Careeria in a nutshell - Careeria

Careeria in a nutshell

Careeria started January 1st.

With sixty years of vocational education and training experience, two strong educational institutions, Edupoli and Point College merged to form a new company called Careeria. From January 1, 2019, new careers have been provided by Careeria, who is a brand new local training provider.

The background to this situation is as follows: In the beginning of 2018, Amisto and Edupoli merged. In 2012 Point College was formed by the merger of Porvoo Commercial College and the Porvoo Health Care Institute. Now, Careeria, which joined the forces of these actors on January 1, 2019, serves the working life and their students are courageous and renewed. The new multidisciplinary education institution Careeria is preparing tomorrow's top experts for unique, future-oriented careers, many of which will be in multiple languages and create new roles in the international environment.

The new school, Careeria, wants to encourage, enable, guide and coach students in their career paths and create new horizons, strengthening lifelong learning and integrating it into working life. The Careeria Education Provider permit allows the development of a diverse area in education and promotion of its vitality together with working life. Careeria educates young people and adults in Finnish, Swedish and English and also has their own apprenticeship activity. The owners of the company are Porvoo, Sipoo, Loviisa, Askola and Lapinjärvi, and the school operates throughout Eastern Uusimaa and the capital area. Virtually we serve learners nationwide regardless of time and place.

Careeria's offering covers over twenty different fields of study, and the diploma programs includes more than 80 different fields of industry, profession and speciality vocational qualifications. The number of students is about 11,000 people per year (3000 student years) and turnover is approximately EUR 35 million. The Group also includes the subsidiary CareeriaPlus Oy, which operates in the free market. Careeria has over 400 employees and a total of 10 premises: 5 in Porvoo, Loviisa, Askola, Vantaa, Helsinki and Kerava.

Careeria's CEO and principal is Pasi Kankare. The phone numbers of the staff will remain unchanged. The e-mail addresses will be in the form firstname.lastname@careeria.fi from 1.1.2019. Careeria’s business ID is 2918298-7.

Careeria – tomorrow's achievers