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Benefits of being an apprentice

Benefits of being an EGGER apprentice
An apprenticeship at EGGER is not an apprenticeship at any old company. You will work in an international, family-based business. At EGGER you are trained by experts who accompany you step by step in your development.

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All about the Job

  • Apprentice at work

    EGGER is more than work. Satisfied employees are very important to us and we pay attention to creating a good workplace atmosphere. This helps you in your personal development and in feeling good as an apprentice at EGGER.

Regular further training

At EGGER we have additional training courses and learning and development programmes.
They include communication training, process training, team building and much more, so there will certainly be something for you.

International opportunities

Towards the end of your apprenticeship there might be the opportunity to broaden your horizons and take a secondment at one of our international plants for a period of time. Besides contributing to your professional development, this opportunity is character building and a chance to see more of the world.

Part of the team from the beginning

Team spirit and a sense of belonging develop quickly in sports and leisure activities. There are many events such as golf, football and ten-pin bowling that you can get involved with.

Your health is important to us

EGGER regularly offers information about general health and, if relevant, you will join the health surveillance programme, which includes regular checkups on certain aspects of health. We feature health promotions on various topics and invite you to take part in health-related activities.

Cycle to work scheme

We operate the national Cycle to Work scheme whereby you can offset savings through your National Insurance contributions, which can help you buy a bike to travel to work and pay for it over a fixed period of time. We offer a cycle storage area too.

Your opinion and development are important for us

In an annual appraisal / feedback session your instructor will talk to you about your development and give you valuable tips. At the same time, you will have the opportunity to discuss your own ambitions and any concerns that you might have. As you can see, we place a great emphasis on the satisfaction of every single employee.



Learn more about the values and leadership at EGGER.

We are EGGER

A successful producer and supplier of wood-based materials worldwide. The daily work of 9,000 employees at 18 plants makes EGGER one of the leading companies in the industry. To maintain this, we focus on quality – not just the quality of our final products, but also the quality of the training we provide to our employees.

Our trainers

On your journey to becoming qualified, established and supportive colleagues accompany you on the way. Our trainers are either competent, experienced employees or external professional trainers, who are qualified to teach you the required specialist knowledge and support you in your professional and personal development.

When you start (1st year)

The first few weeks of your apprenticeship focus on integration into the EGGER team.
Our welcome / induction and team building exercises will give you a better understanding of working at EGGER and the opportunities available to you. Afterwards you start basic training in practical workshops and tasks.

Transformation (1st - 3rd year)

From pupil to specialist – your instructors are responsible for your learning to ensure that you have all you need to become a specialist.
You are trained in both theory and practice, developing interpersonal competencies and regularly getting to know related areas of work.

Becoming a specialist (3rd - 4th year)

In the last year, your instructors will support you with the preparation of your final coursework / assessments and evaluate the quality of your work.
This will be an opportunity for you to work on projects at the plant. We talk with you about your career within the company and what you would like to do during your apprenticeship and beyond.

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