Brilliant opportunities for your training.

Learning in a modern environment, active involvement in the business and assisting in real orders. Apprenticeships at INDEX and TRAUB have always been acclaimed for high practical relevance and intensive support by experienced trainers. As a European market leader, we take quality seriously. 

We take responsibility for our apprentices. Our apprentices are supported individually to develop their potentials and contribute their strengths. At our company, an open, lively atmosphere is the basis for successful cooperation with young people.

Diverse and exciting tasks far away from working in the training workshop or at the office will start in the second year of apprenticeship. The apprentices will assist their colleagues at trade fairs, in customer service, or school projects. Also stays abroad at one of our subsidiaries in China, the United States, Sweden and France are a popular option to gain even deeper insights into the world of turning. All apprentices have the opportunity to take foreign language courses during their training period. 

Exciting opportunities at INDEX and TRAUB will be waiting for you after you have successfully completed your vocational training. 

Technical/industrial training

The technical/industrial area offers exciting prospects and diverse training opportunities. Whether in design engineering, manufacturing, or in technical customer service – start to a successful future.

Industrial mechanic (m/f)

Industrial mechanics are specialists for industrial production systems and have knowledge of common manufacturing processes. They work in the area of production. Today it’s parts production, tomorrow assembly, and day after tomorrow it’s maintenance of mechanical components and systems. These diverse and responsible tasks require absolute concentration and precise working. 

Industrial mechanics work on modern manufacturing and production facilities. They are used in module and production assembly, repair, quality assurance, and technical support.


Continuing education:

Industrial master craftsperson/technician, mechanical engineering technician, business administrator, additional qualification as skilled electrician, Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.)


Duration of apprenticeship:  3.5 years

Mechatronics technician (m/f)

Mechatronics technicians are mechanics and electronics technicians in one person. They solve tasks in mechanics, electrical/electronical engineering and control and information technology. With a holistic view on machinery and equipment, mechatronics technicians build and install electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic and mechanical components. They put mechatronic systems into operation, operate equipment, program and maintain systems. 

Mechatronics technicians work in development, installation and commissioning of CNC machines, quality assurance, operation and maintenance of machinery and equipment, or in service.


Continuing education:

Industrial master craftsperson, mechanical engineering technician, business administrator, Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.)


Duration of apprenticeship:  3.5 years

Electronics technician for industrial engineering

Electronics technicians for industrial engineering work everywhere where electrically powered and controlled systems are in operation. Electronics technicians are familiar with measuring and control engineering as well as installation and communication technology, and drive and lighting engineering. Working with IT systems completes the training. 


Continuing education:

Industrial master craftsperson, electronical engineering technician, business administrator, Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.)


Duration of apprenticeship:  3.5 years

Technical product designer (m/f)

Specializing in machine and system design

To build a new machine or system, a precise drawing must be made. This starts already with the first line on the computer. Technical product designers refine the ideas and designs of designers and developers. They create assembly instructions, drawing models and computer animations using state-of-the-art CAD systems.


Continuing education:

Industrial master craftsperson, mechanical engineering technician, business administrator, Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.)


Duration of apprenticeship:  3.5 years

Industrial management assistant (m/f)

Planning, organizing, purchasing, selling, scheduling, assigning, calculating, billing, monitoring, bargaining and communicating - Industrial management assistants ensure a smooth process within the company starting at the first client request ending with the billing.

They constantly stay on top of economical procedures. Modern communication tools enhance industrial management assistants to always work client orientated.

Continuing education:

business economist, business administrator, Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)


Duration of apprenticeship: 3 years