School’s over – so now what?
You’re about to finish school and don’t yet know what comes next? Vocational training or a degree course? An office or a workshop? Keeping construction machinery running smoothly – or IT systems, perhaps? Well, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve put together key information on the jobs you can train for at Klasmann-Deilmann. And, if you’re still not sure, you can send an e‑mail to our Training Manager Mrs Andrea Bruns.
This training programme will acquaint you with many of our departments and make you into a genuine all-rounder, familiar with Purchasing, Logistics, Human Resources, Finance and Sales. You can also gain experience of product development and at advising our customers.
- You have a good intermediate secondary school-leaving certificate (German: Realschulabschluss) or equivalent, and/or a business qualification from a specialised vocational school (German: Abschluss der Berufsfachschule Wirtschaft) or equivalent, a vocational school qualification at upper secondary level (German: Fachoberschulreife) or equivalent, a qualification entitling you to study at a German technical college / university of applied sciences (German: Fachhochschulreife) or equivalent, or a general higher-education entrance qualification (German: allgemeine Hochschulreife) or equivalent
- You have a good command of written and spoken German and English, and you’re confident working with numbers
- This training programme lasts 3 years. Depending on your educational background, you may be able to manage it in 2 or 2 ½ years
With this qualification, you’ll know your way around networks and IT in general. You’ll be able to set up IT infrastructure and are highly proficient at installing hardware and software. You’ll also be a user support specialist and responsible for system monitoring.
- For this training programme you will need a good intermediate secondary school-leaving certificate (Realschulabschluss) or equivalent, or a qualification as a certified IT technician (German equivalent: staatlich geprüfter Technischer Assistent für Informatik) or an administrator for business information systems (German equivalent: kaufmännischer Assistent für Wirtschaftsinformatik). Alternatively, you have a vocational school qualification at upper secondary level (German: Fachoberschulreife) or equivalent, an entrance qualification for a German technical college / university of applied sciences (German: Fachhochschulreife) or equivalent, or a general higher-education entrance qualification (German: allgemeine Hochschulreife) or equivalent.
- Your German and English are good and you have no trouble with maths
- This training programme lasts 3 years
You are a skilled communicator and good at convincing others of your ideas. We’ll show you how promotional strategies and campaigns originate. You will learn how to independently develop conceptual solutions for different media and to commercially implement them.
- For this training programme you will need a university entrance qualification, either with an academic (German: Abitur, or equivalent) or vocational (German: Fachabitur, or equivalent) emphasis. However, holders of an intermediate secondary school-leaving certificate (Realschulabschluss) will also have a good chance – impress us with your creative application!
- As well as an interest in marketing, advertising and sales, you enjoy making new contacts and contributing your ideas within the company
- This is a 3‑year training programme
As a Construction Equipment Operator, you’ll be needed for a wide range of structural and civil engineering projects in maintenance, production and peat extraction operations. What we need here are people who are not intimidated by huge tractors, earthmoving dozers, excavators, wheel loaders and fork-lift trucks. If this is you, you’ll fit in well here.
- The main requirement is a very good lower secondary (German: Hauptschule) or a good intermediate (German: Realschule) school-leaving certificate or equivalent.
- You should be interested in engineering but also be good at German, maths and physics
- This training programme lasts 3 years
- You will obtain all the necessary operator’s licences as part of the programme
At Klasmann-Deilmann, a malfunctioning system or piece of machinery could mean that things grind to a standstill. As an Electronics Engineer specialising in operating technology, your job is to make sure it doesn’t come to that and that everything works properly. From planning and installation to maintenance and troubleshooting. After this training, you’ll know your way around electrical installations – from low voltages up to 10,000 V.
- For this training programme, you should have at least a good lower (German: Hauptschule) or intermediate (German: Realschule) secondary school-leaving certificate
- As well as having a good command of German and being good at maths and physics, you will be interested in electrical engineering and how technical things work
- This is a 3 ½‑year programme
It’s before an important piece of machinery actually malfunctions that the industrial mechanics at Klasmann-Deilmann come into their own. With this qualification your job is to make sure that our machinery and production systems are always fully operational. You’ll identify problems, order the spare parts or make them yourself. To this end, you’ll learn techniques for turning and milling, drilling and grinding, screwing and welding.
- You should have a good lower secondary (German: Hauptschule) or an intermediate (German: Realschule) secondary school-leaving certificate or equivalent, and have done metalwork at a specialist vocational school (German: Berufsfachschule Metall) or equivalent
- You are good at German, maths and physics. You also have a skilled hand and you are keen to know how technical equipment works
- This training programme lasts 3 ½ years
As the name suggests, industrial engineers need to be at home in the worlds of both industry and engineering. So this course of study will familiarise you with both. The hands-on training part of the degree at Klasmann-Deilmann involves both commercial/administrative areas and our technical departments. After graduation you will have a wide range of career prospects as a project and operating engineer, a production and operating engineer, a sales engineer, in product management and in technical control.
- You have a general higher-education entrance qualification (German: allgemeine Hochschulreife, or equivalent), are interested in the business side of things, have a good technical understanding, and are strong at maths and German
- This ‘dual’ (combined vocational training und degree) programme lasts 3 years, with the opportunity to take examinations to qualify as an Industrial Business Management Assistant (Industriekaufmann/Industriekauffrau) or Industrial Mechanic (Industriemechaniker/in) on completion of the first period of training (at the end of the fourth semester)
- Specialisation options from Semester 4 onwards: Production Management, Project Management, Product Management, Sales Management, Technical Control
As a business IT specialist, you are familiar with planning, development, implementation and the operation of information-processing systems. You know how to set up computer-based processes such that they meet business requirements.
- You need a general higher-education entrance qualification (German: allgemeine Hochschulreife)
- You are interested in the business side of things, have a good technical understanding, and your strengths include German, English and maths
- The training programme lasts 3 years, with alternating phases of classroom and practical instruction
- Specialisation options from Semester 4 onwards at Osnabrück University of Applied Sciences: Information Management or IT Infrastructure Management, e‑Business or IT Consulting, and Marketing of Information and Communications Systems
As a qualified Business Administrator, you have what it takes to be a true all-rounder and can work in a wide range of areas: in Purchasing, Finance, Logistics, Marketing or Sales. You can also put your knowledge to good use in Human Resource Management, in Corporate Governance, in Project Management or in Controlling.
- You need a general higher-education entrance qualification (German: allgemeine Hochschulreife) and are strong at German and maths
- This ‘dual’ (combined vocational training und degree) programme takes 3 years with alternating workplace and university phases
- Specialisation options from Semester 4 onwards at Osnabrück University of Applied Sciences Controlling, Human Resource Management, Logistics, Marketing, Corporate Governance