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Lifelong Education

Adults continue learning throughout their lives and regularly follow courses of further education to learn new skills, stay up to date in their profession or change direction. 

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  • Alternative routes to professional training or an apprenticeship
  • Further education at post graduate level
  • Additional qualifications leading to professional qualifications

Short Route to a Federal Certificate of Capacity – a key step for migrants

Adults who can demonstrate a number of years of professional experience can apply to take the final exam of an apprenticeship in order to gain a Federal Certificate of Capacity. Applications are examined by Cantonal Offices of professional training. Contact your local Office for information on how to apply.



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