Trai‌ning course for pa‌ra‌me‌dics

It is possible to complete the training course for paramedics according to the Principles for Training Personnel in Rescue Services (520-hour programme for paramedics) at the Fire Training Centre at Leipzig/Halle Airport. This programme was adopted by the “Emergency Services” federal/state committee on 17 September 2008. The training course is conducted by experienced paramedic instructors and is supported by emergency response doctors.


Admission requirements:

  • At least 18 years old
  • Basic school leaving certificate or skilled worker qualification*
  • An original certificate of good conduct
  • An original doctor’s certificate

​* Officially certified copy – with the original certification stamp

Medical certificate for paramedics [PDF; 38 KB] (German only)

Structure of the training course:

  • 160 hours of theoretical and practical training at the Fire Training Centre
  • 160 hours of practical training at a hospital
  • 160 hours of practical training at an ambulance station
  • 40 hours to prepare for the examination and take it

You may select the hospital and ambulance station near your place of residence.

You can find the dates here