Do you want a profession that is human-oriented and versatile in addition to good employment outlook? Do you want to take care of people’s health and wellbeing? It is very important for a practical nurse to have good interaction and co-operation skills.

You are in good health and you want to look after your own occupational safety and wellbeing at work.

Please note some subjects are taught partly in Finnish. This programme is ment for foreign students with good Finnish and English skills.

As a practical nurse you will have

  • ability to wide and responsible nursing and care work in different environments of the client/patient
  • ability to multi-professional co-operation
  • ability to co-operation and interaction in multicultural environments


Further studies

Vocational upper secondary qualifications provide eligibility for higher education studies in universities of applied sciences and in universities. This means that you can apply for a place in any field of study. You may deepen your vocational competence by studying further vocational qualifications and specialist vocational qualifications, for example, on the side.


Experiences and stories

Next start August 2022