Apprenticeship

Choosing the right profession is the first step!
Application deadline until February 15, 2022

BECOME PART OF THE TEAM

We are looking forward launching a new team in September 2022. 200 apprentices have already taken the chance of an apprenticeship at KTM. Become part of the team and write your own success story.

ENDLESS BENEFITS

From flexible working and health and fitness to childcare, discounts and test rides on your favourite bike. At KTM we believe that our employees deserve the best, as we expect the best out of them. 

FREE ACCOMMODATION

Apprentices who are not from the region or want to stand on their own two feet are offered accommodation in Braunau. The Hans Wallisch House is 22 km (approx. 30 min) away from the KTM Headquarters in Mattighofen. The train station in Braunau can be reached by car within 5 min. The stop “Schalchen-Mattighofen” is directly next to our Headquarters. For our 1st and 2nd year apprentices we offer this accommodation free of charge including partial board and pedagogical support. For the 3rd and 4th year apprentices, we offer low-cost accommodation.

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DUAL ACADEMY

You already have an AHS high school diploma and want to take the next step? Take advantage of the Dual Academy’s educational innovation and push your knowledge further. Racing and winning means never standing still – it means constant development.

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INTERNSHIP ABROAD

You want to broaden your horizons? Together with the international exchange of skilled workers, we enable committed apprentices to expand their linguistic, professional and intercultural skills.

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GET YOUR KTM MOTORCYCLE

If you pass your final apprenticeship exam with good or excellent results on your first try, you sure have deserved your own KTM motorcycle.  Together with your family and friends we will celebrate your success.

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OWN SMARTPHONE AND LAPTOP

At the beginning of your apprenticeship, you will be equipped with a smartphone and laptop. This guarantees you modern teaching methods. By means of e-learning, team sessions and learning apps, we ensure the best know-how for you at KTM.

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TAKEOVER GUARANTEE

We guarantee committed apprentices a job after completion of their apprenticeship. During and after your apprenticeship, all doors to further trainings are open to you. Together, we at KTM are always looking ahead.

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APPRENTICESHIP WITH A-LEVELS

In addition to your apprenticeship training, we offer you the “Apprenticeship with A-Levels”. Every Friday, preparatory courses for the A-Levels take place in the company during working hours.

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Of course, as an apprentice you also benefit from our general company benefits.

Choosing the right profession is the first step!

Here you can gain an initial insight into what the following apprenticeships involve. The apprenticeship positions still available you`ll find here.

  • AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING
  • CAD DESIGN
  • E-COMMERCE MERCHANT
  • ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING (PLANT- AND OPERATING TECHNOLOGY)
  • EVENT MANAGER
  • Forwarding manager
  • INDUSTRIAL ADMINISTRATOR
  • INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (SPECIALIZING IN SYSTEMS ENGINEERING)
  • MECHATRONICS (production technology)
  • MEDIA EXPERT in combination with PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER
  • METAL TECHNOLOGY (MECHANICAL ENGINEERING)
  • Metal technology (welding technology)
  • OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR
  • OPERATIONAL LOGISTICS ADMINISTRATOR
  • PARTIAL APPRENTICESHIP
Would you like to get an insight into the everyday life of apprentices at KTM? Theresa, our youth counsellor, has set out for you and interviewed apprentices.
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AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING

Tasks of an automotive engineer:

  • Carry out work on the chassis and bodywork
  • Check, repair and maintain mechanical, electronic and electrical parts and equipment installed in motor vehicles
  • Operate measuring, inspection and test equipment as well as electronic diagnostic facilities and evaluate results
  • Identify, assess and use all fuels, coolants, lubricants and other fluids necessary for operating the vehicle

Apprenticeship: 3,5 YearsSchool: Mattighofen
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CAD DESIGN

Tasks of a CAD designer:

  • Prepare standard-compliant drawings of components and assemblies with the aid of CAD programs (from draft to technical drawing)
  • Perform calculations
  • Manufacture, commission and improve designed components and assemblies
  • Apply design systematics and mechanical engineering technology
  • Prepare technical documentation

Apprenticeship: 4 YearsSchool: Linz
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E-COMMERCE MERCHANT

Tasks of an e-commerce merchant:

  • Development of proposals for a competitive presentation of goods in the online shop and helping with the implementation
  • Using different forms of advertising (e.g. retargeting, behavioral targeting)
  • Utilizing social networks to approach customers
  • Editing of product data, photos, images, videos as well as creation of sales-oriented and search-engine-optimized product descriptions
  • Integration of product data into the online shop and its optimization
  • Identification of possibilities for adapting and changing the usability of the online shop and helping to continuously optimize the usability of the online shop
  • Informing, supporting and advising customers or business partners through various channels

Apprenticeship: 3 YearsSchool: Vöcklabruck
ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING (PLANT- AND OPERATING TECHNOLOGY)
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ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING (PLANT- AND OPERATING TECHNOLOGY)

Tasks of an electrical engineering:

  • Assembling, setting up, commissioning, maintaining and repairing electrotechnical systems, especially plant and operating technology
  • Set up, assemble, install, test, commission and maintain call, fire and alarm systems as well as lightning protection and earthing systems
  • Setting up, testing and connecting electrical equipment and control systems
  • Reading circuit, wiring and assembly diagrams, partly also making them yourself
  • Create material lists, compile auxiliary materials such as cables, wires, clamps, switches, etc.
  • Measure, lay and connect cables and wires
  • Install and adjust control boxes with fuses
  • Searching for, limiting and eliminating errors, defects and faults in components, devices and systems
  • Keep technical records and documentation, operating instructions, installation plans, maintenance and service protocols

Apprenticeship: 3,5 YearsSchool: Gmunden
EVENT MANAGER
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EVENT MANAGER

Tasks of an event manager:

  • Development of concepts for events
  • Create offers for events
  • Event marketing and target group-oriented communication
  • Event organization and handling
  • Invoice control
  • Operational project management
  • Customer management, customer-oriented work
  • Solution development for arising problems
  • Situation-specific task processing

Apprenticeship: 3 YearsSchool: Wien
Would you like to get an insight into the everyday life of apprentices at KTM? Theresa, our youth counsellor, has set out for you and interviewed apprentices.
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Forwarding manager

Tasks

  • National and international transport, warehousing and other forwarding services (e.g. hazardous goods, insurance etc.) calculate, offer, organise, process and charge
  • Developing specific transport and logistics concepts taking into account economic, legal, ecological and customer-specific aspects
  • Selecting and scheduling the optimal transport modes and main transport routes, taking into account the possibilities of road, rail, air and water
  • Perform activities in professional accounting such as cost accounting, calculation and controlling
  • Customers – as an expert in all transport and forwarding issues (e.g. packaging, liability, storage, document preparation, etc.)
  • Apply the basics of rhetoric and sales techniques for sales and marketing, and create and use the necessary presentation
  • Planning and controlling forwarding work processes, assessing and documenting services rendered (taking into account quality, environmental and safety management systems).
  • Handling of customs formalities
  • Carry out administrative activities with the help of the operational information and communication systems.
  •  Analyze and evaluate data (e.g. key figures, capacity utilization, statistics, etc.)

Apprenticeship: 3 YearsSchool: Ried i.I.
Would you like to get an insight into the everyday life of apprentices at KTM? Theresa, our youth counsellor, has set out for you and interviewed apprentices.
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INDUSTRIAL ADMINISTRATOR

Tasks of an industrial administrator:

  • Prepare texts and documents correctly and in the correct form on the basis of specifications as well as prepare and edit forms and blank forms
  • Create, maintain and evaluate statistics, files and card indexes
  • Prepare orders, monitor delivery dates and take action in the event of delay
  • Assist with operational bookkeeping and cost accounting
  • Inform and support customers
  • Carry out administrative work with the help of the company information and communication systems

Apprenticeship: 3 YearsSchool: Linz
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (SPECIALIZING IN SYSTEMS ENGINEERING)
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INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (SPECIALIZING IN SYSTEMS ENGINEERING)

Tasks of a systems engineer

  • Synchronizing, configuring and commissioning user devices and peripheral devices
  • Designing and planning data storage systems
  • Analyzing security risks, designing security measures
  • Configuration of server systems, development of authorization concepts
  • Creation of user instructions, information, advice and training of customers and users
  • Quality and project management
  • Maintenance and administration of server systems
  • Offering services via the network as well as evaluating, selecting and integrating cloud services in existing networks

Apprenticeship: 4 YearsSchool: Linz
Would you like to get an insight into the everyday life of apprentices at KTM? Theresa, our youth counsellor, has set out for you and interviewed apprentices.
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MECHATRONICS (production technology)

Tasks of a mechatronics engineer:

  • Constructing mechanical, electrical and electronic components
  • Combining the components to form complex systems, installation of control software and maintenance of the systems
  • Commissioning and programming the finished systems and installing the associated software
  • Careful inspection of the equipment using circuit diagrams and design drawings

Apprenticeship: 3,5 YearsSchool: Linz
Would you like to get an insight into the everyday life of apprentices at KTM? Theresa, our youth counsellor, has set out for you and interviewed apprentices.
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MEDIA EXPERT in combination with PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER

Tasks

  • Focus on print, publishing and audiovisual media
  • Independent development of websites according to individual requirements
  • Design of web interfaces according to the desired design
  • Acquisition of knowledge of various development tools and programming languages
  • Consideration and implementation of current technical standards of web development
  • Production of video and audio contributions
  • Discussing the orders with the clients
  • Photography with high-quality cameras (e.g. digital cameras)
  • Photo shootings of people and products
  • Editing the images

Apprenticeship: 4 YearsSchool: Linz
Would you like to get an insight into the everyday life of apprentices at KTM? Theresa, our youth counsellor, has set out for you and interviewed apprentices.
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METAL TECHNOLOGY (MECHANICAL ENGINEERING)

Tasks of a metal technician:

  • Assemble, install, test, repair and commission machines and systems
  • Identify and eliminate faults, defects and malfunctions in plants and machinery
  • Create and modify manufacturing programs for computer-controlled machines and systems
  • Machine mechanical parts, assemble assemblies and components
  • Manufacture and install spare parts and machine components

Apprenticeship: 3,5 YearsSchool: Schärding
Would you like to get an insight into the everyday life of apprentices at KTM? Theresa, our youth counsellor, has set out for you and interviewed apprentices.
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Metal technology (welding technology)

Tasks

  • Creation of welding drawings in accordance with standards
  • Application of the different welding processes
  • Operation and programming of welding robots and their fixtures
  • Detection and elimination of welding defects and assessment of welded joints
  • Carrying out quality controls (materials testing and weld seam testing) and documenting the results

Apprenticeship: 3,5 YearsSchool: Wels
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OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR

Tasks of an office administrator

  • Operating folders, documents, lists, operating books, journals and databases
  • Working on computers, using business office software
  • Conduct written and e-mail correspondence and telephone calls
  • Schedule and coordinate appointments
  • Organise and coordinate meetings, conferences and business trips
  • Prepare data for bookkeeping and cost accounting
  • Processing payroll accounting, payments and arrange for bank transfers
  • Check stock levels, incoming goods receive and check
  • Participate in the annual inventory
  • Monitor incoming payments and, if necessary send out reminder letters
  • Operating telephone systems, printers, scanners and copiers

Apprenticeship: 3 YearsSchool: Ried i.I.
Would you like to get an insight into the everyday life of apprentices at KTM? Theresa, our youth counsellor, has set out for you and interviewed apprentices.
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OPERATIONAL LOGISTICS ADMINISTRATOR

Tasks of an operational logistics administrator:

  • Receiving and checking the goods
  • Storage, transfer and removal from storage as well as provision and dispatch of goods
  • Operating and maintaining technical equipment and facilities
  • Recording and checking the stock levels
  • Creating and editing various documents
  • Performing organizational and administrative tasks

Apprenticeship: 3 YearsSchool: Ried i.I.
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PARTIAL APPRENTICESHIP

Procedure:

  • Basic training in our technical training workshop
  • Learning of technical and/or commercial qualifications, depending on choice of profession

In the process of a partial apprenticeship, apprentices can choose between the following occupational profiles:

  • Operations Logistics Clerk
  • Metal Technology

Apprenticeship: 2 YearsSchool: 2×10 weeks
Find out where your potential lies and which activities you particularly enjoy!

Discover your talents

In order to be able to decide on the right apprenticeship, To help you decide on the right apprenticeship, you can register here for a “schnupper” session (2 days) as early as the 8th grade.

How to apply for a apprenticeship!

The selection process

Please apply online both for a trial period and for a concrete apprenticeship position in the first step. Prepare your last school report, your curriculum vitae, a photo and a short letter of motivation in which you tell us why you are interested in an apprenticeship with us.

We invite you for a trial period. If you are already in the 9th grade, our orientation test awaits you in the course of the trial period. The further selection process can include an apprentice challenge. We will inform you in advance in the invitation what awaits you.

About two weeks after the trial we can give you feedback. Of course we are always available for questions.

In the positive case, you will be invited for an interview together with a parent. In this appointment all open questions will be clarified.

At the end of June you will be invited as a prospective apprentice to the information evening with the signing of the apprenticeship contract. In September you will start your training with us. This is the start of your career!

OUR APPRENTICE

COORDINATORS  


CHRISTIAN KARPFHAMMER
Coordinator IT Division
ROBERT MAIR 
Coordinator Motor Vehicle division
STEPHANIE DOPPLER 
Coordinator Commercial Division
CHRISTIAN WINDPASSINGEN
Coordinator Metal Technology & Mechatronics

open teaching workshop days

11. & 18. March 2022

CHALLENGE YOUR TALENT

Prove your craftsmanship and sign up for one of the three challenge days.

Friday, 28. January 2022


Friday, 04. February 2022


Friday, 11. February 2022





value ready to race

READY TO RACE

KTM translates the racing spirit of its factory teams into production motorcycles that are characterized by the same racing mindset, passion and top technology. The constant focus on improving performance and the curiosity for speed is at the heart of everything we do.

value reliability

RESPECT

We are renowned for being respectful toward one another. The good cooperation during an apprenticeship at KTM is characterized by always treating each other in an appreciative manner..

value reliability

RELIABILITY

Honesty, steadfastness, loyalty and punctuality are cornerstones that accompany us every single day – not just during the apprenticeship.

value attetiveness

ATTENTIVENESS

Attentiveness creates clarity, concentration and calm. We are attentive to ourselves, our counterpart and the environment in which we live.

value togetherness

TOGETHERNESS

The whole is more than the sum of its parts. This notion of team spirit is the power that unites us as KTM_academy and motivates each individual to achieve special things every day.

value trust

TRUST

Trust, openness and honesty offer the opportunity to overcome fears and anxieties
and recognize the potential of a young person. We place trust in our apprentices and enable them to adopt a confident approach to their trainers.

trust development

DEVELOPMENT

We see ourselves as a catalyst in allowing our apprentices to develop their potential both personally and professionally. Our aim is to challenge and encourage reflective thinking and action.

SHOW WHAT YOU’RE MADE OF!

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JOIN OUR WINNING TEAM

The questions you should ask yourself first are: Are you the right match for us and are we the right match for you? If you can answer both of these questions with a resounding YES then apply now!

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