Your future: a practical training course with pia

Practical training courses with pia

We’re looking forward to meeting technical enthusiasts

Looking for practical training? At PIA, this means putting theory into practice. You’ll be directly involved in ongoing projects and this will help you to expand your theoretical knowledge in practice. Practical training also offers you the opportunity to get to know our company during your studies or while you are still at school.

Practical training for school students

Practical training for school students

At the beginning there is curiosity and enthusiasm. We’ll help to put you on the route to your professional future.

Are you a student planning a career in a future-proof technical profession? Do you want to develop a career for yourself and would like to get some orientation? Practical training for school students will show you the way.

PIA offers a wide range of training opportunities and a broad spectrum of technical professions, e.g. mechatronics technician, mechatronics technician specializing in PLC, technical product designer, machining mechanic, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, plant logistics specialist and many more.

Automated production of all kinds of goods is a future-proof industry! We are strong in the automotive, consumer goods, medical technology and other interesting sectors.

We offer young people with an interest in technology the opportunity to develop their careers in these fields. For us, self-initiative, a thirst for research and inventiveness are just as important as attention to detail.

At PIA you’ll get to know a lot of interesting specialist fields, such as PLC programming, where you’ll learn how to control robots correctly, or design, where you’ll be taught how to design systems that automatically produce components in high volumes in the automotive and pharmaceutical industries.

Industry 4.0, Big Data, Digitization: You’ll encounter all these terms and fields of work at PIA.

If you are interested in learning about practical training and working at PIA Automation, just make an appointment and we will inform you personally about your future career opportunities at PIA – and about the possibilities of starting practical training on one of our sites.

The dates for practical training vary according to the sites:

Amberg

In 2019, all internships taken.
The next possible dates are :
June 02, 2020 – June 06, 2020
June 08, 2020 – June 10, 2020
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Bad Neustadt

Date preferred during the holidays
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Grambach (Austria)

In 2019, all internships taken.

Practical training for students

Practical training for students

Your personal entry into a highly interesting and future-oriented professional field with the best perspectives.

Are you studying for a technical degree and looking for an interesting practical training opportunity? Welcome to PIA in the world of automation! “World” here really does means “worldwide”. Our sites on three continents offer career starters a wealth of professional perspectives.

Practical training for students – general information (Germany)

We offer you both basic technical training and advanced technical training (and also practical semesters). Our offers target applicants for mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, medical technology, information technology and industrial engineering study courses.

Basic practical training

  • 6 to 12 weeks

Main practical training courses

  • 22 weeks

You will receive compensation for expenses during your practical training.

Timeframes

Basic practical training courses are offered exclusively for the following timeframes:

  • February to July
  • Mid-September to October

Practical training for students – general information (other sites)

Flexibility and a willingness to adopt new methods of learning are qualities that distinguish us – and this doesn’t only apply to the experts at PIA, but also to the students who launch their careers with us.

We offer various forms of practical training for students:

  • Practical training in summer
  • Practical training during semesters
  • Cooperation with universities of applied sciences for the practical part of the university education

Apply for a job with us and dive into the exciting PIA student world!

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Practical training course: Mechanical design (m/f/d)

Practical training course: Mechanical design (m/f/d)

Site

Amberg

Would you like to put your expertise to practical use? If so, then PIA is the right place for you. We offer you exciting challenges with our innovative technical products, a relaxed working atmosphere in an international environment – and appropriate financial compensation.

What you can expect

As a motivated student, you will work in our mechanical design department during your practical training – and you will also have the opportunity to participate in the development process of customer-specific facilities. You will support our team in the design of customer-specific assembly lines, using the Solid Works 3D CAD system.

Requirements

You are studying mechanical engineering or a comparable subject (Bachelor, Master or Diplom)

  • You are able to complete your practical training with us for a period of least 4 to 6 months
  • Your strengths are technical creativity, curiosity, commitment, a capacity for teamwork and an independent way of working
  • You have a good grounding in design and a 3D CAD system, preferably Solid Works

Your advantages at pia

  • Solid induction when you start your job
  • Varied projects
  • Access and an insight into the exciting world of engineering
  • Interesting prospects for your career start
  • Appropriate financial reimbursement of expenses

Duration of practical training

  • 4 to 6 months

Degree

  • Practical training as part of a mechanical engineering course of study or a comparable course of study (Bachelor, Master or Diplom)

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Practical training: Automation technology (m/f/d)

Practical training: Automation technology (m/f/d)

Site

Amberg

Would you like to put your expertise to practical use? If so, then PIA is the right place for you. We offer you exciting challenges with our innovative technical products, a relaxed working atmosphere in an international environment – and appropriate financial compensation.

What you can expect

As a motivated student, you will work in our software department during your practical training – and you will also have the opportunity to participate in the development process of customer-specific facilities and to take part in the programming of their control systems. You will support our team in the programming of assembly systems (PLC/GUI).

Requirements

  • You are studying electrical and automation technology, mechatronics or a comparable subject (Bachelor, Master or Diplom)
  • You are able to complete your practical training with us for a period of least 4 to 6 months
  • Your strengths are technical creativity, curiosity, commitment, a capacity for teamwork and an independent way of working
  • You already have a good grounding in PLC programming in accordance with IEC 61131-3

Your advantages at pia

  • Solid induction when you start your job
  • Varied projects
  • Access and an insight into the exciting world of engineering
  • Interesting prospects for your career start
  • Appropriate financial reimbursement of expenses

Duration of practical training

  • 4 to 6 months

Degree

  • Practical training as part of a mechanical engineering course of study or a comparable subject (Bachelor, Master or Diplom)

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Bachelor thesis: development/design of complex automation processes

Bachelor thesis: development/design of complex automation processes

As part of a bachelor’s degree course, we offer you the opportunity to make valuable contributions to innovative topics.

Site

Amberg

Would you like to put your expertise to practical use? If so, then PIA is the right place for you. We offer you exciting challenges with our innovative technical products, a relaxed working atmosphere in an international environment – and appropriate financial compensation.

Your task

In coordination with the mechanical design department, you will be responsible for planning and designing a process for a complex assembly and/or testing facility in the fields of automotive engineering, electrical engineering, consumer goods or medical technology. Standardized basic systems and the Solid Works 3D CAD system will be available as a foundation for your work. Getting to know the day-to-day business of a production-related design completes your spectrum of tasks.

Requirements

  • Degree course in mechanical engineering or a comparable subject
  • You are familiar with mechanical design
  • You have worked with 3D CAD systems, preferably Solid Works
  • Team and communication skills
  • Ability to think analytically
  • You can handle complexity
  • Initiative and independence
  • Interested in the development of new automation processes

Duration

  • 3 to 5 months

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Bachelor thesis: Programming of complex automation processes

Bachelor thesis: Programming of complex automation processes

Site

Amberg

Would you like to put your expertise to practical use? If so, then PIA is the right place for you. We offer you exciting challenges with our innovative technical products, a relaxed working atmosphere in an international environment – and appropriate financial compensation.

Your task

Working autonomously with the help of BECKHOFF components and a visualization system, you will realize a project for an automated assembly system (during the preparation and realization phase) in the field of control technology & software. Getting to know the day-to-day business of production-related control technology rounds off your spectrum of tasks.

Requirements

  • You are studying electrical and automation technology or a comparable subject
  • You have a grounding in PLC programming in accordance with IEC 61131-3
  • You have a grounding in Unified Modeling Language (UML)
  • Team and communication skills
  • Ability to think analytically/You can handle complexity
  • Initiative and independence

Duration

  • 4 to 6 months

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Test intership (Austria)

Test intership

Try it out first and then apply!

Are you still undecided which apprenticeship you should choose? Or would you like to know whether your dream job really suits you? Just find out: in a test internship at PIA.

In order to support you in your decision about your professional development, we offer you test days / work experience days in the form of 3- 5 days.

Here you can get to know the fields of mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, mechatronics and machining technology.

Please send us the relevant forms from your school or the AMS, your desired date for the trial days as well as a curriculum vitae and the letter of application.

 

 

Internship for students/fh (Austria)

Internship for students/fh (Austria)

Gain practical experience during your studies!

Internships during the study period enable students to combine the theoretical knowledge they have already acquired with the practical implementation in everyday working life.

During your internship, you will work independently on your own projects - in addition to the typical everyday business in the fields of economics and technology - and you will be actively supported by us on site.

Bachelor student, electrical and automation technology (m/f/d)

Bachelor student, electrical and automation technology (m/f/d)

Site

Bad Neustadt a.d. Saale

Dual studies (practice-integrated) - Electrical automation technology with a bachelor’s degree at the Gera-Eisenach Cooperative State University in Gera, Germany

What you can expect

  • Collaboration in the development of operating systems, database-supported applications and future-oriented operating concepts
  • Preparation of process analyses
  • Commissioning and approval of control systems
  • Examination of future technologies in Industry 4.0
  • Collaboration in projects for technology optimization and facility or product automation

Bachelor of Engineering
(Duale Hochschule Gera-Eisenach, Site Gera)

Requirements

  • General higher education entrance qualification, subject-specific higher education entrance qualification or advanced technical college entrance qualification
  • Good performance in mathematics, physics, German and English
  • Confident in the use of computers and modern software
  • Enthusiasm for programming and new technologies
  • High degree of curiosity, willingness to learn, perseverance and reliability
  • Unlimited color vision

Your advantages at pia

  • Very good pay during your training
  • Collegial atmosphere and a helpful team
  • Flexible working hours
  • Occupational health management
  • Canteen
  • Apprentice camp

Duration of studies

  • 3 years

Degree:

  • Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.)

Start of studies:

  • October 1, 2018