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Qualification training approval for training centres

  • Permit or other obligation
  • Nationwide
  • Public service

Approved training centres can provide qualification training for lorry and bus drivers. The approval is granted by Traficom or the Ministry of Education and Culture. Organisations operating under the Ministry of Education and Culture’s authorisation to organise education and training apply for approval from the Ministry of Education and Culture. Companies, foundations and other organisations apply for approval from Traficom.

Training programmes used in the qualification training must be approved by Traficom.

To whom and on what terms

The approval allows training centres to provide initial qualification training and periodic training, or only periodic training. The government decree concerning qualifications of lorry and bus drivers defines the requirements for approval.

Basic information

The service is provided byThe Finnish Transport and Communications Agency Traficom
Responsible for the serviceThe Finnish Transport and Communications Agency Traficom
Area Whole Finland
Available languagesFinnish, Swedish
Text edited by: The Finnish Transport and Communications Agency Traficom
Updated: 2/22/2021