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Technical apprenticeship program

Begins in September

IT & app development apprenticeship program

Begins in September

Benefits of apprenticeships at Flex in Althofen

  • Apprenticeship with Matura or apprenticeship with integrated degree program (two completed apprenticeships in four years)​
  • Leadership development​
  • Sports and education week in your 2nd year of apprenticeship​
  • Multi-day excursion in your 4th year of apprenticeship​
  • Team sports activities​
  • Insight into the processes of a modern industrial company​
  • Gaining professional expertise while receiving cutting-edge training
Group of technical apprentices in Althofen, Austria workshop

As a technical apprentice at Flex in Althofen, you will learn how to:​

  • Automate manual processes and systems​
  • Understand and optimize the interaction of pneumatic, mechanical, and electrical components​
  • Program systems and troubleshoot in the event of malfunctions​
  • Assemble electrical components into complex systems

Our technical apprentice program will provide experience across the following roles:

Electrical Engineer

Learn hands-on skills such as connecting plugs, laying cables, wiring control cabinets, and drawing circuit diagrams.

Electronics Technician

Learn how to repair technical equipment using measuring devices. Implement your own ideas and develop your own electrical circuit.


Learn how manual processes can be automated with systems. Your training will cover the interaction of pneumatic, mechanical, and electrical components to build and program your own robot.

Metal Technician

Design and manufacture workpieces, maintain machinery, and create fixtures for production.

Industrial Clerk and Buyer

Gain comprehensive insight into all aspects of the company and handle administrative management, specializing in managing inventory levels, and purchasing materials of the right quality, at the right cost, and at the right time.

Austria technical apprentices working around a table
Two apprentices working on a machine

Hear from our apprentices

I chose the apprenticeship to get know-how in the industry and to not only gain theoretical, but also practical experience. The apprenticeship combined with the A-levels (Matura) is an incredible opportunity and Flex supports all our plans and ideas to make an outstanding education possible and secure us the best chances for our future (while working at Flex).

— Giulia Wiedner

Male apprentice calibrating a machine
Group of Flex Althofen apprentices on a mountain climbing excursion
Two male apprentices standing together with Austria flags and prizes won from Flex

After graduating from high school, I decided to do an apprenticeship to sharpen my technical skills and put my theoretical knowledge into practice. Flex — as a renowned training company with great career opportunities and additional offers — turned out to be the best choice.

Michael Hofstätter

Flex has always been a very special company for me. I really enjoy working here because the working atmosphere is very good.

Furthermore, it is also an honor for me to be the first apprentice to learn the job of an operational logistics employee at Flex.

— Nadine Rainer

Flex IT and application development apprentices with awards from Hackathon

As an IT and app development apprentice at Flex in Althofen, you will learn how to:​

  • Install databases, models, and structures
  • Implement, configure, and maintain hardware and software
  • Program your own apps​
  • Analyze and rectify program and system errors
  • Work with customers to find the right requirements for their software

Our IT and app development apprenticeship program will lay the ground work for the following areas of expertise:

IT Technician

Ensure that all work devices in the company — such as PCs, cell phones, and tablets — work perfectly and work together correctly. If colleagues need support on the computer, as an IT technician, you are there to help them.

Application Developer

Learn how to program your very own applications, and learn to program your own robot.

Hear from our apprentices

Starting an apprenticeship at Flex after graduating from high school was a great decision, as Flex offers first-class training and you gain an insight into many processes within the company. This allows me to gain practical experience and develop professionally. Flex offers me the opportunity to put my skills to the test every day.

— Florian Napetschnig

I am completing an apprenticeship because this type of education allows you to apply the knowledge you have gained directly in a real working environment. Flex has always been my employer of choice because the company enjoys an excellent reputation. The special thing about Flex is the family-like atmosphere.

Felix Perkonig

Female Flex IT apprentice working on a computer
Group of apprentices on a snowboarding and skiing excursion in the mountains
Two female apprentices working together on a machine