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SASKY Municipal Education and Training Consortium

SASKY Municipal Education and Training Consortium

SASKY Municipal Education and Training Consortium


SASKY Municipal Education and Training Consortium, Tampere, Finland

Tampere, located in Finland, is a vibrant city that offers a unique and enriching experience for students. Known for its dynamic cultural scene, stunning natural landscapes, and high-quality education system, Tampere attracts students from all over the world.

SASKY Municipal Education and Training Consortium, based in Finland, is a renowned institution dedicated to providing high-quality vocational education and training programs. With a focus on practical skills development and industry relevance, SASKY offers a diverse range of courses designed to prepare students for successful careers in various fields.

SASKY Municipal Education and Training Consortium (Sasky) was founded in 1966. Owned by 13 municipalities around the Tampere region Sasky provides VET of nearly all fields at 12 different school campuses scattered around the region. Sasky also provides general education at two general upper secondary schools, a civic institute, and a music institute. Recently, Sasky has expanded to apprenticeship training, labor policy education, and prison education. The total number of students is around 7,000 (6,000 VET), 520 staff. Our VET is very attractive; around 60% of the potential applicants choose VET.

Our mission is to support the life-long learning of students and their professional growth to help them become responsible members of society. Promoting the students’ health and work capacity is instrumental for us; we are the only Finnish VET provider to follow up on the number of students’ Work Capacity Passports in our financial statement.

Our training is developed continuously based on the needs of the labor market to support regional competitiveness and general well-being. In a constant dialogue with our owner municipalities, we coordinate projects that contribute widely to regional development e.g. forwarding digitization and sustainable development. We involve companies in the development of our learning environments and co-operate closely with the world of work to anticipate future training needs, and to supply a skillful workforce to the region.


  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • High school graduation is required
  • Completion of specific prerequisite education related to the chosen program is necessary
  • Social and Health care programs necessitate a police clearance certificate
  • Adequate English proficiency is needed to enroll in the preparatory online language course conducted in English
  • Non-EU applicants are accepted


  • Pirkanmaa

    Ratakatu 36, Sastamala, 38200, Pirkanmaa