Documents

Legal framework

Federal Act on Vocational and Professional Education and Training, VPETA (162 KB)

Ordinance issued by Federal Office for Professional Education and Technology on VET programme leading to issuance of Federal VET Diploma in Commerce (597 KB)

VET in Switzerland

Book: Vocational and Professional Education and Training in Switzerland - Extract (2724 KB)

Book: Vocational and Professional Education and Training in Switzerland - Order (3900 KB)

ZG: Swiss Education VET System (2581 KB)

Official documents

Apprenticeship contract (2023/24) (561 KB)

Apprenticeship contract (2023/24) (450 KB)

Traineeship contract (525 KB)

Handbook Apprenticeship (730 KB)

QualiCarte (587 KB)

Selection Records (589 KB)

Selection Records Explanations (27 KB)

Training Report (612 KB)

Training Report Explanations (411 KB)

Vignette host company (5545 KB)

Commerce-VET

Federal VET Diploma in Commerce (48 KB)

Overview of the professional competences of the holders of the Federal VET Diploma in Commerce, Services and Administration S&A  (42 KB)

Final examination for Profile E (expanded programme) (47 KB)

GE: Mandatory medical certificate for learners (31 KB)

GE: Projet pilote CFC bilingue (1964 KB)

ZG: Federal VET Diploma in Business Administration Kaufmann / Kauffrau EFZ (117 KB)

IT-VET

ZG: Federal VET Diploma in Information Technology Informatikerin / Informatiker EFZ (99 KB)

Newspapers

Context: "Formation duale bilingue et mobilité" (115 KB)

Tribune de Genève: "Bilinguisme et formation commerciale, une success story genevoise" (696 KB)

INFO

Portal vpet.ch

This portal in English contains complete information about the Swiss system of vocational and professional education and training (VPET). It is based on the three mirror sites in German, French and Italian (berufsbildung.ch, formationprof.ch and formazioneprof.ch). It is still under construction and will be gradually expanded.
On the German, French and Italian sites, interested parties are provided with considerable information and other documents about the Swiss VPET system.

    INFO

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

    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 38 individual slides, which can very easily be included in presentations:

    Links

    This compilation includes related links to the main websites with information about dual-track VET in English.