Apprenticeship Program at FOBOHA

Q: What is the duration of the Apprenticeship Program?
A: Apprenticeships range from 3 to 3 ½ years.

Q: What kind of training does FOBOHA’s Apprenticeship Program provide?
A: A FOBOHA apprentice can train in the engineering or tool making fields. FOBOHA’s Apprenticeship Programs use the “dual system” in which apprentices split their time between classroom instruction at a vocational school and on-the-job training at the company.

  • The tool making apprenticeship is a technical apprenticeship program. Apprentices learn about the manufacturing and assembly of injection molds, measuring and analysis of manufactured products, and CNC-Programming.
  • The engineering apprenticeship is a dual-study program for students to work toward their Bachelor of Engineering degree. Apprentices can train in development and design engineering.

Q: When do you normally recruit people to join the Apprenticeship Program?
A: The apprenticeship recruitment process begins right after the summer holidays – one year before the hire date.

Q: Which schools does FOBOHA usually recruit from?
A: Gewerbliche Schulen in Emmendingen; Georg-Kerschensteiner-Schule in Müllheim; Richard-Fehrenbach-Gewerbeschule in Freiburg; Duale Hochschule in Horb, Lörrach, and Stuttgart; and Carl-Helbing Schule in Emmendingen.

Q: How many apprentices does FOBOHA typically hire each year?
A: FOBOHA hires approximately 5-8 apprentices per year.

Q: Who can I contact for more information?
A: To learn more about available apprenticeships at FOBOHA, please contact Sabrina Thimm at