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Electronics engineer for automation technology and electrical engineering (Bachelor of Engineering), dual course of study

MAN Careers: Dual course of study as an electronics technician for automation and electrical engineering

Commission a computer-controlled industrial facility while studying electrical engineering – on this dual course of study, you receive exciting apprenticeship that is also based on technical knowledge. Your Bachelor of Engineering apprenticeship at MAN is in close collaboration with the Westphalian University of Applied Sciences in Gelsenkirchen, Germany.

The dual course of study combines internal apprenticeship to become an electronics engineer of automation technology with electrical engineering studies at the Gelsenkirchen site of the Westphalian University of Applied Sciences.

The apprenticeship content is closely linked to the commissioning of computer-controlled industrial facilities. The focus is on new installations, repairs, troubleshooting and updating measurement, control and regulation technology.

With a dual course of study, you will benefit from many advantages compared to the conventional approach to apprenticeship:

  • Prepare for your job in accordance with the requirements of and changes in your profession
  • Receive specialist apprenticeship
  • Receive constructive apprenticeship based on scientific principles
  • Apply and implement scientific knowledge on a practical level

During your practical experience

  • You will acquire well-founded electrical engineering/automation technology knowledge and skills in accordance with the framework of the apprenticeship
  • You will learn how to install and wire control units as well as assemble machine sensory technology and actuating elements for mechanical engineering. The transmission of signals and data and their validation are a significant part of this experience
  • You will participate in basic electro-technical apprenticeship at our collaborating partner's apprenticeship centre
  • You will receive specialist apprenticeship at the corresponding engineering department
  • You will have the opportunity to complete at least one assignment at one of our international sites abroad

During your theoretical stage

The Bachelor of Engineering apprenticeship is in collaboration with the Gelsenkirchen site of the Westphalian University of Applied Sciences The course contents are based on their examination regulations. For more information, visit the Westphalian University of Applied Sciences website: www.mein-duales-studium.de

Your opportunities for development

During your studies, you will be prepared for work in the following target area:

  • Commissioning engineer for electrical, measurement, control and regulation technology, predominantly international assignments

After your studies, we will offer you:

  • The opportunity to start your career at a leading mechanical and plant engineering company
  • An exciting and diverse role, which allows you to use your experience and contacts to establish yourself within the company
  • A professional environment with an international point of view, which lets you take control of your own development

Your requirements

  • As a minimum, good A-levels (Abitur)/very good qualifications required to enter a technical college (Fachhochschulreife)
  • Above-average performance in mathematics and natural sciences
  • Willingness to complete practical experience abroad
  • Good written and spoken English
  • Strong motivation and communication skills
  • Good knowledge of MS Office