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Your job in logistics

You want to work in logistics because you enjoy driving a forklift truck + picking orders? Then our free training is made for you!

  • Free forklift driver license
  • Qualification in 6 weeks only
  • Application help from our partner companies

The program at a glance


  • Start: 07.05.2024
  • Duration: 6 weeks until the beginning of June 2024
  • Application: now open
  • Availability: Full-time (min. 35 hours per week)
  • Outlook: Opportunity for an employment contract with a socialbee partner company
  • Location: Munich & Greater Munich area
  • Goal: Ready to apply! After the training, we support you in your job search with our large network of partner companies

Your profile

  • Refugee or migrant
  • A2 German skills or better
  • Interest in driving a forklift truck or picking orders
  • You live in Munich or the surrounding area
  • Time available: min. 35 hours per week

What we offer

  • 6 weeks free qualification 
  • Professional job readiness training by socialbee (online soft skills training to develop your personal strengths)
  • First part of the training from home, we give you a tablet with internet for this
  • Second part on site at  Forklift trainingin Riem near Munich
  • Job application training from socialbee
  • all courses are free of charge
  • Opportunity for a permanent position afterwardswith one of our partner companies

Do you have questions?
I can help you!

You can write me an email, a Whatsapp message or call me (Monday-Friday): contact me and I will happily answer all your questions!

How to start your career


You contact us and send us your application documents, e.g. your resume (CV). Afterwards, we get to know each other during a personal interview (online).

The qualification: soft skills through socialbee

If your application and personal interview are successful, you will be able to take part in our free online qualification course. You don’t need any prior knowledge, you will learn everything you need for your new job through our coaching. Start with our 3-week online Professional Soft Skills Development course with socialbee: here you will be prepared for your entry into the world of work. The training is free of charge and we will lend you a tablet for the duration of the training.

Qualification: Training on the job

Your job at IKEA starts with training at the IKEA Kitchen Academy. Here you will learn everything about planning and selling the IKEA kitchen range for at least 8 weeks. At the same time, you will take on your first sales responsibilities. In this phase you are already employed by IKEA and are paid in full.

In your new job, we will support you with our personal coaching for the first 10 months and help you with any questions you may have.

Your career with IKEA and socialbee

Your responsibilities at IKEA

  • With a passion for sales, a high level of expertise and enthusiasm for furnishings, you will advise customers throughout the entire sales process.
  • The focus is on planning and selling the IKEA kitchen range: kitchen furniture, worktops, electrical appliances and everything that goes into a perfect kitchen. You use all available media and sales channels (including digital).
  • You actively approach our customers and provide advice. You know all the services available in the furniture store, such as delivery, assembly and financing.
  • You make sure that your area always looks spotless and that the range is presented attractively. Everything is set up according to IKEA and marked with price tags.
  • Further training is a big topic for you: you constantly expand your knowledge of the properties, design options and benefits of IKEA products through internal training courses and share your knowledge with customers and colleagues.

Information on the employment contract

  • A collectively agreed salary (€ 2,499 gross) and many additional and social benefits, such as 13.6 monthly salaries at Christmas, vacation pay and company pension scheme
  • 15 % staff discount, discounted meals in the staff restaurant, bicycle leasing (JobRad), discount portal (corporate benefits) and much more
  • Opportunity to share in the company’s success (bonus and loyalty program)
  • All the career opportunities of a globally successful, growing company: IKEA supports you with a wide range of development opportunities
  • The promise to give you preferential treatment if you are severely disabled or equivalent and meet the necessary requirements
  • This is a full-time, permanent position. The average weekly working time is 37,5 hours per week (163 hours per month). It is spread over 5 days a week from Monday to Saturday, in early, middle and late shifts. You have at least one Saturday a month off. 

Further information for helpers

More information for supporters

As Germany’s leading leading expert on integration, socialbee addresses the shortage of skilled workers and promotes diversity and equal opportunities in the labor market throughout the DACH region by helping people with a refugee background integrate themselves long-term. With a network of over 500 company contacts and a long-term integration rate of over 80%, we as integration experts create real career opportunities and offer refugees a springboard into the world of work through close supervision, bureaucratic support and (language) courses & training.

For years, we have been proving that our integration approach works in a sustainable and innovative way and effectively brings jobseekers together with companies of all kinds.

Now we are starting a new program and are looking for motivated participants again – contact us if you know suitable and interested applicants who should not miss this opportunity!


All information about the project in a multi-page PDF. Download now!


All information about the logistics qualification program can be found here on one compact page for download!

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