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Key training occupations

The coronavirus crisis is showing us that certain occupations are of particular significance in terms of ensuring that the basic needs of society are met. Intensive care in hospitals, supply of everyday retail goods and public transport are just some examples of these fields. Attractive training provision is in place for many of these tasks.

Key training occupations
Water supply engineering technicians

Water supply engineering technicians

Water is our most precious resource. Water supply engineering technicians process water from wells, rivers and lakes in order to ensure that drinking water is available to us at proper quality levels. Water is part of the critical infrastructure.

Nursing occupations

Nursing occupations

The coronavirus epidemic has made us appreciate just what a key profession nursing is within society. People infected with coronavirus are being treated in every medical and care setting. It is now obvious that our need for qualified nurses and new nursing training entrants is greater than ever.

Medical assistants

Medical assistants

Outpatient medical services make a crucial contribution towards the diagnosis of illnesses and towards providing patients with the right advice and care. This also reduces the burden on hospitals. Medical assistants take on an important function within the team at a doctor’s surgery. 

Farmer

Farmer

Agricultural produce such as grain, potatoes and milk all help to ensure that the basic food requirements of the populace are met. Farming is therefore very much a key occupation, especially in times of crisis. Productivity has increased significantly in recent decades.

Management assistant for retail services

Management assistant for retail services

The societal importance of the retail trade and of the skilled workers employed in the sector has been brought into sharp focus by the present coronavirus crisis. Employees are currently under considerable pressure as they seek to ensure that the population is supplied with everyday necessities.