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Manage and provide information and information carriers for our internal and external customers as an information and documentation specialist.

Are you reliable, meticulous and orderly? We will teach you how to manage documents and information professionally and provide them to our various user groups.

Are you interested in aviation? Then an apprenticeship at RUAG is right for you. Our information and documentation specialists manage documents for the operation, maintenance and repair of aviation systems.

Key points of your apprenticeship at RUAG



Your apprenticeship will last three years. During this time, you will learn everything you need to know to become a specialist in information and documentation.


For this apprenticeship, you will need to be mentally flexible, skilled at communicating and have a sense of order. You should be interested in new information technologies and electronic media.

Post-apprenticeship opportunities

The following options are available to you after completion of your apprenticeship with us: Courses from the Bibliosuisse and VSA trade associations or from technical colleges and vocational schools. Bachelor of Science FHGR in Information Science.


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6032 Emmen

Information and documentation specialist

Information and documentation specialists work at libraries, archives and documentation centers. They are tasked with selecting, accessing, storing, preserving, researching and providing information.

They obtain information in analog and digital formats from bookstores and on company portals or in other databases. They store this information in an information system so that it can be found at any time.

Customer support is another key aspect of this profession. Communicating information and media is the focus here.  As part of complex research jobs, they answer a wide range of inquiries in different subject areas.

In order to store the information acquired sustainably, information and documentation specialists ensure that the media collection is preserved and archived. Working at RUAG is therefore extremely versatile.


What we offer

Your apprenticeship will involve managing, updating and distributing analog and digital information. You will familiarize yourself with the documentation process and work in modern databases. In addition to this, you will digitalize analog media and migrate it to archival formats. You will be in close contact with your customers and support them in all documentation matters.

What you will contribute

You must have reached an intermediate or advanced level of secondary education. You are good with language, in terms of both speaking and writing. You greatly enjoy working at a computer. You are communicative and service-oriented. Having an interest in aviation and different aviation systems is an advantage.

Apprenticeship duration

Your apprenticeship at RUAG will last three years. With good academic performance, the vocational school-leaving certificate can be obtained in parallel with the apprenticeship.

Apprenticeship location

  • Emmen
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Is that right up your alley?

We are looking forward to receiving your application

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