Automechanika Frankfurt has a wide range of free of charge education and training options offering both newcomers and automotive professionals hands-on experience.
For newcomers: hands-on experience for a career in the automotive industry
Automechanika Frankfurt is unique in showing the widest range of automotive career options. No other trade fair offers you the same. In the Galleria between Halls 8 and 9 next generation professionals have the chance to get straight down to work on cars and put themselves to the test. Experts from leading companies and federations offering vocational training provide insights into the wide range of automotive career opportunities. Partners include amongst others the German Federation for Bodywork and Vehicle Technology (Zentralverband Karosserie- und Fahrzeugtechnik e.V. - ZKF), the Federation of the German Motor Vehicle Trade (Zentralverband Deutsches Kraftfahrzeuggewerbe - ZDK) and the Federal Association of Color Design and preservation of structures (Bundesverband Farbe Gestaltung Bautenschutz - BFL)
Getting to grips with the car
With the initiative ‘automotive careers – make your way!’ the Federation of the German Motor Vehicle Trade (Zentralverband Deutsches Kraftfahrzeuggewerbe - ZDK) presents the job profiles of automotive mechatronics engineer and automotive sales representative, giving pupils and teachers that chance to put together a small electric motor themselves.
The German Federation for Bodywork and Vehicle Technology (Zentralverband Karosserie- und Fahrzeugtechnik - ZKF) presents the career of the bodywork and vehicle construction mechanic, with pupils having the opportunity to beat out their own decorative bowl from sheet metal and take it home with them.
The stand of the German Federal Working Group of Vehicle Spray Painters (Bundesfachgruppe Fahrzeuglackierer - BFL) in the German Federal Association for Paint, Design and Building Protection, will demonstrate the complete process of vehicle refinishing. Pupils can try out their skill in handling a paint spray gun and give themselves airbrush tattoos.