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Then, that is just the ticket for you!!!

We offer vocational training (duration: 4 years) for dual apprenticeship: boatman and steward/ess on inland waters in Carinthia.


You receive dual training in boatman and steward/ess business matters. As boatman, you become aquainted with technical, mechanical and nautical skill (maintenance, overhaul and signals) Moreover, you are supposed to work together with our team on-board. As steward/ess, you are the link between our guests and, therefore, work as a representative of our enterprise.


You are responsible for preparing and arranging anything concerning boat trips. Furthermore, you are co-responsible for the maintenance and operation of machinery, our facilities and establishment on-board. Moreover, you are part of the board-service and secure saftey on-board, and have contact with guests and provide them with information.


You should be interested in technical, mechanical and gastronomical matters, and enjoy interacting with other people. Plus, keep in mind that reliability and physical fitness is a priority with us.


working period: 9 a.m - 6 p.m
In peakseason, from June to September, you are supposed to work also on Saturdays and Sundays.
gross salary after completion of apprenticeship: € 1660
- € 1840 on average

promotion prospects due to experience and examination

- boatsman
- first steersman
- second captain
- first captain

career opportunities

You are suited to work on approximately 1000 ships and boats across Europe. After completion of apprenticeship, you are permissioned to take the captian's exam. Don't miss your chance!

application: call us for an appointment
contact: Mag. Josef Nageler
Tel.: +43 (0) 699 100 56 116

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