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Automotive mechatronics engineer apprenticeship, specialising in systems engineering and high-voltage technology (DBFH - Duale Berufsausbildung und Fachhochschulreife [Dual apprenticeship with vocational education])

MAN Careers:  DBFH automotive mechatronics technician for system-/high-voltage engineering

Are you fascinated by the technology in modern vehicles and are rarely without a spanner in your hand? Then a career as an automotive mechatronics engineer could be perfect for you. During your apprenticeship, you will learn everything there is to know about servicing, maintenance, repair and diagnostics work on modern cars and their system components. The alternation between theory and practice works smoothly, allowing you to obtain the qualifications required to attend technical college after your apprenticeship.

The DBFH automotive mechatronics engineer apprenticeship allows you to obtain the qualifications required to attend technical college alongside or after the shortened automotive mechatronics engineer apprenticeship, which lasts for 2.5 years.

During your apprenticeship:

  • You will acquire the knowledge and skills of an automotive mechatronics engineer. These will be taught alternately (3 weeks at the company, 3 weeks at vocational college).
  • During your time at vocational college, we will also teach you the subjects you need to obtain the required qualifications to attend technical college (Fachhochschulreife).
  • After your apprenticeship, which lasts for 2.5 years, you will be in full-time education for 6 months to prepare for the technical college entrance examinations (Fachhochschulreifeprüfung).

Your opportunities for development

After your apprenticeship, we will offer you:

  • The opportunity to study, with potential support from MAN or
  • The opportunity to begin a career with MAN in accordance with the current trade agreements
  • 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 perspective, which lets you take control of your own development

Duration of apprenticeship:

Lasts 3 years in total, divided as follows:

  • 2.5 years apprenticeship as an automotive mechatronics engineer, including the knowledge required to enter the technical college taught alongside apprenticeship
  • 6 months of full-time teaching in a college of further education (Fachoberschule) followed by the examination to enter technical college (Fachhochschulreife)

Your requirements:

GCSEs (Mittlere Reife) or an equivalent recognised educational qualification with an average grade equivalent to at least a 3.5 in Germany