For this purpose, the portal offers you comprehensive information on education systems and professional qualifications offered in the main countries of origin of refugees. This information helps you to gain a better understanding of competence, skills and expertise of your applicants.
Our compact one-page country overviews give you a valuable insight into the country of origin of refugees in question. They include information on population and educational attainment in the relevant country, integration of migrants from those countries in Germany, short overview of the education system as well as examples of successful labour market integration of refugees thanks to recognition of foreign professional qualifications.
Our country profiles give you an overview of the structure of the educational system, its particularities as well as legal bases. The professional profiles provide you with information on the contents and duration of foreign professional training programs, and also include translated excerpts from relevant training or further training regulations. Futhermore, in the report by the German Economic Institute you can find Information on Education Levels of Refugees – Training and Education in the Main Countries of Origin.
Many refugees have already completed a vocational training or have work experience and are highly motivated to integrate into labor market and society. Therefore, they can use different ways to have their professional skills and qualifications assessed and recognized in Germany that suit their individual goals.
How to support refugees in the recognition process and benefit from it, you will find out in this graphic for skill assessment and recognition of professional qualifications:
Additionally, you may put your candidate’s qualifications to the test as part of an internship in your company. This way, you can find out whether the candidate fits with the job requirements and your organization’s culture.
The BQ-Portal also outlines the formal assessment process for the holders of foreign professional qualifications. The success story of Horst Busch Elektro-Technik GmbH demonstrates the added value of the recognition process and the ways to assist it.