SKIDATA: success is no coincidence

 Training and development are priorities at SKIDATA

Experts, junior managers and even apprentices find what they are looking for at SKIDATA: perspectives and career opportunities. This Salzburg-based driver of innovation with 1,350 employees around the globe relies on digitized and sustainable training and development with the goal of imparting sound product and specialist knowledge, as well as methodical and social skills.

 “The expertise of our employees is one of the most important factors in our success. Their know-how, communication skills, flexibility and independence are crucial to keeping SKIDATA prepared for the increasing requirements in an international environment in the future,” says SKIDATA AG CEO Hugo Rohner of the strategic personnel development at SKIDATA.

Global SKIDATA Training Academy
The global Training Academy plays a decisive role here. Knowledge from various departments is bundled and systematically taught according to the newest training methods. As a Digital Solution Provider offers SKIDATA to traditional face-to-face lessons also online trainings. This range of advanced training opportunities makes SKIDATA employees excellently trained specialists and generates ongoing state-of-the-art knowledge.

Knowledge is power – IT apprenticeships at SKIDATA
Apprenticeship training also blazes new trails at SKIDATA with the goal of guaranteeing apprentices the best possible education in the fields of IT and technology. Currently 20 apprentices are being trained in seven different skilled trades at the headquarters in Salzburg. They benefit from development programs that go far beyond dual vocational training: such as the Apprentice Forum, which takes place every six months and enables cross-departmental learning and discussion. Another crucial aspect that trainers also take advantage of continuing education courses.

IT specialist training in the group
Additionally, SKIDATA participates in funding programs such as ITSalzburg// available for information technology and system management students at the Salzburg University of Applied Sciences. As part of this program, students are awarded an internship at SKIDATA; two students are currently doing their internship with us. Also includes the program contribution for tuition fee and housing costs. But the great thing about the program is that it allows students to combine their studies and work.  

Careers at SKIDATA
On February 28, 2018 will be the IT Career Day at the WIFI Salzburg. There you can take the opportunity to get first-hand information on exciting internships, jobs and applying to SKIDATA.

Interested in international career opportunities at SKIDATA? Find information on jobs and careers, as well as current job vacancies by visiting:

SKIDATA is a leading international company for access solutions and management. More than 10,000 SKIDATA installations in ski resorts, sports stadiums, major airports, shopping centers, cities, spas and wellness facilities, exhibition centers and amusement parks worldwide ensure safe and reliable access control for people and vehicles. SKIDATA places great value in offering solutions that are intuitive, easy to operate and secure. With its integrated concepts, SKIDATA helps clients optimize performance and maximize profits. The SKIDATA Group ( is a member of the publicly traded Swiss Kudelski Group (, a leading provider of digital security solutions.


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