IT Specialist

Do you like solving tasks on the PC and are you passionate about current hardware and software? Then you should consider an IT specialist apprenticeship. Within the job description two specializations have emerged: application development and system integration. At the Fraunhofer IWS we train you as an IT specialist for system integration and thus enable you to plan, install and analyze IT systems.


You have an intermediate school-leaving certificate, technical college entrance qualification or A-levels and your interest in logical relationships has been rewarded with good grades in mathematics and / or computer science. Your good knowledge of English helps you to work with technical documents. You are already familiar with PCs and their applications. Logic and analytics are the keys to solving problems and arouse your interest. You like to work in a team and bring along perseverance and ambition.

Training Program

  • 3,5 years

The Training Contents

  • Configure and install hardware and software
  • Programming and managing databases
  • Planning and developing software to meet requirements
  • Process automation
  • Planning and setting up networks
  • Analyze customer requirements and find suitable IT solutions
  • Maintain and manage IT systems
  • Ensure IT security

Who Trains You?

The Fraunhofer IWS IT team is broadly based. Here you will work with computer scientists who have different qualifications, skills and abilities. This enriches the training enormously and also allows you to get to know or deepen your knowledge in different areas of responsibility. Since the working atmosphere is very pleasant and your colleagues are helpful, it will be easy for you to find your way around quickly and to overcome any shyness when questions arise. A specific contact person will be at your side during your training. We look forward to meeting you!