Mechatronics engineer

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Mechatronic systems can only function because the elements of mechanics, electro engineering and IT are interconnected. As a mechatronics engineer, you are – so to speak – an all-round technical genius. In your vocational training course at Covestro, you will work at the interface between mechatronics, automation engineering and electrical engineering. You will assemble systems, install hardware and software, program systems and much more.


You should have above-average math, physics and English skills, and a good understanding of technical connections. And your manual skills and your ability to work in a team should be unsurpassable.

Your qualifications

  • Successful completion of at least 10 years of education
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Good practical skills
  • Strong interest in technology

Vocational course content

  • Operational and technical communication
  • Planning, managing, controlling and evaluating work processes
  • Foundations in metalworking
  • Foundations in electrical engineering
  • Installing and testing hard and software components
  • Programming mechatronic systems
  • Testing and adjusting mechatronic systems as well as putting into operation, maintaining and servicing
  • Quality assurance, work safety and environmental protection as integral components of all vocational training topics


Duration of the training: 3.5 years

Your career prospects

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


  • Supervisory specialist
  • Obtain the Meister qualification
  • State-certified technician

Financing your vocational 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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Last Update: Jun 12, 2017   Copyright © Covestro AG