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.
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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.
Founded in 1229 along the river Aura, Turku is the oldest and sixth largest city in Finland. Once an important trading passage, the Aura river remains a central landmark and its riverfront a popular shared living room for Turku’s 190 000 habitants and the nearly 330 000 people living in the Turku urban area.
Turku Vocational Institute is at the forefront of development work in vocational education.
Decades of experience in serving our region’s evolving workforce needs leaves Turku Vocational Institute uniquely qualified to guide education providers looking to build and develop their vocational programs.
We can help your organisation in building education that meets the demands of both students and their future employers.
Our expertice in VET development is at your service.
TAI students and staff can gather skills to prepare for the ever-globalizing working life through our organization’s international activities:
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.
Meiltä saat opiskelijatyönä tietokoneiden päivityksen ja huollon. Hallitsemme myös langattomat verkot ja tietoliikennekaapeloinnit.
We offer Computer servicing and updates, done by our students. We also work with wireless networks and IT cabling.
Students at Ompelushoppi design and manufacture many kinds of clothing orders for customers, as well as offering small-scale stitching and repair services.
We offer minor electrical installation and re-installation services done by our students in the Turku region. Typical installation sites are outbuildings, garages, parking spaces, lighting, socket installation and electrical heating systems. We take jobs based on where we are in the curriculum, and as time allows.
Puuhapirtti is a fun and exciting place for children 1 year and up staffed by our Practical Nurse, Caregiver and Daycare trainees. Each 3-hour session consists of various activities, including storytelling, arts and crafts, theatre, exercise, and music. Children are not obliged to stay the full three hours and may bring along a snack. Inside shoes and, if necessary, a diaper are also recommended.
Our weekly activities are as follows:
Tuesdays: Arts and Crafts
Wednesday: Plays and Theatre
Thursday: Exercise and games