Apprenticeship as a design engineer EFZ at Projectina AG

You are about to enter a new phase of life. Maybe you already know exactly where your path should lead, maybe not yet. Maybe you're really looking forward to it or you're really excited... In any case, we're happy that you're stopping by here. Because we offer you a great opportunity for modern, high-quality and comprehensive training. Practical and future-oriented.

We will be offering the next vacant apprenticeship from summer 2023. The prior completion of a 3-day trial apprenticeship at Projectina AG is a requirement. The aim of the taster apprenticeship is to learn more about the profession, to immerse yourself in the everyday life of a designer, but also to gain an  insight into our company. In return, we would like to learn more about you and see how we harmonize.

Designers  EFZ develop and construct individual parts and assemblies for devices, machines or systems as well as tools and devices for production in cooperation with other specialists.

You work on orders, specifications or sub-projects. You create production, assembly and test documents and work out the necessary production data.

You create appropriate instructions and documentation for the operation and  maintenance of the products.

Your personality
  • Enjoys working creatively and designing products
  • Open to trying new things
  • Good spatial imagination
  • Technical interest and understanding
  • Ability to think networked
  • Interest in drawing
  • Enjoy working in a team in an agile environment
  • Secondary school leaving certificate with good marks in mathematics, geometry and  physics

Your first year of apprenticeship – the year of learning
  • Drawing technique (1st introductory course)
  • Manual production (1st workshop internship)
  • Design technique (2nd introductory course)
  • Mechanical production (2nd workshop internship)
  • Construction technology (3rd introductory course)
  • Assembly (3rd workshop internship)
  • Exercises and application in productive activities
  • CAD training
  • 2 times a week vocational school in Rorschach

Your second year of apprenticeship – the specialization year
  • Exercises and application in productive activities
  • Advanced drawing technique
  • Advanced design engineering
  • Practical partial examination (drawing technique and construction technique)
  • 2 times a week vocational school in Rorschach

Your third year of training – the year of application
  • Project work (work on projects with detailed designs including all production documents)
  • Once a week vocational school in Rorschach

Your fourth year of apprenticeship – the final year
  • Project work (working independently on projects with detailed designs including all production documents)
  • Training completion (final exam with order processing, final thesis with presentation)
  • Once a week vocational school in Rorschach

Your 3-day trial apprenticeship for the apprenticeship application

Since we only fill the apprenticeship position as a design engineer EFZ every 4 years, we only offer the taster apprenticeship in the year before the respective apprenticeship begins. The aim of the taster apprenticeship is to learn more about the profession, to immerse yourself in the everyday life of a designer, but also to gain an insight into our company. In return, we would like to learn more about you and see how we harmonize. Therefore, prior completion of the trial apprenticeship is a prerequisite for applying for an apprenticeship.

Your application

The above-mentioned completion of the trial apprenticeship with us is a prerequisite for applying for an apprenticeship. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us or apply now for a trial apprenticeship. We will contact you after checking the documents.

  • Application letter (letter of motivation)
  • Resume
  • Copies of certificates (school, signal box, etc.)

Please send us your detailed application documents by email to René Weyermann (rene.weyermann@projectina.ch), responsible for apprenticeship design engineers.