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Electrician – Vocational Programme

Electricians are trained to perform electrical installation work, and maintain, install and replace industrial electrical equipment. In addition to the theoretical knowledge, pupils will acquire practical knowledge about working on electrical installations in our company.


Location: Subotica
Duration: 3 years (Dual education)
Education: Technical secondary school pupils

Electrician program is trained withing Maintainence department in Flender Subotica factory, where the students are thought by Maintainence electrical technitians, team leader and engineers. They have menthors who are certified for teaching students by Serbian Chamber of Commerce, who follow their education within our company. Students start with simpler tasks in the electrical field of factory maintenance, and in time advance to more complex ones.

Pupils who attend this educational profile within the local Technical high school, will have classes according to the dual system, that is, they will have theoretical subjects in school, while they will realize practical lessons in Flender Factory in Subotica.
During the first year, pupils acquire practical knowledge in the school workshop, on modern welding simulators and at the end of the year spend two weeks in Flender factory in Subotica. In the second year they spend two days per week learning through work in our company, and in the third, final year they are in the company three days a week.

Internship in our company, in real working conditions enables students to acquire professional skills from Flender’s mentors who are certified for teaching students by Serbian Chamber of Commerce, as well as to learn using advanced technical equipemnt, they would otherwise not have access to. They learn the highest health and safety standards, procedures and use of equipment in their future profession,as well as adopt social skills such as communication with colleagues and team work, attitude towards work and the company, behavior in the workplace. By combining the knowledge they acquire in school, with the practical knowledge and skills they acquire in the company, pupils are properly trained for the needs of the economy and thus get better chances for employment after graduation. After graduation, most of the students remain to work within our factory as they are already familiar with technology, processes and colleagues, as well as due to the fact that our welding technology is at a very advanced level which graduates find challenging and motivating.

Access to this type of program is determined by the plan of enrollment in technical secondary schools, goverened by the Serbian Ministry of Education, as well as the laws related to secondary education and dual education in the Republic of Serbia.