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If it’s an apparatus, you can build it!

As a machine and apparatus specialist (Swiss VET) in Switzerland, you are friends with metal, and apparatuses ranging from air conditioners to machine parts are your forte....

What you do
Machine and apparatus specialists mainly handle various kinds of sheet metal, outlines and pipes. You combine these to create constructions, containers, pipe systems or apparatuses, and entire systems and plants, then perform the required installation, maintenance and repair work.

Training specifics
The training consists of a two-year basic apprenticeship, followed by a two-year training focusing specifically on process-centric areas of operational work: diverse range of skills in the processing of sheet metals, outlines and pipes, as well as in project planning, installation and process technology.

The four-year training takes place at the vocational college and consists of two levels – “Basic Requirements” (G) and “Advanced Requirements” (E). The vocational college prepares you for professional certification.

Training locations:

  • RUAG Aviation, Emmen
  • RUAG Aviation, Alpnach
Email RUAG MRO Switzerland