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Source: Swiss Canton of Zug – news in German

In August 2020, the first course of the Higher technical school for Informatics and electronics (HFIE) starts at the Commercial and industrial vocational training centre train (GIBZ). The new offer includes, in the Canton of Zug is a gap, the lack of qualified personnel is one of the most important sectors of the Swiss to counteract.

The Commercial-industrial vocational training centre train (GIBZ) of the academic year 2020/2021 a new, Higher technical school for Informatics and electronics (HFIE). Economy Director Silvia Thalmann-explains it Well: “the future-orientated occupations of the information and communication technologies are enjoying great demand. For the next few years, a shortage of about 40 000 skilled workers is predicted. The new course offers a Chance for young people with basic technical training, your career shot early trigger”. The ICT industry (Information and Communication Technology) is experiencing rapid growth and, with a gross added value of 29.7 billion Swiss francs (2017) in accordance with the Association ICT Switzerland to do the economic sector of Switzerland. “The HFIE closes in the Canton of Zug is a gap, the lack of specialists in one of the most important industries in Switzerland to counteract” is to Beat Wenger, rector at the GIBZ convinced.

New professional profiles call for new competence nThe requirements of the ICT professions have benefit from the computer nerd and math genius of the team, flexible and active cooperation developed: customer needs to understand modern training to develop in ever-changing Teams of the insert, the focus is to retain the enthusiasm to help shape the future, are today important skills that give the professional image or rather the Image of the ICT industry a new coat of paint. Beat Wenger explained: “The understanding and enjoyment of modern technology to form the Basis, in the same way as one learns, of course, to read, to ever write a book. Many new careers have already been incurred, and in the next few years will be more to come.”

Women of the digital future, women do not have assets yet to really excite for the ICT occupations. “It is also up to the schools, the Sciences, and to convey the access to the technology as exclusive, but rather as a normal, accessible learning material. The new occupations in the ICT industry for both men and women equally interesting. The career opportunities for women are definitely there, even if it is still a male-dominated industry,” explains Beat Wenger. Due to the large demand for skilled workers, the wages compared to other Professions without a University degree are already very generously settled.

Entry into the Higher technical school of computer science and electronics, interested learners in the basic education of computer science, electronics or automatic, can graduate from the third year of the apprenticeship, the individual modules of the HFIE in the sense of a modularized Preliminary course. Young people will complete the degree program part-time, structured according to the individual’s business Background. The modularized and personalized Learning is one of the many advantages of the HFIE. Students can work during the entire period of study in current projects of their holdings. The first two years of study are strongly aligned to the key competencies, such as resilience, presentation, communication, business understanding and market analysis. In addition, the technical specialization will be sought in the specialist areas of computer science and electronics. In the third year, the focus will be chosen profile, technically the corresponding core areas of professional development. To select the Profiles, system engineering, electronics/digitization and application development. Councillor Silvia Thalmann-summarizes Well: “graduates of the HFIE on GIBZ get a broad basis, to engage in the ICT industry.”

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