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Find the right job with MYSKILLS

If you are looking for work and have professional experience, we can help you advance your job search with the MYSKILLS test: The test result will help you to demonstrate your abilities.

Use your professional skills

With MYSKILLS, you can demonstrate what professional skills you have acquired thus far. The test is intended for people who do not have a vocational qualification that is recognized in Germany. It is also suitable for job-seekers who have not worked in their profession for a long time.

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How MYSKILLS works

The test takes place in the employment offices and is currently available for 8 vocational training areas. The participants answer questions about tasks in one of these occupations on the computer. They review accompanying videos and pictures of work situations.

Those who complete the test will receive a test result with individual evaluations for the areas of responsibility in the respective profession.

How this benefits your job search

  • The test result clearly shows your experience and skills from your working history. 
  • Your employment agency can thus better match you with suggestions for jobs or further training.
  • You may use the test result in job applications, if you wish. Then the employer learns about what you can do.

Answers to frequently asked questions about MYSKILLS

At the moment, you may do MYSKILLS tests on the following occupations in the employment offices:

  • Vehicle mechatronics technician (female or male)
  • Salesman - / woman
  • Farmer (male or female)
  • Chef / Cook (male or female)
  • Specialist in metal technology – design engineering
  • Construction worker (male or female) for masonry work
  • Cabinet maker (male or female)
  • Building and object coater (male or female)

In the coming months, tests for other occupations will follow. Then there will be tests for 30 occupations.

You may choose among 6 languages:

  • German
  • English
  • Persian (Farsi)
  • Standard Arabic
  • Turkish
  • Russian

You will receive the result in the language of your choice and in German.

How to do the MYSKILLS test

If you wish to take the test, please contact your employment agency case worker at your employment agency or at your job centre.

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