Gesundheitsberufe Hamburg

Health & nursing assistant

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Location of the training provider



2 years

State recognition


Type of training/education

Dual training: Academic and practical


960 theoretical and 500 practical hours as well as 2,240 practical hours within the training organisation.

Training allowance

A training wage is paid that increases for each year of training.

What are my activities in this job?

Health and nursing assistants support those who are ill or otherwise require basic care (e.g. showers), and also support them with medical treatment (e.g. medications, bandages). They work under the guidance of a nursing professional.

QUALIFICATION: Health & nursing assistant

Where can I work?

Health and nursing assistants can work in various institutions such as retirement homes, nursing homes, daytime care centres and outpatient care services as well as in hospitals and assisted care facilities.

What requirements must I meet?

  • No school leaving certificate is required
  • General health suitability
  • Qualities such as patience, empathy, responsibility and teamwork are beneficial

How much will the training cost?

There are no costs.

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