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Domestic economy


  • Practitioner in domestic economy
  • Housekeeper

Contents/ learning areas:

The duration of training for both professions is three years.

The vocational theoretical lessons of the apprenticeship are:

  • Diet/nutrition
  • Textile care
  • Hygiene
  • Home care 
  • Also social, health-related and ecological aspects

Especially in the apprenticeship to become housekeeper, apprentices learn to add the following disciplines to their vocational life and the marketing of housekeeping products:

  • Psychology
  • Pedagogics
  • Industrial economics

General education classes are taught in German, religion, politics and economy, IT and partly physical education.

Department manager

Ms Sabine Gnauck
Tel: 06251 8479-27
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About us

Heinrich Metzendorf Schule

Berufliches Schulzentrum des Kreises Bergstraße
Wilhelmstr. 91 + 93
64625 Bensheim

Secretary's office:
Phone: +49-(0)6251 8479-0
Fax: +49-(0)6251 8479-79
E-Mail: heinrich-metzendorf-schule@kreis-bergstrasse.de
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