Training and studies at WITTENSTEIN

We offer high-quality trainings in over 20 modern career profiles or degree programs in cooperative education. In this process, we make you "technically fit" and build your individual, social and methodological competencies along with you. In our "Come Together" week, you will get to know other trainees, fellow students and your instructors. To provide you with a strong foundation for your career, you will receive regular professional instruction. After completing your training, you can take part in the programm "pioneers hit the road" to gain valuable experience abroad. 

Ausbildung bei der WITTENSTEIN AG


In principle, training programs last from three to three and a half years. During this time, you go through different departments, in order to learn about their interrelations and acquire an overall picture. This also includes the possibility of working abroad. You benefit from a long tradition of training: Qualified instructors not only impart their technical knowledge, they also support your personal development. The atmosphere in our organization is characterized by proximity and cooperation. We are always open to listening to your questions and needs. The prerequisite is a high school diploma ("Hauptschulabschluss" or "Realschul­abschluss").

Open training areas

Studium bei der WITTENSTEIN AG

Work/study program

In partnership with Baden-Württemberg Cooperative State University, we offer three-year work/study Bachelor's programs. Your studies alternate between practical study in the company and one quarter of theory at the university. Depending on the field, the possible study locations are Mannheim, Mosbach, Bad Mergentheim, Heilbronn and Stuttgart. The prerequisites are the general university entrance qualification ("allgemeine Hochschulreife"), the special university entrance qualification ("fachgebundene Hochschulreife"), or the technical college entrance qualification ("Fachhochschulreife") plus a passing grade on the Scholastic Aptitude Test ("Studierfähigkeitstest") of the Baden-Württemberg Cooperative State University.

University study vacancies

Schülerpraktikum bei der WITTENSTEIN AG


Before you decide on a career, you want to be certain that it is the right one. During a voluntary internship or school internship (OIB/BORS/BOGY), you can learn about different career profiles and get a sneak peak at your future profession. Please see the corresponding descriptions of the positions for the possible school internship timeframes.

Internship vacancies

Areas of training


During your training or work/study program, you will get to know various fields and sites in the WITTENSTEIN Group. It is important to us that you get a comprehensive overview of our organization, in order to recognize and understand the interrelations. We will also teach you about all facets of your future profession. This provides you with certainty regarding where your strengths lie and what exactly you want to do later. At the beginning of your training, you receive a fixed schedule indicating where and when you will be deployed. This gives you an overview of possible departments or areas. 

talent arena

talent arena

The talent arena offers you theoretical and practical creative instruction. You can develop your skills in an optimal manner. The training features the latest technologies. In succession, you will go through the areas of design, mechanics, assembly and electronics. In this process, practical training is constantly supplemented with formal instruction. 



Our mechatronics divisions emphasize electrical, mechanical and information technology. It is about understanding complex situations and developing targeted solutions. You will engage in a diverse range of activities with plenty of exciting challenges. In design, programming, conversion of controls or laboratory experiments – interesting work awaits you at every turn. The main prerequisite for all projects is enthusiasm for technology.



The basic duties in our Sales department are product sales, service provision and customer acquisition and loyalty. In your training program, you will prepare offers, handle technical explanations and visit customers. At the same time, you will take on your first projects on your own. In all of our work, the customer and their desires are top priority – whether you field or office staff. 



At WITTENSTEIN, commercial tasks exist in the various departments: from Marketing and HR, to Bookkeeping and Purchasing. In addition to day-to-day business, you also take responsibility for your own projects. This includes tasks such as event planning and applicant or supplier management.



Our production sites in Igersheim-Harthausen and Fellbach (left image) are packed with innovations, and are pioneering in every sense. They offer a wide range of possibilities: from training to work/study programs.

Ausbildungs- und Studiennavigator

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