Training area: Computer science

The computer science professions at a glance

The IT specialist training in the field of "application development" or "system integration" is exciting and also offers good career opportunities for the future.

IT specialist for application development

IT specialists in the field of application development test existing applications, adapt them, improve them and develop user interfaces suitable for the application. In addition, they correct errors with the help of expert or diagnostic systems and advise or train users.


  • Design, implementation and maintenance of software
  • Development of test concepts
  • Creation of software documentation
  • Carrying out user training


  • Basic experience with computer and computer applications
  • Good academic performance in English, German and mathematics
  • Interest in solving problems
  • Flexibility and ability to work in a team
  • Reliability, commitment and ambition

The training for this profession lasts 3 years.

Ein Auszubildender am Computer

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Thorsten Coordes
Tel. 0421 218-57879
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Ein Auszubildender vor einem Server

Contact persons at training department

Tel. 0421 218-61415
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Torsten Radeke
Tel. 0421 218-63544
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Georg Holtsteger
Tel. 0421 218-63881
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IT specialist for system integration

IT specialists specializing in systems integration ensure that IT systems function properly. They install and network devices from smartphones to servers - often in heterogeneous networks. In doing so, they provide important communication channels. They support users in technical matters and solve IT problems that arise quickly and flexibly.


  • Planning and configuring information and telecommunications technology systems
  • Setting up, managing and operating IT systems according to customer requirements
  • Analysis of malfunctions and troubleshooting
  • Advising users on the selection and use of IT systems
  • Preparation of system documentation
  • Carrying out training courses in the IT field


  • Interest in working with computers and basic technical understanding
  • Above-average academic performance in the natural sciences as well as in mathematics and English
  • Team spirit

The training period for this occupation is 3 years and is partly carried out in cooperation with private-sector companies as part of a joint training program.

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