Commercial consultant VET

As a commercial consultant, you will get to grips with a wide range of administrative tasks. You will work in the areas of reception, customer service, human resources, marketing, administration, finance and accounting. Your language and communication skills will be promoted and challenged on a daily basis.

What we’re looking for

  • You are very good in written and spoken German and have foreign language skills.
  • You have a talent for organisation, a good grasp of new concepts and you can maintain an overview.
  • You are 100% reliable and able to handle responsibility and work independently.
  • You are meticulous and you enjoy working with numbers.
  • You enjoy interacting with people and working in a team and you are a good communicator.

How a commercial consultant apprenticeship works

Every year, the BKW Group offers apprenticeships for federally certified (VET) commercial consultants. During your apprenticeship, you will work in numerous interesting areas and work with us to ensure reliable administration. 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: 3 years


Locations: in the office in various administrative departments, assignments in other business units

Training days: 1–2 days a week

External courses: 2–3 weeks per apprenticeship year

Other options: Federal Vocational Baccalaureate, language diplomas

You’ve done it!


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

As a commercial consultant 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 the Federal Vocational Baccalaureate or take further training such as a professional exam to become a trustee or executive assistant 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 commercial consultant, 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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