Skilled metal worker

The profession "Fachkräfte für Metalltechnik" (skilled metal worker) is divided into various branches of study. At our school we teach

Skilled metal workers - branch of study: assembly technology as well as 

Skilled metal workers - branch of study: forming and wire technology

Branch of study: assembly technology

These workers mount component parts or component assemblies resulting in machines or entire products.

Branch of study: forming and wire technology

These workers build wire or other metal products by forming.

Graduation: There is no regulatory framework requiring a special education. Companies mostly employ trainees that have achieved the certificate of secondary education ("Hauptschulabschluss").

Type of occupation: recognized occupation requiring formal training

Type of training: dual training in industrial plants in the Baden-Wuerttemberg region.

Duration of training: 2 years

Places of training: training company and vocational school (dual training)

The lessons are held in so-called lesson blocks ("Blockunterricht"; also see "Blockplan"). There is a theoretical part as well as a practical part. The first training year ends with the final exam part I, the second training year is completed with the final exam part II.

Pupils/students living at a far distance from the school have the possibility to be accommodated in a hostel incorporated into the school.

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Branch of study: Assembly technology

Branch of study: Forming and wire technology