following professions:

  • Educator,
  • Curative education nurse
  • Special education teacher (technical school),
  • Socio-pedagogical assistant

attained? Then you can apply for recognition of your socio-pedagogical vocational qualification in Schleswig-Holstein in the area of technical schools/vocational schools.


Process flow

You submit an application to the competent authority or via the point of single contact by means of an online application.

Subsequently, the equivalence of your professional qualification with the profession's specific catalogue of requirements is checked.

Who should I contact?

Please contact the Ministry of Education, Training, Science, Research and Culture.

Requirements

The prerequisite is the successful completion of a university education in the country of origin, which entitles the holder to work as a social worker, special needs teacher or childhood educator there.

Which documents are required?

For the examination for equivalence of foreign qualifications with regard to the above-mentioned qualifications as a citizen of the Member States of the European Union or as a citizen of third countries, the following must be submitted:

  • Personal application,
  • Identification document (passport, residence permit)
  • a copy and a translation carried out by an officially sworn translator of the qualifications or evidence of formal qualifications entitling the holder to take up the profession in question, and
  • where applicable, evidence of relevant professional experience and activity;
  • Information on the course content and the schedule of the training that has taken place,

Further documents required in individual cases may be requested after receipt of the application.

What are the fees?

100.00 euros, possibility of fee exemption with proof of receipt of benefits

Processing duration

The competent body must decide on equivalence within three months. The period begins with the receipt of the complete documents.

Legal basis
Applications / forms

The recognition of professional qualifications can be carried out electronically via the Point of Single Contact.

What else should I know?
Author

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Technically approved by

MBWK

Professionally released on

20.05.2021

Process flow

You submit an application to the competent authority or via the point of single contact by means of an online application.

Subsequently, the equivalence of your professional qualification with the profession's specific catalogue of requirements is checked.

Who should I contact?

Please contact the Ministry of Education, Training, Science, Research and Culture.

Requirements

The prerequisite is the successful completion of a university education in the country of origin, which entitles the holder to work as a social worker, special needs teacher or childhood educator there.

Which documents are required?

For the examination for equivalence of foreign qualifications with regard to the above-mentioned qualifications as a citizen of the Member States of the European Union or as a citizen of third countries, the following must be submitted:

  • Personal application,
  • Identification document (passport, residence permit)
  • a copy and a translation carried out by an officially sworn translator of the qualifications or evidence of formal qualifications entitling the holder to take up the profession in question, and
  • where applicable, evidence of relevant professional experience and activity;
  • Information on the course content and the schedule of the training that has taken place,

Further documents required in individual cases may be requested after receipt of the application.

What are the fees?

100.00 euros, possibility of fee exemption with proof of receipt of benefits

Processing duration

The competent body must decide on equivalence within three months. The period begins with the receipt of the complete documents.

Legal basis

Applications / forms

The recognition of professional qualifications can be carried out electronically via the Point of Single Contact.

What else should I know?

Author

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Technically approved by

MBWK

Professionally released on

20.05.2021

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