Industrial mechanic.
The career for enthusiastic metalworkers with an interest in electrics.

Learning content:

  • Metalworking and processing of plastics, metal and non-ferrous metals; e.g. separating, machining, bonding and moulding.
  • Assembling and adjusting assemblies.
  • Commissioning machinery, testing facilities and systems.
  • Installing and commissioning electropneumatic control systems.

How is the apprenticeship course structured at RATIONAL?

The foundation part of the apprenticeship takes place in our training workshop. There you will learn metalworking and electropneumatic skills. These basic skills are then expanded on in the component factory, inner cabinet production, assembly islands and appliance dispatch.

  • Apprenticeship period: 3 ½ years
  • Vocational school: Landsberg, classroom work in block sessions

The examination is divided into two parts: Part 1 of the final examination is completed in the second year of the apprenticeship and part 2 at the end of the apprenticeship. Part 2 of the final examination involves producing a "company order".

What can we offer you?
On the job training from the very first day.

  • Attractive apprenticeship allowances
  • 38 hours a week
  • 30 days holiday (working days a year)
  • ca. 70 % holiday pay
  • ca. 100 % Christmas bonus
  • Tax-free travel allowance
  • Payments to employees' savings schemes
  • Meal allowances
  • Occupational clothing including cleaning (for industrial professions only)

Questions on how to apply.
When? How? What?

  • Requirements

    Entry requirements
    School leaving certificate, highschool graduate.

    Good grades in mathematics and technical subjects

  • When?

    Applications received every year by August 31 at the latest for the next apprenticeship year

  • How?

    Application only online with a cover letter, cv, half-year and annual reports from the previous academic year as well as any certificates for completed work placements.

  • After the application?

    As soon as we have received your application, we will send you a confirmation of receipt to confirm that we have received everything we need from you.
    If we think you are suitable, we will invite you to an interview in Autumn and to our applicant day. This allows you to get to know the company and we can meet you.

  • Questions?

    We look forward to hearing from you:

    By telephone: +49 (0)8191 3270 or

    by e-mail:

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