Facts and Figures

Brochure «Facts and Figures - Vocational and Professional Education and Training in Switzerland»

Cover der SBFI-Broschüre "Berufsbildung in der Schweiz - Fakten und Zahlen 2018"

Each year, the State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) publishes the latest version of its brochure «Vocational and Professional Education and Training in Switzerland: Facts and Figures».

Contents: Overview, Swiss VPET system, One mission - three Partners, Learning locations, Vocational education and training, Guidance and support for young people, Federal vocational baccalaureate, Universities of applied sciences, Vocational qualifications for adults, Porfessional education, VET professionals, Swiss VPET funding, VPET at international level, VPET Research, Useful links

This 28-page publication is available in German, French, Italian and English and can be downloaded or ordered free of charge from the berufsbildungplus.ch website.

Brochure  «Facts and Figures 2021 - Vocational and Professional Education and Training in Switzerland» (14574 KB)

Slides of charts contained in the brochure

The brochure contains a series of professional charts about the Swiss VPET system, which we have posted online as separate slides. There are total of 29 individual slides, which can very easily be included in presentations.

The complete set of slides is available for download in the right navigation frame and are part of the documentation about the Swiss VPET System der documentation about the Swiss VPET System (german).

Slides - grouped together by theme

The slides have been grouped together into the following 15 thematic areas:

Overview

- Completion rates for 2019

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Swiss VPET system

- Swiss VPET system
- Vocational education and training (VET)

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One mission - three partners

- Confederation - Strategic management and development
- Professional organisations - Training content and apprenticeship
- Cantons - Implementation and supervision

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Learning locations

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Vocational education and training

- Enrolment in upper-secondary level in 2019
- The ten most frequently chosen occupations 2019

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Guidance and support for young people

Federal vocational baccalaureate

- Federal Vocational Baccalaureate uptake
- From federal vocational baccalaureate to a university of applied sciences
- University Aptitude Test

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Universities of applied sciences

- UAS qualifications  awarded by field of study and level, 2019

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Vocational qualifications for adults

- Number of vocational qualifications awarded to persons aged 25 and older in 2019
- Ten most frequently chosen fields for persons aged 25 and older seeking vocational qualifications in 2019

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Professional education

- Pathway leading to professional qualifications 2019
- The ten most frequently taken federal professional examinations (level 1) in 2019
- The ten most frequently taken federal professional examinations (level 2) in 2019
- Top ten study programmes completed at professional education institutions 2019
- Completed tertiary-level study programmes by economic branch 2019

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VET Professionals

VET Professional diplomas awarded 2019/2020

Swiss VPET funding

- Costs and benefits by duration of training in CHF, survey year 2016
- Cost/benefit ratio for Swiss companies involved in VET programmes, survey year 2016

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VPET at international level

- Key figures for international VPET activities

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VPET research

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Useful links

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Brochure «Facts and Figures - Vocational and Professional Education and Training in Switzerland»

The SERI brochure can be downloaded or ordered free of charge from the berufsbildungplus.ch website:
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Complete set of slides

The charts in the SERI brochure have been compiled into a set of slides, which can very easily be included in presentations.

Download and print high-quality slides (433 KB)