Building technology planner VET (heating)

As a building technology planner specialising in heating, you will plan and calculate heating systems that the heating installers will later install in a building. You will draw up the necessary plans by hand and with the computer, supervise the assembly and commission the system.

What we’re looking for

  • You have an interest in technology and IT, and a precise, meticulous way of working.
  • You really liked geometry, maths and physics at school.
  • You have an interest in physical processes, a feel for technical details and a quick understanding of abstract relationships.
  • You enjoy working on solutions and developing precise plans and you have a talent for organisation.
  • You like to work independently and also enjoy communication within a team. You are outgoing and a skilful negotiator.

How a building technology planner (heating) apprenticeship works

The BKW Group regularly offers apprenticeships for building technology planners specialising in heating with a VET diploma. During your apprenticeship, you will work on numerous interesting projects and help us find innovative solutions. Here’s what your apprenticeship might look like day to day:

Benefit from our experience
We train more than 600 apprentices in 31 professions throughout Switzerland. During your apprenticeship at the BKW Group, you will be supported by reliable experts who will promote your strengths.

Become part of a sustainable future
At BKW, you will work on innovative solutions in the areas of digitalisation, the energy transition and urbanisation, so you will be making a valuable contribution to society and our environment.

Enjoy numerous benefits
With BKW, you receive a 13th monthly salary, bonuses for good performance, financial support for teaching materials, courses, season tickets for public transport, driving tests, laptops and many other benefits.

We’re here to support you
Reliable professionals with a great deal of specialist knowledge and professional vocational trainers are on hand to help you at all times – from the interview to the end of your apprenticeship.

We see diversity as an opportunity
Our employees are located in eight countries. People from more than 74 nationalities complement, inspire and learn from each other.

Duration: 4 years

Locations: engineering firm for building technology

Training days 1st–2nd year: 1.5 days per week

Training days 3rd–4th year: 1 day a week

External courses: 2 weeks per semester

Other options: Federal Vocational Baccalaureate, apprenticeship & sport

Extras: construction internship of 2–3 months

You’ve done it!

You have successfully completed your apprenticeship. But what happens next?

As a building technology planner (heating) with a VET diploma, you have chosen trailblazing basic training which you can build on to further your development.

At BKW, we offer a wide range of options.

  • In most cases, you can continue working for the BKW Group if that’s what you want.
  • You can sit for a Federal Vocational Baccalaureate, take on a second apprenticeship as a building technology planner VET specialising in ventilation or sanitation, or further training as a building technology project manager or energy consultant or one of many other professions, and reduce your workload to part-time.
  • Perhaps you have your eye on a higher position for which you need a degree (technical/vocational college or university of applied sciences)? We’ll help you work out how to get there.

Why not come and see for yourself with a preview day?

Get an inside view of our highly interesting and varied working environment. Our current apprentices will show you around, taking you through their day-to-day work and typical issues in their professional life. Sounds interesting? Then sign up for a preview day:

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Would you like to apply directly?

Perhaps you already have an idea of what it’s like to be a building technology planner specialising in heating, and you want to get started on your dream job as soon as possible? Then why not train with the BKW Group? You can find our apprenticeship vacancies here:

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Filomena Welti
Vocational Training Expert
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