Educational Support and Funding

Intensive Language Courses as Educational Leave in Düsseldorf • Bildungsscheck NRW • Education Bonus (Bildungsprämie)


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Educational Leave



Language Courses as Educational leave

As an ISO-certified and AZAV-accredited training provider, our intensive courses with 30 lessons per week are recognized and eligible as educational leave in a large number of federal states.

Educational leave at the Go Academy! Sprachschule Düsseldorf is available as Intensive Group Course and Intensive One-to-One Lessons in English, Business English, French, Italian and Spanish. Other languages are possible by arrangement as a small group course.

In addition, there is the possibility for workers in NRW, the opportunity to take their educational leave abroad. According to the Employee Training Act NRW (AWbG) educational leave can also be carried out in Paris (Bildungsurlaub Französisch) and London and Brighton (Bildungsurlaub Englisch).

The advantages of language courses as educational leave at GoAcademy! Sprachschule Dusseldorf are:

  • ISO certified AZAV accredited training provider
  • Intensive refresher and extension of your language skills with particularly practical, job-related content
  • Language lessons only with qualified native speakers
  • Paid exemption from your job

 

Process

Find out in good time with your employer about a suitable time for your educational leave. We recommend a registration 2 to 3 months before the beginning of the course.

You sign up for a language course with us and receive a registration confirmation immediately. In it we certify that you are registered for a recognized education course and provide you with the schedule of the seminar and our recognition as AZAV-accredited training providers.

Please note that the registration certificate must be submitted to the employer, depending on the state, between 4 to 15 weeks before the start of the course.

Upon completion of the educational leave course, you will receive from us a certificate for your employer confirming proper participation in our language course as part of educational leave.

With employee training (education leave), the state promotes the initiative of workers for lifelong learning.

In most federal states (except in Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, Saxony and Thuringia) employees are entitled to educational leave. The requirements and the legal basis differ from state to state.

The costs of educational leave are shared by employees (seminar fees) and employers (continued pay). Both benefit from the increase in know-how.

As a general rule, any employee who has worked full-time for at least 6 months in a company is entitled to 5 days' educational leave per calendar year or to 10 days within 2 years.

If you would like to take part in a two-week language course or a two-week language course, you must transfer your educational leave entitlement from one year to the next. You must notify your company in writing about this wish in writing at the turn of the year.

More information, laws and tips on educational leave can be found throughout this website and at www.bildungsurlaub.com

Bildungsscheck

EDUCATION CHECK



About Bildungsscheck

The Bildungsscheck is a funding program of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia for continuing vocational training, which is funded by the Ministry of Labor, Integration and Social Affairs (MAIS) and the European Social Fund (ESF) of the European Union.

With the education check 50% of the course fees - up to maximum 500 € - are promoted for the vocational further education. The education check can be applied for by employees in NRW every calendar year.

As an ISO-certified and AZAV-accredited training provider, our group courses from € 500 onwards are eligible for funding through Bildungsscheck NRW.

The education check NRW can in Go Academy! - Sprachcaffe Dusseldorf be used for all courses that meet the legal requirements - currently all publicly announced group courses from 500 €.

Advantages

The advantages of booking language courses with Bildungsscheck NRW in the Go Academy! Dusseldorf

  • ISO certified AZAV accredited training provider
  • Refreshing and expanding your language skills with particularly practical, job-related content
  • Language lessons only with qualified native speakers
  • Reimbursement of 50% of the course costs up to max. 500 €

 

Access

The newly designed Bildungsscheck NRW from 05/01/2015 is aimed particularly at immigrants, unskilled and semi-skilled workers, employees without a vocational qualification and those returning to work. The self-responsibility of companies and employees for continuing vocational training is underlined.

For individual access to the Bildungsscheck NRW, the employee himself is advised and bears the own contribution. In the case of company access to the education check, the company is advised and the company bears its own share.

Operational access

  • Operation size: max. 249 employees
  • The taxable income of employees may not exceed € 30,000
  • The Bildungsscheck NRW can be applied for every 10 calendar years for 10 appointments
  • The target groups of Bildungsscheck NRW are all employees (except public service)
  • The courses are eligible from 500 €. 50% of the course costs are covered up to a maximum of 500 € per education check
  • The course must be publicly announced and freely accessible (no one-to-one lessons)

Individual access

  • Operation size: max. 249 employees
  • The taxable income may not exceed € 30,000
  • The Bildungsscheck NRW can be applied for every two calendar years
  • The target groups of the Bildungsscheck NRW are all employees (except civil service), returning workers
  • The courses are eligible from 500 €. It will take over 50% of the course costs up to a maximum of 500 €
  • The course must be publicly announced and freely accessible (no one-to-one lessons)

The prerequisite for the receipt of a Bildungsscheck NRW is the participation in a counseling interview in one of about 250 further education counseling centers in North Rhine-Westphalia.

The counseling center checks on the basis of the available documents whether you fulfill the eligibility requirements. Then you will get support in finding a suitable training course and, if necessary, for a provider in your area. Finally, the Bildungsscheck NRW is generated with your personal further education goal.

The Bildungsscheck NRW will be handed out to you directly after the interview along with other materials. Among them is also a guide, in which the further procedure is described.

For consultation you should bring:

  • A valid photo ID and possibly a valid residence permit (non-EU citizens).
  • A current income tax assessment (not older than two years) or pay statement (not older than three months)

Please note:

  • At the time of the consultation, no invoice for the measure may have been created by the further training provider!
  • The advice is free

With the Bildungsscheck NRW 50% - maximum 500 € per Bildungsscheck - the event fee is taken over. You can submit your Bildungsscheck NRW by registering with the further education provider and receive a reduced invoice.

The own contribution may be paid only by private individuals (individual access), but not taken over by the employer. You pay only the own contribution and not the full course fee.

The Bildungsscheck NRW is valid for a maximum period of six months. It is used for individual professional development in the form of courses, courses or seminars. It may only be used for the event fees. Additional or consequential costs such as travel, meals or accommodation are not eligible.

For each person, a Bildungsscheck NRW can be issued every calendar year within the framework of this funding guideline. Decisive is the year of the coupon issue.

Bildungsprämie

EDUCATION BONUS



About Education Bonus (Bildungspämie)

The Bildungsprämie is a nationwide funding program for continuing vocational training, which is funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and the European Social Fund (ESF) of the European Union.

With the education bonus, 50% of the course fees - up to a maximum of 500 € - for professional development are reimbursed by means of a reward voucher. The award voucher can be applied for every two calendar years.

As an ISO-certified and AZAV-accredited training provider, our group courses starting at € 500 are eligible for an education grant.

The education bonus or the award voucher can be purchased at the GoAcademy! Sprachschule Dusseldorf be used for all courses that meet the legal requirements - currently all publicly announced group courses from 500 €.

 

In addition, there is the possibility for workers in NRW, the opportunity to take their educational leave abroad. According to the Employee Training Act NRW (AWbG) educational leave can also be carried out in Paris (Bildungsurlaub Französisch) and London and Brighton (Bildungsurlaub Englisch).

The benefits of booking language courses through education bonus at GoAcademy! Sprachschule Dusseldorf are:

  • ISO certified AZAV accredited training provider
  • Refreshing and expanding your language skills with particularly practical, job-related content
  • Language lessons only with qualified native speakers
  • Reimbursement of 50% of the course costs up to max. 500 €

 

Education Bonus Requirements

Prerequisite for the receipt of a premium voucher is the participation in a consultation in one of about 600 bonus advice centers in Germany. The counseling center checks on the basis of the available documents whether you fulfill the eligibility requirements. Then you will get support in finding a suitable training course and, if necessary, for a provider in your area. Finally, the award voucher will be generated with your personal training goal. The award voucher will be handed out to you immediately after the interview along with other materials. Among them is also a guide, in which the further procedure is described.

Overview

  • The course serves to improve your chances on the job market
  • The course must be complete in content
  • The course must be publicly announced and freely accessible
  • The course fee may not exceed 1.000 €
  • You are 25 years old
  • They work at least 15 hours a week on average
  • You are self-employed, you are employed in maternity protection, parental or nursing time
  • Your taxable annual income is a maximum of € 20,000
  • You are a German citizen or have a German work permit

 

For a consultationat our school you should bring:

  • A valid photo ID and possibly a valid residence permit (non-EU citizens).
  • A current income tax assessment (not older than two years) or pay statement (not older than three months)

 

Please note:

  • At the time of the consultation, no invoice for the measure may have been created by the further training provider!
  • The consultation is offered for free

 

FURTHER QUESTIONS?

INFORMATION & SUPPORT

We are happy to help you! If you have any questions about educational leave or if you would like a detailed consultation, our colleague will be pleased to advise you.

You can contact him directly to make an appointment.

Simon Lander

+49 (0) 211 - 68 41 52

intensive@goacademy.de