Further training in nursing; application for recognition of further training institutions

In order to carry out the further training regulated in the AVPfleWoqG (facility management, nursing service management, practical guidance and geriatric psychiatric nursing and care), further training institutions require state recognition.



State recognition is granted upon application (Section 56 (2) AVPfleWoqG) if

  1. the management of the respective further training course has the appropriate professional and pedagogical qualifications,
  2. professionally and pedagogically suitable teaching staff are employed,
  3. a concept for the implementation of all modules is submitted and
  4. the further training is carried out in accordance with the provisions of the AVPfleWoqG.


Recognition is applied for online using an application form. This can be downloaded from the VdPB homepage (see online procedure).



Required documents

  • Proof of qualifications

  • Proof of professional pedagogical aptitude

  • Proof of practical or teaching experience

Online procedures

  • VdPB - Weiterbildungseinrichtungen

    Further education institutions can submit an application for state recognition as a further education institution via this website in accordance with Section 56 (2) AVPfleWoqG.


  • A fee of EUR 400 to EUR 1,000 is charged for each training course (depending on the amount of work involved in the examination). The costs are calculated according to the Bavarian list of costs, tariff no. 7.VI.4/ no. 2.9 and 2.10.

Legal bases


Opposition procedure (optional); filing an opposition

Administrative court action


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