In English

Savo Consortium for Education

A joint municipal board provides vocational and upper secondary education and training.​

North Savo Region

Savo Consortium for Education is composed of Savo Vocational College and Varkaus Upper secondary School. Savo Vocational College is a regional vocational institute located in the heart of the beautiful lake district in Eastern Finland. Lakes, rich flora and hilly countryside are essential characteristics of the natural beauty of the area. Savo Vocational College arranges vocational education and training for school leavers and adults, whereas Varkaus Upper Secondary School provides general upper secondary education. Savo Vocational College also provides apprenticeship training. In addition, the college is an active partner to local business life.

Potentials of Our Region

The economic life of the region focuses on modern business, information, welfare and environment technologies. Wood and food production are the most important traditional industries. Tourism and service industries play an important role. The main export sectors include forest and metal industries as well as biotechnology.​

We provide VET
  • School-Based Education
  • Competence-Based Education
  • Adult Education and Re-training
  • Apprenticeship Training
  • Initial Vocational Qualifications
  • Further Vocational Qualifications
  • Specialist Vocational Qualifications
  • Sports Academy, VET for Athletes

We also provide Upper Secondary Education and arrange Matriculation Examinations.​

Our priorities
  • Life-long Learning
  • Entrepreneurial Skills
  • Sustainable Development
  • VET for All
  • International Co-operation
  • High-quality Learning Environments​
  • Cooperations with enterprises and public organisations