Students must successfully (i.e. with passing grades) complete all general education subjects, compulsory vocational modules, one elective vocational module and the open part of the curriculum. They must also complete extracurricular activities and on-the-job training and pass the vocational matura examination.
A vocational matura comprises a compulsory section (written and oral examination in Slovene and veterinary care) and an elective section (written and oral foreign language or mathematics examination, and product/service and an oral presentation).
Vocational and technical secondary schools and adult education institutions.
- Elementary school education or
- lower vocational education
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).