10 good reasons for training in media technology

Media technology training is an exciting and versatile opportunity for young people who are enthusiastic about technology and media. Why is this training worthwhile? You should know the ten reasons below!

But first, what is the media technology apprenticeship about?

There are basically two directions for media technology training at Beltz Grafische Betriebe.

Specialization media technologist digital printing and offset printing (m/f/d)

In our training program for media technologists for offset printing and digital printing in Bad Langensalza, you will be trained to become an expert in the printing sector. You will learn how to set, operate, maintain and monitor our modern machines. Our experienced team will teach you the entire process, from the template to the finished product. Media technology training is never boring, as there are always different challenges and you work in a constantly changing industry in which our print shop has been successfully positioned on the market for 175 years.

Specialization media technologist print processing (m/f/d)

Here in Bad Langensalza, we offer you training as a media technologist for print processing (m/f/d), where you can learn everything you need to know to become a professional in the field of print processing. This also includes our modern, large machines. Our experienced employees will guide you through the process of reliably completing our high-quality print products, such as books, magazines & co. for a wide range of customers.

Varied tasks

Our 10 reasons for the exciting media technology apprenticeship

1. good job prospects

The demand for specialists in media technology and printing is high and there are many opportunities to develop your career at Beltz Grafische Betriebe. We always offer our trainees the opportunity to look forward to a secure future with us in Bad Langensalza after their training, with the chance to develop in various directions.

Patrick, for example, has been with us since 2001 and has continued to develop with us since then.

2. practical training

Media technology training, whether in offset and digital printing or in the field of print processing, teaches many practical skills and knowledge that can be applied directly in the workplace. During your training, you will not only learn theory, but also put your knowledge directly into practice in your day-to-day work.

3. broad range of tasks

What is the day-to-day work of a print media technologist like? During your apprenticeship, you will learn how to handle large machines, maintain them and implement a wide variety of projects. You will get to know the different areas at Beltz Grafische Betriebe in Bad Langensalza and learn about various activities related to book production and the production of other print products from experienced employees.

4. performance-related pay

What is the training salary like in the field of media technology? We pay above the recommended IHK training allowance. Later on, earnings in the field of media technology are good and you can look forward to performance-related pay.

5. knowledge of printing techniques

During their training with us, media technologists either learn about the various printing processes such as offset printing and digital printing or acquire valuable skills in print processing. Based on this, the trainees can specialize in certain areas or fields of application in order to lay the foundation for their career at Beltz Grafische Betriebe.

6. further training opportunities

From her training as a bookbinder in 2002 to shift management and order management. This means there are many different ways to follow an individual path after training. At Beltz Grafische Betriebe, we always support our employees individually and look at what development opportunities we can offer here in Bad Langensalza.

7. regulated working hours

We generally work in two shifts in production. Apprentices under the age of 18 work the early shift, from the age of 18 they may also work the late shift. For you, this means regular working hours and a reliable 40-hour week as well as the prospect of attractive shift bonuses in your future career.

8. balanced gender ratio

Here in Bad Langensalza, the proportion of women in production is around 50%. We don’t have a male or female surplus and everyone is welcome.

9. good prerequisites even with a secondary school leaving certificate

What degree do you need for media technology? You can also apply for the media technology apprenticeship with a solid secondary school leaving certificate and thus qualify for an interesting and future-oriented career. Even with a secondary school leaving certificate, you are well placed to start your apprenticeship. We have no fixed application deadlines, we are also open to applications at short notice!

10. craftsmanship meets technology

Bookbinding and printing come from a very traditional craft sector. Book printing and bookbinding have been around for centuries. We combine this craftsmanship with modern printing techniques and machines, so that we combine the best of both worlds. A special field of work that teaches several areas of expertise at the same time.

Media technologist Requirements: What should you bring with you for the apprenticeship?

  • You prefer active activities and would not feel comfortable in a purely office-based job.
  • You have a positive attitude towards teamwork, but can also work on your own for a certain amount of time.
  • You feel comfortable operating large machines and they do not cause you any discomfort.
  • You have a basic curiosity for technology and software and would like to further your education in these areas.
  • You are characterized by diligence and reliability when completing tasks.

Does training in media technology sound exciting to you? Then apply now in just a few easy steps on our careers page: Apply now!

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