Training in Nursing Assistance
Nursing assistance means the "shorter" training path in nursing.
During your training you will learn to assist in the care and support of the elderly or people with disabilities. For example, in everyday life in the home or in leisure time.
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Training as nursing assistant
Duration: The training lasts 2 years.
- In Bremen:
- the training takes place at a school. You have lessons there and you go to the internship in between. You have not only one internship, but several in the 2 years. In total, you will be doing an internship in an elderly care home or in a company for people with disabilities for 23 weeks.
- In Niedersachsen:
- Here too the training takes place at the school. You have lessons there and also go on an internship here. How often and how long you go to the internship depends on the school.
Requirements - you need:
- In Bremen: At least one secondary school leaving certificate with a grade of 3 or better in German, English and mathematics.
- In Lower Saxony: secondary school leaving certificate.
- a health suitability: this is a certificate from the family doctor that shows that you are healthy.
- a police clearance certificate: This is a certificate that shows that you had no problems with the police.
- in Bremen you need an internship of at least 5 days in nursing.
- in Lower Saxony, professional experience in social professions is desirable. Sometimes you still need an internship of 4 weeks in a nursing home for the elderly, an outpatient care service or a hospital. The best thing to do is to find out more on the school's homepage or to call them.
- you may need further certificates and experiences (such as internships, hepatitis B vaccination). The best thing to do is to find out more on the school's homepage or to call them.
You can find nursing schools in your area HERE
- After completing your training, you have 2 degrees:
- Professional: Completion of nursing assistance (elderly care or curative education care)
- School: middle school qualification / middle maturity (junior high school)
These videos show you what to do in training: