From apprentice to management

We believe in proper apprenticeships at the s.Oliver Group. We usually have up to 90 vocational trainees in our company at any time, gaining the knowledge and abilities for future specialist and management duties. Have you got what it takes?

Thanks to our years of experience as a vocational training company you can rely on the quality of our criteria: individual support, a mentoring programme and supplementary training, courses and workshops.

Our diversityis your strength

In order for you to learn as much as possible about the diversity of the fashion industry and everything that goes into it, we try to give you insight into as many aspects as possible during your training. You can find a brief summary of the divisions and departments at the s.Oliver Group here.


Retail Management Assistant

You are convinced of our high-quality and attractive products and would like to inspire people every day? Then start right now your training as a retail merchant.


Retail assistant (2 years) + retail management assistant (+ 1 year), reduction to 2.5 years possible

Training contents:
  • Customer care and advising customers
  • Build up the know-how regarding the characteristics of the fabric an item is made out of and how to determine the quality of a piece of clothing
  • Care of clothing
  • How to present items of clothing and accessories in store
  • Panning the store staff schedule
  • Stock taking
Particular skills required:
  • The ability to learn new things quickly and an outstanding talent for dealing with people
  • Great affinity with fashion and trends
  • Enthusiasm and open-mindedness
  • You should enjoy advising others and be a sociable sort of person, and have a friendly, charming manner
Required qualifications:

Qualifying certificate of secondary education with good to very good grades, good command of German

Adequate training remuneration



If you are interested in the workings of international economics and you would like to bring the trendy outfits to our customers in many different cities and countries around the world. Then you should start right now!


3 years (reduction to 2.5 years possible)

Training contents:
  • Sourcing
  • Obtaining quotes
  • Negotiating with international manufacturers and suppliers
  • Dealing with international transport guidelines and customs formalities
  • Coordinating deliveries, checking and processing invoices
  • Dealing with customer enquiries
  • Accompanying a piece of clothing all the way along its development and manufacturing steps, from initial design to the finished product in one of our Brand stores oft he s.Oliver Group
Particular skills required:
  • Openness towards new challenges
  • A keen mind, you should enjoy exploring new angles
  • Willing to continuously extend your knowledge
  • Good analytical skills
  • Enjoy working at the computer
  • Sociable kind of person with good communication skills also in an international context
  • You should attend to your work with great care and precision and have an outstanding sense of responsibility
Required qualifications:

Secondary school-leaving certificate, good knowledge of English

Professional school:

Ludwig Erhard Berufsschule (LES), Fürth

Block classes:

1. year: 12 weeks
2. year: 12 weeks
3. year: 9 weeks

Adequate Training remuneration


You have a talent for creating beautiful things from a length of fabric and would like to turn your talent into your profession? Then start your training right now!


Dressmaker 2 years plus tailor 1 year (reduction to 2.5 years possible)

Training contents:
  • Work in sewing / tailoring
  • Production of sample pieces of clothing on the basis of work sheets with the help of special sewing machines
  • Close cooperation with the Design and Clothing Technology departments
  • Choosing the right fabric and resources
  • Unsupervised and creative realisation of the instructions and specifications given for the creation of a new piece of clothing
Particular skills required:
  • An instinct for fabrics and textiles
  • A passion for fashion
  • You should enjoy dressmaking
  • Creativity
  • Dexterity
  • An aptitude for crafts and a steady hand
  • Patience and precision
  • Spatial sense
  • Enjoy working independently
  • An eye for detail
Required qualifications:

Qualifying certificate of secondary education

Professional school:

Staatliches Berufsschulzentrum Alfons Goppel in Schweinfurt

Block teaching:

1. year of training: 13 weeks
2. year of training: 10 weeks
3. year of training: 10 weeks

Adequate training remuneration

IT Specialist for System Integration

You know what's going on when it comes to PCs and networks, and you enjoy working out system-related solutions? Then start your training right now!


3 years (reduction to 2.5 years possible)

Training contents:
  • Advising non-IT staff on all issues related to various IT systems and software
  • Developing technical or conceptual IT solutions for the individual requirements of various company departments
  • Setting up and maintaining IT systems
  • Training users
  • Looking after hardware and regularly maintaining and, if necessary, repairing it
Particular skills required:
  • You should enjoy information technology
  • You should be interested in the latest development and trends in the IT sector
  • You should be familiar with various hard- and software
  • Good analytical skills
  • Outstanding technical knowledge
  • You should be service-focused
  • good communication skills
  • You should be willing to help others and deal openly with all sorts of people
Required qualifications:

Qualification for entrance to a university of applied sciences, good command of English

Professional school:

Klara-Oppenheimer-Schule, Würzburg
Block teaching: 12 weeks school / year

Adequate training remuneration

IT Specialist for Application Development

C++, PHP, Java and so on are not foreign languages to you, and you would enjoy writing interesting application programmes for grateful users? Then start your training right now!


3 years (reduction to 2.5 years possible)

Training contents:
  • International application development
  • User interface design
  • System administration
  • Addressing the IT-specific requirements of various specialised departments
  • Programming of customised IT solutions
Particular skills required:
  • Good analytical skills
  • A solution-oriented way of working
  • Creativity in finding technical solutions
  • An affinity with computer programmes
  • You should enjoy programming and have a good understanding of mathematics
  • You should enjoy working with people from a variety of backgrounds
Required qualifications:

Qualification for entrance to a university of applied sciences, good to very good command of English

Professional school:

Klara-Oppenheimer-Schule, Würzburg

Block teaching: 12 weeks school / year

Adequate training remuneration


You love the idea finding exactly the right item in a warehouse full of thousands of products, and are fascinated by the logistical challenges faced by a major and internationally active fashion company! Then you should start right now!


3 years (reduction to 2.5 years possible)

Training contents:

All stages merchandise goes through in a warehouse:

  • Quality control
  • Monitoring stocks
  • Getting merchandise ready for dispatch
  • Entering stocks in the system
  • Ensuring compliance with occupational health and safety and environmental protection regulations
Particular skills required:
  • Enjoy physical work and lending a hand when heavy loads need to be lifted or stored
  • Talent for organisation and keeping things in order
  • Ability to keep tabs on everything that goes on in a large warehouse
  • Precise in your work
  • Ability to concentrate
  • Open minded and friendly
  • Team player
Required qualifications:

Qualifying certificate of secondary education, good command of German, you also need to be in good physical shape

Professional school:

Staatliche Berufliche Schule, Kitzingen

1. year: 2 x per week
2. year: 1 x per week
3. year: 1 x per week

Adequate Training remuneration

E-Commerce Management Assistant

E-Commerce Management Assistant

Are you curious about the versatility of online trends in a fashion and lifestyle company, are you enthusiastic about new technologies and are you a true pioneering spirit? Then start your training as an E-Commerce Management Assistant now!


3 years

  • Insights behind the scenes of our international online shops for the various brands of the s.Oliver Group
  • Getting to know the complete customer journey in e-commerce (e. g. Marketing, Photography, Product
  • Data & Content, Marketplace & Wholesale, Payments & Customer Relations Management)
  • Acquiring the theoretical and practical tools to market our product online in the best possible way
  • Support in the continuous development of our digital business
  • Independent takeover of initial, smaller projects from a wide range of topics

  • Enthusiasm for new technologies and online trends in a fashion and lifestyle company
  • High level of commitment and enjoyment of a project-oriented approach in e-commerce
  • Interest in business contexts
  • Good analytical thinking skills and good English skills


„Hochschulreife“, „Fachhochschulreife or „Realschulabschluss“ with a very good grade point average.



Staatliche Berufsschule Main-Spessart, Karlstadt

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