Vocational training


July 28, 2019

Are you interested?


Then apply for an apprenticeship with us through Yousty now. If there are no current vacancies advertised, this either means we have already filled all the places for the next year of training or the vacancies have not yet been published. If you have any further questions, please contact our Vocational Training Manager, Susanne Schoepke.

June 28, 2019

Information technologist, application developer


IT is the lifeblood of our organisation. All operating processes run on our management platform, which was developed in house. As an apprentice, you will build up a thorough, detailed knowledge of the systems. Alongside theoretical teaching at vocational college, you will benefit from an apprenticeship with lots of practical hands-on experience. Once you have completed your apprenticeship, you will not only have an excellent understanding of application development, but also have a solid grounding in social insurance, especially occupational benefits. The apprenticeship will equip you for your future career and offers great career prospects.

During the four-year apprenticeship you will get to expand your knowledge by working on projects. You will always be supported by top-class professionals with an extensive knowledge of all aspects of IT and the core operating business. 

Terms of employment

  • Duration of apprenticeship: 4 years
  • Annual leave: 25 days plus paid youth and sport camps
  • Salary
    • Year 1:  CHF 750 gross paid in 13 monthly instalments
    • Year 2:  CHF 850 gross paid in 13 monthly instalments
    • Year 3: CHF 1,000 gross paid in 13 monthly instalments
    • Year 4: CHF 1,250 gross paid in 13 monthly instalments

Additional benefits

  • SBB half-fare travelcard
  • Lunch-Checks
  • Reka-Checks
  • Cost of all study materials, courses, certificates, etc. paid by the employer
  • Half of cost of compulsory language stay paid by employer
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June 28, 2019

Commercial employee – services and administration


You will get a good grounding for your commercial apprenticeship with plenty of practical experience. The college teaching is great and at the end of the apprenticeship you will have an excellent understanding of social insurance, particularly occupational benefits. The apprenticeship is an excellent way of laying the groundwork for your future career and offers solid prospects.

You will get to see a range of business areas during your three-year apprenticeship. In addition to working in the institution's core businesses, you will spend time in HR, Accounts and Communications. You will be supported by highly qualified, experienced and dedicated mentors.

Terms of employment

  • Duration of apprenticeship: 3 years
  • Annual leave: 25 days plus paid youth and sport camps
  • Salary
    • Year 1:  CHF 750 gross paid in 13 monthly instalments
    • Year 2:  CHF 900 gross paid in 13 monthly instalments
    • Year 3: CHF 1,350 gross paid in 13 monthly instalments

Additional benefits

  • SBB half-fare travelcard
  • Lunch-Checks
  • Reka-Checks
  • Cost of all study materials, courses, certificates, etc. paid by the employer
  • Half of the cost of compulsory language stay paid by employer
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Work experience

  • Year 1: mail room, vested benefit accounts, customer services – occupational benefits
  • Year 2: occupational benefits services, debt collection, specialists
  • Year 3: accounts, admin, Human Resources

 Taster

The apprenticeship taster gives you a chance to see working life for yourself. The taster is also an opportunity to get some initial practical experience, to meet other apprentices and ask all your questions.

The one-day taster is only available for those doing commercial apprenticeships.

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June 28, 2019

Vocational training at the Substitute Occupational Benefit Institution


Take the first step on the road to a successful career with us. Vocational training with the Substitute Occupational Benefit Institution is a great way of entering the world of work, offering a wide variety of activities and insights into the interesting, forward-looking occupational benefits sector.

In addition to supporting you in a professional capacity, we work with you to build and develop your character, helping you to become more confident, independent, skilled and professional so that you can advance in your chosen career path.

We train apprentices at our head office in Zurich in the following areas:

  • Commercial employee – services and administration:
    • E profile: commercial employee – extended basic training
    • M profile: commercial employee – extended basic training with vocational baccalaureate
  • Information technologist – application developer
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