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Preparatory education for further vocational qualifications

In the statistics on vocational education, preparatory education for further vocational qualifications means education that is adult education and prepares for an examination for a further vocational qualification. A further vocational qualification can also be obtained without attending preparatory education. In an examination for a further vocational qualification the examinee demonstrates that he/she possesses the vocational skills required of a skilled worker.



Statistics using the definition

Validity of the definition

  • Valid until (31 December 2078)

In the statistics on vocational education, preparatory education for further vocational qualifications means education that is adult education and prepares for an examination for a further vocational qualification. A further vocational qualification is always obtained by passing a skills examination. A further vocational qualification can also be obtained without attending preparatory education. In an examination for a further vocational qualification the examinee demonstrate that he/she possesses the vocational skills required of a skilled worker.



Statistics using the definition

Validity of the definition

  • 1 January 1995 - 31 December 2018

Source organisation

  • Tilastokeskus

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