Who We Are

We are Tampere Vocational College Tredu – the most popular secondary level college in the Pirkanmaa region. With 14 campuses in the area, 1100 employees and operating under the City of Tampere, we are proud to be the second largest vocational college in Finland.

Every year, approximately 17 000 young and adult students study at Tredu. Our campuses are located all around the Tampere city area, as well as in the surrounding municipalities of Nokia, Virrat, Ylöjärvi, Kangasala, Lempäälä and Orivesi. We are happy to offer our students multiple study locations within this lively region – and additionally all over Finland!

At Tampere Vocational College Tredu, we offer flexible and individual study paths to a Basic Vocational Qualification, Further Qualification and Specialist Qualification – within almost any vocational field in Finland and always with close cooperation with working life. We also provide services for immigrants.

Although most of our courses are taught in Finnish, we also have excellent English Degree Programs for you to choose from.

We also offer tailored vocational education solutions to meet the various competence development needs of international organizations, companies or other clients, where the teaching language can be adapted.

Tredu is an active partner in international projects and networks. With a proven quality in organising VET mobility for students and staff, Tredu has been accredited as a holder of Erasmus+ VET Mobility Charter again for 2021-2027.

Tredu in numbers

Tredu in 2021:
Feedback 4,3/5, 2500 apprenticeship agreements, 9500 training agreements, 19000 students, 54% adult students, 1200 staff members, 34 vocational qualifications, 55 further and specialist vocational qualifications, 70 development projects, 14 locations in eight municipalities, 3400 working life collaboration partners, 2400 finished vocational qualifications, 560 finished further and specialist vocational qualifications, 81 % employed or in further studies one year from graduation.