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Work try-out

  • Service
  • Nationwide except the Åland Islands
  • Public service

To find out about career choices and career options, you can get to know the world of work through a work try-out. A work try-out can also help you return to work after a long break.

A work try-out can be related to the career field you want to pursue or you can do it in a field you are not familiar with yet. In this case, the try-out can be arranged in a workshop where you can try out different ...

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If you want to explore your interest in and suitability for a certain position or profession, please discuss it with an expert of the TE Office or local government pilot or TE Office’s psychologist who will provide you with guidance. You can get a work try-out place yourself. You can get tips on places in the E-services of TE Services.

To whom and on what terms

You can participate in a work try-out in the following situations.

  • You have no vocational education.
  • You need to change sectors due to health reasons or structural changes in the labour market.
  • You have been out of work for a long time either due to prolonged unemployment or e.g. due to family leaves.
  • You are considering becoming an entrepreneur and want to explore your interest in and suitability for running your own business.

You must familiarise yourself with new tasks during the work try-out. If you have been away from employment for a long time, work try-out can be provided for a profession or position you have worked in before. In this case, the work try-out is used to support return to work. If you have recently graduated, you cannot take part in a work try-out in your field to gain work experience.

The service is provided by

TE Office

Other responsible organisations

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

Responsible for the service

TE Office
Text edited by: TE Office
Updated: 9/9/2022