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Automation technician

Automation Technicians develop and build build electric control and automation systems. They master a wide technical field, ranging from mechanical and pneumatics to electronics and IT.  These young professionals program controls, mount and connect electrical, electronic and pneumatic components and create the relevant technical documentation.

Requirements for the four-year apprenticeship

  • Completed high school education
  • Good grades in Math and Physics
  • A flair for analytical and logical thinking 
  • An interest in technology and an understanding for abstract procedures
  • A flair for spatial perception
  • A love of tinkering and experimenting combined with a desire to learn

Future prospects

  • Completing a vocational school (BMS) certificate during or following the apprenticeship
  • Professional exams for Automation Technician, Process Specialist or 
  • Manufacturing Specialist
  • Master Craftsman exams in Switchgear Construction, Mechanical and Apparatus Engineering
  • Federal VET (Vocational Education and Training) qualifications as Technician specializing in, e.g. Electronics, IT, Machine Construction, etc
  • Engineering degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechatronics, Machine Technology, Telecommunications, IT

Apply now for an apprenticeship with great prospects in an international high-tech company renown for the excellence of its apprenticeships.

We look forward to receiving your complete CV by email at

CEDES AG, Science Park, CH – 7302 Landquart | +41 81 307 23 46

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