Facts and Figures

Swiss VPET system

Vocational education and training (VET) is provided at upper-secondary level. Professional education is provided at tertiary level. Both VET and professional education use clearly defi ned curricula and national qualifi cation procedures. They are also characterised by a high degree of permeability: recognition of prior learning to keep track of prior education and Training makes it much easier for learners to pursue further education and training opportunities, Switch between vocational/professional pathways and general education/university pathways and change the course of their working lives. The Swiss VPET system offers a broad selection of available training options. Courses cater to different abilities and are geared to the needs of different age groups. A wealth of job-related continuing education and training (CET) courses can also be found at all levels.

Folie: Swiss VPET system

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Folie: Vocational education and training

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