- Elementary education or
- lower vocational education or
- equivalent education under previous regulations.
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).
In order to complete the programme and obtain the qualification, adult learners must obtain passing grades in: general education subjects, compulsory technical modules, elective technical modules and the open part of the curriculum. They must also complete extracurricular activities and work placement requirements and pass a school-leaving examination.
A condition for sitting the final examination is a valid driving licence for motor vehicles of category C1, C, D1 or D.
The school-leaving examination comprises a written and oral examination in Slovene, a service and an oral presentation.
Vocational and technical secondary schools and adult education institutions.