Polytechnician with a Swiss Federal Certificate

Information about the job profile


Poytechnicians produce workpieces either by using conventional working methods or by programming CNC machines. They build tools and appliances for the production and assemble devices, machines or equipment. Together with other specialists they work on projects, develop solutions and build prototypes. They are part of the team commissioning, planning and supervising production processes, and performing maintenance work.


The apprenticeship lasts 4 years. It is divided into a 2-year basic training program and a 2-year in-depth training including assignments in various departments. The apprentices attend the vocational school in Liestal. The first year of the apprenticeship is completed at the training partner (aprentas).

We encourage obtaining in parallel a professional maturity.

Our apprentices are also offered the possibility of an international training (EUREGIO).


We are looking for young people with a high interest in mechanics, mathematics and physics. Of course, they also need craftsmanship skills and an accurate style of work.

Suitable students: secondary school students, level E or P, as well as outstanding secondary school students level A or the equivalent.

A suitability test (Multicheck technical for Poytechnicians) is required.

Opportunities for professional development

  • There are many professional opportunities for Polytechnicians. There are numerous possibilities for higher vocational examinations in this field, e.g.:

  • Certification as a Master Mechanic or Plant Operating Expert

  • Technician (higher vocational examination)

  • Engineer (University of Applied Sciences)


In August and September we publish the apprenticeship positions for the following year. Please submit the following documents:

  1. Application letter

  2. Curriculum vitae

  3. Certificates (min. the last 2)

  4. Result of aptitude test (preferably Multicheck)

Further information:

Introduction of Polytechnician apprenticeship (This movie is only available in german)