The service centre for continuous learning and employment 

The service centre for continuous learning and employment promotes the competence development of working-age people and the availability of skilled labour.

The Service Centre for Continuous Learning and Employment

  • analyses the competence and labour market needs of working life
  • finances education and training intended for working-age people
  • develops information, advisory and guidance services
  • supports regional and other cooperation

 The service centre also participates in the work to develop a digital service package for continuous learning.

The Act on a Service Centre for Continuous Learning and Employment entered into force on 1 September 2021. 

The service centre is located in the premises of the Finnish National Agency for Education and it serves as a separate organisational unit for the Agency.  

Contact information 

director Kirsi Heinivirta
tel +358 295 331 197, +358 40 7099 295
kirsi.heinivirta(at)oph.fi