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Ausbildung oder Meisterqualifikation?

Do you wish to become self-employed in this occupation in Germany? Registration with the Register of Crafts and Trades (the so-called Handwerksrolle) is mandatory if you wish to become self-employed in this occupation. For this, your professional qualification usually must be recognised as being equivalent to the corresponding German master craftsman qualification. Please find detailed information on registering with the Register of Crafts and Trades by following the link of the master craftsman occupation listed below.

You do not wish to become self-employed and you simply want to work as an employee in a company? For this, please find more information about the recognition procedure by following the link of the training occupation below.

Training or Master Craftsman qualification?

The German training occupation is called

The German Master qualification is called