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You came to Germany as a teenager and want to prepare yourself for the school education or the vocational training? If so, the BBQ is a perfect choice for you. During the course you will possess the linguistic skills that enable you the quick entry into the German education system and the job market.
The integration course for youth is addressed to young immigrants under the age of 27 who possess any or very small knowledge of German. The participants need to have the ensured residence status. You can participate in the course only when you no longer have a compulsory school attendance and you should not go to any school or training centre. The German returnees can benefit from this course too. The integration course for youth in Hamburg is the excellent choice for you if you are willing to continue your education or accomplish the proper professional training.
Our integration course for youth is a state-owned offer for immigrants and while its duration we pursue the notion of the social life participation and equal chances. During the course, you will get to know not only written but also spoken German. Additionally, you will acquire the information connected with the German education system that will become the basis for your future school, university or proffesional training attendance. You will learn how to communicate in everyday life and practice your speaking, writting and listening skills in different situations. You will be able to fill out documents, arrange discussions while shopping, make phone calls and interact with others. In addition, you will become familiar with the German job market, learn how to handle conflicts and become acquainted with the German basic values such as equal rights, tolerance and freedom.
The integration training course for youth in Hamburg consists of a language course as well as an orientation course. During the language course we deal with the important topics from the daily life, for example: media, health, free time and shopping. The topics from the field of educaton and occupation are the main emphasis of the course. You can learn how to telephone, write e-mails or letters,read newspapers or even deal with electronic data processing,all with the support of our experienced teachers. In order to improve your language skills, the lecturers fall back on a large spectrum of communicative exercises like discussions, role play or dialogue training. Selective study trips and journeys help you to use your new linguistic talents in the field. Furthermore, during the integration course for youth in Hamburg the technical terms from the range of geography, economics, society studies, natural sciences, mathematics and foreign languages are introduced.
Duration and funding possibilities
The integration course for youth in Hamburg consists 900-hour language course that is made of nine modules and lead to the acquisition of the B1 language level. The whole course is made of: basic language course (300 hours), advanced language course (300 hours), professional orientation (100 hours), operational internship (100 hours) and test preparation (100 hours). The language course contains the 60-hour orientation course where you con get an important knowledge about German culture, history, legal order or values such as freedom of religion and equal rights. We organise the mandatory achievement tests at the end of basic and advanced course, we also regurally organise the language tests for each course in order to the participants can accustom to the regular efficiency checks which occur at school or internships. The eighth part of the course, the internship, gives you an opportunity to get to know potential employers. The course ends with the German Test for Immigrants “Deutsch-Test für Zuwanderer“ (DTZ) as well as with the naturalization exam “Leben in Deutschland” (LiD). The integration course for youth in Hamburg lasts 48 weeks and you have daily 4 lessons. Your own contribution to the course is only 1,55 euro per lesson accoring to the subscription warrant This fee is paid before the beginning of course directly in BBQ. As a recipient of social welfare assistance and unemployment pay (II) you can be able to be released from the costs.
Advantages of BBQ
- You learn in the small groups (max. 20 people) with the same-aged people and you are treated individually
- During the lessons we put a main emphasis on the topics important to youth.
- Team-teaching gives you an opportunity to have a feedback from 2 lecturers.
- You become acquainted with advisory packages that help you with the planning of your future career.
- During your practice phase you will be introduced to employers and educational institutions.
- We can refer to a large network of advisory centres, youth migration service, educational institutions and local companies.
- Our teachers possess a special technical training and have a long experience