Studying in Riveria
For most professions, Finnish skills are required prior to working in Finland. Language proficiency and learning skills will be evaluated before student selection. The admission procedure for each training can be found on the web page introducing the training. The web page also includes entry requirements, selection criteria and the start times of the studies.
In English we offer one vocational qualification which is the Vocational Qualification in Mechanical Engineering and Production Technology.Riveria
Our trainings are arranged mainly in Finnish with the following exceptions:
Entirely in English:
- Vocational Qualification in Mechanical Engineering and Production Technology.
Partly in English (Studies start in English and include intensive Finnish studies. Qualification will be completed in Finnish)
- Vocational Qualification in Restaurant and Catering Services
- Vocational Qualification in Social and Health Care
- Vocational Qualification in Cleaning and Property Services
whether you are eligible to apply.
2. Find out
if it is possible for you to begin the studies at the start date of the education.
3. Find out
issues related to entering Finland before applying.
4. Fill in
the application form carefully. It has an impact on your admission.
the required attachments to the application form (school leaving certificate, English test certificate, motivation video)
the application period is over you will receive an invitation to assessment of suitability by email. The assessment may include language test, interview or aptitude test. The method of assessment is introduced on the web page of each training.
in the assessment is compulsory. Otherwise you can not be admitted.
8. Riveria selects
the students based on the given information and assessment of suitability.
9. You will be
informed about the study place by email.
10. If admitted,
accept the study place by the given time as instructed in the letter of acceptance.
11. Apply for
residence permit and accommodation if needed.
If you don’t live in Finland and you don’t have a residence permit, find out before applying if you need a permit and what acquiring the permit requires. Also evaluate, whether moving to Finland is possible for you before the training begins.
You must apply for the residence permit before moving to Finland and it must be valid before you start your studies.
You will also need a private health insurance and sufficient funds for living in Finland. Riveria does not award scholarships or other funding for students.
Familiarize yourself in advance with InfoFinland website. On the site you will find instructions on how to deal with the permit matters according to your nationality and life situation.
Application schedule, link to the application form and more detailed instructions will be found on the web page of each training.
On applying: Admission Services, email email@example.com, phone +358 13 244 3000
Studies in English or with English start
Cook | Vocational Qualification in Restaurant and Catering Services
Applying has ended!
Plater-welder | Vocational Qualification in Mechanical Engineering and Production Technology
Practical Nurse | Vocational Qualification in Social and Health Care