Denmark Traineeship Program

General information

Denmark is one of the richest developed countries in the world, being a member of the European Union and referring to the group of Scandinavian countries. Denmark is a very old state with a vast historical past that has been independent for the last 11 centuries. Throughout all this time, it has managed to create a modern thriving democracy in its territory. Socialism is prospering in the Kingdom. The country takes care of its citizens in all possible ways in healthcare, education and social security. Agriculture and manufacturing are the main sources of revenue for the state. Trade, transport and services spheres are also highly developed.

The Danish population is 5.5 million. It is ethnically and culturally homogeneous. The Kingdom of Denmark widely and welcomingly opens its gate before a huge number of immigrants. 28,780 people have entered Denmark in 2018 alone, including Poles, Romanians, Bulgarians, Ukrainians and citizens of Baltic countries. Approximately 75% of them are employed or doing on-the-job training at the highly developed and leading Danish enterprises. When legally employed in Denmark, you have the right to take your family with you (your spouse and minor children). They may also work, study or open their own business in the Danish territory. For the sake of successful integration, Denmark offers foreigners to visit various events, study Danish, history and law at national schools. Having lived in Denmark for more than 7 years and passed a language test, you may be granted citizenship.

Types of production

PIG FARMS

Your main responsibility will be feeding and taking care of the pigs-insemination, castration and other. Normally working hours from 7 am to 16 pm, where you will have 2 brakes during the day

DAIRY FARMS

Your main responsibility will be feeding and milking the cows and small calves. All farms are equipped with modern milking systems, that include automatized machines. The program includes 3 milkings per day.

POULTRY

Your main responsibility will be feeding, taking care of chickens, collect and sort the eggs. All farms are equipped with modern stables. Working hours are from 7 am to 16 pm with 2 brakes during the day

MINK FARMS

Your main responsibility will be feeding and taking care of minks. Tendencies and mode for mink sector are always attractive and interesting for ASIA.

VISA APPLICATION

Denmark welcomes students of agricultural higher educational institutions for on-the-job training in the agricultural sector. Danish farms and greenhouse facilities take leading positions in the global rating by such criteria as the introduction of innovative technologies, ecology and humanity of manufacturing, livestock management quality control, production process and realisation of output. Danish food products are considered one of the most qualitative and ecologically cleanest in the world. 

VISA REQUIREMENTS
DOCUMENTS FOR VISA

REGISTRATION IN DENMARK

If you are coming to Denmark for your traineeship, you must have the work permission from your embassy. Bixter will help you. The first step when you are in Denmark is to apply for a CPR number.

CPR Number

• Work permission and COPY
• Employment contract and COPY
• Registration certificate (EU residence document)
• Original passport/ID card and its COPY
• Proof of your address in Denmark and its COPY
• Original marriage certificate and its COPY if you are married (even when your partner is not coming to Denmark with you)
• Divorce/death certificate if you are a widow (er)

Choose a doctor

After receiving CPR number, you must choose a doctor. Afterwards you will receive health insurance card. It is an yellow card with your CPR Number and your doctor’s name YELLOW CARD WILL BE SENT TO YOUR DANISH ADDRESS – REMEMBER TO HAVE YOUR NAME CLEARLY STATE ON THE MAILBOX. MOREOVER ALL CERTIFICATES MENTIONED ABOVE MUST BE IN ENGLISH, GERMAN OR SCANDINAVIAN LANGUAGE.

NEM ID

It is a digital signature a common log-in solution for Danish internet banking, government websites and other private companies. You will get your NEM ID with your CPR number and also a card with all your logins and passwords (You have to take care of this card and don’t loose it)

Bank account

When you are registered in Denmark (received your yellow card), you are ready to open your own bank account. To open a Danish bank account, you need to bring these document with you.
Identity papers with photo (ID/passport/driving license)
• Documentation of your address in Denmark (CPR, NEM ID, registration paper)
• Work Contract You can get more information from individual bank.
As soon as you get your bank account, send all information to your employer, so he could send you your salary.Good banks can be Danske Bank, Jyske, Nordea.

Residence Card (Pink Card)

When you apply for CPR, you are providing the SIRI office with your accommodation address and you will get automatically in 2 weeks the residence card (pink card) at your address. If you didn’t get your residence card after 8 weeks, you have to call SIRI office:

WORKING CONDITIONS

In Denmark a working week is 37 hours, accumulated into 160,2 hours a month. A working day lasts app. 8 hours – excluding self-paid breaks. You earn the right to 5 weeks of vacation money per year. They can be used in two ways:

  1. You can have holiday and travel, but still get paid, eventhough you don’t work. This must be arranged with the host-family in advance. 
  2. The other way. Is to get the money transferred to your bank account each month. ou have to apply for this online yourself from the government, You can have the money for 2,08 days pr month money at each month

LIFE IN DENMARK

When you will arrive to Denmark, the host-family will meet you at the airport and drive you to the house/apartment and will help you to accommodate there. The accommodation price is 200-250€ per month

Cell phone

When you are coming to Denmark for longer period of time, it is always a good idea to get a Danish number – of course if operator from your country is not offering something better. The cheapest option is Lebara operator.
• 49dkk = 4GB 4G data + 4 hours in Denmark + to 50 countries
• 99dkk = 100GB 4G data + 100 hours in Denmark + 50 countries
• 149dkk = 200GB 4G data + 200 hours in Denmark + 50 countries

Transportation

If you would like to travel around in your free time, the best option are buses and trains. You can see the schedules and prices on www.dsb.dk. You can also look at the possibilities of discount cards for buses and trains here: https://www.rejsekort.dk/.

Shopping

The five discount supermarkets that you want to look for are Netto, Fakta, Aldi, Lidl and Rema 1000. Netto and Fakta are Danish, Rema1000 is Norwegian and the rest are German. Nevertheless those five supermarkets are the best choice for daily shopping as well as for their special offers (always look for a sign Tilbud – discount). Every week you can find different special offers in each shop