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Are you looking for an apprenticeship or would you like to find out about training opportunities?

At Leibniz-IWT, we are constantly looking for motivated new employees and regularly offer training in a wide range of professions. On this page you will find information about the apprenticeships currently offered by us and the respective contact persons.

 

 

Training as a materials tester

Are you interested in metals such as steel, aluminum, copper or titanium?

Then you've come to the right place: we examine samples using various testing methods, such as metallographic analysis, mechanical-technological tests such as tensile testing, hardness testing or notched bar impact testing, and non-destructive methods such as ultrasonic, radiographic or magnetic particle testing.

During your training, you will learn how to use the various testing methods and how to evaluate and document the results. You will learn about the wide range of tasks performed by a materials tester and work with exciting equipment - from light microscopes to electron beam microscopes.

After the apprenticeship you will work in research, in quality assurance in different industries, e.g. aerospace, automotive, steel production or in hardening facilities.


What requirements do I need to meet?

  • Technical interest
  • Fun with physics, chemistry and maths


How does the training work?

  • Duration of training: 3 ½ years
  • Three days a week of practical training at the institute
  • Two days a week of lessons at the vocational school in Hamburg

Information on the training occupation at berufenet

 

Training as building materials inspector

Are you interested in building materials such as cement, concrete, bricks, and wood materials?
Then you've come to the right place: We take samples on construction sites and on existing buildings and examine them in the laboratory.
During your training, you will learn how to take and prepare samples and how to test the material properties according to valid regulations and standards. After the training, you will work at building materials manufacturers such as cement or precast concrete plants or in companies in the construction industry and in quarries.


What requirements do I need to meet?

  • An interest in technology
  • Enjoy maths, physics and chemistry


How does the training work?

  • Training period: 3 years
  • Practical training at the MPA
  • Block teaching at the vocational school in Beckum

Information on the training occupation at berufenet

Management assistant for office management

Do you like order, organising and working with other people?
Then you've come to the right place: in our administration we ensure orderly processes and tidiness.
During your training, you will learn office management and commercial activities such as order processing, procurement, accounting, marketing and personnel management.
After completing your training, you will work in companies in almost all sectors of the economy and in the public sector.


 

What requirements do I have to meet?

  • Mathematical and organisational understanding
  • An open and outgoing manner


How does the training work?

  • Duration of training: 3 years
  • Three days a week of practical training at the institute
  • Two days a week of lessons at the the Helmut Schmidt vocational school in Bremen


Information on the training occupation at berufenet

From 2022: IT Specialist for System Integration

Are you interested in IT processes, networks, software and do you enjoy complex tasks?
Then you've come to the right place: We look after the technology of an entire research institute: from the researchers' laptops to the printers to the computers at the experimental facilities. In this way, we ensure that optimal technical support is always available for all colleagues.

During your training, you will learn how to plan and set up IT networks and how to install and maintain operating systems and application software. You will also be trained in system configuration, system maintenance and solutions. After completing your training, you will work in IT departments in companies in almost all sectors of the economy and in the public sector.

What requirements do I need to meet?

  • Interest in new technologies

  • Structured, independent working style, teamwork and communication skills as well as a high sense of responsibility


How does the training work?

  •  Training period: 3 years

  • Three days a week at the institute

  • Two days a week of classes at the Europaschule school center SII Utbremen

Information on the training occupation at berufenet.