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Information and documentation specialist, federal VET diploma – basic vocational training

A varied and fascinating apprenticeship at the Library Am Guisanplatz.

You get to know the basic activities involvd in information and documentation: selection, ordering, collecting, archiving, cataloging, researching and conveying all kinds of media and information.


  • Completed secondary education
  • Mental flexibility
  • Gifted in languages (both oral and written), command of German or French and English
  • Communicative skills
  • Highly reliable
  • Conscienciousness as regards service
  • Keen gift of perception
  • Interest in IT and new media.


  • Training always begins on 1 August
  • The apprenticeship is always published on the job website of the federal administration

Duration, extent of employment 

  • 3-year apprenticeship, 100% employment incl. attendance of vocational school, external courses and possibly the vocational college in Bern too


  • As 1st year apprentice approx. CHF 770.- brutto/month x 13
  • As 2nd year apprentice approx. CHF 950.- brutto/month x 13
  • As 3rd year apprentice  approx. CHF 1,450.- brutto/month x 13

Library Am Guisanplatz Training
Papiermühlestrasse 21 A
CH-3003 Bern
+41 58 464 51 15

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