Mittlere Reife (intermediate school leaving certificate),
Fachabitur (vocational diploma),
Abitur (university entrance diploma)
Duration of apprenticeship: 3 ½ years
Further training opportunities:
Bachelor of Science in Chemistry
Master’s degree possible
For the most part chemistry laboratory assistants work independently on PREPARING CARRYING OUT AND EVALUATING CHEMICAL EXPERIMENTS.
Working for chemists you will be mainly involved in DEVELOPING NEW PRODUCTS. You will control and analyze raw materials and products.
Most of the work you will do in research, application engineering, environmental protection and quality assurance will be done as part of a team. The profession requires GOOD OBSERVATIONAL SKILLS, as well as practical talent, plus a fundamental knowledge of chemistry and physics.