FAQs about training at aquatherm
Your questions, our answers.
There are some questions about training that come up again and again. To make it easier for you, we have collected the most frequently asked questions here – of course with the appropriate answers. And if you would like to know more: Your contact person Denise Niedzwiecki will be happy to help you by phone or e-mail.
Questions about the application procedure
When is the best time to apply? Is there an application deadline?
Can I also apply for several apprenticeships?
What should my application contain?
Your application should include a cover letter and a curriculum vitae in table form, giving us an overview of your school and practical experience, special qualifications, skills and hobbies. In addition, we need a copy of your last three school reports and your internship certificates. We are also happy to receive an authentic application photo.
How does the online application work?
What is the selection procedure?
If your application documents have convinced us, you will receive an invitation to a personal interview, combined with a one-hour recruitment test. There you should present yourself as you are! Questions from your side are explicitly welcome. If you are able to convince us of your abilities in both areas, you will receive a contract offer from us – and we look forward to welcoming you to aquatherm as a trainee.
What does the recruitment test involve?
- General knowledge
- Logical thinking and
- a technical or a commercial area/economy
How can I prepare for the get-to-know-you interview?
On our website you will find everything you need to know about our products, our corporate values and culture, the subject of training and the individual apprenticeships. To get to know us, we recommend that you have a good knowledge of the job description with the respective job requirements and activities, so that you can ask specific questions if necessary.
Questions about practical training
Do I have the possibility to do an internship at aquatherm before the apprenticeship?
When does the training start?
How long does the training at aquatherm last?
What are my working hours as a trainee?
How many days of vacation do I have per year?
How long is the probationary period?
How much is the training allowance?
All trainees receive the same level of remuneration. This depends on your weekly working hours and the apprenticeship year you are in.
Currently (as of 01.08.2021) it is:
- Apprenticeship year: 985.00 € (37 hours) or 1,064.53 € (40 hours)
- Apprenticeship year: 1,040.00 € (37 hours) or 1,130.00 € (40 hours)
- Apprenticeship year: 1,125.00 € (37 hours) or 1,215.00 € (40 hours)
- Year of apprenticeship: 1.200,00 € (37 hours) resp. 1.300,00 € (40 hours)
In addition, you will receive holiday pay and an annual bonus.
Can I shorten my training?
Cooperation and benefits
What are the chances of being taken on by aquatherm?
Does aquatherm offer me any other advantages apart from the training allowance?
In addition to the training allowance, we offer our trainees a whole range of attractive additional benefits: Just like all other employees, trainees receive a travel allowance from the 11th kilometre for the single, shortest journey between home and work. We will also reimburse your travel costs from your home to the vocational school. With the offer of a company pension scheme we help you to provide for your old age.
aquatherm also includes you in the protection of the aquatherm accident insurance when you take up employment. So you are always well protected at work and in your private life. Furthermore, we provide all commercial employees with appropriate company and safety clothing. From the third year of their apprenticeship, our trainees receive a monthly turnover bonus. Furthermore, the following also applies to our trainees: all overtime hours are recorded in your personal time account . This can be paid out to you or converted into a plus of free time.
Are there in-house training courses?
In addition, all trainees take part in a values and culture workshop with the management during their first weeks of training. In addition, our trainees get to know our aquatherm products even more intensively in a product training.
How do I reach aquatherm by public transport?
What do I wear to work? Is there a specific dress code?
Generally there is no dress code at aquatherm. You should dress the way you feel comfortable. The industrial trainees are provided with work clothes at the beginning of their training.