Industrial mechanic

Contents and process

You are fascinated by technology, like to tinker and have already successfully repaired a part or two? As an industrial mechanic, you need technical skill and craftsmanship. You convert workpieces, for example, or assemble finished machine parts.

At Umicore, you will learn the following:

  • Installing, maintaining and repairing production plants and machines
  • Programming work instructions into the machine electronics
  • Handling various modern measuring instruments for quality control

School leaving certificate

You have a good lower secondary school leaving certificate or an intermediate secondary school leaving certificate with focuses in mathematics and physical and technical subjects.

Requirements

For work as an industrial mechanic, you need a good spatial imagination and should always work as precisely and carefully as possible. The following are also important: 

  • Mechanical understanding
  • Manual dexterity
  • Ability to work in a team

Duration of training

The regular duration of training amounts to 3.5 years.

Further education opportunities

  • Master craftsman or certified foreman (Chamber of Commerce)
  • Technician
  • Course of study at a university of applied science

Training locations

Pforzheim

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