Professional Education and Training

Professional education and Training

Vocational education with the practical training on the job in the well-known Austrian colleges and academies

Why wait? Start building your dream career in Europe now

Have you already decided on your dream job and want to jump right into classes that speak to your passion without spending more time on general subjects? Start building your dream career in Europe today.

We offer vocational education in the well-known Austrian colleges and academies in the sought-after specialties in the fields of construction, electronics, IT, business, tourism (and more!) with practical training on the job.

Did you know that Austria is lacking over 160 000 of skilled workers, and 87% of the companies have the vacancies they aren’t able to fill?

In 3-5 years, you could become one of those skilled workers in demand with a great salary and a dream job in Europe.

Whom  is it for?

This programme is ideal for children between 14 and 16 years old. German language knowledge is not required to start the application process.

You’ll find the exact requirements for each programme in the corresponding sections below.

How  does it work?

Once you decide to work with us, we’ll stay with you all the way from the preparation processes till your first days in Austria and will help you:

  • collect the documents and apply to reserve a temporary spot
  • improve your German knowledge using our proven programmes
  • prepare all the documents necessary for relocation and deal with the authorities on your behalf
  • register with the local authorities, apply for the insurance, open a bank account and take care of all the necessary formalities once you arrive in Austria

How  much does it cost?

Free education

The education itself is free and there are no tuition fees.

Personal expenses partially covered

To cover personal expenses like accommodation, food, insurance etc. while living in Austria will require around €7000 a year. Yet, your scholarship or a salary will partially cover them.
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VIA Services helped me join a music school in Austria. Their advice on immigration procedures and getting my residence permit helped me relocate much faster and with less hassle.

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What We Offer

Professional Education and Training

3-Year Vocational Education

Vocational training programme where you’ll receive an initial technical and vocational education qualification in electronics, robotics, plumbing, construction, cooking, health and social care.

Professional Education and Training

5-Year Vocational Education

In-depth vocational education programme for the sought-after specialties where you not only receive a high school certificate but also a professional diploma.

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Apprenticeship

Work-based education in an Austrian company with an opportunity to get a permanent job in that company later. Depending on your specialty, this programme lasts between 1 and 4 years.

3-Year vocational education Programme

Get an initial professional qualification in the following specialties:

  • Electronics
  • Robotics
  • Plumbing and heating
  • Restaurant service
  • Confectionery
  • Cooking
  • Restaurant service
  • Bakery
  • Health and social care 

This educational programme lasts 3 or 4 years.

Together with the general subjects, you’ll be studying in-depth subjects based on your specialty. Every summer, you’ll undergo an internship in an Austrian company where you’ll be able to practically apply the knowledge you acquire and learn on the job.

3-Year vocational education Programme

Whom  is it for?

This programme is ideal for children between 14 and 16 years old who have:

  • completed 8 years of school education
  • earned above average school grades

German language knowledge isn’t necessary to apply and reserve a temporary spot but is necessary to be accepted to the programme (level A2).

What are your options after graduation?

After graduation, you’ll get a certificate of Initial TVE (Technical and Vocational Education) that will allow you to apply for a permanent job in Austria. This certificate, however, doesn’t allow you to apply for a university, as it’s not equal to a high school certificate.

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Our partners provide only a limited number of places for an academic year. Contact us today to make sure we start the preparation programme and the paperwork early to reserve your spot.

5-Year Vocational Education Programme

Get a professional qualification at one of the well-known Austrian vocational colleges or academies. You can select between dozens sought-after specialties in 9 industries:

  • Construction
  • Electronics
  • Building Technology
  • Information Technology
  • Tourism
  • Business Studies
  • Applied Music
  • Fashion
  • Agriculture, Farming and Forestry
5-Year Vocational Education Programme

Whoom  is it for?

This programme is ideal for children between 14 and 16 years old who have:

  • completed 8 years of school education
  • earned above average school grades

German language knowledge isn’t necessary to apply and reserve a temporary spot but is necessary to be accepted to the programme (level B1).

What  are your options after graduation?

After graduation, you’ll get a high school certificate as well as TVE (Technical and Vocational Education) diploma that will allow you to apply for a permanent job in Austria or to continue your education and apply for any university in Europe.

If you graduated from one of the higher technical schools or the Higher School of Agriculture and Forestry, you can become eligible for a professional title “Engineer”, which is equivalent to a Bachelor degree, but only after you spent 3 consecutive years performing a job that involves the specialty you’ve been trained for.

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Our partners provide only a limited number of places for an academic year. Contact us today to make sure we start the preparation programme and the paperwork early to reserve your spot.

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VIA Services helped me prepare and join a 5-year programme in an engineering college. I can’t say that it’s easy to study here, but I’m grateful for the support of my teachers and looking forward to all the great opportunities a diploma from this college will open for me.

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I visited Austria once before and fell in love with this country. VIA Services helped me join a business academy and get closer to my dream to work and live in Europe.

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Apprenticeship

We offer apprenticeship is a form of dual vocational education and training that takes place both in a training company and in vocational school.

As an apprentice, you’ll spend most of your time in an Austrian company acquiring practical knowledge via training on the job. You’ll get all the additional knowledge you need to master your trade in a vocational school.

The apprenticeship programme lasts between 1-4 years, depending on your specialty.

Because you’ll be already working, you’ll be getting a salary ranging from € 400 (beginning of your education) to € 2000 (experienced apprentice) a month.

We offer apprenticeships in the following fields:

  • Electronics / Electrotechnics
  • Informational Technologies
  • Engineering
  • Tourism
  • Architecture and Construction
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Whom  is it for?

This programme is ideal for:

  • School children who’ve finished the 8th or 9th grade of high school but haven’t started further education yet
  • The 2nd year students of professional colleges

German language knowledge isn’t necessary to apply and reserve a temporary spot but is necessary to be accepted to the programme (level B1).

What  are your options after graduation?

After graduation, you’ll get an Apprenticeship Leave Certificate that will allow you to get a permanent job at a company you’ve completed your apprenticeship at or at another company in the same sphere.

Hurry up! The places are limited.

Our partners provide only a limited number of places for an academic year. Additionally, it could take you up to one year to fulfill all the requirements.

Contact us today to make sure we start the preparation programme and the paperwork early to reserve your spot.