Vocational Training


Wholesale and Foreign Trade Merchant (Focus on Foreign Trade)

  • Duration of training variable, 2–3 years
  • Vocational school: 2 days per week (“Institut am Lämmermarkt”)
  • Final exams for wholesale and foreign trade merchant

Content of vocational training:

  • Expertise in foreign trade (customs, international trade terms, document transactions)
  • Sourcing / Marketing of goods
  • Communication with clients / suppliers from foreign countries (linguistic diversity)
  • Calculation and pricing (foreign currencies)
  • Logistics
  • Product and market expertise


  • A-Levels or General Certificate of Secondary Education
  • Very good English skills and basic skills in at least one other foreign language
  • Initiative and readiness to take on responsibility
  • Interest in foreign trade
  • Friendly and open-minded attitude

Further information:

Further informational material is available on the page of the Institut am Lämmermarkt.

For further questions or to submit an application, please contact:

Mr Kay Dabis

Phone: 040/ 35908-275