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 and 1,5 year. In the work-based studies of Restaurant Cook or Restaurant Waiter 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.

Admissions through interview and aptitude test

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

Continuous admission – next starting days

Mon 1.11.2021 at 9

Admissions to Restaurant Cook full-time day program

Admissions to Restaurant Cook full-time day program is twice a year. We consider from the applicant an advantage if you live in Finland or EU countries and lack vocational qualification, degree or a study place.

If you are interested in studying in full-time day program, you can find more information

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 – Vocational Qualification in Restaurant and Catering Services, Restaurant Cook

Perho Culinary, Tourism & Business College
Töölö campus, Perhonkatu 11, 00100 Helsinki

Admission and Student Services
hakutoimisto (at)
from 9 am to 2 pm