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Starting out

And so the adventure begins…

Entering the BOC world directly from school.

School Students

BOC can provide the start you need to pursue your passion as you embark on an exciting new chapter of your life. So if you’re interested in a commercial, industrial or technical profession, you’ll find your options here.

Apprenticeships

Portrait of a Linde school student mechatronics apprentice The apprentice of today is the qualified expert of tomorrow.

Learn your trade with us and gain a well-rounded, widely recognised qualification that will prepare you for working at BOC or indeed continuing with further training. 

At BOC, we firmly believe in learning by doing. We’ll give you your own responsibilities on real BOC projects. You’ll be taken under the wings of our experienced supervisors as you work with state-of-the-art technology in our training centres. We’ll do all we can to see you grow both professionally and personally. 

Your profile 

We seek apprentices who show passion for what they do. We want team players who can also be trusted with autonomy, can set their own targets, bring ideas to the table and give their best every day.

What we offer

When you’re still at school or university you have the world at your feet! We know that BOC is not the only company out there offering opportunities for students but we believe that we are the best. Here’s why.

  • Renowned company
    • Secure company with more than 135 years of history full of technological progress
    • World leading supplier of industrial, process and specialty gases and one of the most profitable engineering companies
    • Global company with production sites and offices in more than 100 countries
    • Open and friendly working atmosphere full of team spirit and trust
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  • Excellent working conditions and benefits
    • Flexible working hours
    • Up to 25 days annual leave
    • Company pension scheme  
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  • Outstanding career opportunities
    • Attractive entry-level positions and excellent chances of permanent employment
    • Comprehensive range of development options and career opportunities
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Don’t just take our word for it…

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“The balance between university and industrial practice is well managed. At the end of my studies as a construction engineer I will even have three degrees.”

Felix Beuthner, Cooperative student as Construction Engineer
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“Linde offers great career prospects: After completing my apprenticeship and further training as a master, I am now a full-time instructor for chemical technicians."

Richard Zieglmeier, Trainer (Ausbilder) for Chemical Technicians
Portrait of Dr Gabriele Engl, head of vocational training at Linde germany

“A good and professional vocational training is very important for us and we are proud of decades of experience and several awards for our work.”

Dr. Gabriele Engl, Head of Vocational Training at Linde Germany
Portrait of former Linde cooperative student, now head of global sales channel management

“Going through so many different departments was a great preparation for my working life. In addition, I had the chance to build up a network early in my career.”

Virginia Esly, Head of Global Sales Channel Management, former cooperative student
Image showing a Linde dual studies engineering student taking notes in class

“This cooperative study course offers me major advantages compared to a regular university course. Theory and practical work can be immediately linked together.”

Hendrik Kuepker, Cooperative student as Construction Engineer
Portrait of Sarah Jaekel, Linde school student industrial clerk apprentice

“The apprenticeship as an Industrial Clerk at Linde is a lot of fun because I am always working on different tasks every day.”

Sarah Jaekel, Apprentice as Industrial Clerk
Portrait of Patrik Molitor, Linde school student mechatronics apprentice

“The opportunity to find my own solutions and bring forward my own ideas is the most interesting part of the apprenticeship.”

Patrik Molitor, Apprentice as Mechatronics Technician
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How to apply

BOC Careers portal: Register screenshot

1. Search & select your placement

Click on the button below to register your interest in BOC's apprenticeship scheme.
BOC Careers portal Register form screenshot

2. Apply online

Complete the form to register your interest in careers at BOC.
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3. Relax while we screen the applications!

Your application will be screened by recruiting experts from our training department.
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4. Begin the selection process

We will invite best qualified applicants to a personal interview. For selected positions, we will schedule phone interviews or assessment tests
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5. Come to an interview

The job interview will be conducted by our recruiters from the vocational training department and, for selected positions, also by a representative from the responsible department. Good preparation for your interview is key. Gather information about our company. Be authentic and well prepared for questions about the professional area you have applied for.
Image showing Linde candidate during interview

6. Wait for our decision

After the job interview, we will inform successful candidates via telephone. Your contract and additional information about your start at Linde will be sent to you by post.
Image showing Linde recruiters looking at applications

7. Begin your adventure!

At the beginning of your apprenticeship, students will meet for a joint on-boarding and introduction event. During this event, you will get to know each other and receive further information about your apprenticeship and study cycle.

How to apply

1. Search & select your placement

BOC Careers portal: Register screenshot
Click on the button below to register your interest in BOC's apprenticeship scheme.

2. Apply online

BOC Careers portal Register form screenshot
Complete the form to register your interest in careers at BOC.

3. Relax while we screen the applications!

Image showing HR manager screening applications.
Your application will be screened by recruiting experts from our training department.

4. Begin the selection process

Image showing student searching online for job offers
We will invite best qualified applicants to a personal interview. For selected positions, we will schedule phone interviews or assessment tests

5. Come to an interview

Image showing Linde candidate during interview
The job interview will be conducted by our recruiters from the vocational training department and, for selected positions, also by a representative from the responsible department. Good preparation for your interview is key. Gather information about our company. Be authentic and well prepared for questions about the professional area you have applied for.

6. Wait for our decision

Image showing Linde candidate during interview
After the job interview, we will inform successful candidates via telephone. Your contract and additional information about your start at Linde will be sent to you by post.

7. Begin your adventure!

Image showing Linde recruiters looking at applications
At the beginning of your apprenticeship, students will meet for a joint on-boarding and introduction event. During this event, you will get to know each other and receive further information about your apprenticeship and study cycle.

Ready to apply?

If a vocational apprenticeship appeals to you, then register your interest via the link below and we will contact you when our recruitment window opens.