Motor vehicle mechatronics technician

Put our cars through their paces. Diagnose defects and malfunctions and rectify them. Work with cutting-edge measurement analysis and test engineering technology.

During your apprenticeship, which lasts a maximum of three and a half years, you are trained in the key areas of passenger cars, commercial vehicles, or systems and high-voltage technology, depending on your location. You are responsible for the assembly, disassembly, servicing and maintenance of the vehicles in question and the installed assemblies and systems, based on your main area of specialism. Mechatronic systems such as braking or steering systems, automatic transmissions, chassis systems, and engine management are characterized by the complex interaction of electronics and mechanics they involve. You should therefore be confident with automotive mechanics and automotive electronics (mechatronics).

Learn to service and repair motor vehicles and their systems. Use technical manuals and computer-assisted diagnostic equipment to check and analyze the performance of electric/electronic, mechanical, pneumatic, and hydraulic systems. Learn to recognize defects and malfunctions and how to rectify them. Service vehicles and their systems, put them in operation and test whether they meet road traffic regulations. We also teach you how to handle and advise internal and external customers.

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Thank you for expressing your interest in a vocational training and/or a dual study program in cooperation with Daimler AG. Our vocational traineeships and dual study programs are just as suited to women as men, and we also welcome applications from people with disabilities.

Structure of technical vocational training
You will learn all the key principles of your chosen field in our training workshop and in projects, coming into contact with the latest technologies right from the very start. After the basic training, you will apply and build on what you have learned with placements in manufacturing, for instance, or in the service departments and working on diverse projects – the ideal combination of theory and practice.

Half-way through your traineeship you will take your intermediate exam/part 1 final exam. At the end of your traineeship is the final exam/part 2 final exam – and you are fully fledged in your chosen occupation.

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