Technician Studies

Get Your Technician Degree in Just Two Years

If you have work experience as a trained technician, but want to take your career that extra step forward - then work towards state certification at one of our two technical colleges, located in Chemnitz and Nuremberg. We offer degree programs in the following fields: automotive engineering, mechanical engineering, environmental technology, biotechnology and electroplating.

Benefits at a Glance

With a degree from a TÜV Rheinland technical school, you:

  • Take a practical approach to learning the skills your future employers are looking for
  • Have a state-approved technician degree - and can improve your chances at landing your dream job
  • Become a member of the global TÜV Rheinland network
  • Receive financial aid - provided you qualify
  • Join the 80,000 professionals and managers who seek our training every year - from industry and service sectors, to health care and government branches

Your Studies

As part of your technician degree, you must choose to specialize in one of the following fields:

  • Automotive technology
  • Mechanical engineering / construction
  • Electroplating
  • Environmental technology
  • Biotechnology
The program ends with the examination for state certification.

The Course of Your Studies

Your two-year, full-time studies are divided into two parts - teaching you both trans-disciplinary and specialized skills. You document your studies in a final report - also known as the technician report.

Financing Your Technician Studies

As a trained practitioner, you qualify for federal education grants (Meister-BAföG). This financial aid is not subject to age or needs.

Getting Support from the State Employment Agency or the German Pension Insurance

We are an accredited institution - in accordance with regulations for recognition and approval of continuing education (Anerkennungs- und Zulassungsverordnung Weiterbildung (AZWV)). This means that by enrolling in our courses, you immediately qualify for support from the state employment agency. Furthermore, this technician degree is also appropriate for individuals with health problems that interfere with their ability to work. In these scenarios, German pension insurance provides support to help get people back to work.