Sanitation installer VET, second apprenticeship

As a sanitation installer, you will install water, natural gas and wastewater systems in new buildings and conversions. You will install, maintain and repair sanitary facilities such as bathtubs, toilets and washbasins. You pay attention to energy and water consumption efficiency and your area of work is the construction site or the existing building.

Shortened second apprenticeship at BKW

The BKW Group offers second apprenticeships for sanitation installers VET. If you already have a VET diploma in a related profession, your training period may be shortened by one or two years and you will no longer have to attend general education classes. The cantonal vocational training authorities are responsible for deciding on a shortened apprenticeship at the company's request.

What we’re looking for in candidates for a second apprenticeship

  • You have a gift for manual, practical work and good spatial awareness, and you understand technical things quickly.
  • You enjoy working with your hands, are physically fit and in great health.
  • You can work independently, but you also enjoy working as part of a team and talking to others.

You’ve done it!




You have successfully completed your second apprenticeship as a sanitation installer VET. But what happens next?

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 or take on further training as a building technology project manager or energy consultant 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?

Get an inside view of our highly interesting and varied working environment. You can get a first-hand impression of the day-to-day work as a sanitation installer. Sounds interesting? Then register here:


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Would you like to apply directly?

Perhaps you already have an idea of the day-to-day work of a sanitation installer, and you want to get started on your dream job as soon as possible? Then why not complete a second apprenticeship with the BKW Group? You can find our apprenticeship vacancies here:

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