How to get a job in Graphic Design with your Bildungsgutschein

Unemployed in Germany – How to get a job in Graphic Design with your Bildungsgutschein

Unemployed in Germany? Learn how we can train you and secure a rewarding job in the creative industry. To assist individuals in returning to work, the Online School for Design (OfG) collaborates with the Agentur für Arbeit (or Jobcenter) as an accredited partner, providing further education in graphic design.

Qualified professionals in creative fields such as graphic design and digital marketing are currently in extremely high demand in Germany. To support individuals in re-entering the job market with well-paid positions, the Online School for Design (OfG) collaborates with the Agentur für Arbeit (or Jobcenter) as an accredited partner to train people from scratch in the most sought-after areas of the creative industry.

If you are unemployed or facing unemployment soon and are eligible for an educational voucher, you can have the program fully funded by the Jobcenter. The program lasts between 5 months (full-time) and 9 months (part-time) and is conducted via distance learning, meaning you can successfully complete the training from anywhere.

We boast an excellent success rate in placing our graduates into careers they love. Over 98% successfully pass the state-accredited course: Many OfG graduates are now working globally in business and industry, in advertising agencies, publishing houses, or independently in their own design studios. To learn more about the online course we offer in collaboration with the Jobcenter, please click on this link.

Develop your creative potential and boost your career with a distance learning course at the OfG!

Why choose the Online School for Design (OfG)?

  • Learn on Your Terms: With OfG, you can study anywhere, anytime. This means you can fit your education around your life, not the other way around. It's the ultimate flexible learning experience tailored to busy lifestyles.
  • Personal Support: Proud of the support we offer, each OfG student receives a dedicated tutor. This means you get the guidance and encouragement you need to stay motivated and on track, making real progress towards your career goals.
  • Up-to-Date Learning: Our courses are crafted with the latest industry trends and technologies in mind, thanks to our close collaboration with experts. You'll engage in project-based learning, tackling real-world projects with feedback from tutors to sharpen your skills.
  • Career-Focused: Our aim is to get you job-ready. From polishing your portfolio to perfecting your CV and job applications, our career specialists are here to support your journey to success.
    At OfG, we make learning fit your life, not the other way around, preparing you for a thriving career in the creative industry.

How can I find out if I qualify for a Bildungsgutschein?

To qualify for a Bildungsgutschein, you must meet specific criteria. The final decision is made by the Agentur für Arbeit (Jobcenter), and it's crucial to understand that not everyone is guaranteed to receive this training voucher.

What requirements must you meet to qualify?

The eligibility for a Bildungsgutschein is assessed based on whether further training can significantly improve your employability. You might be eligible if:

  • You are currently unemployed.
  • You are at risk of becoming unemployed soon.
  • You need further training to keep your current job.
    Plus, you must live in Germany and have an official registration certificate (the document you get when you officially register your address).

Besides these official requirements, it's crucial to show the Jobcenter how a Bildungsgutschein and further training will boost your job prospects. If you're eyeing a program and a new career path (like Graphic Design), demonstrating the following can help:

  • Job growth and demand in your area of interest.
    A connection between your background and the field you're interested in. Graphic designers, for example, rely on various transferable skills, so highlight these!
  • The benefits of the program you've chosen and how it will aid in landing a job.

Ultimately, the Agentur für Arbeit aims to get people into work. When applying for a Bildungsgutschein, emphasize how it will improve your chances of employment, aligning your goals with those of the Jobcenter.

What requirements must you meet to qualify?

You must apply for an Bildungsgutschein (education voucher). If you are eligible, the program fee will be covered in full by the Agentur für Arbeit.

Your eligibility will be determined during an appointment at your local Jobcenter. As soon as you have received your education voucher, simply get in touch with us.

Why choose the Online School for Design (OfG)?

Who receives an Bildungsgutschein? How can I apply for an Bildungsgutschein? You can find answers to these and other important questions about Bildungsgutschein here: