VOCATIONAL UPPER SECONDARY SCHOOL DEGREE (Ptychio Epaggelmatikis Eidikotitas) - Specialty "Mechanical Facilities and Structures"


The holder of a Vocational Upper Secondary School degree of this specialty:

1. Describes the basic mechanical components - components of machines and the materials used.
2. Explains a mechanical and technical drawing.
1. Operates machine tools.
2. Performs welding works.
3. Operates the basic mechanical components - components of machines and the materials used.
4. Disassembles and assembles machines and mechanisms.
5. Constructs accessories based on a drawing.
6. Detects malfunctions to mechanisms or mechanical installations, and repairs them.
7. Maintains and supervises the operation of the production machines.
8. Applies the basic rules of hygiene and safety in the working environment.
1. Collaborates with other technicians in the performance of his duties.
2. Works autonomously.

Relation To Employment

Holders of qualifications of this Type are entitled to obtain a professional license, along with the relevant rights, as provided by the pertinent legislation on the specific specialty.


Access to programmes leading to such qualifications is available for graduates of compulsory education or graduates of the 1st class of General Upper Secondary School (they may enrol in the 2nd class of EPAL).
Holders of qualifications of this type are entitled to obtain, following examinations, an EPAL Certificate. With the acquisition of EPAL Certificate they also gain access to the Apprenticeship Class (Level 5).

Ways To Aquire

Qualifications of this type are acquired via formal education.