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    Make a start in a versatile profession with a recognised IHK (Chamber of Industry and Commerce) degree.

Office Management Assistant (IHK)

Office management assistants (formerly office clerks) carry out commercial, administrative and organisational activities. Their range of tasks is extremely diverse.

The language in teaching is mainly German.

Next start date

On 08.02.2021 your training as an office management assistant will start.

You can easily obtain information in advance from our consultants. You can reach us by telephone or via our contact form. We look forward to hearing from you!

Conditions of admission

  • Minimum extended secondary school leaving certificate
  • Participation in our information meeting

Talented all-rounders in the office

The apprenticeship as an office management assistant takes 3 years. In the first and second year of training you will learn the theoretical basics for office management assistants. In the third year of training you will apply this knowledge in a 10-month internship and expand your knowledge in practice.
Classes take place from Monday to Friday and are divided into subjects and learning fields. The subjects German/Communication, Business and Social Studies, Business English as well as Sports and Health Promotion form the general education area. The job-specific contents are taught in learning fields.

You will complete the training course with an examination at the IHK Berlin.

It is possible to obtain the advanced technical college entrance qualification (Fachabitur) in the course of your training in a 1-year course.

Training programme

The traineeship Office Management Assistant lasts three years. In the first and second year you will learn the theoretical basics for Office Management Assistants. In the third year, you will use this knowledge in a ten-month internship and will develop your knowledge in practice. Lessons take place between Monday and Friday. You will finish this traineeship with an exam from the IHK (Chamber of Commerce and Industry) Berlin.

Does this job suit you?

Ideally for this traineeship, you will already have the following skills:

  • Care and accuracy
  • Self-organisation
  • Commercial thinking
  • Customers and service orientation
  • Oral and written expression

Career prospects

You can become active in the following economic sectors:

  • Secretariat and commercial administration
  • Assistance to the management
  • Personnel Administration
  • Invoice processing
  • Accounting
  • Event Management
  • Public Relations / Marketing

Next steps

We would like to get to know you. Just register for one of our information events or arrange a personal consultation. Here we will present to you the job description of the profession Office Management Assistants or suitable alternatives and explain the course of the training at GPB College. Furthermore, we will discuss with you the possibilities for the financial support of your education.

You are welcome to send us your application documents in advance, consisting of a short cover letter, a curriculum vitae in tabular form and your most recent certificate, you can simply bring these to your consultation or inform yourself initially with no commitment.

Once all the conditions have been met, you can start with us as soon as possible. Any questions? Here are the answers!