The best application tips
for your apprenticeship
Apprenticeship at Melitta: How do I write an application?
After school education comes vocational training – or at least the search for an apprenticeship. With the aid of our application tips, finding a place should be a cakewalk. In this article, we’ll show you everything you need to include in your online application. And then we’ll tell you how to structure and write an application properly.
In addition, you’ll learn what you need to pay particular attention to when applying for an apprenticeship. And why a complete résumé and your school reports are just as much a part of the perfect application as your choice of an appealing application photo.
Sounds complicated? Don't worry! If you follow our tips for your first apprenticeship application, you’ll find it much easier to write a really good application next time. But first things first...
4 is the magic number: the buliding blocks for your cover letter
At some point, everyone faces the challenge of having to write a perfect application for the first time. And after all, a successful cover letter can be decisive. Your goal must be to convince the boss or personnel manager while reading the letter that you’re exactly the right person for a commercial or technical apprenticeship. And as with so many things in life: the first impression is crucial.
Time is money, as they say – especially for busy managers and HR experts. Your cover letter should therefore be no longer than one page. Make it short and sweet. And if you weren’t able to impress on page 1, you probably won’t succeed on the other pages.
Short and to the point should therefore be the motto for your cover letter. We’ll show you how using the well-known AIDA model: