Elevator fitter EFZ

Elevator fitter EFZ (system & apparatus builder or polytechnician)

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As an elevator fitter, you assemble the mechanical, electromechanical and electronic components to make an elevator. The job demands extensive knowledge of electrical engineering, machine engineering, plant engineering and mechanical systems.

Apprenticeship duration

The basic training lasts 4 years:

1st and 2nd year: Basic training as polytechnician or system & apparatus builder (in a regional training center)
3rd and 4th year: Focus on training as an elevator fitter on our company premises

Vocational school

  • 1-2 days a week


  • Good school marks (especially in mathematics and natural sciences)
  • Artisan skills
  • Technical understanding
  • Spatial awareness
  • Reliability
  • Ability to work independently
  • Free from giddiness

Future prospects

We offer our specialists of tomorrow attractive career opportunities. After an apprenticeship at Schindler Vocational Training, there is every chance of being offered a permanent post, so you can continue your development within the company.

The career video is in German.