The Swiss VET System - New Occupations

The Swiss VET System - New Occupations

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How does a new occupation get into the Swiss VET System?

Course Description

With one of the world's lowest youth unemployment rates, Switzerland must be doing something right. Many attribute this success to the dual track vocational education system, which has provided young people with the skills they need to enter the workforce by combining classroom-based study with apprenticeship training received at the workplace. Whether you're a new arrival in Switzerland or someone from abroad interested in the complexities of the Swiss VET system, this course will help you answer some basic questions: How does the system function? Is there a secret to its success in Switzerland? 

Is the system replicable in other countries? And will it be able to withstand the current economic technological and demographic changes? Or might even be the key to addressing  some of these challenges?

Find out more in this course. 

Learning Objectives

Learn about:

  • The process of creating new occupatios
  • The institutions involved in that process
  • The maintenance of existing occupational profiles
  • The possible shortcomings of the current methods


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Course Duration

15 min

XP Points

120 XP

Start Date

27th Oct 19

End Date

29th Oct 33

49 USD

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