Apprenticeship professions

Electrical Technician

The training in the modular apprenticeship profession of electrical technician includes compulsory two-year training in the basic module of electrical technician and one and a half years of training in one of the following main modules:

In the basic module and main module plant and operation engineering, you will be able to carry out the following activities after completing your apprenticeship program at Veolia and at vocational training school:

  • Installing and placing into operation electrical machines and devices and company-specific systems
  • Maintenance and servicing of electrical machines and devices, operation-specific systems and building services engineering
  • Searching for and correcting faults and malfunctions in electrical machines and devices, operation-specific systems and building services engineering
  • Installation, placing into operation, testing, maintenance and servicing of control and regulation systems as well as searching for and eliminating faults and malfunctions in these systems
  • Carrying out the work in accordance with the relevant safety regulations, norms, environmental and quality standards

In the basic module and main module Automation and Process Control Technology you will be able to carry out the following tasks after completing your apprenticeship program at Veolia and at vocational training school:

  • Installing and placing into operation automation and process control systems
  • Maintenance and servicing of automation and process control systems
  • Searching for and eliminating errors and faults in automation and process control systems
  • Optimization and adaptation of automation and process control systems
  • Carrying out the work in accordance with the relevant safety regulations, norms, environmental and quality standards

In addition, you can choose a second main module or one of the following special modules in another half year of training. Not all main and special modules can be combined. You can enquire about the permitted combinations in the Human Resources Department:

  • Building Management System
  • Building services engineering 
  • Security Systems Engineering

Vocational training school

You will attend the vocational training school for electrical technology and communication for 9 1/3 weeks per year.

Final apprenticeship examination (FAE) 

The FAE is divided into a theoretical and practical examination. The theoretical examination covers the subjects of technical knowledge, applied mathematics and technical drawing. The practical examination comprises the subjects examination paper and technical discussion. The examination paper consists of the completion of a company work order. The technical discussion lasts 20 minutes for each candidate and 30 minutes for the simultaneous examination of a further main module or a special module.

Transfer after the FAE

We aim to take over the apprentice after the programme has been completed.