Suupohja vocational institute

Suupohja Vocational Institute is located in Kauhajoki and it is operated by Suupohja Federation of Municipalities, which municipalities are the following: 

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Instruction is given in Finnish, and in case of foreign students in English at the beginning of their studies. We have about 600 full-time students in our institute. These students come from Finland, Estonia and Spain.

In addition to the 600 young full-time students, we have about 450 adults studying part-time, 200 in apprenticeship training and 250 on different evening courses.

 

 

VOCATIONAL QUALIFICATION IN HOTEL-, RESTAURANT AND CATERING SERVICES

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Cook, 120 credits/3 years
•Cook's study programme 

VOCATIONAL QUALIFICATION IN CONSTRUCTION

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Builder, 120 credits/3 years
•Study programme in Construction

VOCATIONAL QUALIFICATION IN ELECTRIC ENGINEERING

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Electrian, 120 credits/3 years
•Study programme in Electronics and Telecommunications Technology◦quota for A-level students

VOCATIONAL QUALIFICATION IN HAIRDRESSING

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Hairdresser, 120 credits/3 years
•Study programme in Hairdressing ◦quota for A-level students

VOCATIONAL QUALIFICATION IN METALWORK AND MACHINERY

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Mechanical Fitter or Plate-welder, 120 credits/3 years
•Study programme in Manufacturing Technology

VOCATIONAL QUALIFICATION IN VEHICLE TECHNOLOGY

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Vehicle Mechanic ,120 credits/3 years
•Study programme in Vehicle Technology

VOCATIONAL QUALIFICATION IN WOOD PROCESSING

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Joiner, 120 credits/3 years
•Study programme in Joinery

VOCATIONAL QUALIFICATION IN CUSTOMERS SERVICE AND MARKETING

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Business Administrator, 120 credits/3 years
•combined studies possible

VOCATIONAL QUALIFICATION IN INFORMATION AND -COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY

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IT-Specialist, 120 credits/ 3 years
•combined studies possible

VOCATIONAL QUALIFICATION IN AUDIO-VISUAL COMMUNICATION

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Media-assistant, 120 credits/3 years
•combined studies possible

VOCATIONAL QUALIFICATION IN AGRIBUSINESS BASIC EXAMINATION

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Rural Entrepreneur, 120 credits/3 years
•combined studies possible

ADULT EDUCATION DEPARTMENT

Adult Education and Training
This section of Kauhajoki Vocational Institute offers adult training in all the fields represented within the institute to private companies and organisations, to local and regional administration and private citizens within the Suupohja region. Seminars and training packages are customised according to the specific needs of the buyer in co-operation with all necessary partners.

Apprenticeship Training
Apprenticeship training is a flexible and individualised way of getting a vocational qualification. This training is provided mainly in normal working life. Training in placement is supplemented with theoretical courses arranged in schools.

Projects
One of our tasks is to co-ordinate and administer projects within the institute and also to provide project management services for organisations in Suupohja area.

International Contacts
International co-operation started in 1992, now including partners in England, Germany, Russia, Poland, Holland, Estonia and Lithuania. We have arranged projects together and work placements for students from respective partner schools.