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Health Information Professional - Short Version *

* Soon a long version about our apprenticeship "Health Information Professional" will be available here.


You are in search of...

... a certificate that will guarantee you a good professional qualification with excellent career opportunities and which also safeguards your employability?

You have...

... at least a high-school diploma (Realschulabschluss, equiv. GCSE) OR you have completed your lower secondary school certificate AND you have successfully completed an apprenticeship. In addition, you also possess a good knowledge of English and computer literacy and you are interested in the fields of medicine and science.

You also place high value on...

... a certificate that matches your individual needs, a state-approved diploma and a well-balanced mix of theory and practise which prepare you for a fascinating and varied job in the health sector.

Then why not contact us? We offer you the following:

  • a two-year certificate as Medical Documentation Assistant (with a nationwide state-approved certificate)
  • individual coaching which helps you develop yourself both as an employee as well as a person
  • a qualified certificate adjusted to the labour market and which is in step with the modern business world
  • professional, competent and dedicated instructors and lecturers
  • modern learning/teaching didactics and methodology
  • supervised internships, both nationally and abroad (you choose)
  • comprehensive exam preparation
  • job support through a nationwide network
  • an alumni network: job support also for our alumni
  • free internet use

Brief Course Overview:

Based on the curriculum of the Deutscher Verband Medizinischer Dokumentare (DVMD) e.V., (The German Association for Medical Documentalists), we train in the following major subjects:

  • Medicine (Medical Terminology, Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology, Pharmacology, Clinical Studies)
  • Documentation (Medical Documentation, Medical Librarianship, Information Retrieval, Diagnosis Related Groups (DRG), Descriptive Statistics, SAS)
  • Data processing (Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Project, Databases, Internet, Medical Information Technology)
  • Business organisation and occupational studies (Subject-specific English, Medical English, Business Studies, Project Management, Public Relations, Occupational Studies, Law etc.)

Internships – your entry into the working world

Our certificate also includes two three-monthly internships both nationally and abroad, both of which are organised and supervised by us.


The certificate finishes with a thesis and a colloquium in which a thesis is presented plus four final exams in the major subjects. An oral exam is optional.

Beginning and Duration

Beginning: October 4th, 2011
End: September 30th, 2013
Classes: Mondays to Fridays from 8:00 to 14:00
Two three-monthly internships

Fees (and possibilities of aid)

Depending on your personal status, there are a number of ways in which your fees can be financed e.g. by means of a federal state grant (BAföG, an education loan, via rehabilitation measures, through the Federal Office for Employment or even the Services for Career Promotions of the German Federal Army.

A schedule of fees is available on request.

To apply, please submit the following documentation:

  • letter of application with a brief motivation of your choice of career
  • complete tabular curriculum vitae
  • a passport-sized photograph
  • necessary certificate/s of educational achievements
  • application form (download here!)
  • police clearance certificate (may be handed in later too)

Your contact person:

We will gladly send you our detailed information brochures/materials and would be pleased to advise you on your career opportunities in a personal interview.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Ute Heck

Tel: +49 (651) 975 61 13


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