Industrial mechanic

Handtmann Training - Industrial mechanic

What do I need to know about the profession?

Industrial mechanics take care of factory equipment and production systems, produce components and install them.


  • Duration of apprenticeship: 3.5 years
  • Required school-leaving qualification:
    good secondary school certificate (Haupt-/Realschule)
  • Vocational school: School of Zittauer Bildungsgesellschaft

Further education opportunities

  • Master craftsman
  • Technician
  • Bachelor of Engineering


  • Operation and maintenance of production systems
  • Troubleshooting in the event of faults
  • Manufacture of components
  • Installation of machine assemblies
  • Preventive maintenance

Requirements profile

  • Accurate way of working
  • Skilled craftsmanship
  • Interest in metal working
  • Interest in physics and maths
  • Interest in drawings (reading and creating)
  • Ability to think logically
  • Technical understanding

Questions about the training course

Cutting machine engineer


The theoretical training conent is taught by the Zittauer Bildungsgesellschaft. The practical part of the training is taken over by our company.


Cutting machine engineer
  • internal assembly
  • production


Cooperation partner is the Zittauer Bildungsgesellschaft.


The vocational school takes place in Schools of the Zittauer Bildungsgesellschaft. In the first year of training, this is the nearest vocational school to your place of residence (Bautzen, Görlitz, Weißwasser or Zittau). From the second year of training on, the vocational school takes place in Weißwasser with a stay in a dormitory.

Questions & answers on the application process at Handtmann

You can apply either by post or by E-Mail.

Send your post application to:

Firmenausbildungsring Oberland e.V.
Fr. Kerstin Müller
Hauptstraße 59
02727 Ebersbach-Neugersdorf

Send your e-mail application to:

Important: In your application, refer to the Albert Handtmann Maschinenfabrik GmbH & Co. KG Zittau

  • Covering letter
  • Full curriculum vitae
  • Last 3 school records
  • Certificates

If your application and the requirements of your career aspiration match, we will invite you for a personal interview. This is usually with the respective instructor.

Please refer to the Directions section to find out how to get to our locations.

You will receive a written response to the success of your application in the weeks after the interview. If your application is confirmed, we will send you a trainee contract and further information.

We ask for your patience. There may be several applicants and a decision can only be reached once all the interviews are complete.

Of course you can apply again after an unsuccessful application. It is quite possible that a suitable trainee position will be available at a later date or that a skilled worker position is vacant after your training. We look forward to receiving your application.

Your contacts

Sarah Heim
Sarah Heim
Specialist Commercial Training

Phone: +49 7351 342-2123
Jessica Schultheiß
Jessica Schultheiß
Specialist Commercial Training

Phone: +49 7351 342-2145

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