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The technical apprenticeship at Volkswagen Group Services GmbH offers the ideal foundation for a successful start to your career. You will get to know many areas within our range of services and the Volkswagen Group.

 

Technical/industrial apprenticeship at our company

Electronic Engineer for Automation Technology (m/f/x) in Emden

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Specialist in Warehouse Logistics (m/f/x) in Wolfsburg

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Motor Vehicle Mechatronics Engineer Specialised in System and High Voltage Technology (m/f/x) in Emden

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Mechatronics Engineer (m/f/x) in Wolfsburg

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Cutting Machine Operator (m/f/x) in Emden

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Electronic Engineer for Automation Technology (m/f/x) | Apprenticeship

As an electronic engineer for automation technology, I install electronic components and equipment. I work with industrial plants or building systems on a daily basis. I also handle programming and controlling with programmable controllers. In addition, I am responsible for the maintenance of automated production facilities and manufacturing systems for series production, including quality management.

Why work with us?

At Volkswagen Group Services, I will have practical examples for every area of the apprenticeship. By moving on to another practical apprenticeship station every three to six months, I will have the chance to learn about automobile production, research or battery technology.

Duration of the apprenticeshipThree and a half years
Location: Various operational sites in Emden
Vocational school: BBSII Emden

Is it a good fit for me?

This could be the perfect occupation for you if you:

  • Had fun with electrical circuits in physics class
  • Took apart your hi-fi system to see how it worked
  • Built a robot that autonomously brings you biscuits from the kitchen
  • Have acquired some technical DIY experience – for instance, installing light switches or connecting the cables on your home cinema receiver
  • Have some experience with programming languages

You should also like working in a team and in closed spaces.

Apprenticeship content – Electronic Engineer for Automation Technology (m/f/x)

  1. 1

    First apprenticeship year

    On-boarding weeks together with all apprentices in the apprenticeship year.

    • What are production and processing plants?
    • How do operational facilities work?
    • Which safety standards must be met by operational facilities?

    These and other questions will be answered in the first apprenticeship year.

  2. 2

    Second apprenticeship year

    Preparation for the mid-term exam together with other apprentices.

    • How do I install communication and lighting technology?
    • How do I check and evaluate the safety of electronic equipment and facilities?
    • What is the right way to service equipment?

    These and other questions will be answered in the second apprenticeship year.

  3. 3

    Third apprenticeship year

    Preparation for the final exam together with other apprentices.

    • What tools do I need to construct facilities?
    • How do I plan the construction of operational facilities?
    • How do I repair production and processing plants?

    These and other questions will be answered in the third apprenticeship year.

Requirements for apprentices

You should have:

  • Good knowledge of mathematics
  • Good understanding of electronic and physical processes
  • Logical thinking skills

Language skills:

  • Basic command of English

School leaving qualification:

A secondary school certificate is recommended.

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Specialist in Warehouse Logistics (m/f/x) | Apprenticeship

As a specialist in warehouse logistics, my responsibilities include logistics processes such as inbound and outbound logistics, accepting, shipping and managing goods. I work in the warehouses of the original parts department and materials management as well as in the material flow planning and organisation departments.

Why work with us?

At Volkswagen Group Services, the car is the key focus of logistics. I will become familiar with the car shuttle train in the car factory or the on-time delivery to manufacturing. I will be transferred every three to six months to a new and exciting department.

Duration of the apprenticeshipThree years
Location: Various operational sites in Wolfsburg, Germany
Vocational school: Carl Hahn Schule Wolfsburg

Is it a good fit for me?

This could be the perfect occupation for you if you:

  • Have an affinity for order and accuracy
  • Have always wanted to drive a forklift
  • Would like to load and unload freight trains and big lorries
  • Have a good sense of orientation
  • Enjoy playing Tetris

    Apprenticeship content – Specialist in Warehouse Logistics (m/f/x)

    1. 1

      First apprenticeship year

      On-boarding weeks together with all apprentices in the apprenticeship year.

      Furthermore, every specialist in warehouse logistics will be able to earn a forklift driver’s license.

      • How do I supervise incoming goods?
      • How are inventory controls carried out?
      • How do I supervise outgoing goods?

      These and other questions will be answered in the first apprenticeship year.

    2. 2

      Second apprenticeship year

      Preparation for the mid-term exam together with other apprentices.

      • How are orders placed?
      • How should I deal with suppliers?
      • How are quality controls carried out?

      These and other questions will be answered in the second apprenticeship year.

    3. 3

      Third apprenticeship year

      Preparation for the final exam together with other apprentices.

      • How do I learn how to handle technical information and communication tools?
      • How should I handle hazardous substances?
      • Which technical aids are available in the warehouse and how do I use them?

      These and other questions will be answered in the third apprenticeship year.

    Requirements for apprentices

    You should have:

    • an interest in technology and business
    • general IT knowledge
    • logical thinking
    • a sense of order, independence and reliability

     

    Language skills:

    • Basic command of English

     

    School leaving qualification:

    A good school leaving qualification is recommended

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    Apprentices support the team and take on responsibility for various activities. They are by no means left on own. We help them in any way we can and are always there for them!

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    Motor Vehicle Mechatronics Engineer Specialised in System and High Voltage Technology (m/f/x) | Apprenticeship

    As a motor vehicle mechatronics engineer specialised in system and high voltage technology (m/f/x), I service motor vehicles, in particular those with electric or hybrid drives. I check the vehicle systems, carry out repairs and equip vehicles with optional features, special equipment and accessories.

    Why work with us?

    Volkswagen Group Services offers me an exciting environment for this job. During the apprenticeship, I will get to know a new department every three to six months, which will leave me well prepared for future challenges.

    Duration of the apprenticeship: Three years
    Location: Various operational sites in Emden
    Vocational school:
    BBS II Emden

    Is it a good fit for me?

    This could be the perfect occupation for you if you:

    • Have already taken a computer apart and put it back together again
    • Can hardly wait for self-driving cars
    • Are simply fascinated by automotive innovations
    • Know that sensors are not science-fiction and AI does not only exist in films
    • Have good instincts

    Apprenticeship content – Motor Vehicle Mechatronics Engineer Specialised in System and High Voltage Technology

    1. 1

      First apprenticeship year

      On-boarding weeks together with all apprentices in the apprenticeship year.

      • How do I use circuit diagrams and assembly and network schematics in the vehicle?
      • How do I measure, test and diagnose mechatronic vehicle systems?
      • How do I recognise and evaluate electronic and electrotechnical damage to vehicles?

      These and other questions will be answered in the first apprenticeship year.

    2. 2

      Second apprenticeship year

      Preparation for the mid-term exam together with other apprentices.

      • How do I repair mechanical and electronic systems?
      • How do I repair and install vehicle components correctly?
      • How can I learn to safely handle high voltage technology?

      These and other questions will be answered in the second apprenticeship year.

    3. 3

      Third apprenticeship year

      Preparation for the final exam together with other apprentices.

      • How are safety measures observed for electric vehicles?
      • What is the right way to check the quality of the vehicle?
      • How should I handle a high voltage battery?

      These and other questions will be answered in the third apprenticeship year.

    Requirements for apprentices

    You should have:

    • An interest in automotive technology and electrical engineering
    • A sense of responsibility and thoroughness
    • The ability to think logically when looking for and correcting errors  
    • No colour vision deficiencies


    Language skills:

    • Basic command of English

     

    School leaving qualification:

    At a minimum, a good school leaving qualification is recommended.

    Apply now - Motor Vehicle Mechatronics Engineer Specialised in System and High Voltage Technology (m/f/x)

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    Mechatronics Engineer (m/f/x) | Apprenticeship

    As a mechatronics engineer, (m/f/x) I will cover a broad range of areas during the apprenticeship, including mechanics, electronics, electrotechnology and computer engineering. I will later be able to work independently on electrical and mechanical production facilities and repair, service and optimise them.

    Why work with us?

    As an apprentice at Volkswagen Group Services, I will learn about a wide range of production processes, from single-item to large-scale production, which will give me a variety of work opportunities.

    Duration of the apprenticeship: Three years
    Location: Various operational sites in Wolfsburg
    Vocational school: BBS II in Wolfsburg

    Is it a good fit for me?

    Is it a good fit for me?

     

    • This could be the perfect occupation for you if you:
    • Have ever repaired a bicycle or moped
    • Have a systematic approach to problem solving and do not give up until a problem is solved
    • Have initial experience with programming languages
    • Enjoyed studying physics in school

    Working on the shop floor is a lot of fun. The training officers are always available whenever we need them and there is a wide range of tasks. The atmosphere at work is great and we always have a good laugh.

    Apprenticeship content – Mechatronics Engineer (m/f/x)

    1. 1

      First apprenticeship year

      On-boarding weeks together with all apprentices in the apprenticeship year.

      • How do I service and repair mechatronic systems?
      • What is the right way to manage customers?
      • How do I read circuit diagrams, constructional drawings and operating instructions correctly?

      These and other questions will be answered in the first apprenticeship year.

    2. 2

      Second apprenticeship year

      Preparation for the mid-term exam together with other apprentices.

      • How do I commission completed plants?
      • What is the right way to use hardware and software?
      • How do I assemble components for mechatronic systems?

      These and other questions will be answered in the second apprenticeship year.

    3. 3

      Third apprenticeship year

      Preparation for the mid-term exam together with other apprentices.

      • What is the right way to check plants?
      • How do I mechanically cut, separate and reshape?
      • How do I measure and check electrical quantities?

      These and other questions will be answered in the third apprenticeship year.

    Requirements for apprentices

    You should have:

    • An interest in technology
    • Good grades in mathematics
    • Good visual thinking skills
    • No colour vision deficiencies

     
    Language skills:

    • Basic command of English

     
    School leaving qualification:

    At a minimum, a good school leaving qualification is recommended.

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    Technical Product Designer in Machine and Plant Design (m/f/x)

    As a technical product designer (m/f/x) in machine and plant design, you assist engineers greatly in their work by preparing all tasks for developing components using CAD. This includes drafting, designing and modelling components.

    Product designers in machine and plant design develop 3D models of components and assemblies for vehicles, machines and plants. You will observe the basics of control and electrical engineering in the design process.

    In doing so, you will learn a number of required calculations, such as angle, surfaces and volume, acceleration and friction. This, along with various software programmes, will be part of the learning content of your apprenticeship.

    Duration of the apprenticeship: Three years
    Location: Various operational sites in Wolfsburg, Germany
    Vocational school: BBS II in Gifhorn

    Apprenticeship content – Technical Product Designer in Machine and Plant Design (m/f/x)

    1. 1

      First apprenticeship year

      On-boarding weeks together with all apprentices in the apprenticeship year.

      • How do I differentiate between materials?
      • How do I perform calculations?
      • How does computer-aided design work?
    2. 2

      Second apprenticeship year

      Preparation for the mid-term exam together with other apprentices.

      • What is the correct way to assess plant and auxiliary materials?
      • How do I carry out quality assurance measures?
      • How does the joining and assembly technology work?

      These and other questions will be answered in the second apprenticeship year.

       

    3. 3

      Third apprenticeship year

      Preparation for the final exam together with other apprentices.

      • How do design programmes work?
      • How do I design according to customer requirements?
      • How are plants redesigned?

      These and other questions will be answered in the third apprenticeship year.

    Requirements for apprentices

    Must have:

    • an interest in technology
    • a good understanding of electronic and physical processes
    • logical thinking skills
    • good knowledge of mathematics

     

    Nice to have:

    • foreign language skills
    • willingness to travel

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    Apply now until 31 October for apprenticeships beginning in September 2023!

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    Cutting Machine Operator (m/f/x)

    As a cutting machine operator (m/f/x), I manufacture precision components mostly from metal using sophisticated processes, such as turning, milling, drilling or grinding. CNC (freely programmable, computer-controlled) machine tools or production systems are part of my daily work, which also involves setting up and monitoring machining processes. In addition, I am responsible for the delivery of the technical data for a work order.

    Why work with us?

    At Volkswagen Group Services (VWGS), I will have practical examples for every area of the apprenticeship. By moving on to another practical apprenticeship station every three to six months, I will have the chance to learn about the different areas of VWGS.

    Duration of the apprenticeship: 3.5 years
    Location: Various operational sites in Emden, Germany
    Vocational school: BBS II in Emden

    Apprenticeship content – Cutting Machine Operator (m/f/x)

    1. 1

      First apprenticeship year

      On-boarding weeks together with all apprentices in the apprenticeship year.

      • What is the correct way to create, read and apply technical documents?
      • How do I differentiate, handle and assign materials and auxiliary materials?
      • What are the different types of hand and machine cutting and which of them will I get to know?

       

    2. 2

      Second apprenticeship year

      Preparation for the mid-term exam together with other apprentices.

      • How do I set up turning, milling, drilling and grinding machines and create machine values?
      • What is the procedure for the acceptance and agreement of real work orders with the customer?
      • What is the correct way to create, optimise and check programmes for CNC machine tools?

      These and other questions will be answered in the second apprenticeship year.

       

    3. 3

      Third apprenticeship year

      Preparation for the final exam together with other apprentices.

      • How do I manufacture workpieces on a 5-axis milling machine with CAM support?
      • What is the correct way to document work orders and the handover to the customer or client?
      • How do I design with CAD?

      These and other questions will be answered in the third apprenticeship year.

    Requirements for apprentices

    You should have:

    A very good technical understanding

    • visual thinking skills
    • high quality awareness
    • interest in metal working with machines

     

    Language skills:

    • basic command of English

     

    School leaving qualification:

    We recommend that you finish school before starting your apprenticeship.

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