Facts and Figures

Vocational qualifications for adults

In Switzerland, adults may also seek vocational qualifications. Adults may either attend the standard dual-track VET programme leading to a vocational qualification or obtain this qualification through direct admission to the final examination. A third option is to obtain their qualification through the validation of non-formal and informal learning (VNIL).

Folie: Number of vocational qualifications awarded to persons aged 25 and older in 2016

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Folie: Ten most frequently chosen fields for persons aged 25 and older seeking vocational qualifications in 2016

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Brochure «Facts and Figures - Vocational and Professional Education and Training in Switzerland»

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