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Take control of your future. If you embark on a training program with Zeppelin, you will benefit from specific support and encouragement and the chance to gain expertise in interesting tasks across a variety of fields. Our open culture, scope for ideas, and high standard of training offer you every opportunity to discover and cultivate your strengths.

Training at Zeppelin

Construction Equipment EU

Sales and servicing of construction machines

Rental

Rental and project solutions for construction and industry

Power Systems

Drive, propulsion, traction and energy systems

Plant Engineering

Development and production of plants, components, and systems

Jobs that require vocational training in industrial skills

You will learn to install and commission electrical installations such as electrical cabinets and distribution boxes as well as lighting systems. By the end, you will be adept at handling, assembling and connecting, or maintaining, equipment and systems. Your tasks will also include accurately setting up our power distribution systems and adapting them to the construction site. Through handling our products you will gain basic operational technical knowledge in service-oriented customer care.

Minimum requirements: high school diploma

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Company: Rental

During your training you will learn how to plan and implement IT systems by integrating hardware and software components. In doing so you will configure the components according to the relevant requirements, set up the system and operate it. Advanced tools and diagnostic systems will help you to isolate faults, and the expertise that you gain will enable you to remedy them.

Minimum requirements: high school diploma (very high-level pass)

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Company: Construction Equipment EU

 

In the training you learn all basic skills of metal working. The wide range of sheet metal working, as well as various connection types such as learning the most common welding methods are part of your job model. Assembly work on constructions is also part of your activities such as the manufacture of containers in a wide variety of processes. Installation and construction of equipment for a wide range of applications round out the picture for this varied training profession.

Minimum requirements: advanced secondary general school certificate

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Company: Plant Engineering

During training you will put in place the technical foundations required for the servicing, repair, maintenance, equipping and operation of the machines. In addition, you will become familiar with machine systems such as engine technologies, electrics and electronics, hydraulics and drives.

We will also teach you about the basic activities involved in metalworking and welding techniques, and the use of modern diagnostic techniques. The knowledge you gain during your training will be consolidated and developed further through several weeks of theoretical training at Goldenberg Europakolleg in Hürth near Cologne.

Minimum requirements: advanced secondary general school certificate

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Company: Construction Equipment EU, Power Systems

In this training you get to know all the manual and mechanical basic skills of metal processing. The main part of this demanding and varied training is the electro-technical and pneumatic training content. Building and operating Mechatronic systems in different designs will be a big part of your training. Your field of activity will expand to the end of the training of complex plant construction for both the industrial and the food sector. First service assignments with our specially trained employees in our international projects can also be part of the training.

Minimum requirements: high school diploma

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Company: Plant Engineering

During training you will research metallic materials such as steel, aluminum and titanium, and different types of plastics. You will examine their properties, take samples and, using highly advanced equipment, diagnose possible material damage and document your findings. This will prepare you for important responsibilities, as materials audited by Zeppelin will subsequently be used for shipbuilding, aeronautics, and plant, automotive and mechanical engineering, amongst other areas.

Minimum requirements: high school diploma

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Company: Rental

Jobs that require vocational training in commercial skills

During training you will gain three qualifications: Management Assistant in wholesale and foreign trade, Trainer Certificate, and Certificate in Business Training. During the practical part of the training you will learn about different departments and areas of responsibility at Zeppelin headquarters, and expand your knowledge in the areas of accounting, marketing or human resources. The theoretical component includes corporate management and governance, trade marketing, human resources management, economics, and procurement and logistics.

Period of training: three years

Minimum requirements: entry qualification for a university of applied science

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Company: Construction Equipment EU

As part of your training you will become acquainted with data processing, financial and payroll accounting, marketing and sales. Your tasks will include drafting quotes, accounting, procurement and materials management. Other example tasks may include supporting colleagues in the planning of trade fairs and events, writing presentations or performing human resources tasks.

Minimum requirements: high school diploma

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Company: Rental, Plant Engineering

During your training you will spend time in almost every department of the company, including accounting, procurement, customer services and sales. During each placement you will learn about our business processes, and soon you will have an understanding of all business procedures from accepting and processing orders to billing and customer services.

Minimum requirements: high school diploma

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Company: Construction Equipment EU, Rental, Power Systems

In the training you learn logistical planning and organisational processes, the handling of goods with inspection of delivery and accompanying documents, the packaging, sorting and storage of goods required to meet requirements, and the structure and flow of In-house transport. Carrying out inventory checks and maintaining, picking, packaging and assemble loading units, creating loading lists in compliance with loading regulations, loading and stowing consignments on the basis of accompanying documents will be an integral part of your education. In addition, during your training you will get to know and use operational information and communication systems, standard software and workplace-related software. 

Minimum requirements: advanced secondary general school certificate

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Company: Plant Engineering

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Dual-study program at Zeppelin

A dual-study program with Zeppelin enables you to combine study with practical experience. This gives you a chance to gain insights into individual departments' structures, processes and remits and ensures that you are best prepared for a professional career.

Dual-study programs

  • Business Administration – Commerce
  • Electrical engineering – Automation
  • Mechanical Engineering – Construction and Development
  • Mechanical Engineering – Production and Management
  • Mechanical Engineering – Mechatronic Systems
  • Mechanical Engineering – Technical Management
  • Mechanical Engineering – Food Technology
  • Industrial Engineering – Technical Management

Dual-study program combined with vocational training

  • Electronic Technician for Technical Equipment and Installation with Bachelor of Engineering
  • Industrial Management Assistant with Bachelor of Arts
  • Industrial Mechanic with Bachelor of Engineering

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We offer an attractive supporting program:

In addition to gaining a deep insight into the specific strategic business unit in which you will be trained, our comprehensive supporting program will ensure that you can meet fellow trainees from other business units and network across locations and companies. 

  • "Welcome Day" for new students
  • Working on a Group-wide project for the entire duration of the study program, concluding with a presentation to the Management Board
  • Weekend retreat to the Zeppelin cabin in Kierwang

Dual-study program at Zeppelin

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