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Integration training for immigrants

  • Service
  • Nationwide except the Åland Islands
  • Public service

The aim of integration training is to help you acquire sufficient

  • linguistic,
  • social,
  • cultural, and
  • life management skills.

This will enable you independently to carry out daily routines such as shopping and dealing with authorities, to enter employment or take up skills development training or professional studies.

Integration training involves studying Finnish or Swedish. The tra ...

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You can find integration training in the TE Services’ Current labour market trainings online service.

If you are wondering whether you can participate in integration training, please contact the TE Office or local government pilot.

To whom and on what terms

The TE Office or local government pilot will guide you to integration training if you are

  • an immigrant and have lived in Finland for less than three years,
  • at least 17 years old, and
  • unemployed job seeker or becoming unemployed.

The training must also correspond to your study skills and abilities and support your integration and employment goals.

The TE Office or local government pilot may advise you to take a language level test first before you are directed to integration training. Even though you may not speak Finnish or Swedish yet, the level test will assess what kind of integration training is best for you.

The service is provided by

TE Office

Other responsible organisations

Pohjois-Savo TE Office, Häme TE Office, Varsinais-Suomi TE Office, Pohjanmaa TE Office, Keski-Suomi TE Office, Kaakkois-Suomi TE Office, Uusimaa TE Office, Pohjois-Pohjanmaa TE Office, Etelä-Pohjanmaa TE Office, Lapland TE Office, Pohjois-Karjala TE Office, Etelä-Savo TE Office, Pirkanmaa TE Office, Kainuu TE Office, Satakunta TE Office

Responsible for the service

TE Office
Text edited by: TE Office
Updated: 9/8/2023