Training for Apprentices in Technical Section

For many years, the Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam (AIP) has been extremely successful in training apprentices in both commercial and skilled trades. Our apprentices benefit from our expert trainers and excellent working conditions. General information on the Institute's overall vocational training programme can be found on the overview page. The training programme of the Technical Section is described below.


Quality control by measuring a manufactured component in the precision mechanics workshop.

Credit: AIP/Paschke, 2020

Soldering light-emitting diodes above a heating plate in the electronics laboratory of the TSED working group.

Credit: AIP/Önel, 2021

Technical Section offers the following trainings:

Taking a look back at the past training period.

Trainees in the Technical Section work on exciting instrumentation projects and learn to use state-of-the-art equipment.

Last update: 12. February 2024