Finnish vocational education is strongly competence based. Students can acquire competence in different manners; in practical and theoretical classrooms, companies or our physical and virtual learning environments.
Arriving to Turku
Turku is located on the South-Western coast of Finland. Our city is easy to reach by public transportation from all the other major cities in Finland. Turku is about two hours away from both Helsinki and Tampere. You can arrive to Turku by air, sea, rails and roads.
Are you looking for new career paths or educational opportunities in the Turku region?
Turku Vocational Institute offers vocational study options for immigrants within the Turku region. We offer basic education for adults, preparatory programs, and vocational education and training with special attention to Finnish language skills. We can help you integrate into the Finnish society and find a path to the Finnish working life.
Turku Vocational Institute offers youth and adult learners training in various fields of vocational education on six campuses within the City of Turku. Through the apprenticeship office, the qualification options are almost limitless!
The Turku Vocational Institute also provides preparatory education for students with an immigrant background as well as education and training specially tailored to the requirements of actively competing athletes.
Looking for a new profession or planning to update the old one? Both are possible at the Turku Vocational Institute. Turku Vocational Institute is one of the biggest vocational upper secondary institutions that offer vocational upper secondary and further education for youth and adults.
The Compulsory Education Act came into effect at the beginning of August 2021, but the regulations about the need to apply came into effect at the