Vocational Education

In Finland, people of all ages can apply for studies in the field of vocational education and training (VET). Whether you are someone who is working towards their first profession, a career changer or someone who is looking to elevate their existing competence further, Finnish VET caters for all.

In Finnish VET, skills are always demonstrated through practical work. Typically, you study the skills in a vocational institution and also complete work-based learning in an actual workplace. You might also apply for apprenticeship training. If you have previous work experience where you have already acquired the skills needed, you can demonstrate your competence through skills demonstrations and earn an official degree.

A vocational qualification also gives you the opportunity to apply to further studies in university of applied sciences and university.