Possibility to study Metalwork and Machinery in Novida Vocational College (in Uusikaupunki) partly in English starting next August. The studies are Vocational secondary qualification in Metalwork and Machinery and the competence area is in Manufacturing Technology, Plater-welder or Mechanical Fitter.

A qualification may be completed as institutional vocational secondary education and training, in which case the studies mainly take place in Novida but also contain on-the-job learning to acquire vocational skills.

The other option is that the qualification may be completed as apprenticeship training. Apprenticeship training mainly comprises on-the-job training that is complemented with theory studies.

Applying starts on June 3rd, and you can find additional information on Novida’s web pages www.novida.fi. The applicants will be interviewed on June 25th – 26th. The studies begin on the 6th of August.

Additional information of metalwork and machinery studies here.
Please send your application: here you can find the form.


When and how can I submit my application for the studies?
Applying starts on June 3rd, when a link to the application form will be opened on Novida’s web pages.

 How long does it take to study?
It depends on your previous work experience or your previous studies. Approximately the studies take from 1 ½ years to 2 – 3 years.

How is the time between school and work divided? How long periods at school, how long do I work during my studies?
The time spent at school depends on how quickly you reach the basic knowledge of the Metalwork and Machinery and the basics of the Finnish language. It’s most important to have a motivation to study and reach the basic skills at school before on-the-job training.

Should I know my on-the-job training place before I start my studies?
No, we will help you to find the on-the-job training place.

The interview? What kind of occasion is it?
It is informal conversation. We will plan your studies in Novida and talk about your formal studies, language skills and work experience.

For further information, please contact Jari Äijälä, +358 44 551 6300, email: jari.aijala@novida.fi