Adult Education - Salpaus Further Education
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Vocational Adult Education

We have, in Finnish language,
  • a wide range of vocational qualifications from initial vocational education to further and specialist qualifications 
  • updating vocational training and refresher courses

We also have Finnish culture and language training.

The upcoming courses can be found by using the search engines in the front page in Finnish. Detailed information is available in the fact sheet of each course, but only in Finnish language.


Fields of occupations 

We give vocational education and training in multiple fields of occupations, please see the list below in the footer.  
  • We have over 120 initial, further and specialist vocational qualifications. 


Vocational qualifications 

In competence-based qualifications, the required knowledge of Finnish language varies according to the qualification and trade. In general, the student needs to have completed the intermediate level of the Finnish national language certificate in mark 3, or similar skills to be able to pass the tests and follow the courses.

We offer a wide range of Finnish language courses and training also for persons aiming for the Finnish national language tests.

Ways of study 

The ways of study include participating in workshops and classroom teaching as well as practical training at companies. We also use internet applications to facilitate individual distant learning and personal study guidance.   

Apprenticeship training 

In apprenticeship training, the workplace hires the student as an employee. The training includes on-the-job learning and theoretical studies.  
Apprenticeship training

Study grants

A student may be eligible for financial grants and benefits from Kela, the national social security institution.