Training as a power plant operator at VERBUND in Western Austria

Do you want to learn more about the dimensions of our power plants?

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

Your opportunities to get to know us

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2/7/2022 - 2/11/2022 virtual trade fair
from 8.00 am to 4.00 pm

Teachers and students have the opportunity to get in touch with the individual companies "live" from 8 am to 4 pm during the 5 days of the fair. The supporting programme takes place daily from 8 am to 12 pm. 135 apprenticeships are presented.

Attendance is free.
Platform access: www.messe4lehre.at

Carinthian Apprenticeship Fair
3/22/2022 - 3/22/2022

from 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Anyone interested can visit BIM Mittersill

4/28/2022 - 4/28/2022 VERBUND training site, Innstraße 20, 84513 Töging am Inn

For interested girls from Grades 5 to 10: On the EUREGIO Girls' Day, VERBUND as a company gives girls and young women the opportunity to gain insight into a wide variety of professions. The aim is to encourage the technical and manual talent of the target group of girls, who are considered to be an important human resource for the future. Eight places are allocated. Registration is activated from middle January.

Visit our training workshop in Töging – you’ll find more information under EUREGIO Girls’ Day.

from 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Venue: Krafthausstraße 4, 5710 Kaprun

Girls’ Day Töging Training Workshop

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

Insights into the training to become a power plant operator

Training to become a power plant operator at the Kaprun site

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

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

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Our Youngsters in Action – power plant workers at VERBUND

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Your apprenticeship at VERBUND – training and free time

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We want more. For Austria, customers, us. We are the power for renewable energy. If someone is to shape the future, then let it be us.

Your mission

Secure the electricity supply for Austria with clean electricity generated entirely from hydropower!

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 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
  • vocational college in Salzburg, Hallein or Amstetten

3rd and 4th year of training:

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

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