Overview of Viljandi Kutseõppekeskus (Viljandi Vocational Training Centre) in Vana-Võidu, Viljandi.

Date created 09.01.2020

Vocational education institution has been in Vana-Võidu since 1921. The present school, Viljandi Vocational Training Centre has been here since 1999 as a result of a merger of two vocational schools. Today we are a public school with ca 65 teachers.

We offer different types of vocational trainings to 850 students.
The school has new buildings: 2013 for technical fields, 2015 for general subjects and service fields.
We are located in South-Estonia, the closest town, 5km, is Viljandi - small town of ab. 18 000 people.
Our student hostel can host 240 people.
All the studies are in Vana-Võidu.
2/3 of our students study based on basic education. But you can also study here based on secondary education or with no education requirement from the age 17.

The fields we teach:

construction department:
general construction, renovation of stone and wooden buildings; electricity, masonry, carpentry, plumbing- ventilation- heating;

car and metal department:
car technicians, car painters, car panel beaters, truck and bus drivers; welding

service and IT department:
junior IT system specialist, junior software developer; cooking/catering, waiter

Co-operation with local enterprises and other vocational schools both in Estonia and all over Europe is important for us.
Our international strategy involves active participation in EU funded Erasmus+, Nordplus projects both by students and staff. Every year we host the students and teachers from our EU partners. Our partners are from: Finland, UK, Lithuania, Latvia, Spain, Sweden, Faroe Island, France, Czech Republic, Germany, Italy.
We think our strength is innovative approach to vocational education, flexible studying possibilities, open cooperation with employers, local government and other interested parties.
Regarding our school vision, we are preparing skilled workers capable of managing in Europe and places all over the world.
Our school operates under the standard of ISO 9001 for quality management since Jan. 26. 2015.

Last changed 09.01.2020.

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