Apprenticeships

Chemical Laboratory Assistant

What do we expect of you?


An interest in science and good teamwork skills are just as important as a very good secondary school-leaving certificate (Realschule) or a high school diploma (or equivalent).

How does the apprenticeship work?


The training lasts 3 1/2 years and takes place at our branch in Teltow. You will complete the basic training and other practical parts of the course at a training centre in Berlin. You will also attend vocational college.

Your tasks during your apprenticeship will be:


  • to examine organic and inorganic substances/products with regard to type, quantity, and structure (analysis)
  • to examine chemical processes
  • to produce substance mixtures and develop or optimise synthesis processes of preparations

What will you learn during the apprenticeship?


Your training will include, for example:

  • analysing and characterising organic and biological substances
  • producing organic and biological compounds
  • planning test procedures and setting up apparatus
  • cooperating with domestic and international natural scientists
  • QM compliant recording and documenting
  • computer-aided instrument control, data acquisition, evaluation, and transfer
  • following German- and English-language regulations in your work