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).
The programme can be attended by anyone who has completed the programme of secondary vocational education and acquired one of the following titles:
- industrial mechanic, electrician/energetic engineer, electrician/electronic engineer, electrician, computer operator , car mechatronic, car mechanic, toolmaker, metal sharper, metal sharper-toolmaker construction mechanic, precision mechanic, installer of machine installations, metal construction maker, watchmaker, goldsmith, construction machinery operator, graphic operator, mechanic of agricultural and work machinery, geo-operator miner
- has completed equivalent education in line with previous regulations.
Vocational and technical secondary schools and adult education institutions.
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 mechatronic) and an elective section (written and oral examination in a foreign language or mathematics and a product/service with oral presentation).