Training as an IT specialist (m/f/d): Specialising in application development
In this apprenticeship, you will work in various areas of our IT during the three years of your training. You will learn about company-specific processes and work actively in the departments. You will be involved in the creation, maintenance, servicing and further development of applications, programmes and services of VW FS. Within the framework of your own project, you will develop a small application or programme for the company with the help of your technical training supervisors. In addition, you will gain insight into the areas of customer consulting, user training, and testing procedures.
Requirements – your profile
- At least secondary school leaving certificate I – Hauptschulabschluss
- Enjoy developing software solutions in the automotive environment
- High level of commitment
- You will gain insight into the installation of complex systems, as well as into our system operation.
- You will be involved in the creation, maintenance, care and further development of applications, programmes and services of the company.
- You will gain knowledge in the areas of customer consulting, user training, and test procedures.
- At times you will work in a team – for example in projects within and outside VW FS
- Specials, such as participating in trade fairs and school visits or looking after new trainees
Course of the training
- You start your apprenticeship on 1 August and alternate between practical phases at our company and theory blocks at the vocational school.
- During your training, you will attend the Otto Bennemann School in Braunschweig twice a week in the first year, and once a week from the second year onwards.
- At the vocational school, you learn all the theoretical content of the training with the specialisation in application development, e.g., designing, implementing, and modifying software applications and providing networks and services.
- Duration of training: 3 years
1. Receipt of your application
After you have created an applicant profile and placed your application for your dream job, you will receive a confirmation of receipt by e-mail. This may also appear in your spam folder. If you have not received an e-mail, please check your applicant profile to see whether you have sent your application.
2. Your application will be reviewed
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3. A pre-test will be conducted
Your application has aroused our interest. We would like to get to know your strengths through the pre-test. This takes place online and lasts approx. 15-30 minutes.
4. An online test is conducted
Now it’s time to put your skills to the test. With the cognitive online test, which takes about 45-60 minutes, you can secure your ticket to the next round.
5. We invite you to an interview
We will take the time to get to know you and your skills even better. At the same time, you have the opportunity to ask us all your questions and learn even more about VW FS.
6. We will inform you of our decision
We will inform you of our decision shortly after the interview. We will also discuss all further steps with you here.
When does the training / dual study programme begin?
The official start date for the training / dual study programme is 1 August each year.
What do I earn during my training / dual study at Volkswagen Financial Services?
You will receive an attractive training allowance of more than 1,100 Euros gross per month. We also pay your tuition or training fees.
How much knowledge of the specific topic do I need to have?
Your interest should be present in any case, but explicit technical knowledge is not required. In basic training courses, you will learn the basics that you need for your practical work in the departments.
What attachments do I need to include with my application?
It is mandatory to attach the last two certificates of the mainstream school as well as a CV. Applicants attending a secondary school should also enclose the most recent report card from this school, if available. Please note that applications will not be processed without complete report cards attached.
At what point are the report marks compared?
In the invitation to the interview, you will be asked to bring your school reports. At this time the information will be confirmed. Applicants who have provided false information will be eliminated from the selection process.
What is the pre-test and when do I take it?
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I entered something wrong; how can I correct it?
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