Computer scientist EFZ

Computer scientist EFZ

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Typical activities include planning, programming, installing, testing, analyzing and instructing. You work in teams and often have contact with customers. Computer scientists focusing on application development are specialists in software development. Computer scientists focusing on system engineering are specialists in software development. Your tasks include working out IT concepts, installing systems and software as well as expanding IT systems.

Apprenticeship duration

The basic training lasts 4 years.

Vocational school

  • 1-2 days a week in Sursee
  • Vocational school leaving certificate (if desired)


  • Senior grade A
  • Logical thinking
  • Good analytical thinking
  • Ability to concentrate

Future prospects

A wide range of continuing education opportunities and specializations in one subject.

  • Project collaborator
  • Attending a technical school or college
  • The possibility of working abroad (international company)

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