The experience placement is designed to learn a profession in practice. You get a realistic insight into the working environment and can subsequently better judge whether your ideas match the actual daily work and talent is available for the chosen profession.
Ideally, you have already taken part in an event of "leap into the professional world" in front of a work experience placement.
We find it useful that you look into companies that can offer an apprenticeship in the same year as the the school dropout is .
For an experience placement you send a cover letter and copies of your most recent school report incl. The page with the personal and social skills to the appropriate contact person.
For students in the 8th grade trial apprenticeships are at SCHURTER January to July in the mentioned professions.