The workshop participants receive support and guidance for life management, studies and working life. The objectives for the participants may include, for example, increasing their own resources, planning their future, improve their study and working life skills, and exploring different educational and professional opportunities. The participants are also given the opportunity to raise their comprehensive school marks and take different courses (first-aid course EA1, hygiene passport and occupational safety card).
The workshop activities take place on weekdays between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.
Introductions to youth workshops are organised for young people interested in participating in the activities and partners in Liito every Monday at 1 p.m.
The participants are introduced to the workshop activities and facilities. The tour starts from the lobby of Liito!
In addition, youth advisors are available at Ohjaamo on Thursdays between 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. and at the Tikkurila Youth Centre on Tuesdays between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. (for young people aged 18–25).
Learn more about youth workshops and how to apply for them!
Can students participate in youth workshops?
You can apply for a period of work experience at youth workshops if:
you are 16–28 years old
you are studying a vocational qualification in a vocational institute
you live in Vantaa or study at Varia
you want to make progress in your studies, but you need support to keep up with your studies
the workshop activities are compatible with your learning objectives
You can apply for a place in the workshop through your own vocational institute. Plan your objectives for the workshop period (max. 3 months) with the teacher responsible for your training. Your teacher will contact the youth advisors to conclude a training agreement.
During the workshop period, you can participate in workshop activities with other young people. The workshop offers you the opportunity to learn working life skills in a safe and supportive environment. You will also receive support and advice for life management from the instructors and other participants. The workshop activities take place on weekdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
You can apply for a work experience period at a kitchen, home renovation or crafts workshop. Learn more about the objectives and activities of these workshops with your teacher.
Learning content of youth workshops
Youth workshops have been identified as learning environments and the activities of the workshops have been made more educational in cooperation with vocational institutes. In practice, workshop participants will have the opportunity to acquire skills that match the professional requirements of their vocational qualifications.
The skills obtained by a young person during the workshop period are identified and recorded in a skills certificate, which may be useful to the young person in the future, for example, when applying for vocational studies or employment. During the workshop period, the skills obtained by the young person are identified as agreed.