Acquire the General Secondary School Leaving Diploma (DFESG) in the management section of the administrative and commercial division or a diploma as social education worker while working
Adults who wish to complete their general secondary education or start studying again can obtain the General Secondary School Leaving Diploma (DFESG)
in the administrative and commercial division, management section. Note that in the healthcare and social professions division it is possible to obtain
the Diploma for social education workers (éducateur) via on-the-job training.
Adults who wish to enhance their professional development may follow the courses of the 4e and 3e classes in the healthcare and social professions
division, and potentially continue their school education until they obtain the General Secondary School Leaving Diploma.
People who have not successfully completed the 5e class can attend in the evening or during the day
5e classes of the general secondary education
in different language schemes allowing them to go on to 4e classes.
Validation of non-formal and informal learning (Validation des acquis de l’expérience - VAE) also enables those concerned to obtain all or part
of a General Secondary School Leaving Diploma.
More information about VAE.
Applicants interested in obtaining a General Secondary School Leaving Diploma in the management section of the administrative
and commercial division must:
These classes, organised at the ECG, follow the syllabuses for the standard teaching for classes in the management
section of the administrative and commercial division (2e and 1re).
In the final year, students take the examination for the General Secondary School Leaving Diploma.
The project "Young adult classes - CJA" aims to give students who have failed or who wish to reorient themselves, a last chance to gain
the General Secondary School Leaving Diploma within a reasonable amount of time and or prevent social exclusion. Admission to young adult
classes at the ECG is based on the application.
Classes for young adults are organised at the level of the 3e G and 2e G in the administrative and commercial division. The teaching is adapted
in terms of timetable, methods and content. Young adults are admitted conditionally on the basis of an application and they must sign an
agreement governing the commitments of the school and the students.
The sandwich course for social education workers is a training course organised by the National School for Adults
(École nationale pour adultes - ENAD) for people who are in employment.
This training route, which is part of the offer of training for adults, enables adults to obtain a recognised
diploma by an alternative route. The aim is to offer on-the-job training tailored to the Luxembourg professional sector. The course is aimed at adults
with no recognised professional qualifications as a social education worker but who are already active in the childcare or social field.
This sandwich course for social education workers includes general and technical aspects of educational and social sciences and the methodology is geared
towards adult educational methods adapted to the specific needs of the target group.
The sandwich course for social education workers includes on the one hand the studies leading to the General Secondary School Leaving
Diploma, with a normal duration of two years of training, and on the other hand the studies leading to the social education
worker diploma, with a normal duration of one year of training.
Applicants for the course who have not successfully completed one of the classes listed above will be required to sit admission tests.
The training takes the form of:
The training comprises:
Continuous assessment and final examination for each module.
Applicants interested in attending 4e G and 3e G classes in the form of evening classes must:
These classes provide access to the higher cycle of training in healthcare and social professions. Courses are held at the
Lycée technique du centre (LTC).
Two DAP and 1 CCP are also available in the healthcare and social professions sector:
This class is the first year of the intermediate cycle. Classes are held at the Lycée Mathias Adam (LMA).