Vantaa Skills Centre

Vantaa Skills Centre provides guidance and counselling to unemployed immigrants in Vantaa on job searching, skills recognition and skills development.

Our services include for example a two-week guidance courses held in plain Finnish, personal counselling and thematic afternoons on diverse work life related topics. Vantaa Skills Centre co-operates with various companies and organisations specializing on supporting immigrants.

What you get at Vantaa Skills Centre

  • Help in job searching, and identifying and recignizing your skills
  • Information about Finnish labour market and education
  • Support and personal counselling on career and education planning
  • The opportunity to improve your Finnish language skills and skills needed in working life and job searching
  • Information on vocational training and education opportunities

In order to participate:

  • You must be an adult immigrant who lives in Vantaa and has a foreign nationality or Finnish citizenship that has been granted to you as an adult
  • You are unemployed and looking for a job or vocational education
  • You have a permit to work in Finland
  • In order to participate a two-week guidance course your Finnish language skills must reach at least level A.2 Personal counselling in job searching is available in Finnish, Swedish and English.

Information in other languages

Russian
Tuesdays 13.00-15.00
Anna 040 186 5805
anna.astahova@vantaa.fi

Arabic
Wednesdays Ali 13.00-15.00
Ali 040 186 5185
ali.daher@vantaa.fi

Dari and Farsi
Wednesdays 13.00-15.00
Navid 040 526 3876
navid.akhundzadeh@vantaa.fi

How to apply for services provided by the Vantaa Skills Centre?

  • You can apply for services provided by the Vantaa Skills Centre via TE Services
  • If you are not a client of TE Services or you wish to book an appointment for personal counselling only, please contact Vantaa Skills Centre directly via osaamiskeskus@vantaa.fi

Vantaa Skills Centre operates at Lummetie in Tikkurila and at Vantaa Vocational College Varia. Vantaa Skills Centre is a service provided by Vantaa Employment Services and Youth- and Adult Education Services. Vantaa Skills Centre works in close cooperations with TE Services, Vantaa Vocational College Varia, other educational institutes, organizations and private sector. Due to the cooperation our customers can find fitting services under one roof.