Fact Sheet

Swiss vocational training

The Swiss education system enjoys an excellent reputation worldwide. The high quality of vocational 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.

Apprentices at Meyer Burger Technology AG

A total of 240 different vocations can be learned through direct channels in Switzerland. The vocational training courses, each lasting two to four years, focus on professional qualifications that are actually in demand and on jobs that are currently available. The resulting highly educated professionals form the basis for an excellent talent pool for companies based in Switzerland. The economy thus has an ideal selection of specialist professionals at its disposal, thanks to this combination of academic education and vocational training.



Official program