Electronics engineer in information and system technology

(German: Elektroniker/-in für Informations- und Systemtechnik)

Find out more about the training and apply here.

Training at a glance


We offer this training in


Application deadline

1 August 2020 until 28 February 2021

Start date and duration

Your training commences in September 2021 and will take around three and a half years.


Your monthly remuneration is based on your year of training:

Year 1: EUR 1,068
Year 2: EUR 1,105
Year 3: EUR 1,219
Year 4: EUR 1,293

We offer this training in


What is the apprenticeship all about?

As an electronics engineer in information and system technology you deal with different information technology systems, which we use to safeguard manufacturing processes and implement product-specific applications. You will subsequently assume responsibility for developing, establishing, installing and naturally expertly maintaining the IT systems.

Your development opportunities

On completion of your vocational training as an electronics engineer in information and system technology, you can of course further your professional development in the subsequent years of your career. These exciting opportunities are open to you: 

  • Industrial foreman specialising in electrical engineering
  • State certified technician
  • Studies in information and communication technology (a university entrance qualification is required)

Am I the right person for this?

This could be the perfect profession for you if this sounds like you: 

  • Your parents ask for your help when all the lamps on the router start flashing again.
  • You enjoy tinkering with any type of hardware.
  • You would prefer to repair your faulty computer yourself than simply lash out at it.
  • You already have initial programming experience.
  • You have a good grasp of complex issues.

Incidentally: Our apprenticeships are open to everyone, regardless of gender.


What you need
Good knowledge of maths, ability to think logically and a good understanding of electronic and physical processes.

Language skills
You should have good knowledge of German.

School leaving results
We recommend you have a good secondary school certificate.
Have you not yet taken your final exams?

Important note: We only offer initial vocational training. If you have already completed vocational training or if you have professional experience, we unfortunately cannot offer you vocational training at Volkswagen.

Training contents

We are known for our excellent vocational training. Find out here exactly what you can expect from us. Please note that changes to the procedure may be made at short notice.

Focal points in year 1

You will learn the following in your first year of training with us:

  • Producing and commissioning electronic equipment and assemblies, measuring, testing and analysing electronic functions
  • Installing and configuring IT systems
  • Selecting, installing and testing hardware and software components
  • Data backup and archiving
Focal points in years 2 to 4

You will learn the following in the second part of your vocational training:

  • Testing and assessing the safety of electronic systems and production equipment
  • Testing, adjusting and assessing control and regulation systems and components including their sensors and actuators
  • Installing and configuring network components and their operating systems
  • Adapting software and using diagnostic software
  • Adapting software components and designing user interfaces
  • Troubleshooting and problem solving (software and hardware)
  • Creating IT software using appropriate development software and program documentation
  • Planning, organising and implementing work orders for the latest IT services
  • Order processing and working with IT systems, in part also in English
  • System tests and optimisations, technical services for IT systems


Sound good? Let’s go!

You can apply online here for up to three sites:

Electronics engineer in information and system technology
(Elektroniker/-in für Informations- und Systemtechnik)

Here’s how you apply to us



Or would you prefer something different?

You can apply for up to three apprenticeships at the same time. These alternatives may also be of interest to you:

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Phone: +49 (5361) – 94 64 70

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