Apprenticeships have a future

We’ve partnered with SwissSkills to support apprenticeships

The dual vocational training system is an important success factor in our economy. As a trainer of apprentices, it means a lot to us. We work together with SwissSkills to promote vocational training and the Skills Championships. And as a presenting partner, we support the SwissSkills Team in international competitions.

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New advertising campaign for a strong apprenticeship Because Switzerland doesn't only need bankers

SwissSkills 2018 in Bern, presenting partner UBS is launching a new, humorous advertising campaign. With a light, self-mocking More undertone, it celebrates the diversity and quality of the dual system of vocational education and training.

Media tips for our national team of skilled professionals Ready for EuroSkills 2018

At EuroSkills 2018, the European Championship for skilled professionals, competitors will be thrust into the spotlight. So, these More young experts learned how to deal with the media from experts in a social media crash course from UBS.

From a top athlete to an elite electrician Daniel Gerber’s journey to EuroSkills 2018

He could’ve stood on the winner’s podium, but an illness abruptly ended his skiing career. Daniel Gerber, an electrician, is now More putting all he's got into training for EuroSkills, the European Championship for young professionals.

Free tickets to SwissSkills 2018

Be a part of the biggest career event in the world from September 12–16, 2018, in Bern. UBS is a Presenting Partner of this unique event, where you can try out over 135 careers. Order your free ticket now.

Apprenticeships have a future

As founding member and Presenting Partner of the SwissSkills Initiative, we have stepped up our commitment to apprenticeship training in 2017.

Your career opportunities

Interested in practical vocational training at UBS? Find out more about our training opportunities and all of our activities involving apprenticeships.

Learn about apprenticeships first hand

Our event agenda gives you an overview of vocational training events being held by SwissSkills and UBS near you.

Commercial apprenticeships in figures

Numbers don't lie. Around 70,000 young people take up a commercial apprenticeship every year in Switzerland. This can be the first rung on a long career ladder that leads right up to CEO. Watch the video to find out about what makes Switzerland's dual education system so successful.

Our engagement

  • Because Switzerland doesn't only need bankers

    SwissSkills 2018 in Bern, presenting partner UBS is launching a new, humorous advertising campaign. With a light, self-mocking undertone, it celebrates the diversity and quality of the dual system of vocational education and training. More

  • Ready for EuroSkills 2018

    At EuroSkills 2018, the European Championship for skilled professionals, competitors will be thrust into the spotlight. So, these young experts learned how to deal with the media from experts in a social media crash course from UBS. More

  • Daniel Gerber’s journey to EuroSkills 2018

    He could’ve stood on the winner’s podium, but an illness abruptly ended his skiing career. Daniel Gerber, an electrician, is now putting all he's got into training for EuroSkills, the European Championship for young professionals. More

Your future career

  • Advance with an apprenticeship

    This year a number of young people will once again begin their apprenticeship at UBS. Two employees explain why they opted for an apprenticeship at UBS – three years and 14 years ago, respectively. More

  • 274 Success stories

    In recent weeks, UBS apprentices have celebrated successfully completing their apprenticeships at seven events in Switzerland. More

  • We must invest in talent

    The commercial apprenticeship is becoming less popular as more and more young people are choosing an academic education. However, UBS sees apprenticeships as a key tool for preparing and supporting the next generation of employees. More