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Various practical training courses

Training at the adult education centre (Volkshochschule) in Meppen takes 4 weeks. There are courses in various areas. Forexample:

  • Warehousing
  • Logistics
  • (Vehicle) mechanics
  • Construction
  • Painting anddecorating
  • Tailoring
  • Nursing care andhygiene

Other subjects may also be available. Please ask us.

At the start of the course, we'll jointly discover what you're good at. We'll discuss what interests you. We'll reveal your strengths. This will enable us and you to better recognise your abilities.

Then we'll both know what you can and would like to learn. The course content is geared towards your needs.

The courses consist of 3 parts:

1. 1 week of becoming acquainted; the specialist term is skills analysis

2. 2 weeks of theory; these lessons prepare you for the practical work

3. 1 week of practical work in a company: in a vehicle workshop or a tailor shop, for example


Duration: A total of 4 weeks. Including 1 week of skills analysis, 2 weeks of theoretical lessons and 1 week of practical vocational training.

Place: Meppen, Germany.

Language: Basic German. Enquire at VolkshochschuleMeppen if you don't speak good German. An interpreter can attend.

Costs: None.

Target group: Migrants considering returning to their country of origin.

Taking part will not affect your residence status or asylum procedure.

Please talk to the relevant immigration office (Ausländerbehörde) if you wish to attend the course. This is particularly important if you don't live in or near Meppen.

Contact Deutscher Volkshochschulverband (DVV) / Volkshochschule Meppen gGmbH

Volkshochschule Meppen gGmbH
Ms Radka Lemmen
Freiherr-vom-Stein-Straße 1
49716 Meppen