Our training programs 2019-02-21T14:45:28+02:00

Printing perspectives.

If you grow fast, you need good people and especially good offspring that wants to advance in their career. Therefore we are always searching for new trainees with whom we can jointly implement our quality standards in the future. This is why we constantly prepare ourselves with well-trained employees for future requirements. At all four locations, we regularly train young people in an apprenticeship to become industrial printers, in our site in Essen also commercial trainees and in Felsberg industrial bookbinders.

Rev up now.
With an education at the WKS‑Group.

In the industrial sector we qualify our employees for technical innovations and safety issues. In the commercial sector, in addition to classical training, we offer the possibility of acquiring additional qualifications, provided appropriate suitability and willingness. Our training is very practical and extremely varied. In addition, there are very good takeover opportunities in our company. In the following you will get an insight into the processes and training contents of the vocational traineeships Media Technologist Print and Industrial Business Management Assistant.

“Klein angefangen und gewachsen an neuen Herausforderungen, bleibe ich auch zukünftig ein bedeutender Teil des WKS-Teams.”

Johnny Busch, Ausbildungsabsolvent Industriekaufmann, Essen

“I not only bring my own ideas; the WKS Group offers me the opportunity to implement them.”

Mirko Overhoff, Ausbildungsabsolvent Medientechnologe Druck, Essen

Industrial Business Management Assistant

Essen

Industrial Business Management Assistants are number-jugglers and organizational talents. They ensure that all business relevant topics in the company are processed and carried out. You can find additional information on the job description here.

Deployment in all commercial areas over a predetermined period of time, e.g. personnel department, financial accounting, controlling, central purchasing and order processing.

Independent development of processes and projects
Vacation replacement subject to appropriate suitability
Self-responsible organization of certain processes
Determination of the optimal production process of certain orders at the rotations
Principles of Payroll Accounting

Commercial skills
Responsibility Organizational skills
Openness as well as customer- and service orientation
Ability and joy to adapt to ever new technologies

Attractive training allowance
Friendly team
Very good takeover opportunities
Innovative High-Tech-Environment
We support your individual potential
Exciting tasks
Opportunity to establish our future

The training location is in Essen. The apprentices are deployed sporadically in Wassenberg depending on the department.

Before the trainees enter the company, a first aid course takes place. On the first day of the apprenticeship, the trainees learn about the industrial operations and get a professional guided tour through the machine park. Afterwards they go to their department.

At the WKS Print Partner GmbH the statutory pauses are valid, which can be spent in the in-house canteen.

All employees of the WKS Print Partner GmbH have flexible working hours (flextime) in the form of a 40-hour week.

The vocational school takes place at the Robert-Schuman-Berufskolleg and is held in block lessons. In total, the trainees complete six (in case of an early final exam: five) school blocks with a duration of 6-7 weeks each. During this time, the trainees have to enter the company once a week for three hours.

For the final presentation in front of the IHK, which comprises a task area from a self-chosen department, intensive supervision by the department and examination simulations are guaranteed at the request of the trainees.

Print media technologist

Essen und Wassenberg

Print media technologist ensures for the impressive rendition of text and images. They are qualified experts who control the whole print process and give an appropriate design to the product. Further information to this occupational profile you will find here.

Deployment in our print areas, e.g. offset, repair and assembling shop and CTP.

All of the print essentials of double printing unit
Realizing print problems
Technical executions whithin a folder
Correct way of mixing colours
Autonomous production monitoring
Cement specialized terminology

Pronounced technical understanding
Sense of responsibility
Responsiveness
Very good color vision
Interest in mechanics and electronics
High team spirit
Ability and joy in accommodation with new technologies

Attractive training allowance
Friendly team
Very good chances of continuing on with the company
Innovative High-tech environment
We support your individual potential
Continuous trainee mentoring
Possibility to shape the future with us

The training location is in Essen. The apprentices are deployed sporadically in Wassenberg depending on the department.

Before the trainees enter the company, a first aid course takes place and there will be a companies’ doctor checkup. On the first day of the apprenticeship, the trainees will get to know the whole company with a behind-the-scenes tour. Furthermore there will be a forklift course, which is expected to be at the first possible weekend.

At the Westend Druckerreibetriebe GmbH and the Kraft Schlötels GmbH the statutory pauses are valid.

Working Hours of the trainees will be from Monday to Friday in morning and late shift.

Wassenberg : 1-2 times a week at Berufskolleg für Gestaltung und Technik in Aachen
Essen : 1-2 times a week at Berufskolleg Ost in Essen

The theoretical exam will normally occur at the vocational school and will last one day. The practical one will realized in the own company.

Industrial mechanic

Wassenberg

Industrial mechanics manufacture, install, or convert components and assemblies for machinery and production equipment. They monitor and optimize manufacturing processes and carry out repair and maintenance tasks. You can find additional information on the job description here.

Operations in the production area and in maintenance

The maintenance, service and troubleshooting of state-of-the-art web offset presses and their peripherals.
Furtheron the associated milling and turning works.

Excellent technical understanding
Interest in mechanics and electronics
Skilled craftsmanship
responsibility
ability for teamwork
Ability and pleasure to adapt to new technologies

Attractive apprenticeship salary
Very friendly and competent team
Very good takeover opportunities
Innovative high-tech environment
We support your individual potential
Intensive training support through combined training with the company MH Wirth, Erkelenz
Possibility to help shape our future

The training centers are in Wassenberg and Erkelenz

The first training week serves to get to know the entire company before it goes to the 12-week basic training in the training center MH Wirth.

At Druckerei Kraft-Schlötels GmbH the legally breakfast and lunch break times apply.

The working hours of the trainees are at Kraft-Schlötels from Monday to Friday in the early shift and late shifts, at the training center MH Wirth in the early shift.

The vocational school takes place 1-2 times a week in Erkelenz (Berufskolleg).

The theoretical exam usually takes place in the vocational school and takes time of one day. The practical examination is carried out according to the specifications of the IHK in one of the affiliated companies.

Electronics technician for industrial maintenance

Wassenberg

Electronics technicians for industrial engineering install, maintain and repair electrical operating, production and process systems, from switchgear and control systems to power supply systems and communication and lighting. Further information to this occupational profile you will find here.

Operations in the production area and in maintenance

The maintenance, service and troubleshooting of state-of-the-art web offset presses and their peripherals.
The associated electrical installation works.

Excellent technical understanding
Interest in mechanics and electronics
Skilled craftsmanship
responsibility
ability for teamwork
Ability and pleasure to adapt to new technologies

Attractive apprenticeship salary
Very friendly and competent team
Very good takeover opportunities
Innovative high-tech environment
We support your individual potential
Intensive training support through combined training with the company MH Wirth, Erkelenz
Possibility to help shape our future

The training centers are in Wassenberg and Erkelenz

The first training week serves to get to know the entire company before it goes to the 12-weeks basic training in the training center MH Wirth.

At Druckerei Kraft-Schlötels GmbH the legally breakfast and lunch break times apply.

The working hours of the trainees are at Kraft-Schlötels from Monday to Friday in the early shift and late shifts, at the training center MH Wirth in the early shift.

The vocational school takes place 1-2 times a week in Erkelenz (Berufskolleg).

The theoretical exam usually takes place in the vocational school and takes time of one day. The practical examination is carried out according to the specifications of the IHK in one of the affiliated companies.

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  • Choose at karriere.wks.de/stellenangebote one of the free apprenticeship places.

  • Keep ready your cover letter, your certificates and your CV

  • Apply online

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“I have been following the path of success of the WKS Group from the very beginning – this is how I lay the foundation stone of my professional future.”

Julia Steeger, Auszubildende zur Industriekauffrau

Berke Abdullah Öz, Auszubildender zum Industriekaufmann