Novida – vocational and general upper secondary education and training aims to provide educational services for students of all ages qualifying for different trades and professions.

We have many fields of education: culture sector, natural resources and the environment sector, technology, communication and transport sector, social sciences, business and administration sector, natural sciences, social services and catering sectors.


Vocational and professional training at the colleges can take varied forms: day or evening courses, apprenticeships, on-the-job training, or even studies as a private student. Different post-graduate courses are a significant sector in our activities.

All teaching is in Finnish. We have a language test for foreigners. At our college we have about 2100 students and 193 teachers including other staff.

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