As a polymechanic with Federal VET Diploma, you will independently manufacture workpieces on state-of-the-art computer-controlled machines; manufacture tools and equipment for production; assemble and repair equipment, apparatus, machinery and equipment.

About the Polymechanic with Swiss Federal VET Diploma

Main tasks

Turning; drilling; milling; manual manufacturing; measuring; programming computer-controlled machines; manufacturing tools and products from various materials; participating in the development, manufacturing and assembly of tools and products; adjusting machines and performing test runs; monitoring production processes; testing products; assembling, putting into operation and repairing equipment and machines


Secondary school qualification with excellent grades in mathematics, as well as nature and technology, and good grades in English; technical understanding; ability to imagine things spatially; understanding of abstract relationships; good craftsmanship; enjoyment of precise and careful working methods; independence; patience, perseverance and concentration; ability to work in a team; organizational skills; reliability; enjoyment of using machines and installations


Duration: 4 years; training location for apprentices from Heerbrugg and Altstätten: Buchs (SG), training location for apprentices from Flawil: Uzwil


Find your ideal location

Location Location Start of apprenticeship Day internship Day internship Trial apprenticeship Trial apprenticeship Teaching profession Teaching profession
Flawil (SG) 2024 Flawil (SG) 2024
Heerbrugg (SG) 2024 Heerbrugg (SG) 2024
Flawil (SG) 2025 Flawil (SG) 2025
Heerbrugg (SG) 2025 Heerbrugg (SG) 2025

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Christine Lemke

Christine Lemke

HR Vocational Training Manager

P +41 71 727 51 48

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