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Trial

In 2017 and 2018, the chambers involved in the project will carry out around 160 validation procedures as a project trial. Those with relevant work experience, but who have no vocational qualification or who are working in a job different to the one they qualified in, can take part. They must be at least 25 years old.

The trials are mostly being carried out in specific occupations, but can also be carried out in other fields if they correspond to the scope of responsibility of the Chambers of Skilled Crafts or the Trade and Industry Chambers. At the moment the chambers involved in the project offer validation procedures for the following jobs:

Handwerkskammer Dresden
Vehicle varnisher
Industrial cleaner
Painter and varnisher
Hairdresser
Road builder

Industrie- und Handelskammer Halle-Dessau
Sales assistant for retail services or Management assistant for retail services
Warehouse operator
Office Manager
Technical product designer

Handwerkskammer Hannover
Tile and mosaic layer
Hairdresser
Painter and varnisher
Vehicle varnisher
Industrial cleaner
Electronics technician – specialising in energy and building technology
Plant mechanic for sanitary, heating and air conditioning systems

Industrie- und Handelskammer zu Köln
Sales assistant for retail services or Management assistant for retail services
Specialist in the hospitality services industry
Office Manager

Handwerkskammer für München und Oberbayern
Plant mechanic for sanitary, heating and air conditioning systems
Electronics technician – specialising in energy and building technology
Hairdresser
Watchmaker

Industrie- und Handelskammer für München und Oberbayern
Warehouse operator
Office Manager
Machine and plant operator

Handwerkskammer Münster
Painter and varnisher
Hairdresser

Industrie- und Handelskammer Region Stuttgart
Specialist in the hospitality services industry
Skilled metal worker

The validation procedures are free of charge for participants during the trial phase. Are you interested in taking part in a validation procedure, or do you know someone who may be interested? Please get in touch with your local adviser.

Please feel free to get in touch with your local adviser if

  • you are not sure whether your vocational skills matches one of the occupations mentioned above,
  • in your view, the occupation that matches your qualification is not mentioned above,
  • the occupation that matches your qualification is offered in another region.