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Further education

Oulu Vocational College offer various kinds of adult education. The adult education unit co-ordinates adult education offered in different units.

Types of adult education offered:

  • Preparatory education for vocational qualification and special vocational qualification
  • Apprenticeship training
  • Labour political training
  • Management and entrepreneurship training
  • Personnel training
  • Short courses

In OSAO, we have a versatile selection of contracts for organizing competence-based qualifications, altogether 82. Training programs are organized continually in different fields or they can be tailored company-specifically. There are about 5300 students.

  • 25 contracts for organizing vocational qualifications
  • 48 contracts for further vocational qualifications
  • 20 contracts for specialized vocational qualifications

We also offer a wide selection of trainings for licenses, permits and qualifications that are useful in the working life. In particular:

  • Metalwork and Machinery; Welding (IW workshop)
  • Automation and Electrical Engineering
  • Construction
  • Infrastructure Construction
  • Safety and Security
  • Transportation
  • Processing and Chemical Engineering

Oulu Vocational College is a versatile apprenticeship training provider and the programs are executed in a large-scale cooperation with local and national educational organizations.


Osaajan paikka Help Desk

Osaajan paikka is a help desk that gives advice on all matters concerning adult education and apprenticeships. Open from Mon to Thu between 8.30 and 15.45, Fri between 8.30 and 15.

Address: Torikatu 34, 90100 Oulu
tel. +358 40 141 5320

Modified: 26.08.2016