General mechanic

Career Profile 

General mechanics construct work-pieces and apparatus for production. They use turning and milling machines, install CNC machines and monitor the production process. They bring new machines and equipment into service and carry out maintenance work on them.

Martin Rothenbühler

Your contact person

Martin Rothenbühler

Head of Vocational Training
+41 81 772 48 01

Basic skills required

  • Technical understanding and an ability to visualize things in three-dimensional space
  • Manual dexterity
  • A precise, careful work style, and reliability

The 4-year training course

Practical learning

  • 1st and 2nd year of apprenticeship consists of basic training in our training center (general courses, all internal)
  • 3rd and 4th year of apprenticeship / specialized training in production

Theoretical learning

1-2 days per week vocational college with subjects:

Mathematics, computing, study and work methodology, physics, chemistry, technical English, materials and manufacturing technology, drafting and machine technology, automation

College graduation

VAT will support your attendance at vocational college. Very good college marks are needed

Qualification obtained

Swiss federal certificate as a mechanic

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