Digitalisation requires constant adaptation of the training system
Commercial training managers from across Germany met in Hamburg to discuss the impacts of the digital transformation on all areas of vocational education and training. The event was hosted by the Coordination Office for Vocational Education and Training (KWB) in cooperation with the AGA employers' association.
Digital skilled trades: Federal President Steinmeier is impressed
The skilled trades are resolutely facing up to digitalisation. On his visit to Bayreuth, the Federal President appeared impressed by the ingenuity of the brewers, orthopaedic technicians, carpenters and vehicle mechanics.
Management assistants for e-commerce – a new training occupation from 1 August 2018
With the boom in the online trading of goods and services, the significance and scope of e-commerce is growing across all industries. New areas of activity and new organisational and business models are emerging. To meet the growing need for skilled workers in e-commerce a new commercial occupation has been created. The article highlights the background to the revision of the training regulations and describes the occupational profile.
There are excellent opportunities for well-trained, qualified professionals in the German labour market. The most sought-after jobs and valuable tips for foreign applicants. Lots of German companies are looking for engineers and technicians.