Solar installer VET, second apprenticeship

As a solar installer VET, you will assemble, install and repair electrical solar panels in residential, industrial, administrative and commercial buildings. You will make an important contribution to the energy transition by assembling and installing solar panels for generating electrical energy from solar energy.

Shortened second apprenticeship at BKW

The BKW Group offers second apprenticeships for solar 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 are technically gifted and interested in energy generation.
  • You have a head for heights and you’re good at manual labour with a gift for practical work.
  • You have good spatial awareness and understand technical things quickly.
  • You enjoy working in a team and have good communication skills.
  • You also like working with your hands and want to see what you’ve done at the end of a working day.

You’ve done it!

You have successfully completed your second apprenticeship as a solar 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 shell construction manager or solar installation project manager 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 solar installer. Sounds interesting? Then register here:

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Would you like to apply directly?

Perhaps you already have an idea of what it’s like to be a solar 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 second apprenticeship vacancies here:

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