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724 apprentices start their vocational training at Audi

No less than 724 apprentices have started their vocational training at Audi last week. 483 of them began working at the firm’s headquarters in Ingolstadt while the other 241 are now working at Audi’s Neckarsulm site. Audi says that the proportion of women is increasing on a constant basis and will exceed 29 percent at the end of this year.

At the moment, Audi is offering apprenticeships in 22 various occupations and among these four of them result in the qualification to study at a university of applied sciences. Moreover, Audi is also providing six dual study courses at the aforementioned Ingolstadt and Neckarsulm sites. From the total of 724 apprentices who have started their vocational training, 676 of them will be training for an industrial-technical occupation by taking courses concerning automation, manufacturing process, logistics and automotive technology.

48 of the apprentices have opted for the commercial or IT domains while the proportion of women amongst the new trainees now stands at about 29 percent which is 2 percent more compared to last year. Audi says that 40 of the trainees are going to acquire the necessary qualifications for universities of applied sciences in parallel with their occupational training.

Those who are interested can apply for next year’s vocational training program until September 26 for the Ingolstadt site at: www.audi.de/ausbildung.

Adrian Padeanu

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