Name of qualification Spričevalo o zaključnem izpituAdd to comparison [1]
Translated title (no legal status) Final examination certificate
Type of qualification Nižja poklicna izobrazba
Category of qualification Izobrazba
Type of education Short upper secondary vocational education
2-3 years
Credits 120 credits
Admission requirements
  • Elementary education or
  • SQF level 1 
Qualification level


Knowledge: level 2, partly 3

Skills: level 3

Competences: level 3

Students' vocational abilities and skills and the fulfilment of conditions to obtain credits in accordance with the education programme are established through testing and assessment. Assessment also takes into account non-formally acquired knowledge that can be adequately demonstrated. Students are assessed using scores from 5 (excellent) to 1 (inadequate).

Students can progress to a higher year if at the end of the academic year they achieve a positive assessment in all subjects and modules relating to the year and have met other requirements (with regard to the programme and the school's operational curriculum).

Access to secondary vocational education (SQF, level 4).

In order to complete education and obtain an educational qualification, students must achieve positive assessments in all the requirements defined by the programme. They must also pass a final examination.

The school-leaving examination comprises a product/service and an oral presentation.

  • Vocational schools (also in combination with employers and/or an inter-company training centre)
  • Education centres for children and adolescents with special needs (providing programmes adapted to the special needs of students)
  • Adult education centres