Plant mechanic (m/f/d)

Apprenticeship duration:

  • 31/2 years (3 years in case of good performance)


School education:

  • Junior high school certificate or vocational school certificate

Main subjects:

  • Solid basis in math
  • Good technical/natural science knowledge

Other school qualifications:

  • Satisfactory general knowledge
  • English language skills


  • Good spatial perception
  • Ability to work in a team/flexibility
  • Manual skill
  • Conscientiousness and perseverance

Apprenticeship contents:

  • You acquire the necessary qualifications in oxyacetylene, manual arc, and gas-shielded welding, metal structure manufacturing, component assembly and tacking, quality assurance, separating, shaping, and joining as well as assembly of media supply units.
  • Basic skills in and knowledge of manual and machine materials processing.

Furthermore, you benefit from practical training, in-house courses, and effective examination preparation

Work after qualification:

  • Working from technical drawings and other documents, you plan your tasks and monitor quality during their execution.
  • You manufacture steel structures and assemble them to make machines, devices, and plants. This involves teamwork and interdisciplinary cooperation.

Further qualification opportunities: 

  • Welder (m/f/d)
  • Technician (m/f/d)
  • Industrial Supervisor (m/f/d)
  • Bachelor
  • Master
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