How to Apply

Spring 2022 joint application for upper secondary education after basic education will take place on February 22 - March 22, 2022.

Joint application comprises high school education, vocational education, vocational special needs education, TUVA education, TELMA education, as well as adult education colleges’ open education for those subject to compulsory education.

Leave an online application at opintopolku.fi (application forms only in Finnish and Swedish). On the same online form you can apply for high schools, vocational institutions, or both. You should discuss your choices with a student counselor and your parents before filling in the application.

Fill in the application form

You will find the joint application online form on the Opintopolku website. Enter 7 wishes on the form. Enter your wishes in order of your preferences. Even if your points were sufficient for all the study places you entered on the form, you can only be chosen for one: the one you placed highest and for which your points are sufficient.

Save and send your application

When you have sent your application, you will receive a confirmation message to the email address you entered on the application form. The message has a link through which you can go and change your wishes and their order. You can only make changes during the application period, i.e., Feb. 22 - March 22, 2022. After the application period, you cannot make any changes in your application. Send your application at the latest on March 22, 2022, by 15:00.

Check whether any appendices are needed or whether there will be an entrance examination

Check on the educational institution's website or on the opintopolku.fi website whether the educational institution applied for needs any additional forms, certificates or statements. Deliver the required appendices to the educational institution in time.

High schools’ specialized studies and many vocational institutions arrange entrance or aptitude tests, or require that applicants make preliminary assignments. A separate invitation for entrance examination will not always be sent: check the time of the exam on the educational institution's website.

Vantaa high schools’ specialized studies are: the theater (Lumo high school), science and drama (Martinlaakso high school), sports (Sotunki high school), IB (Tikkurila high school), media (Vaskivuori high school), music and dance (Vaskivuori high school).

Vantaa Vocational College Varia will arrange entrance and aptitude tests in the following basic degrees:
aircraft maintenance.