Life should be enjoyed right up to the end. And if you agree, then you are in good company at Kursana. It is rewarding to be able to make a contribution and it is a Job that is both multi-facetted and secure.
Geriatric nursing is a career with a future; it is rewarding work and indispensable in the world of today.
An apprenticeship at Kursana lays the foundation for a successful career. You are part of a team that supports you and promotes your talents. Kursana offers you the best opportunities.
Perhaps you already have experience in nursing and care of the elderly and now want to take the next step. Kursana will support you in acquiring qualifications and certification as a geriatric nurse.
As one of the largest private providers of nursing and care for the elderly in Germany, Kursana offers good working conditions. We believe that good care and enjoyable work are one and the same thing.
The work at nursing and care facilities is never routine. You take care of people who are dependent on your support and you help them to get through the day. You have a huge variety of tasks which address medical, psychological and social aspects.
State recognized training lasts three years and is a dual training course which involves a practical component at a Kursana facility and a theoretical component at college. We would be happy to help you find a college place.
The start of vocational training differs from region to region. It generally begins either in spring or in autumn but there are occasional exceptions. You can learn the exact date at the facility.
Training culminates in a written examination, an oral examination and a practical test. The practical component is carried out at the facility. On passing the examination, you receive a certificate confirming your qualification as a state-recognized geriatric nurse.
Nursing is teamwork, - with colleagues and with residents. Those who plan to work in this sector must, of course, be able to work with other people. Geriatric nurses take on a lot of responsibility and they earn a great deal of trust and gratitude along the way. If you think you can take on this responsibility and you are interested in medical and social issues, this is the occupation for you.
A minimum requirement is the initial school certificate for 10 school years (in Germany, Hauptschulabschluss).
The nursing school requires a certificate of health.
You can apply for an apprenticeship throughout the year. Click on the “locations” in the website menu and look for your nearest Kursana facility. You will find the name of the local contact person who would be happy to provide abny further information.
Your application should include:
90 % of our apprentices joined Kursana on the recommendation of their friends.
Help your children and students set course for the future. Here you will find detailed information about the occupation of geriatric nurse. And you can gather a personal impression by visiting one of our facilities. We look forward to welcoming you.