Fields of study
Vocational College Lappia operates in five fields of education:
- Social and Health Care
Culture is the spice of life and there is a demand for professionals of culture and media in the working life. In the studies of Culture quality, practicality, entrepreneurship and marketing one’s own know-how are emphasised.
In communication sciences, music, sound and photos are used multiformly in teaching, students produce their own radio and TV programmes and learn photography. In crafts and design, materials from textiles to stone and other natural materials are used widely in teaching. In music, performing for live audience in concerts is an essential part of the studies. See the qualification titles of Culture.
The field of Nature comprises agriculture, fishery and forestry and it is a natural choice for people interested in nature, animals, forest, wood, fishing and nature tourism. The freedom of planning one’s own work and the change of seasons are an opportunity in the versatile and varying professions of Nature. See the qualification titles of Nature.
The field of Service in Vocational College Lappia includes business and administration, business information technology, tourism industry, catering, hotel and restaurant services as well as household and consumer services. See the qualification titles of Service.
The employment prospects in the service sector are good as the demand of services is constantly growing and diversifying. Entrepreneurship and internationalisation are the keywords and potentialities in the sector.
Social and Health Care
The demand for services contributing health, beauty and welfare is growing constantly. In the future there will be a need for companies that can serve customers with diversity in these fields. Vocational College Lappia educates skillful, active, extrovert and independent professionals to serve these needs in social and health care as well as hairdressing and beauty care. See the qualification titles of Social and Health Care.
The business life needs professionals of technology. Vocational College Lappia provides versatile technical education in vehicle technology, metalwork, electrical engineering, construction, paper industry, laboratory technology, safety and security, mining and technical design. See the qualification titles of Technology.
The cooperation with the business life of the region is active. The cooperation has been intensified e.g. by developing on-the-job learning and strengthening the principles of entrepreneurship in teaching. The tuition is advanced and practical and the technical equipment and premises are up-to-date.