Do you want to study in English to become a teacher in the vocational education sector? TAMK's School of Vocational Teacher Education (TAOK) offers a programme that can be completed in 1-2 years of flexible, part-time study while working at the same time. TAOK also offers pedagogical extension studies in English.

Programmes and courses in English

Programmes in Finnish

Vocational Special Needs Teacher Education

Vocational Special Needs Teacher Education

TAOK also provides a further education programme for vocational special needs teachers.

This programme is designed for teachers working as vocational special needs teachers or wishing to work in this field. The programme is 60 credits in scope, and confers the formal pedagogical qualification required of vocational special needs teachers in Finland.  The language of teaching and learning on this programme is Finnish.

Specialist in competence-based qualifications

Specialist in competence-based qualifications

TAOK runs a training programme for Specialists in Competence-based Qualifications.

The programme is aimed at teachers in the adult education sector and people in other areas of working life who are involved in arranging or carrying out demonstration-of-competence procedures as a basis for awarding officially recognised qualifications. 

Vocational Guidance Counsellor Education

Vocational Guidance Counsellor Education

The programme provides a qualification for guidance counselling, particularly in the vocational education sector.

This study programme (60 cr) is continuing education for teachers who are either currently working as or aspiring to work as guidance counsellors, particularly in the vocational education sector. The programme provides a qualification for guidance counselling in various sectors of education, depending on the participant's prior education.

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