Materials tester

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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Ensuring the ultimate in quality. Inspect materials using the very latest methods. Analyze the causes behind even microscopically small faults in material and document your findings in text and pictures.

On this traineeship (max. three and a half years) you are taught about material testing procedures and complex testing techniques such as X-rays, ultrasound and eddy-current testing, as well how to prepare metallographic specimens and assess microstructures, particle sizes and inclusions. Operate and service a variety of machines and equipment for destructive and non-destructive testing, and perform investigations on defective components to determine the cause of faults. The basic skills of metalworking form part of your training, as does the monitoring of consistent quality in the heat treatment.

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