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Commercial Assistant for Business Administration and Human Resources

You will learn commercial and administrative tasks for middle management in the training as a Commercial Assistant for Business Administration and Human Resources.

The language in teaching is mainly German.

Next start date

On 10.02.2020 you will start your traineeship as a Commercial Assistant for Business Administration and Human Resources at GPB College.

You can easily obtain information in advance from our consultants. You can reach us by telephone or via our contact form. We look forward to hearing from you!

All-rounder and organisational talents

As a Commercial Assistant for Business Administration and Human Resources you will conduct commercial and administrative tasks for middle management. After your traineeship, you will predominantly work in most diverse economic sectors, for instance as assistant to management, personnel officer or assistant to the Board of Directors or you will work successfully self-employed.   

Part of the Commercial Assistant lesson topics are organisational and human resource studies, as well as word processing and business English. 

After the two-year traineeship with us, you will also have the opportunity to attain the Entrance Qualification for Universities of Applied Science and Arts as part of an additional one year of training. This would form the foundations for studies of your choice at a University of Applied Science and Arts.

Does this job suit you?

You enjoy exploring economic contexts and are interested in developing solutions for increased company efficiency. You enjoy being creative and using digital tools including computers and programs like Word, Excel and PowerPoint. You enjoy giving advice and supporting management as a supporting assistant. Your Thank You is an exciting job that challenges you in a positive way.  

The basic requirement for this trainineeship is a Secondary School Certificate (MSA) or equivalent.

Career prospects

After the traineeship you will essentially be able to work in any economic sector. Both, medium-sized companies as well as large corporations require people who are able to tie up loose ends. Your wide-ranging business and human resource training provides you with major career flexibility and consequently a great choice with regard to career areas.

After a probabtion period, you will be able to quickly progress from assisting management to becoming the right hand of the boss or department head. Promotion prospects after your traineeship exist among others as:

  • Assistant to Management
  • Personnel Officer
  • Assistant to Board of Directors  
  • Successfully self-employed

Training programme

The traineeship takes two years, including a three-month internship. Lessons start at 8am and finish at 3pm. At a minimum, on four days you will learn a specific topic from learning modules. This study in teaching blocks enables you to follow a thread in your learning. The essential teaching blocks encompass economic studies, organisational and human resource studies, accounting, as well as word processing. Once a week you will be taught additional subjects such as physical education, Business English, German, mathematics, economics and social studies. Further additional educational offers include SAP, free holiday courses like Excel and Business English, also tutoring is offered on a voluntary basis in addition to regular classes.   

After the two-year traineeship with us, you will also have the opportunity to attain the Entrance Qualification for Universities of Applied Science and Arts as part of an additional one year of training. This would form the foundations for studies of your choice at a University of Applied Science and the Arts.

Next steps

We would like to get to know you. Just register for one of our information events or arrange a personal consultation. Here we will present to you the job description of the profession Commercial Assistant for Business Administration or suitable alternatives and explain the course of the training at GPB College. Furthermore, we will discuss with you the possibilities for the financial support of your education.

You are welcome to send us your application documents in advance, consisting of a short cover letter, a curriculum vitae in tabular form and your most recent certificate, you can simply bring these to your consultation or inform yourself initially with no commitment. The minimum requirements for a traineeship as Commercial Assistant for Business Administration is a Secondary School Certificate (MSA).

Once all the conditions have been met, you can start with us as soon as possible. Any questions? Here are the answers!