- Elementary education or
- lower vocational education.
A condition for enrolment in the programme is a successfully passed artistic aptitude test.
Students must successfully (i.e. with passing grades) complete all general education subjects, compulsory vocational modules, elective vocational modules and the open part of the curriculum. They must also complete extracurricular activities and work placement requirements and pass the vocational matura examination.
The vocational matura comprises a compulsory section (written and oral examinations in Slovene and history of art) and an elective section (written and oral examination in a foreign language or mathematics and a product, with oral presentation).
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 grades from 5 (excellent) to 1 (inadequate).