Types of Apprenticeship

General conditions of employment for an apprenticeship at HUG:

  • Successful completion of compulsory schooling
  • At least 16 years of age (except under specific conditions)
  • Swiss national or holder of a valid permit
  • Conditions specific to each occupation below

 

Cleaner  

Specific conditions  :

  • No allergies, ability to work in a team, enjoys manual work, timeliness, physical strength, ability to work independently and responsibly, ability to follow methods and procedures

Apprenticeship location: Cleanliness and Hygiene Division - Cluse roseraie

Term of apprenticeship contract: 3 ans

 

Records and information officer

Specific conditions  :

  • Good general knowledge, interest in reading and current affairs as well as all areas related to the maintenance of records, eye for precision and meticulous approach to work. Interest in materials related to information

Apprenticeship location: The records and information officer will work at a records/information facility, i.e., a library, a document center or an archiving center. He or she will be responsible for common tasks in the area of receipt of documents, their conservation and their consultation

Term of apprenticeship contract: 3 years

 

Care and Support Assistant (CSA)

Specific conditions :

  • Interest in the healthcare environment, helping and supporting patients, teamwork
  • Spirit of service, dynamic, curious and rigorous

Apprenticeship location: care units of our various medical departments

Term of apprenticeship contract : 2 years

 

Care and Community Health Assistant (CCHA)

Specific conditions :

  • Interest in the healthcare environment, helping and supporting patients, teamwork
  • Spirit of service, dynamic, curious and rigorous

Apprenticeship location: care units of our various medical departments

Term of apprenticeship contract : 3 years

 

Social/Education Worker (SEW)

Specific conditions :

  • Prior completion of an internship at a daycare center
  • Interest in supporting children to achieve autonomy and helping the disabled and elderly

Apprenticeship location: daycare centers at the Cluse-Roseraie and Belle-Idée sites

Term of apprenticeship contract : 3 years

 

Cook

Specific conditions :

  • Interest in food, hygiene and cleanliness, enjoys teamwork

Apprenticeship location: kitchens located at the various HUG sites

Term of apprenticeship contract : 3 years

 

Dietary cook

Specific conditions :

  • A CFC certificate in cooking with 1 or 2 years of professional experience
  • Interest in the healthcare environment and in helping and supporting patients

Apprenticeship location: the patient kitchens of the Cluse-Roseraie site. A dietary cook is primarily a professional chef who has specialized in his or her occupation. By learning the composition of foods and the link to certain diseases, he or she will be able to understand the reason for certain diets

Term of apprenticeship contract: 1 year (4th year of apprenticeship after obtaining the CFC)

 

Architecture orientation designer

Specific conditions :

  • Interest in technical drawing, rigor and accuracy, aptitude for calculation, good eyesight, good spatial representation, ability to analyze and solve problems, ability to adapt to technological changes, logical and methodical mind

Apprenticeship location: Buildings and Technical Services Division, Operations Department

Term of apprenticeship contract : 4 years

 

Business administration employee

Specific conditions :

  • Studiousness and excellent school grades in French and mathematics

Apprenticeship location: Medical Departments Administration or a central division of HUG

Term of apprenticeship contract: 3 years

 

IT specialist

Specific conditions :

  • Interest in new technologies, customer relation skills

Apprenticeship location: IT systems management

Term of apprenticeship contract: 4 years

 

Electrical installer

Specific conditions :

  • Successful completion of compulsory schooling and graduation with a minimum scientific grade of 4.5
  • Passion for the electrical and electronics fields, manual skills, good ability to distinguish colors, good eyesight, technical and logical interpersonal skills, ability to work alone
  • Minimum 5-day course at the HUG electricity workshop

Apprenticeship location: Buildings and Technical Services Division of the Operations Department

Term of apprenticeship contract: 4 years

 

Biology lab assistant

Specific conditions :

  • Completion of compulsory education and three years of study at degree level or equivalent
  • Good basic knowledge of biology, chemistry and mathematics
  • Enjoys science and experimentation, observational skills, manual dexterity, accuracy, methodical and meticulous mind

Apprenticeship location: research laboratories

Term of apprenticeship contract : 3 years

 

Chemistry lab assistant

Specific conditions :

  • Completion of compulsory education and successful completion of three years of general high school educational study, with health options, or equivalent
  • Good basic knowledge of biology, chemistry and mathematics
  • Enjoys science and experimentation, observational skills, manual dexterity, precision, methodical and meticulous mind

Apprenticeship location: central pharmacy

Term of apprenticeship contract: 3 years

 

Logistics officer

Specific conditions :

  • Good physical condition (carrying loads)
  • Sense of organization

Apprenticeship location: central pharmacy and/or central store at HUG

Term of apprenticeship contract: 3 years

 

Linen/textile cleaner

Specific conditions :

  • 16 to 25 years of age
  • Good physical condition
  • Sense of organization.

Apprenticeship location: Laundry Processing and Distribution Division

Term of apprenticeship contract: 3 years

 

Painter-Decorator

Specific conditions :

  • Good physical condition, no allergies, aptitude for calculation, accurate color perception
  • Good physical condition. Good sense of observation, manual dexterity and accuracy.

Apprenticeship locationTechnical Services Division, Operations Department

Term of apprenticeship contract: 3 years