Professional examination in education and training

Persons who work in education and training must pass a professional examination, which is performed orally and encompasses three parts that are taken in the following order:

At the oral exam, the candidate must prove detailed knowledge of the contents that apply to the area where educational work is implemented, and general knowledge of other contents.

An individual part of the oral examination takes maximum 15 minutes.

The candidate who wants to take the professional examination must apply with a form. The application is submitted directly at the ministry and sent by post.

Professional exam is taken in front of an exam commission with at least three members. The grade for each individual part of the oral exam and entire oral exam is passed or failed. The candidate passes the exam if all parts of the oral exam are passed. A certificate is issued after a passed professional exam.

When the exam is taken the first time, it is free of charge, any resit of the exam costs EUR 54.90 including VAT. Professional exams are implemented from 15 September to 15 July.

Acquisition of a permit

Responsible: Ministry of Education, Science and Sport | Last updated: 11. 02. 2016