Vocational qualification in Electrical Engineering and Automation Technology, Electrician / Automation assembler (nr 722089)


The application is open until 14.11.2024
As an electrical and automation expert for the new green industry emerging in Finland and Europe, you play an important role in the development of a sustainable future.


Vaasa is the largest energy technology city in the Nordic countries and this training prepares you for various assembly, installation and service tasks in the energy industry. In this field, manual skills are more important than mathematical skills. In this training, we start from the basics and take into account your starting level. You don’t need to have a mathematical or technical background. The most important thing is that you have an interest in learning new things.

Normally energy industry work is done in clean and dry environments. Thanks to automation, industrial work is no longer as heavy as before. Example work tasks in this field include automated manufacturing, different electrical installation and assembly tasks.
Apply via the ’ Apply for this training ’ button.
This training is valid for TE-office customers who are interested in learning new skills. You can apply for training without previous technical training or skills. Training is suitable for you if you want to find a job in the energy industry, change your profession, supplement your current skills or update your previous skills in energy industry. Applicants who live in Ostrobothnia are primarily selected for the training.

Vamia’s vocational degree in electricity and automation gives you extensive know-how for various installation, service and maintenance tasks in the energy industry. The necessary competence comes through practical work exercises in the workshop and at workplaces in the field.
In the vocational degree in electricity and automation, you study the following parts of the degree:
· Working in the electrical engineering and automation sector 30 competence points
· Low and extra-low voltage electrical installations 45 competence points
· Discrete automation installations 45 competence points
· Electrical drive installations 25 competence points
· Common units 35 competence points
The scope of the entire degree is 180 competence points.
More information about the degree:
The training focuses on practical training at school. Training consists of face-to-face teaching four to five days a week and if necessary one remote day instead of face-to-face day. During workplace learning, you work according to the company’s working hours or contract.
The training includes on-the-job learning. While you learn a profession, you create networks with employers in the field. Learning at the workplace can take place either with a training contract or an apprenticeship contract. During the apprenticeship contract, you will be paid for the work. It is also possible to complete the training contract period abroad.
Teaching and teaching materials are in English. Part of the teaching can be done in Finnish to develop your language skills. You will learn key terms in the field of electricity and automation in Finnish.
The training takes place at the premises of the Sampo campus (Sepänkyläntie 16, 65100 Vaasa). On the Sampo campus, students study in modern facilities with the same equipment and work tools that are also used in working life.
The application is open until 14.11.2024
Interviews: 20-21.11.2024
Training period: 02.12.2024 – 04.06.2027
Fill in the application by using the ‘Hae tähän koulutukseen’ -button below (bank codes are required for identification of the applicant). If you fill in the application without your online banking codes, you need to verify your application at the Ostrobothnia TE Office before the application period ends. You can follow the processing of your training application in the ’ Oma asiointi ’ service at

Fill in the application form carefully. Your interest and motivation are the keys for achieving the objectives of the training. Please fill in the application in English.

The interviews will be held 20.-21.11.2024 at The Ostrobothnia TE Office in Vaasa. A text message/SMS invitation will be sent to the interviewees.

The workforce training is intended primarily for unemployed and threatened unemployment clients of the TE-office, whose job search is valid at the TE-office. Workforce training is free of charge for the student. Unemployment benefit and expense reimbursement can be paid for the duration of the training.

More information about applying for training and the financial benefits paid during the training:
Training advice 0295 020 702 Mon-Fri 9am-4.15pm
Educational advice is also available on Facebook
Teacher Timo Mannila, VAMIA (back in office 1.8.2024)
040 6576096, timo.mannila(at)

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