Road haulage specialist with Federal VET diploma (EFZ) – facts and requirements


Vocational educationRoad haulage specialist (M/F) with Federal VET diploma (EFZ)
QualificationRoad haulage specialist with a Swiss Federal VET diploma
ActivitiesRoad haulage specialists drive trucks, articulated vehicles or tractor/trailer combinations and transport all kinds of general cargo. They are responsible for the vehicle and its load.
Training period3 years
LanguagesLocal language, additional knowledge advantageous
Schooling1 day a week at a vocational school
SubjectsMathematics/physics, materials, company and transport goods, motor vehicle science, traffic management, geography, German

Professional requirements

  • Reliability
  • Punctuality
  • Spatial awareness
  • Technical and manual skills
  • Sense of responsibility
  • Team player
  • Sociability
  • Good health; medical check-up according to Swiss road traffic licensing regulations
  • At least 17 years of age, 4 months after the apprentice starts

Educational requirements

  • Primary and secondary schooling (lower or higher level) completed

CAMION TRANSPORT's training centres

  • Basel / CTB
  • Burgdorf / CTM
  • Lausanne / CTL
  • Rothenburg / CTI
  • Rumlang / CTR
  • Schwarzenbach / CTS
  • Winznau close to Olten / CTO
  • Cadenazzo / CTT

Additional information / Sources