Energy is always needed – applying to the energy sector is an excellent career choice. The energy sector offers many opportunities for meaningful work, and therefore professionals from a wide range of sectors work together in energy companies. For students, the natural route to the energy sector often starts with a traineeship or working on a thesis for us, and we offer these possibilities to dozens of students every year.
Good basic skills for tasks in the energy sector are provided by, for example,
- Vocational qualification in electrical engineering
- Vocational qualification in energy technology
- Vocational qualification in mechanical engineering and production technology
- Vocational qualification in building maintenance technology
- Vocational qualification in business
Tasks: electrician, meter technician, district heating technician, network technician, office secretary, maintenance man, process operator, laboratory technician, remote operator.
Apprenticeships in the energy sector combine vocational training with theoretical studies at local institutions. You can complete either basic, vocational, or special vocational qualifications as an apprenticeship.
Degrees: vocational qualification of a power plant operator, vocational qualification in mechanical maintenance, vocational qualification in electrical engineering, vocational qualification in maintenance.
Universities and universities of applied sciences
Finnish universities and institutions of higher education offer versatile education that you can use in energy-sector jobs. The following fields of education, for example, provide you with the required competence in the field of energy:
- Energy and environmental engineering
- Electrical engineering
- HVAC engineering
- Business and economics
- Information technology
Regardless of the degree, versatile combinations of studies and subjects, language skills, IT skills, and international study and work experience are valued in the energy sector.
Tasks: general planner, shift officer, chemist, developer, operations manager, design engineer, network service manager, controller, portfolio manager, director, environmental manager.