Yrkesinriktad utbildning på folkhögskola

If you are taking part in jobb- och utvecklingsgarantin or etableringsprogrammet, you can take vocational training and education at People’s High School, Yrkesinriktad utbildning på folkhögskola, for a trade or profession where there is a shortage of people.

What

Vocational training and education at People’s High School increases your chances of getting a job. The vocational training courses available are governed by the trades and professions where there is a shortage of people. The courses are developed in collaboration between the People’s High School and us. The training does not guarantee that you will get a job, but it makes a real improvement to your chances.

The structure of the courses varies, but all the courses contain a great deal of work experience. People’s High Schools work with small, cohesive study groups and with a multidisciplinary approach.

The training or education is full time and usually about a year long. The length of the training or education may vary, however, between approximately 6 and 24 months.

For whom

There are a number of things that affect your chances of being able to take vocational training and education at People’s High School. Among other things, we weigh up your previous training and education and your experience, your opportunity of getting a job and what the needs of the labour market look like.

You need to be registered as a jobseeker with us. You also need to satisfy one of the following:

  • You are participating in jobb- och utvecklingsgarantin.
  • You are participating in etableringsprogrammet.

How it works

  • Together with you, we assess whether vocational training and education at People’s High School is suitable for you.
  • We investigate which course and which People’s High School is the right choice for you.
  • How you apply for the training or education varies. A written application followed by an interview is normal.

Financial support

You can receive financial support while you participate in jobb- och utvecklingsgarantin or in etableringsprogrammet. You can receive financial support in the form of aktivitetsstöd, utvecklingsersättning or etableringsersättning. While you take vocational training and education at People’s High School, you retain the compensation you have within the framework of your programme.

Insurance

You are covered by personal injury and group life insurance policies when you participate in vocational training and education at People’s High School.

How to take the next step

Contact us

Prepare yourself to explain why the support could increase your job opportunities.

Assessment

We review your situation together. An employment officer assesses whether the support is a good way to increase your job opportunities.

Decision

What support we can offer you depends on what your situation looks like. Who is entitled to any kind of support is ultimately regulated by the government.