The test determines whether a person has the expertise and practical skills for a particular trade or job
There are lots of opportunities to work in Germany if you are a refugee, migrant or asylum seeker.
Finding work can be difficult for refugees and asylum seekers in Germany
Migrant workers in Latina province, Italy | Photo: DW/N.Conrad
Workers in Germany
Many refugees and migrants have trouble proving their competence because they lack formal qualifications
A trainee working with hand tools (Picture-alliance/dpa/S.Hoppe)
Picture provided by Rescue Navy shows the rescue of the 15 migrants, in a boat 39 miles from Alhucemas, Morocco, from where they tried to reach the Spanish coast. PHOTO/ARCHIVE/EPA/Rescue Navy
Mahmoud Al Homsi is training to become an optician in Germany. Credit: DW/O. Pieper
Serap Güler, State Secretary for Integration in North Rhine-Westphalia Credit: M. MacGregor
Migrants trek towards Macedonia leaving the Idomeni refugee camp
Photo: Patrol car of the Polizia di Stato in Palermo / ANSA