Tool mechanic

Mould making

Tasks and activities

  • Work with hand-held tools (files, saws etc.)
  • Cut with manual and CNC-controlled machines (drilling, milling, lathing, grinding etc.)
  • Produce components using different processing methods
  • Manufacture, maintain, repair and mount injection-moulding tools
  • Handle raw, auxiliary and process materials
  • Comply with safety, health, accident-prevention and environmental-protection regulations

Details

Apprenticed trade
Tool mechanic
Specialisation
Mould making
Duration of training
3.5 years
Start of training
September of each year
Vocational school
Heinrich-Wieland-Schule in Pforzheim, Germany,
one or two days of instruction per week

Requirements

With good school-leaving marks, you can get started training as a tool mechanic with us. You’ll be working in a technical profession. Skilled craftsmanship and technical understanding are essential qualities here. Reliability, the ability to work on a team, commitment, readiness to learn: they’re all important to making your way at our company. What else? Good computer skills and an affinity for mathematics and the natural sciences would be welcome. If this describes you, you can train as a tool mechanic with PKT.

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