Apprenticeship as IT specialist

The apprenticeship as an IT specialist is ideally suited for young people who are thrilled by technology and want to turn their passion into their job. At KUKA, your programming skills will get our robots and systems moving at the same time as keeping the computer systems going.

IT specialist at KUKA

As an IT specialist, you are responsible for intelligent IT solutions on the way to Industrie 4.0. At KUKA, for example, that means networking electronically controlled components in automated robot cells or production systems. This creates master control systems. As well as this, you coordinate the individual requirements and implement them in the programming.

Your apprenticeship at KUKA

The apprenticeship as an IT specialist will open many doors to you at KUKA. Moreover, it forms the basis for a subsequent course in information technology or business information systems.  The apprenticeship covers these fields of learning:
  • Creating IT solutions by integrating hardware and software components into complex systems 
  • Incorporating electronically controlled machines and components into robot cells or production systems 
  • Individual coordination and programming of applications 

Our apprenticeship and continuing education opportunities

For us, it is important for your apprenticeship to be varied and comprehensive. As a result, even during your apprenticeship period, KUKA offers you various possibilities for continuing education such as:
  • Introduction days
  • Courses in foreign languages or for exam preparation
  • Robot training
  • Foreign placements of four weeks

Once you have completed your apprenticeship as an IT specialist, we will continue to support your development:
  • Continuing education programs at the KUKA Academy
  • Sponsorship programs for master workers or technicians

Duration of the apprenticeship and application cut-off date

The apprenticeship as an IT specialist takes 2.5 to three years and starts on 1 September of every year. It is held at the Group’s parent company: KUKA AG in Augsburg. You can start applying for an apprenticeship at KUKA about 12 months before the start of the apprenticeship. As long as openings are displayed, you can apply.




Requirements for the apprenticeship as IT specialist

These characteristics and knowledge are important if you intend to be trained as an IT specialist at KUKA:

School qualifications

  • At least intermediate school-leaving certificate 

Interests and attributes

  • Affinity for technology and business
  • Good results in information technology and mathematics
  • Good knowledge of English
  • Commitment
  • Team skills


Apply online for an apprenticeship at KUKA and start your future as an IT specialist! 


Contact Augsburg:
Mr. Manfred Schussmann
Head of Training Center
Tel. +49 821 797 1407


Contact Bremen:
Ms. Stefanie Schrötter
Tel. +49 421 6602 359


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