Polytechnician EFZ

Polytechnician EFZ

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As a polytechnician, you are in demand in many areas of commerce and industry. At Schindler, you manufacture individual mechanical parts for elevators and assemble them to make subassemblies. You get to know the basic principles and acquire a working knowledge of electrical engineering.

Apprenticeship duration

The basic training lasts 4 years.

Vocational school

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


  • Profile G: Very good final marks in C-stream senior grade
  • Profile E: Good final marks in A or B-stream senior grade
  • Good marks are required in mathematics and geometry
  • Artisan skills
  • Technical understanding

Future prospects

A carefully planned course of further education at the technical school or college level will open the door to any number of exciting jobs for you.

The career video is in German.