SASKY Municipal Education and Training Consortium
SASKY Municipal Education and Training Consortium provides vocational training for
both youth and adults at the national level. The Consortium provides training, that from the
perspective of its member municipalities' and region's residents and business and industry,
are deemed as useful, diverse and of high-quality. The Consortium provides basic vocational
training and further training both in the form of on-campus and as apprentice indenture.
There are currently 3100 students at the vocational youth level and 900 students at the adult
education level. The Consortium's yearly turnover is about 40 million euros and has 650
faculty and staff. SASKY Municipal Education and Training Consortium is also a strong
general education provider.
The central task of vocational training is to provide the student with the professional skills
needed in one's vocation. Vocational training also gives the student preparedness for
continuing education and lifelong learning. General and further vocational training also
include development and service activities which support the development of businesses
and other workplaces, which in turn promote workplace-oriented approaches to innovation
At SASKY Municipal Education and Training Consortium education is given in the following fields of study:
- Social Sciences, Business and Administration
- Natural Sciences
- Technology, Communications and Transport
- Natural Resources and the Environment
- Social Services, Health and Sports
- Tourism, Catering and Domestic Services.