Apprenticeship in the Port

All Beginnings Are Easy

Start your career with an apprenticeship in our ports. With our more than 30 years of experience, we can offer you a well-founded vocational training. In addition, you can expect pay according to union negotiated tariff and experience our lively Apprentice Day. And one thing is certain: We don't have assembly line work! No matter where your field of deployment is, in maintenance, in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, in construction or in the office, in any of those fields you can contribute with your full potential.

Showcase your talent

During your apprenticeship, you get the opportunity to work and participate in various projects and departments. For several years now, our trainees have been successfully participating in the IHK (Chamber of Commerce and Industry) qualification program Energy Scouts. In doings so, you will learn to develop processes that reduce energy consumption by using resources more efficiently. Therefore, as an NPorts Apprentice, you can actively contribute to climate protection.

Drop your anchor at NPorts.

Jump-start your future with an apprenticeship in one of our ports. All the information is in our concise apprenticeship flyer.

And... “Action!”

Mike and Leah Sophie show you the previous Energy Scouts projects.

Apprenticeship Professions

Cuxhaven | Emden | Wilhelmshaven

Kauffrau/Kaufmann für Büromanagement (Commercial Administrator for Office Management (f/m/d))

Duration of Apprenticeship: 3 years

What awaits you in your apprenticeship:The management's business trip has yet to be booked, the department management meeting has to be prepared, and the customers’ emails must be answered. As an all-rounder in the office, this is no problem for you: You organize office technical processes, work and organizational resources, as well as workplaces, and you know the company's organization and its functional relationships inside and out. During your training, you transfer through many departments, such as accounting, cost accounting, purchasing, human resources, secretarial services, port office or marketing/communication, to get a good overall view and specialize in one area of choice.

What degree do you need?
A good degree from a general education school

What you should bring to the table:
You enjoy working with a PC and feel comfortable in the office. You are interested in commercial and business topics, you possess basic IT skills and on top of that, you have a good knowledge of mathematics and German. If that applies to you, then this apprenticeship is a great fit for you.

Future Opportunities After Your Education:
With the wide range of departments you transfer through, you can work in many corporate areas after your apprenticeship. For instance: in the HR department or in public relations. This will open many doors for you. If you are not yet fed up with learning, you may also be able study at an undergraduate or graduate school afterwards.

This profession is for you if you:

  • Enjoy working in a structured manner
  • Want a lot of variety in your daily work
  • Like planning and organizing

This profession is not for you if you:

  • Quickly lose track of many different tasks
  • Are not able to express yourself very well
  • Don't like to make phone calls

Dein direkter Kontakt

Albert de Freese

Albert de Freese

Leader Human Resources / Administration Emden
Niedersachsen Ports GmbH & Co. KG
Office Branch Emden
Friedrich-Naumann-Str. 7-9
26725 Emden

T:+49 (49 21) 897101
bewerbung-emden(at)nports.de
Bettina Eilers

Bettina Eilers

Leader Human Resources / Administration Wilhelmshaven
Niedersachsen Ports GmbH & Co. KG
Office Branch Wilhelmshaven
Pazifik 1
26388 Wilhelmshaven

T:+49 4421 40 980 830
bewerbung-wilhelmshaven(at)nports.de
Martin Wulf

Martin Wulf

Human Resources
Niedersachsen Ports GmbH & Co. KG
Office Branch Cuxhaven
Am Schleusenpriel 2
27472 Cuxhaven

T:+49 (4721) 500125
bewerbung-cuxhaven(at)nports.de
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Brake | Emden | Norden

Electronics Technician for Operating Technology

 

 

Duration Of Apprenticeship: 3 ½ years, 2 ½ years (Emden and Norden)

What awaits you in your apprenticeship:

You install, maintain, and repair operating, production, and process equipment. This includes, for example, our cranes and locks with modern control equipment or modern building system and automation technologies. Each apprenticeship year has a different focus on learning new things. For example, you can find out what the difference between AC or DC currents is. You self-reliantly set up control cabinets or draw circuit diagrams. You will program control devices.   

What degree do you need?
A good degree from a general education school. It would be great if you enjoy maths and physics. If you want to start your training in Emden or in Norden, you should have a degree from a technical vocational school.

What you should bring to the table:
Motivation, technical understanding, efficient craftsmanship, interest in electrical circuits and exciting contexts, as well as a steady hand

Future opportunities after your apprenticeship:
The possibilities of continuing education after the apprenticeship are manifold and range from electronics, mechatronics, electrical energy technology to electrical measuring, control and control technology. You can become a master craftsman or a technician, or you can train to become a certified technical specialist or a technical business administrator. A subsequent course at a technical university with a degree in electrical engineering or mechatronics is also conceivable.

This profession is for you if you:

  • Are interested in technology and electronics
  • Possess good craftsmanship
  • You get excited when a light comes on or goes off.
  • This profession is not for you if you:

Don't have fun programming

  • Fear electricity
  • Had rather erased maths and physics from your learning curriculum.
     

Dein direkter Kontakt

Claudia Kramer

Claudia Kramer

Human Resources an Organisation
Niedersachsen Ports GmbH & Co. KG
Office Branch Brake
Brommystr. 2
26919 Brake

T:+49 (44 01) 9 25 1 12
bewerbung-brake(at)nports.de
Albert de Freese

Albert de Freese

Leader Human Resources / Administration Emden
Niedersachsen Ports GmbH & Co. KG
Office Branch Emden
Friedrich-Naumann-Str. 7-9
26725 Emden

T:+49 (49 21) 897101
bewerbung-emden(at)nports.de
Karl-Heinz Iwwerks

Karl-Heinz Iwwerks

Niedersachsen Ports GmbH & Co. KG
Office Branch Norden
Bahnhofstraße 5
26506 Norden

T:T:+49 4931 1804-310
bewerbung-norden(at)nports.de
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Cuxhaven

Electronics Technician for Energy and Building Technology (f/m/d)

 

 

Duration of Apprenticeship: 3 ½ years

What awaits you in your apprenticeship:
You plan and install electrical equipment for the energy supply and infrastructure of buildings. In addition, you plan, implement and install data networks or control equipment for heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems. You also need to create, install and maintain control programs.

What degree do you need?
A good degree from a general education school.

What you should bring to the table:
Mathematics, German and physics should be your forte. You should also enjoy organizational tasks and possess good technical skills.

Future opportunities after your apprenticeship:
More knowledge is always good. Through courses or seminars, you can not only further your education, but also specialize in a specific area. You can become a master craftsman, a certified technician, or a technical certified expert. You may also be able to join a technical university, or become self-employed.  

This profession is for you if you:

  • Are good in maths and physics
  • Are interested in technology and electricity
  • Have a steady hand

This profession is not for you if you:

  • Don't have any craft skills
  • Don't like to work in different places
  • Are impatient
     

Dein direkter Kontakt

Martin Wulf

Martin Wulf

Human Resources
Niedersachsen Ports GmbH & Co. KG
Office Branch Cuxhaven
Am Schleusenpriel 2
27472 Cuxhaven

T:+49 (4721) 500125
bewerbung-cuxhaven(at)nports.de
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Brake | Emden | Norden

Industrial Mechanic/Maintenance Specialist

 

 

Duration of Apprenticeship: 3 ½ years, 2 ½ years (Norden)

What awaits you in your apprenticeship:
You work independently, mount assemblies, or repair equipment and systems. You also maintain and repair equipment and systems or perform maintenance tasks. You investigate the root causes of the failure and select appropriate measures and spare parts.

What degree do you need?
A good degree from a general education school. If you want to start your training in Norden, you should have a degree from a technical vocational school.

What you should bring to the table:
Motivation, technical understanding and good craftsmanship. You are interested in metal and enjoy working independently? Great, then this is the right job for you.

Future opportunities after your apprenticeship:
More knowledge is always good. Through courses or seminars, you can not only further your education, but also specialize for a specific area. You can become a master craftsman, a certified technician, or, for instance, a technical certified expert. Want more? Then - under certain conditions - you may be able to obtain a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering, for example.  

This profession is for you if you:

  • Possess a good technical understanding
  • Like to work outside, even in bad weather
  • Love to operate machines.

This profession is not for you if you:

  • Would rather call a handyman for repair work
  • Are clumsy, when it comes to practical chores
  • Would rather work in an office environment
     

Dein direkter Kontakt

Claudia Kramer

Claudia Kramer

Personal und Organisation
Niedersachsen Ports GmbH & Co. KG
Niederlassung Brake
Brommystr. 2
26919 Brake

T:+49 (44 01) 9 25 1 12
bewerbung-brake(at)nports.de
Albert de Freese

Albert de Freese

Leader Human Resources / Administration Emden
Niedersachsen Ports GmbH & Co. KG
Office Branch Emden
Friedrich-Naumann-Str. 7-9
26725 Emden

T:+49 (49 21) 897101
bewerbung-emden(at)nports.de
Karl-Heinz Iwwerks

Karl-Heinz Iwwerks

Niedersachsen Ports GmbH & Co. KG
Office Branch Norden
Bahnhofstraße 5
26506 Norden

T:T:+49 4931 1804-310
bewerbung-norden(at)nports.de
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Cuxhaven | Emden

Metallbauer/in (Metal Worker) in the Field of Construction Technology (f/m/d)

 

 

Duration of Apprenticeship: 3 ½ years

What awaits you in your apprenticeship:
You have always enjoyed technology classes at your school and you love it when the sparks fly? Then the profession of a metal worker is a perfect match for you. As a metal worker, you plan and set up metal structures, equipment and systems. In addition, you build doors, windows and storage halls and process metals such as steel, aluminum, vanadium, brass, or copper. Maintenance of systems, vehicles and other equipment are also part of your apprenticeship. This requires not only technical skills, but also brains, because your construction should not end up becoming a heap of scrap.

What degree do you need?
A good degree from a general education school.

What you should bring to the table:
Good knowledge of mathematics and physics, as well as technical skills, and you should enjoy organizational tasks. If you can also bring good logical and spatial thinking to the table, this apprenticeship is a very good fit for you.

Future opportunities after your apprenticeship:
After your apprenticeship you will have a plethora of opportunities. You can, for instance undergo further education to become a technical business administrator or certified expert, a master craftsman, or technician. And nothing stands in your way, if you want to become self-employed.

This profession is for you if you:

  • Possess a good technical understanding
  • Like to move while you work
  • Have a gift for craftsmanship

This profession is not for you if you:

  • Don't want to get dirty at work
  • Are afraid of flying sparks
  • Would rather work with wood
     

Dein direkter Kontakt

Martin Wulf

Martin Wulf

Human Resources
Niedersachsen Ports GmbH & Co. KG
Office Branch Cuxhaven
Am Schleusenpriel 2
27472 Cuxhaven

T:+49 (4721) 500125
bewerbung-cuxhaven(at)nports.de
Albert de Freese

Albert de Freese

Leader Human Resources / Administration Emden
Niedersachsen Ports GmbH & Co. KG
Office Branch Emden
Friedrich-Naumann-Str. 7-9
26725 Emden

T:+49 (49 21) 897101
bewerbung-emden(at)nports.de
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This Is What We Have on Board for You

If you choose an apprenticeship at NPorts, you can look forward to many things. For example, that every day becomes varied and exciting. Your apprenticeship contains action-oriented training, which will give you the right tools to work self-reliantly and independently and start a great career after that apprenticeship. And even your salary is pretty decent. Even in the first year of your apprenticeship, you will earn more than 1,000.00 Euros a month before taxes and contributions. You will have 30 days of vacation each year and great working hours: On Fridays, for example, you may be able to “call it a day” at noon.


More Than 30 Years of Apprenticeship Experience

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Safe Workplace & Exciting Tasks

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Opportunity to Participate in the Energy Scouts Project

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Attractive Apprenticeship Salary According to Union Tariff

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Christmas Bonus

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30 Days of Vacation

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Working Hours: 38.5 Hour Work Week, and Fridays Till Noon

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Corporate Fitness

You can find more information about the benefits of a job at NPorts on our page: This is What We Have on Board for You.

 

Application Process

Application

We will need a cover letter, a resume, and your last school report card/diploma from you.

Feedback

As soon as we have received your application, you will receive a confirmation of receipt from us.

Interview

If your application was convincing enough for us, we will invite you to an interview to get to know you better.

Acceptance

Welcome to NPorts! You sign your contract and you will soon become part of our crew.

Apprentice Day

Shortly after the start of the apprenticeship, which will be very well prepared and organized for you at your location, all new trainees will meet at the headquarters in Oldenburg and get to know each other and the company.

What are you waiting for? You can find current apprenticeship positions on the Job Offers page.