Training as a power plant operator at VERBUND in eastern Austria

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Be inspired and convince yourself of our training to become a power plant operator in Lower Austria, Upper Austria, Carinthia and Styria. Curious about your unique workplace?

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Training to become a power plant operator at the Ybbs site

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VERBUND job story: Power plant operator in “metals technology” at the Ybbs site

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VERBUND job story: Power plant operator in “electrical engineering” at the Ybbs site

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Your apprenticeship at VERBUND – training and free time

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Become an apprentice at VERBUND in the field of electrical engineering and metals technology!

Current apprenticeships 09/2023

You'll find the apprentices scheduled to commence in September 2023 in our apprenticeship portal. More apprenticeships for other locations will follow in the coming weeks.

Our apprenticeships

You’ll get a job anywhere with this apprenticeship!

With us, you get:

  • Highly professional training by our appreciative and experienced masters of training
  • An iPad – for work and for your free time
  • A superbly equipped training place with high safety standards for machines and processes
  • A good community during and outside of working hours – including with joint sporting activities
  • We offer you development and further training opportunities for exciting, diverse activities

Apprentice wage

according to collective agreement 2022 per month, gross plus allowance(s):

  • 1st year of training: €800.00
  • 2nd year of training: €1,020.00
  • 3rd year of training: €1,325.00
  • 4th year of training: €1,750.00
Your apprenticeship. Your power plant.

Your apprenticeship. Your power plant.

Your training in detail: 

1st year of training:

  • theoretical and practical basic training at one of the apprentice workshops in Kaprun or Ybbs-Persenbeug

2nd year of training:

  • work experience in the power plant
  • modular training at one of the apprentice workshops in Kaprun or Ybbs-Persenbeug and
  • Amstetten Vocational College

3rd and 4th year of training:

  • in-depth knowledge of various modules
  • programming and visualisation of complex systems with the latest programmable logic controllers

Your tasks include the installation, testing, initial operation, controlling, maintenance and repair of power plant systems as well as systems for energy supply and energy distribution.

Would you like to have a taster?

On our Taster Days, you can get to know our professions and get detailed information about the apprenticeships. You can also get in contact with us in person and speak with our apprentices at trade fairs and events. You can find information on events, dates and venues under Event Calendar and Taster Days.


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