Students must successfully (i.e. with positive scores) complete general education subjects, compulsory and elective vocational modules, and the open part of the curriculum. They must also complete extracurricular activities, practical on-the-job training and a school-leaving examination.
A school-leaving examination comprises a written and oral examination of Slovene, a product/service, and an oral presentation.
- Elementary education or
- lower vocational education or
- equivalent education under previous regulations.
Vocational and technical secondary schools and adult education institutions.
Students' vocational abilities and skills and the fulfilment of conditions to obtain credits in accordance with the relevant education programme are established through verification and assessment. Assessment of students also takes into account non-formally acquired knowledge, which must be adequately demonstrated. Students are assessed using scores from 5 (excellent) to 1 (inadequate).