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Syrian refugees: Apprenticeship at Huf enables career start in Germany

On August 19th, 2016 a new training year will start at Huf Hülsbeck & Fürst GmbH & Co. KG. 16 apprentices, including two Syrian refugees, will start their career in commercial or technical professions.

The family owned company headquartered in Velbert trains overall 16 apprentices in year 2016, either in commercial or technical professions. Four candidates will start a dual training which combines practical and theoretical knowledge (“Kooperatives Ingenieurstudium – KIS”). Two Syrian refugees will be amongst the apprentices, both candidates already completed an intership at Huf plus an integration- and German course. „We are happy to welcome our new apprentices. Our apprenticeship offers a great start to their professional future, we are pleased to offer them such an opportunity. Qualified candidates always get a chance to develop their potential, no matter where they come from. Of course, we will provide increased support to our Syrian apprentices.“ says training manager Peter Kemsies.

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Huf is looking forward to your application for training year 2017.

Huf Group – an overview
Huf Hülsbeck & Fürst develops and produces mechanical and electronic key systems, lock sets, steering column locks, remote control systems, telematics and tire pressure monitoring systems for the automotive industry. Today, Huf has approx. 7,500 employees located in 15 countries worldwide. Huf was the first company to develop components for the new car access and immobilization systems "Passive Entry" and "Keyless Go", as well as developing the "Kick Sensor".


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