Training as a power plant operator in Bavaria

Do you want to make your very own contribution to protecting the climate? Complete professional training with excellent opportunities for the future? Work in a unique workplace? 

Be inspired and convince yourself of our training to become a power plant operator in Bavaria. Curious about your unique workplace?

How good a fit are we for you?

  • apprenticeship at VERBUND

    Are you inquisitive and want to learn something new every day? Master new challenges that you are proud of?

    Spirit of discovery

    Are you inquisitive and want to learn something new every day? Master new challenges that you are proud of?

  • closeness to nature at VERBUND

    Do you feel connected with nature? Do wind and weather mean nothing to you when it comes to protecting the environment and climate?

    Close to nature

    Do you feel connected with nature? Do wind and weather mean nothing to you when it comes to protecting the environment and climate?

  • courageous employee at VERBUND

    Do you want to achieve something and make your very own contribution to the climate transition? Do you dare do that and take the opportunity?

    Courage

    Do you want to achieve something and make your very own contribution to the climate transition? Do you dare do that and take the opportunity?

  • employee and apprentice at VERBUND

    Would you like to bring all your skills and talents to bear? Collaborate on trendsetting and sustainable solutions to tackle climate change?

    Potential

    Would you like to bring all your skills and talents to bear? Collaborate on trendsetting and sustainable solutions to tackle climate change?

  • employee on the pressure gauge at VERBUND

    Do challenges inspire you? Is quitting an alien concept for you? Would you like to help shape the energy future with an experienced team?

    Endurance

    Do challenges inspire you? Is quitting an alien concept for you? Would you like to help shape the energy future with an experienced team?

  • welding apprentice at VERBUND

    Do you work really accurately because your safety and the well-being of other people are important to you? Are you patient and consistent? Are you always dependable?

    Precision

    Do you work really accurately because your safety and the well-being of other people are important to you? Are you patient and consistent? Are you always dependable?

  • VERBUND-Team

    Are you a team player that others can blindly rely upon? Are you ready to make your contribution?

    Team spirit

    Are you a team player that others can blindly rely upon? Are you ready to make your contribution?

  • apprentice on workbench at VERBUND

    Are you good with your hands and get stuck in when help is needed? Are you good at implementing tasks?

    Hands and mind

    Are you good with your hands and get stuck in when help is needed? Are you good at implementing tasks?

  • sustainable power station at VERBUND

    Do you want to do something meaningful and valuable for society and the environment? Would you like to leave your mark on climate protection?

    Mission

    Do you want to do something meaningful and valuable for society and the environment? Would you like to leave your mark on climate protection?

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#vorangehen (#proceed) – embark on your future with energy!
Become a trainee at VERBUND in the area of Industrial Mechanics and, optionally, Industrial Electrics!
Proceed with responsibility.
If not here, then where?

Training to become a power plant operator at the Bavaria site

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VERBUND job story: power plant worker “Industrial mechanics”

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Proceeding with responsibility. 
If not us, then who? 

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

So let’s go forwards together! Each of us. After all, we’re VERBUND. Is that courageous? No, it’s the right thing to do! Because we all bear responsibility for our climate and environment.

VERBUND works around the clock to ensure a safe and clean power supply from renewable energies. Almost 100% of our electricity comes from climate-friendly hydropower, supplemented with wind and solar energy. VERBUND has always been a pioneer for renewable energy: As one of Europe’s largest energy companies, we’ve played an important role in shaping the energy future for over 70 years.

Your mission

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

Our offer

  • employees at VERBUND

    We offer you a unique workplace, where you can shape the energy future together with us. Bring your talents to bear and make your very own contribution to protecting the climate.

    Unique workplace

    We offer you a unique workplace, where you can shape the energy future together with us. Bring your talents to bear and make your very own contribution to protecting the climate.

  • apprentices on the iPad an employee at VERBUND

    You get solid and highly professional training with us. Grab the opportunity - we’re right behind you! It’s how we lay the foundations for your future at VERBUND.

    Professional training

    You get solid and highly professional training with us. Grab the opportunity - we’re right behind you! It’s how we lay the foundations for your future at VERBUND.

  • friendly relationships with apprentices at VERBUND

    You are part of a team that counts on you. Your team is like a personal safety net that has your back and which you rely on. In this way, properly functioning working relationships also give rise to friendships.

    A good community

    You are part of a team that counts on you. Your team is like a personal safety net that has your back and which you rely on. In this way, properly functioning working relationships also give rise to friendships.

  • employee at VERBUND on top

    In addition to exciting and diverse activities, we offer you development and further training opportunities.

    Promotion

    In addition to exciting and diverse activities, we offer you development and further training opportunities.

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Your apprenticeship. Your power plant.

apprentice on the control cabinet at VERBUND

Your training in detail

1st year of training:

  • theoretical and practical basic training
    at the training centre in Töging am Inn and 
  • 12 weeks/year at the vocational college in Altötting

2nd year of training: 

  • practical training in the power plant
  • module training at the training centre in Töging am Inn and
  • 12 weeks/year at the vocational college in Altötting and 
  • preparing for the interim examination

3rd year of training:

  • work experience in the power plant
  • deepening of the knowledge in various training modules at the
    Töging am Inn training centre
  • 12 weeks/year at the vocational college in Altötting and
  • Examination preparation for approx. 4-6 weeks (depending on the scope of the examination)

We are looking for more trainees in the area of industrial engineering again for the new training session scheduled to start in September 2022 – enter here and dive into the world of our power plant operators:

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VERBUND-apprentice at screwing

Your training in detail

Training in mechanical engineering:

  • principles of mechanical engineering in theory and practice
  • turning and milling (conventional and CNC technology)
  • various welding methods
  • basic knowledge of pneumatics and hydraulics
  • computer-aided technical drawing

Electrical engineering training:

  • principles of electrical engineering in theory and practice
  • installation technology
  • control technology incl. PLC programming
  • protective measures
  • various measuring and testing methods

Safety at work:

  • work materials and work equipment 
  • fire safety
  • hazards and correct conduct in the work environment 
  • and others 

Digitalisation in the world of work:

  • Industry 4.0/E-Learning
  • working with state-of-the-art machinery
  • digital aids in everyday learning – each trainee receives, for example, an iPad for their training and for their free time 
  • exercises with future tools such as robots and 3D printers

Matthias happily shows you the world of our power plant operators in the area of industrial engineering...

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employee and apprentice at VERBUND

This training will make you fit for the challenge ahead!

With us, you also get:

  • 30 days of holiday and paid time off at Christmas and New Year
  • Accident insurance that protects you both at work and in your free time
  • Free overnight accommodation in a local guesthouse 
  • An allowance for your travel expenses to the training workshop or vocational school 
  • A bonus for doing well at vocational school and in examinations 
  • Allowances for difficult work or high workloads
  • Hours credited for additional work, which you can flexibly use up under our flexitime model
  • Many other social services, such as a Christmas allowance, discounted lunch, and 2 days of special holiday when you pass your final examination

Your training remuneration

according to collective agreement 2020 per month, gross plus allowance(s):

  • 1st year of training: €1,014.00
  • 2nd year of training: €1,068.00
  • 3rd year of training: €1,138.00 
  • 4th year of training: €1,208.00

Do you have any further questions? Don’t hesitate to contact us!

VERBUND-Ausbildungsleiter Georg Bauernschmid Georg Bauernschmid

Head of training at the VERBUND training site in Töging

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VERBUND training site, Innstraße 20, 84513 Töging am Inn

VERBUND-Ausbildungsmeister Andreas Englmeier Andreas Englmeier

Master trainer at the VERBUND training site in Töging

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VERBUND training site, Innstraße 20, 84513 Töging am Inn

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