Professional profiles

Vocational training at the University of Münster - Future-oriented and versatile

With some 150 trainees in 18 professional fields, the University of Münster is one of the largest vocational training providers in Münsterland. We offer a wide spectrum of training programmes – from IT-related areas to manual and industrial-technical occupations to commercial professions. 

During our Vocational Training Day, you can learn more about our training programmes for the following occupations:

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Chemistry laboratory technician [de]

Chemistry laboratory technicians analyse substances, distil and separate mixtures and produce chemical compounds. The doors to our laboratories are open to you on Vocational Training Day. On a guided tour, you have the chance to peer over the shoulders of our chemistry laboratory technicians. Each tour lasts 30 minutes. Please note that only a limited number of persons can participate at one time. Each tour begins at the info stand. To participate, simply sign up with one of the trainers or trainees.

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Electronics technician (Equipment and Systems)/System electronics technician [de]

Electronics technicians with specialisation in equipment and systems are trained to manufacture components and devices, e.g. in information and communications technology, medical engineering, metrology and testing technology. They install systems and devices and are responsible for their maintenance and repair. Visit the info stand and use the opportunity to become familiar with this vocation in the testing area.

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Electronics technician (Energy and Building Technology) [de]

Electronics technicians with specialisation in energy and building technology plan and install electronic systems which manage the energy supply and infrastructure of buildings. We invite you to visit the info stand and use the opportunity to become familiar with this vocation in the testing area.

Media and information services specialist (Library) [de]

Specialists in media and information services in libraries expand and cultivate library holdings, provide library users with media and information, and carry out technical administrative tasks. As a large, general library, the ULB offers comprehensive training that acquaints candidates with all departments: the reading room, lending operations, information services, media processing, document delivery services, the historical collections, digital services, book-making techniques, the book binding workshop, and much more...

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Computer technician (System Integration) [de]

Computer technicians with specialisation in system integration provide client-based information and communications solutions. They achieve this by interconnecting hardware and software components into complex systems. They also offer users technical assistance and training. Find out what other tasks computer technicians carry out in the projects and examples on display at the info stand.

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Precision mechanic (Precision Engineering) [de]

Precision mechanics manufacture metallic, high-precision components for machines and precision devices, and assemble these into functional units. We invite you to learn more about this occupation on a tour of our University's workshops. Each tour lasts approx. one hour. Please note that only a limited number of persons can participate at one time. Tours begin at the info stand. To participate, simply sign up with one of the trainers or trainees.

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Gardener (Ornamental Plant Cultivation) [de]

Gardeners with specialisation in ornamental plant cultivation are trained to plant and grow flowering plants outdoors or in greenhouses. At the info stand, you can learn more about this interesting profession, as well as your potential workplace – the Botanical Garden of the University of Münster.

IT system electronics technician [de]

IT system electronics technicians plan and install customised IT systems, configure them and get them operating. Find out what other tasks IT system electronics technicians are responsible for in the projects and examples on display at the info stand.

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Information technology officer [de]

Information technology officers procure and manage computer and telecommunication systems. They determine user requirements, plan and create application solutions and provide users with customer support and training. They ensure that projects are conducted efficiently and organised in a customer- or user-friendly manner. At the info stand, you can speak to the trainers and current trainees about this vocational training programme in more detail.

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Office management specialist [de]

Office management specialists organise and handle business-related administrative duties and coordinate office management processes. They are responsible for completing tasks in the areas of order processing, procurement, public relations, event management, accounting, marketing and personnel management. At the info stand, you can talk to the trainers and current trainees about this vocational training programme in further detail.

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Media designer (Image and Sound) [de]

Media designers for image and sound are responsible for planning media productions and are involved in their realisation. They set up media-specific production systems, as well as produce and process video and audio recordings. At the info stand, you can learn more about planning and carrying out media productions and get an idea of the equipment you will be using.

Sport and fitness specialist [de]

Sport and fitness specialists are responsible for carrying out administrative and organisational tasks and developing concepts for athletic activities. They also provide customers with advice and support. At the info stand, you will have the chance to learn more about this programme from the trainers and current trainees.

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Carpenter [de]

Carpenters make furniture, doors, and windows out of wood and wood-based materials, and manufacture interior fittings and fixtures. In most cases, such fittings are one-of-a-kind, custom-made pieces. Take a peek behind the scenes and learn more about the working environment and employment opportunities for carpenters.

Other vocational training programmes at the University of Münster

You missed this year's Vocational Training Day, or couldn't find your desired occupation? Don't worry – the University has much more to offer. On our career pages you can view a complete list of vocational training programmes offered at the University of Münster. You will also find general information about vocational training and details about how to apply for admission as a vocational trainee.

The University of Münster also offers vocational training for the following occupations even though these were not represented at Vocational Training Day:

Computer technician (specialisation: Application Development) [de]

Geoscientific preparator [de]

Physics laboratory technician [de]