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with further qualification as firefighter 

Turbine BER

Training at Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg GmbH offers you the best career opportunities in an exciting and varied field. We are looking for you to ensure smooth and trouble-free airport operations in the future.

Initially, your training will form the interface between mechanics and electronics. You will be taught mechanical, electrical and electronic skills and abilities so that you can use them later in a targeted manner. The training is rounded off with the basic firefighting training course, which will enable you to work in our airport fire department.

  • min. Secondary school leaving certificate or technical secondary school leaving certificate,
  • good academic performance,
  • ability to work in a team and reliability,
  • physical fitness,
  • manual skills and good spatial awareness,
  • Understanding of electronic and mechanical interrelationships.

  • a future with the airport fire department,
  • be involved in constant change and innovation at one of Germany's largest site fire departments,
  • a sound training with a deep insight into the operational areas of the airport,
  • being more hands-on than in the office
  • develop new ideas and live the diversity concept,
  • put your manual skills to the test in practice,
  • the chance of being taken on if you perform very well?

You start on August 1.

The vocational training is carried out as initial training and lasts 4 ½ years, but can be shortened to 4 years with very good performance.

During your two-year basic training as a mechatronics technician, you will gain an insight into a wide range of mechanical and electronic components and complex mechatronic systems.

In the last 18 months of the 3.5-year mechatronics training program, you will get to know various technical areas of the company and get your first taste of firefighting. You will then complete a year of basic firefighting training with the airport fire department. 

Your training will be rounded off by classes at the Eduard-Maurer-Oberstufenzentrum.

Apprenticeship compensation

1st year of training 2nd year of training 3rd year of training 4th year of training
1.009,20 € 1.066,59 € 1.119,33 € 1.192,47 €
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Please note that we only accept applications for the apprenticeship via our online form of the job exchange.