VET Business Administrator (Kaufmann/-frau EFZ)

What does a VET business administrator do?

Do you enjoy being in contact with other people and love organising things or doing research? If so, the business administration apprenticeship at the Thommen Group could be just the right thing for you. 

You think people at the Thommen Group just get rid of what they don’t need anymore, and that’s it? Wrong. The Thommen Group is one of Switzerland's premiere providers of solutions for the recycling or treatment of scrap iron, non-ferrous metals and electronic scrap and for professional decontamination work. Since organising the entire business requires good administration in the background, we have a large number of attractive jobs in the commercial area.

Interested in joining the Thommen family? We look forward to receiving your application.

Here we answer your open questions:

The training as a VET business administrator takes place not only at the host company but also at the vocational school and in inter-company courses. 

The basic vocational training lasts 3 years. 

The business administration apprenticeship is the right choice for you if you meet the following requirements:

  • You express yourself well orally and in writing
  • You have a solid command of foreign languages
  • You are a fast learner
  • You are reliable
  • You enjoy being in contact with others
  • You have strong organisational skill
  • You are conscientious and work well on your own 
  • You are straightforward and flexible 
  • You are willing to become actively involved in the Thommen Group 

As an apprentice VET business administrator at the Thommen Group, you are part of an international recycling company that has its roots in Switzerland. The Thommen Group has modern workstations and exceptionally well-equipped, state-of-the-art machinery. We provide you with the support of a team of experts at all times and enable you to actively participate even in complex and exciting tasks. In addition, you will benefit from the following advantages:

  • Insight into an international company
  • A free GA Travelcard 
  • Laptop 
  • A modern workplace
  • Individual support from a vocational trainer during your apprenticeship
  • Events for apprentices

Video: Our vocational trainers give an insight into the apprenticeship as a business administrator

Dominik Roth,
Vocational trainer VET Business Administrator

For many, an apprenticeship is the first step into the working world. With us, you can take this step and do something good for the environment at the same time. I am happy to be able to pass on my knowledge and experience.

Danino Sinkovic,
Vocational trainer VET Business Administrator

Observing the development and progress as well as accompanying the individual learners is a great motivation for me.

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Interested in joining the Thommen family? We look forward to receiving your application.