Industrial Clerk

Industrial clerks work in companies from every sector, dealing with commercial and economic tasks such as materials management, sales and marketing, as well as human resources, finance and accounting.

Industrial clerks work in companies from nearly all sectors e.g. in the electronics, automotive and textile industries.

Course structure – areas of study

  • In the first and second year of training
  • Training and occupational orientation
  • Understand market-oriented business processes of an industrial company
  • Document and understand value flows
  • Analyze and assess value creation chains
  • Plan and control service provision processes
  • Plan and control procurement processes
  • Perform human resources duties
  • Analyze and assess annual accounts
  • Classify the company in a macro- and global economic context
  • In the third year of training
  • Plan and control marketing processes
  • Plan investment and financial processes
  • Implement business strategies and projects

Career opportunities

Industrial clerks find employment in different industrial, commercial and trade companies.

After training, industrial clerks have to decide on a field and specialization. The choices range from purchasing and material management to sales and marketing.

Training Centres

  • Homburg Vocational Training Centre
  • Lebach Vocational Training Centre
  • Merzig Vocational Training Centre
  • Dillingen Vocational Training Centre
  • Halberg Vocational Training Centre
  • Neunkirchen Vocational Training Centre









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