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Yrkes-Sfi - a focus on Swedish for professional purposes

Would you like to learn a trade while at the same time taking Sfi? Perhaps you already have a university degree or higher education? Do you want to jump-start your professional career in Sweden? Sign up for Yrkes-Sfi and you will be on your way!

Yrkes-Sfi is a learning track which is tailored to fit to your future career choice while at the same time teaching you Swedish for Immigrants (Sfi). Yrkes-Sfi offers two kinds of courses:

One for you who want to learn a trade - a practical profession, and one for you who already have a university degree or higher education. Yrkes-Sfi will help you increase your chances to get employed or move on to higher studies. Which course suits you best?

For you who wish to learn a practical profession

What do you get?

  • A practical education - you will learn a trade or a craft.
  • An Sfi education connected to the trade you are learning.
  • The right tools and guidance to Swedish society and working life.
  • A full-time education (whereof 15 hours are Sfi studies).
  • An opportunity which will quickly provide you with career options due to the shortage of qualified professionals within these trades.

How do you apply?

Make sure you are registered at the Swedish Employment Office (Arbetsförmedlingen) and ask your case manager to refer you to Yrkes-Sfi here at Folkuniversitetet. In some cases it’s also possible for the kommun you live in to approve your studies at Folkuniversitetet. Do you need more information? Contact us directly! Find your professional education below:

Yrkes-Sfi bus driver, Kristianstad 

Yrkes-Sfi, truck driver, Kristianstad 

For you who already have a university degree or higher academic education

 What you get

  • A crash course in Sfi.
  • Sfi tailor-made to fit your profession.
  • Increased chances to find a job within your profession.
  • The opportunity to be able to apply to relevant higher education programs.

How do you apply?

Make sure you are registered at the Swedish Employment Office (Arbetsförmedlingen) and ask your case manager to refer you to Yrkes-Sfi here at Folkuniversitetet. Pre-knowledge in Swedish is not a requirement to take this course. Do you need more information? Contact us directly!

Find your professional education below:

Yrkes-Sfi for Academics, Lund

Yrkes-Sfi for Medicinal personnel, Lund

Yrkes-Sfi for Engineers and technicians, Lund

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Sfi - always the first step

Sfi is designed for those who want to acquire fundamental knowledge of the Swedish language. Anyone 16 years of age or older who has received a Swedish personal identity number has a lawful right to free Sfi studies and can choose which school to attend.

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