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Apprenticeship / Career

An apprenticeship in the plumbing trade

With more than 4.8 million employees and an annual turnover of nearly 490 billion euro, skilled crafts and trades are a major player in the German economy. An increase in productivity is intrinsically tied to the skilled crafts and trades. Conversely, skilled crafts and trades are independent of the development in the international sales and financial markets and therefore offer largely "crisis-proof" jobs.

Our company is a typical trade contractor. The employees of our company are part of a team to which the apprentices also belong. Good contact with the master craftsmen and colleagues is important and is facilitated from the very first day. Accompanying a product from planning through to its completion is a matter of course for our apprentices as is taking on responsibility at an early stage. Our company's apprenticeship also involves learning to deal with customers. That's because, increasingly, the job description is developing into a production-oriented service occupation. Early on, the apprentices also become acquainted with the business management aspect of our company through participation in cost estimation and consulting as well as the development of quotations.

There is skilled employment worldwide and young, qualified employees from German skilled crafts and trades are sought-after partners in Europe and developing countries. An apprenticeship in a trade is therefore not only creative and modern, but also offers the best foundation for a self-determined, promising career. Have we aroused your curiosity? Then send us your application.

July 2023

Career Day at Oberlenningen Realschule

On July 19, 2022, our employees Elena Dangel and Stefan Strauch attended the Career Day at Oberlenningen Realschule. Students had the opportunity to choose four out of 40 companies that interested them and engage with them more closely. Elena and Stefan introduced 15 students to the plumbing trade. They began with a small PowerPoint presentation to explain the theoretical aspects, then demonstrated and explained a selection of metal workpieces. Finally, each student was able to choose a sheet of aluminum or titanium zinc in various colors and use it to cut, bend, drill, and rivet a desk organizer.
We are fascinated by this special initiative by Oberlenningen Realschule – it's the right way to guide young people towards skilled trades and connect companies with potential applicants. Many thanks for the excellent organization – we are already looking forward to next year when we will participate again.

February 2021

“Women within the trade sector“ – an initiative of the Stuttgart Chamber of Crafts

We are happy to support the “women within the trade sector“ initiative of the Stuttgart Chamber of Crafts. Also, we are glad to have female plumbers on our team, especially when they want to start their apprenticeships. A positive example is our Franzi, who has just completed her last exams to call herself a qualified plumber. In the attached campaign videos, Franziska, together with her sister Elena as @die Handwerkschwestern, reports on the apprenticeship as a plumber.

Women within the trade sector trailer external Link (Youtube)
Women within the trade sector teaser apprenticeship plumber Video (16MB)
Women within the trade sector video apprenticeship plumber external Link (Youtube)
„Deutsche Handwerkszeitung“, published 20/02/2021 „Frauenpower im Handwerk“

March 2020

Dangel-Metall apprentice achieved summa cum lauda in his subject-related practical training

We congratulate our apprentices Arlind Osaj and Felix Munz on their succeeded apprenticeship exams. In particular, we are very proud that Arlind Osaj got honoured as 'Best Plumber' for his results during his exams. Today, the award ceremony took place at Dangel-Metall and Jürgen Pflanz, chairman of the associaton of plumber at the Robert-Bosch-Schule Ulm e.V., took the chance to deliver the congratulations and certificates, personally.

January 2019

Dangel-Metall becomes dual partner of the DHBW Stuttgart in the degree program business administration

Dangel-Metall is a dual partner of DHBW Stuttgart.
We are admitted as an official training center for the dual study at the DHBW Stuttgart. We look forward to a good cooperation in degree program business administration.

Sept 2017

Apprentices with their instructor Frank Dangel

We wish to our apprentices good luck in their career as a plumber and to the beginners at entry level all the best start.

March 2017

Dangel-Metal recieves from Federal Employment Office a certificate for outstanding apprenticeship

The Federal Employment Office honours Dange-Metall GmbH for outstanding commitment to apprenticeship and awards the official certificate for promotion of young talents 2016/2017.

Published in regional press "Der Teckbote" 05.04.2017 (PDF ca. 1,2 MB)

April 2016

Awarding of the apprenticeship pyramid of crafts 2016 to Dangel-Metall

Group photo awarding of the apprenticeship pyramid 2016
Certificate apprenticeship pyramid
Apprenticeship pyramid

Published in regional press "Der Teckbote" on 23. April 2016 (PDF ca. 1,76 MB)

March 2016

Awarded with the apprenticeship pyramid

Group picture with the management and apprentices

Dangel-Metall awarded with the apprenticeship pyramid of the Chamber of Crafts region Stuttgart.

Published in regional press "Der Teckbote" on 8. March 2016 (PDF ca. 2,32 MB)

Further references:

"Deutsche Handwerkszeitung", published 11.03.2016 (PDF ca. 0,22 MB)

Letter from member of the Bundestag Michael Hennrich (PDF ca. 0,18 MB)

"Stuttgarter Nachrichten", published 09.03.2016 (PDF ca. 2,44 MB)

Info film about plumber trainees

ZVSHK plumber info film (FLV 22,90 MB)