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We are one ot the largest companies in Austria with a long tradition in apprentice programmes. In 1895, the first apprentice was trained. Nowadays around 500 apprentices are trained every year in many professions.

Discover the variety of 23 different apprenticeships at ÖBB

We are one of the biggest apprentice instructors in Austria and offer top training in many professions. From commercial apprenticeships like freight forwarders to training in mobility service, from technical apprenticeships like rail structural engineering, KFZ engineering and systems electronic engineering to metal and electrical occupations - we have everything! We also offer training with a school-leaving certificate - leaving the way to university and polytechnics still open.

Apprenticeships at a glance

Apply for an apprenticeship at ÖBB and secure a ticket to your future career. Do you want to meet us personally and ask questions? We are present at many apprenticeship events. We look forward to hearing from you! (German version) 

Apprenticeship with school-leaving certificate

After 3 to 4 years you will have a sound education which you can be proud of. If you already know that you want to progress further, than ask yourself the following questions: Are you motivated, do you demonstrate commitment, a willingness to learn, foresight and are you a hands-on kind of person? Then the apprenticeship with school-leaving certificate is right for you. (German version)

This is how you apply

All information about the application for an ÖBB apprenticeship can be found here. (German version)

Apprentices homes

290 beds at four locations are waiting for you. (German version)

What we offer you

We are a multi-state awarded apprenticeship scheme and offer you many extra opportunities during your training.

  • Additional training which goes beyond the job description and allows you to take part in national and international apprenticeship competitions.
  • Language facilitation and support for internships abroad.
  • Seminars on personal development (seminars on public speaking, communication, conflict management etc.)
  • Sport and health programmes (e.g. outdoor activities, nutrition)
  • Possibility to take part in special projects (e.g. AZUBIS against hate and violence, health and integration projects, transport safety projects, culture projects, nature and environment projects etc.)
  • Apprenticeship award scheme
  • Field trips
  • Preparation courses for the final apprenticeship exams