• Language courses

    Subsidised language courses

    Make the most of the Federal Employment Agency and German Federal Government programme and improve your language skills, especially in English and German.

Subsidised language courses

Employers in Germany have the option to apply for subsidies for language courses. KERN AG Training is a certified WeGebAU-subsidised training provider in the field of language qualification. We offer the following relevant courses:

  • Training voucher
  • AVGS
  • Subsidies for companies
  • WeGebAU
  • Short-term working subsidy
  • Training voucher

The courses are equally suited for specialist and executive personnel, low-skilled and older employees.

Training voucher

The educational cheque, or educational bonus, is structured differently in each Federal State of Germany. The bonus is for people on a low income who want to develop themselves professionally or acquire knew knowledge at their current level. The training voucher is also independent of employer. The State pays up to 50% of the further education costs. We are happy to advise you on whether you are eligible for a training voucher.

AZAV and subsidies for companies

As a state-recognised training provider in accordance with AZAV (Accreditation and Licensing for the Promotion of Employment), we offer helpful subsidised language courses for your employees. This may be of particular interest while o short-time working, for example. Choose between business English, company-specific courses or basic or development courses in accordance with CEF at language level A1 to B2. Each module comprises between 60 and 80 teaching units, depending on the course. Courses are funded by the Federal Employment Agency and by the European Social Fund (ESF).

Subsidised language courses with WeGebAU

The WeGebAU schemes allows employees aged 45 or older to take language courses that are either subsidised or fully paid for. Students can apply to the Federal Employment Agency to receive funding. KERN AG Training is a certified WeGebAU-subsidised training provider. This means that you can, for example, take a course in Business English or German for Work and Daily Life and so keep pace with your colleagues at any age.

Short-time working: Make the most of subsidised language courses

If you are currently claiming short-term working subsidies (Kug), the German Federal Government will cover up to 100% of your further education costs. To catch up on skills shortages, we offer you and your employees the chance to take our courses in Business English and German for Work and Daily Life. Thereby your employees will return to work strengthened and also give them confidence and self-assurance in using the language. Furthermore the period of short-term work is put to good use.

Training voucher

You can redeem training vouchers for language courses in English and German for work purposes at KERN AG Training, better language skills give you the opportunity to improve your career prospects and prepare for you dream job. You will learn in small groups, completing 10 structured modules designed to make your day-to-day life easier. The Employment Centre will fund up to 100% of the course under certain circumstances. We'd be happy to advise and support you with all the formalities.

Sample content of the 'German/English at work' courses

  • Basics of telephone calls and e-mails
  • Prepare work plans
  • Give feedback
  • Describe services and compare proposals
  • Project and business planning
  • Stress in day-to-day business
  • Marketing
  • Presentation
  • Prepare for and lead meetings
  • Job application training
  • Innovation management
  • Interacting with customers

KERN language courses offer you:

Certified trainers

Communication professionals: Our seminars are led by certified communication trainers with expertise and cross-sector know-how.

Fast learning success

Teaching in a way you'll understand: We equip you with strategies and tips that you can start using and assimilating immediately.

Practical application

No general theory: Our training is based on real-life situations and we're happy to include your concrete examples so we can fully tailor our support to your own situation!

Have fun

Chat, interact, laugh: Creative togetherness promises a great atmosphere that will quickly boost your self-confidence!

Contact & Advice

Do you believe you're entitled to subsidised language training? We're happy to advise you and go through the necessary formalities with you. Just send us a message via the contact form or give us a call.

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Subsidised language courses near you:

KERN AG delivers language courses in many different locations throughout Germany.
We are also happy to offer training in-house at your premises. Find out more now or ask for our free advice!

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