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Management assistant for IT system management

Do you like working with computers and mobile devices and are you looking for training in the IT sector? But would assembling things or programming be too one-sided for you?

You might find the perfect solution in IT systems management, where IT skills are combined with management tasks and, as a commercial-technical all-rounder, you belong to one of the most sought-after target groups for attractive job offers.

    Course dates

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    Entry requirements

    • An extended vocational training certificate – minimum (eBBR)
    • German is not your mother tongue? Language level German B1

    What do IT system management specialists do?

    IT system management clerks are experts in marketing IT services. They are highly experienced in technical matters and, in addition to technical support, take on assistant tasks in the area of the latest IT systems.

    What concrete activities are involved?

    • You inform and advise customers and users on all questions concerning IT products and IT services.
    • You develop new concepts for sensible IT solutions.
    • From the offer to the cost calculations to the contracts, everything goes through your desk.
    • You buy hardware and software, take care of IT security and data protection and support your customers in the process of providing their new IT systems.
    • You also carry out product analyses and know how advertising and marketing work.
    • To make sure you're always up to date, you regularly check new developments in the IT market, and
    • You get to play and try out new gadgets! Because in order to help users, you have to know best how it works.

    How does the IT training work?

    Training as an IT systems management assistant lasts three years and includes a 10-month internship. The course is completed with an extended final examination before the Chamber of Industry and Commerce.

    The full-time school-based training programme takes place as a module system, which means that you work on a job-related topic four days a week. The fifth day is the so-called "school day", on which you have the basic subjects such as German, Mathematics and English.

    Within the course, we offer the opportunity to obtain various manufacturer certificates. In addition, you even have the option of obtaining the advanced technical college entrance qualification within one year of completing the course.

    Does the job suit you?

    The following characteristics and skills are definitely an advantage:

    • Interest in new information technologies
    • Analytical and business minded
    • Communication skills and a friendly manner
    • Organisational talent and negotiating skills

    Don't panic if you don't see yourself in all these points. Just apply anyway and together we will find out whether the job suits you or not.

    Where can I work as an IT systems management specialist?

    In a world where no company can escape the digitalisation process, qualified professionals are in high demand and your professional future in this industry is definitely safe. With your comprehensive professional skills, you can be employed in almost any business enterprise.

    The following areas are usually the most relevant:

    • IT service provider
    • Manufacturers of information and telecommunications technology
    • Management consultancies in the IT sector

    Career opportunities

    Once you have successfully completed your training course, you have many prospects. Not only are you in demand as a skilled worker, but you can also gain even higher qualifications through further training or study.

    Career opportunities in this occupation are:

    • Computer science technician
    • Computer management specialist
    • Business administrator for information processing
    • IT customer service representative
    • Study of computer science or business informatics

    Next steps

    We would like to get to know you and would be happy if you simply registered for one of our information events.

    Here we will introduce you to your desired profession or suitable alternatives and explain the training process at GPB College. We will also discuss the possibilities of financial support for your studies.

    You are welcome to send us your application documents in advance, consisting of a short cover letter, a curriculum vitae in table form and your most recent school report.

    Once all the basic conditions have been clarified, you can start at the earliest possible date. Any questions? Click here for the answers!

    And when does it start?

    Almost done... just quickly change the language: The instruction language of this course is German, therefore you will find all start dates and course contents only in the German version of the website

    Continue in German