The vocational training of the German model enjoys high esteem in other countries. At intergovernmental level, there are an increasing number of cooperation agreements to consult with partner countries to further develop their structures, to allow them to become more familiar with this form of initial training and continuing education, and sometimes to implement these in other countries in adapted form.
But how can vocational schools in foreign countries objectively verify that they are attempting to implement a German dual vocational training system?
With our competence certification services as well as a TVET certification for schools and educational providers, you will find the right products.
As national and globally-acting training provider with extensive experience in the operational implementation of dual vocational qualifications, TÜV Rheinland Academy bundles the content and organizational aspects of a quality system and provides assessment and certification criteria. In this way, foreign vocational schools and educational providers can support an assessment system that can align with their efforts. This puts into place external documentation of associated success outcomes, and internal incentives for continued improvement. The focus is on all of the required conditions, structures and documentation that are required for the operational implementation of training according to the dual system. Either a complete picture of the vocation can be shown or only core modules of the training profile be implemented. Central aspects of a dual system – such as the relationship between school and business – carry special weight.
The establishment of an assessment and certification system has a whole array of benefits for training facilities such as companies because there is an active examination of objectives and requirements of a dual training program according to German criteria: