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Journeyman's examination: Admission before the end of the training period

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Schleswig-Holstein (Linie6PLus)

Service Description

As a trainee (apprentice) in the skilled trades, you can be admitted to the journeyman's examination before the end of your training period after consultation with the training provider and the vocational school if your performance justifies this.

Prerequisites:

  • Above-average grades on the last vocational school report,
  • above-average grades on the intermediate examination certificate,
  • above-average performance in the training company,
  • all knowledge and skills can be imparted to you by the early date of the journeyman's examination,
  • Attendance of the prescribed inter-company instruction courses,
  • keeping the prescribed report books/training records,
  • the in-company training period of 18 months for training occupations with a three-year training period and 24 months for training occupations with a three-and-a-half-year training period up to the early examination is not exceeded.

Who should I contact?

To the responsible Chamber of Crafts (HWK), district craftsmen's association or guild.

Which documents are required?
  • Application form,
  • last vocational school certificate(s) issued,
  • Intermediate examination certificate,
  • Confirmation from the training company that the trainee has performed above average so far and that all knowledge and skills can be imparted to him/her by the early date of the final examination,
  • written statement from the vocational school on the trainee's level of performance,
  • Proof of participation in the prescribed inter-company instruction courses,
  • prescribed report books/training certificates.
What are the fees?

The examination is free of charge for trainees.

Legal basis
  • § Section 37 (1) of the Crafts Code (Handwerksordnung - HwO),
  • § Section 45 (1) of the Vocational Training Act (BBiG).
What else should I know?

Trainees must be released from work to take examinations. Trainees will continue to receive their training allowance for the time they are released from work.

People with disabilities should indicate their special needs when registering for the final examination so that these can be taken into account when the final examination is conducted.

Trainees who have taken parental leave must not be disadvantaged by this when deciding on admission.

Further information on the journeyman's examination in the skilled trades can be found on the website of the Lübeck Chamber of Skilled Crafts.

Author

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Who should I contact?

To the responsible Chamber of Crafts (HWK), district craftsmen's association or guild.

Which documents are required?

  • Application form,
  • last vocational school certificate(s) issued,
  • Intermediate examination certificate,
  • Confirmation from the training company that the trainee has performed above average so far and that all knowledge and skills can be imparted to him/her by the early date of the final examination,
  • written statement from the vocational school on the trainee's level of performance,
  • Proof of participation in the prescribed inter-company instruction courses,
  • prescribed report books/training certificates.

What are the fees?

The examination is free of charge for trainees.

Legal basis

  • § Section 37 (1) of the Crafts Code (Handwerksordnung - HwO),
  • § Section 45 (1) of the Vocational Training Act (BBiG).

What else should I know?

Trainees must be released from work to take examinations. Trainees will continue to receive their training allowance for the time they are released from work.

People with disabilities should indicate their special needs when registering for the final examination so that these can be taken into account when the final examination is conducted.

Trainees who have taken parental leave must not be disadvantaged by this when deciding on admission.

Further information on the journeyman's examination in the skilled trades can be found on the website of the Lübeck Chamber of Skilled Crafts.

Author

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

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