Preparation for the external exam to become a "Heilerziehungspfleger" (approx. Assistant and Carer for Persons with Special Needs) Job-related further training

 

In this class you will learn to master your educational and caring duties. You will be able to make professional decisions responsibly and to prepare for the exam at the technical college. You can take this class also part-time and be fully funded by the Agentur für Arbeit. Please contact us!

Duration

Full-time course
Approx. 1080 units à 45 minutes and 640 hours on-the-job training à 60 minutes (Advanced training course for graduates of the course “Betreuungspädagoge”)
Mondays to Fridays 8:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m.

Part-time course
Approx. 1080 units (you can do your on-the-job training at the facility you are employed at)
Wednesdays and Thursdays 2 p.m. to 17 p.m. (possibly online), every 6 weeks Saturdays 8:30 a.m. to 16:15 p.m. (partly in-house teaching in Dortmund), two weeks intensive stage (in-house teaching in Dortmund) Mondays to Fridays 8:30 a.m. to 16:15 p.m.

Admission requirements

  • Certificate of good standing

  • Assessment test

  • You did not take the same course at a technical college in the last two years

  • (Not for non-German speakers) You have graduated with an intermediate degree of qualification (Fachoberschule).

  •  You have a leaving certificate from a "Fachoberschule" and you have one of the following qualifications:

    a) related vocational qualification- or

    b) qualification as certified "Kinderpfleger", certified "Sozialassistent" and certified "Sozialassistent" specialised in "Heilerziehung"- or

    c) non-related vocational qualification but related work experience of at least 240 hours (within a year) in an approved facility- or

    d) graduation from a 2-years course in a technical college in welfare or public health with further work experience and "Fachoberschulreife" or-

    e) graduation from a "Fachoberschulreife" in welfare or public health with further work experience and "Fachhochschulreife"- or

    f) related full-time work experience of at least 5 years (time spent in a related technical college can be credited); (in case of part-time work experience or training, duration will be extended accordingly)- or

    g) university entrance qualification ("Hochschulreife") and related full-time work experience of at least 240 hours (within a year) in an adequate facility.

  • Starting dates

    24.04.2022 (all locations)

    Contents

    German language and communication
    Political and social issues
    Natural sciences
    First aid
    Theory and practice of assisting and caring for persons with special needs
    Health care and nursing
    Psychiatry
    Organisation, management, and law
    Project work
    Hands-on practice with persons with special needs
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