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Continuing education and training for adults

It is important to continue to acquire skills and qualifications if you want to keep up with changes in your occupation and improve your chances on the job market.

Adult education advisory services

Careers and education advisory services provide information on the range of education and training opportunities on offer, the conditions that apply to them and entrance requirements. They also provide information on different occupations and possible sources of funding.

Sitting vocational examinations retrospectively

If you have practised a trade or profession for a certain number of years, you may in some circumstances be allowed to take the vocational examination and obtain a Basic Federal Certificate or an Advanced Federal Certificate. The cantonal vocational training office decides on the applications to sit the examination and provides the necessary information.

Sitting the baccalaureate as an adult

If you want to study at a university or university of applied sciences, you can sit your baccalaureate or specialised baccalaureate examinations as an adult.

Continuing education at universities and universities of applied sciences

The courses offered by universities allow graduates to earn new qualifications, specialize in a subject or change career.

Continuing education at university

Continuing education at higher education institutions