Job description – Tasks & Activities:
Due to their vocational training, packaging technologists are qualified for activities in the field of production and development of packaging of all kinds. Your field of application is versatile and can be, for example, in the areas of development, quality assurance, work preparation, sales and production.
Career prospects and further education:
Based on their training, packaging technologists have a profession with qualifications that enable them to work as skilled workers in many areas of the packaging industry. Building on this, a packaging professional can train to become a master craftsman or attend technical school to become a material technician. After obtaining the “Fachhochschulreife” (German school leavers’ qualification), it is possible to study at the “Fachhochschule” (technical college), e.g. for an engineering qualification in packaging technology
Secondary school leaving certificate (10th school year, type A) or “Fachoberschulreife” (completion of “Realschule”, “Hauptschule” grade 10B, “Gymnasium” grade 10 or “Berufsfachschule”), good knowledge of physics and mathematics
The vocational training:
In order to achieve the set training objectives, the following training contents are taught, among others: basic training in metal, familiarisation with corrugated cardboard production and processing (setting up, operating and monitoring machines), development of packaging at the CAD workstation and production of the corresponding hand samples.
Duration of vocational training: