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Welcome to Forssa Vocational Institute!

Forssa Vocational Institute in short

  • 1200 students
  • 160 staff members

We provide vocational education and training in six different fields, preparing students for 18 different vocations (EQF level 4). For adults students we also provide further qualifications and specialist qualifications (EQF level 5), in the fields mentioned below.

We offer vocational education and training to both young and adult students in various forms, including regular daytime studies, blended learning, online teaching and apprenticeship training.

The scope of a vocational qualification is 180 ECTS. (approx. 2 to 3 years of studies)

Forssa Vocational Institute has received numerous acknowledgments for the quality of our education. The County Governor’s Quality Award was granted to us in 2003 and the Vocational Education and Training Quality award in 2010.

Our values include customer orientation, individuality, learning, vocational skills and pride, social responsibility, sustainable development and teamwork.

Contact us

Miia Ojala
coordinator of international affairs, Erasmus projects
+358 40 3474 075

Raija Salo
senior advisor, EU projects
+358 40 3474263

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Fields of vocational education and training, vocational qualifications and professional titles



Vocational Qualification in Audio-Visual Communication, Media Assistant
Vocational Qualification in Crafts and Design. Artisan (ceramics)
Vocational Qualification in Household and Cleaning Services, Housekeeper

Natural Sciences

Vocational Qualification in Information and Communications Technology

Catering and Domestic Services

Vocational Qualification in Hotel, Restaurant and Catering Services, Cook

Social Services, Health and Care

Vocational Qualification in Beauty Care, Beauty Therapist
Vocational Qualification in Social and Health Care, Practical Nurse

Technology, Communication and Transport

Vocational Qualification in Vehicle Technology, Vehicle Mechanic
Vocational Qualification in Logistics, Articulated Vehicle Driver
Vocational Qualification in Information and Telecommunications Technology, ICT Technician
Vocational Qualification in Food Production, Baker-Confectioner, Foods Maker, Meat Product Processor
Vocational Qualification in Electrical Engineering and Automation Technology, Electrician
Vocational Qualification in Metalwork and Machinery, Machinist
Vocational Qualification in Metalwork and Machinery, Plater-welder
Vocational Qualification in Building Maintenance Technology, Plumber
Vocational Qualification in Construction, Builder
Vocational Qualification in Surface Treatment Technology, Painter
Vocational Qualification in Technical Design, Design Assistant

Social Sciences, Business Economics and Administration

Vocational Qualification in Business and Administration

Visiting address:
Forssa Vocational Institute
Saksankatu 27,
30100 Forssa, Finland

Mailing address:
Forssa Vocational Institute
P.O. Box 12, 30101 Forssa, Finland

Phone +358 40 7130 555
open mo-th klo 8-15 ja fr 8-14


Miia Ojala
coordinator of international affairs, Erasmus projects
+358 40 3474075


Raija Salo
senior advisor, EU projects
+358 40 3474263