Name of qualification Name of qualification: Diploma o višji strokovni izobrazbiAdd to comparison
Translated title (no legal status) Translated title: Short cycle higher vocational diploma
Type of qualification Type of qualification: Short cycle higher vocational diploma
Category of qualification Category of qualification: Educational Qualification
Type of education Type of education: Short cycle higher vocational education
Duration Duration of education:
2 years
Credits Credits: 120 credits
Admission requirements Entry conditions:
  • general or vocational matura
  • master craftsman's, foreman's or managerial examination, three years' work experience and a test of knowledge of general education subjects at the level required for the vocational matura in secondary technical education.
Qualification level

SQF Level: SQF 6
EQF Level: EQF 5
EOVK Level: Short cycle

Learning outcomes:

Knowledge: level 6

Skills: level 6

Competences: level 6

Assesment and completion:

System of assessment:

Students' knowledge is assessed by means of practical exercises and seminar papers, and also via products, projects, performances, services and otherwise, and by examinations. Examination performance is graded as follows: 10 (excellent); 9 (very good: above-average knowledge but with some mistakes); 8 (very good: of results); 7 (good); 6 (adequate: knowledge satisfies minimum criteria); 5-1 (inadequate). In order to pass the examination, the candidate must achieve a grade between adequate (6) and excellent (10).


Students may progress to the next year if at the end of the academic year they have met all requirements defined by the study programme.


Access to further education: first-cycle study programmes (SQF, level 7)

Conditions for obtaining a public document:

A diploma is issued to students who meet all the obligations under the higher vocational study programme and pass the diploma examination (diploma thesis and oral defence).

Awarding body:

Higher vocational school in cooperation with employers providing practical training.