Apply now through Continuous Admission


Perho Culinary, Tourism & Business College accepts new students four times a year through Continuous Admission. In Perho Culinary, Tourism and Business College you can study a module, some modules or whole Vocational Qualification in Restaurant and Catering Service in English. You can send your application any time.

The study time of the whole qualification is approximately between 1,5 and 2 years. In the work-based studies of Restaurant Cook or Restaurant Waiter / Waitress  you will study by apprenticeship or training agreement.

Who can apply to English-language vocational education?

  • You have upper secondary qualification / previous general upper secondary education.
  • You have a sufficient level of English language skills.
  • You are working in restaurant or you have previous work experience in restaurants at least one year.
  • For work-based studies you are working in restaurant and you have previous work experience in restaurants.

Admissions through interview

Selected applicants will be invited to the interview based on their application and supporting documents, including educational certificates and motivation letter. We contact you as soon as possible by email.


Studying for a vocational qualification in English will improve your language skills and grants your eligibility for further studies in university or university of applied sciences.

Vocational education in Finland is a route to working life and to higher education. It is open for everyone regardless of age and professional background.

CONTINUOUS ADMISSION – Further information

Perho Culinary, Tourism & Business College
Töölö campus, Perhonkatu 11, 00100 Helsinki
from 9 am to 2 pm

Ms Jenni Heikkilä, Student Counselor
+358 (0) 040 774 7622
jenni.heikkila (at)