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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.

Your apprenticeship at KUKA

As an IT specialist, you are responsible for intelligent IT solutions on the path to Industry 4.0. At KUKA, for example, this means that you network electronically controlled components in automated robot cells or production systems. This results in higher-level control systems. To do this, you coordinate the individual requirements and implement them in the programming.


KUKA offers the apprenticeship as IT specialist for application development(m/f/d) at our location in Augsburg. At our location in Bremen we offer the apprenticeship as an IT specialist for systems integration(m/f/d).

Training in the field of information technology opens up many opportunities for you at KUKA. It also forms the basis for subsequent studies in computer science or business informatics. These tasks await you during and after your training as an IT specialist (m/f/d):

  • Development and realization of IT solutions through the integration of hardware and software components

  • Individual tuning and programming of applications

  • Support of networks and servers

  • Implementation, integration and testing of IT security and data protection measures

  • Implementation and documentation of quality assurance measures

  • Troubleshooting through the use of expert and diagnostic systems

Our training and further education offers

During your apprenticeship at KUKA, you have various possibilities for continuing your education. For example, you can benefit from the following offers:

  • Introduction days

  • Courses for exam preparation

  • Foreign language courses

  • Robot training

  • Foreign placements of four to six weeks

In addition, you also have various opportunities after your apprenticeship, such as:

  • Continuing education programs at the KUKA Academy

  • Sponsorship programs for master workers or technicians

Duration of the apprenticeship and graduation

KUKA offers the apprenticeship as IT specialist for application development in Augsburg.

Upon successful completion after 3 years, you will be trained IT specialist for application development of the Chamber of Industry and Commerce.

Your training will take place in cooperation with the vocational school VII in Augsburg. For you, this means that both your practical assignments at KUKA and your classes will take place in Augsburg.


The apprenticeship as IT specialist for system integration (m/f/d) at KUKA is offered at our Bremen location.

Upon successful completion after 3 years, you will be a trained IT specialist for system integration (m/f/d) of the Chamber of Industry and Commerce.

Your training will take place in cooperation with the SZ Utbremen vocational school. For you, this means that both your practical assignments at KUKA and your classes and lectures will take place in Bremen.

What you should bring with you

  • Enthusiasm and passion for IT topics

  • Enjoyment of mathematics and computer science

  • Understanding of engineering, technology and communication

  • Interest in working with information and telecommunications technology

  • Logical thinking and analytical approach

  • Enjoy working with other people in a multicultural / international environment

  • Customer orientation and strong communication skills

  • Good command of written and spoken English

  • Interest in exchanging knowledge and ideas, as well as learning new things

  • Middle maturity or (technical) high school diploma

This is what you can look forward to

  • Attractive remuneration including Christmas bonus and vacation pay

  • 30 days paid vacation

  • State-of-the-art training in the new education center (opened in September 2020)

  • State-of-the-art training facilities

  • Varied and interesting tasks as well as insights into Industrie 4.0

  • Fantastic atmosphere and a great team

  • Extensive continuous professional development opportunities

  • Company canteens and café

  • Very good transport connections

Starting date: The starting date each year is 1 September.

Please apply online via our careers site with complete application documents (covering letter, CV, references, etc.) about a year before the start of the apprenticeship.

Have we aroused your interest?

If so, apply now online via our careers site!


Contact Augsburg:

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


Contact Bremen:

Ms. Lisa Rodich

Tel. +49 421 6602-358

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