Chemical technical assistant

chemical technical assistant covestro

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Advances, development and innovation are paramount for us – we are always on the lookout for new solutions. We can always rely on our chemical technical assistants in this regard. Are physics and chemistry your thing? Then just combine both subjects and do a vocational training course as a chemical technical assistant.


In your training course you will regulate, monitor, and control chemical processes and production systems. In the process, you will use cutting-edge computer technology. With your knowledge and ability, you will ensure that production processes are designed safely, in an environmentally-friendly manner and in accordance with regulations. You will become a real professional in procedure, DP and automation technology. Your manual skills will also be in demand.

Your qualifications

  • Successful completion of at least 10 years of education
  • A strong interest in science
  • Understanding of technology and physics
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Quick to learn new skills
  • Excellent ability to concentrate

Vocational course content

  • Chemical and physical procedures and methods
  • Procedural and IT technology
  • Quality assurance, work safety and environmental protection
  • Process control technology
  • Plant technology
  • Pipe laying technology
  • Electrotechnology


Duration of the vocational training course: 3.5 years

Your career prospects

After you have finished your vocational training course, you have a wide variety of further training options:


  • Industrial supervisor (chemistry)
  • State-certified technician (chemistry/operating technology)

Financing your vocational training course

Your training will be paid. Furthermore, we will offer you a special kind of support: if you live more than 100 km away from the training site and have to move closer, we’ll provide you with a rental allowance for a certain period.

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Your application

The application phase is currently closed. The next application period is expected to start in summer 2018.


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Last Update: Nov 15, 2017   Copyright © Covestro AG