Swiss professional training: the key points at a glance

Swiss professional training: the key points at a glance
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The Swiss education system enjoys an excellent reputation worldwide. The Swiss education system topped the rankings in the World Economic Forum’s 2014 Global Competitiveness Report, ahead of Finland and Qatar. Switzerland’s internationally renowned academic education is supplemented by direct, practical apprenticeships – constituting a dual education system. Several hundred professions are geared towards the requirements of the economy and Switzerland ranks among the best countries in the world as far as the availability of highly qualified workers is concerned. Professional training courses last three to four years and focus on specialized qualifications that are actually in demand and in areas where jobs are available. Both the higher education study programs and apprenticeships offer an ideal mix of talent spanning theory and practice. The high quality of professional training is a central pillar of the Swiss economy’s innovation and performance, an economy offering interesting jobs and excellent opportunities for motivated and qualified professionals and executives.

Download the fact sheet on vocational training in Switzerland

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The Swiss education system enjoys an excellent reputation worldwide. The Swiss education system topped the rankings in the World Economic Forum’s 2014 Global Competitiveness Report, ahead of Finland and Qatar. Switzerland’s internationally renowned academic education is supplemented by direct, practical apprenticeships – constituting a dual education system. Several hundred professions are geared towards the requirements of the economy and Switzerland ranks among the best countries in the world as far as the availability of highly qualified workers is concerned. Professional training courses last three to four years and focus on specialized qualifications that are actually in demand and in areas where jobs are available. Both the higher education study programs and apprenticeships offer an ideal mix of talent spanning theory and practice. The high quality of professional training is a central pillar of the Swiss economy’s innovation and performance, an economy offering interesting jobs and excellent opportunities for motivated and qualified professionals and executives.

Download the fact sheet on vocational training in Switzerland

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December 05, 2016
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