Kauffrau Lehre - Sofia Grubenmann

Apprenticeship as a commercial employee

As a commercial employee, you will take on administrative and organisational responsibilities.. These include communicating by email, letter and phone, as well as advising customers face to face at the counter.

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What you need to boost your chances of getting an apprenticeship

  • Good grades at secondary level A or B
  • Interest in the healthcare system
  • Strong proficiency in German
  • You’re quick to grasp new concepts
  • You like to be precise in your work
  • You would describe yourself as conscientious and reliable, and are good at handling confidential information
  • You like exchanging views with customers and employees

Training as commercial employee

If you do your commercial apprenticeship at CSS, you’ll be trained in the santésuisse system and learn all about the varied world of health insurance.

  • Duration of training 3 years
  • Location of training Throughout Switzerland
  • Classroom instruction 1st and 2nd year: 2 days a week; 3rd year: 1 day a week
  • E profile (Federal VET Diploma) or M profile (Federal Vocational Baccalaureate)

Are you interested?

We work with a professional applicant management platform. You can personalise your online application by uploading your CV (including a recent photo), a cover letter describing your motivation, your school certificates, any language diplomas/certificates, pre-vocational traineeship reports and checks (e.g. Multicheck).

How you benefit

GA Travelcard
We give you a free GA travelcard during your traineeship.
Informal atmosphere
Everyone is on first-name terms – from the interview onwards.
Holidays
You get 6 weeks’ annual leave each year.
Final examination
We have excellent pass rates.
Discount
Attractive price reductions on your health insurance.
Cool events
Like the onboarding day, apprentice-only events and Christmas drinks.
Further training
You’ll have access to an outstanding programme of in-house courses.
Opportunities
We offer training with excellent future prospects.
Financial support
We pay for the learning materials you need.
Foreign-language skills promoted
We’ll pay a share of the costs of your next language course or certificate abroad.
Health partner
We offer a range of health-related measures both at and outside work.