Competent authority Authority
Joiner (master craftsperson) (m/f)
German: Tischlermeister/in

Fields of work

Joiners are mainly employed at craft trade companies specialising in joinery such as construction and furniture joiners or by companies in the window construction and interior finishing sectors. They may also work for furniture manufacturers. In additional, they may be employed in social services at institutions with integrated joinery workshops or comparable workshops. Television companies and theatres are also potential employers.

Professional experience

Joiners take on specialist and management tasks in the manufacture, assembly and repair of products made of wood and derived timber products.

The occupational profiles are based on information from BERUFENET and BIBB.

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