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The Training Institute for Prison and Probation Services

The Training Institute for Prison and Probation Services


The Training Institute for Prison and Probation Services

The Training Institute for Prison and Probation Services (RSKK) was founded in 1976 under the Ministry of Justice to provide vocational education for the prison and probation services staff in Finland. Today the Training Institute is located in Tikkurila, Vantaa, and it offers basic prison and probation services training as well as continued and further education for the prison and probation services staff in all of Finland. Furthermore, the Training Institute cooperates with Laurea University of Applied Sciences in organising the bachelor’s degree programme in prison and probation services.

The Training Institute for Prison and Probation Services (RSKK)

The Training Institute for Prison and Probation Services collaborates with other schools and institutions in offering the highest-level vocational education in prison and probation services in Finland. The Training Institute for Prison and Probation Services has an active part in the development of working life in the field of prison and probation services as well as in the training, development and evaluation of programmes designed to reduce reoffending.

The Training Institute for Prison and Probation Services is a Nordic information centre for prison and probation services which participates systematically and actively in the international cooperation pertaining to the training and education of the field.

The Training Institute for Prison and Probation Services offers degree studies in the field of prison and probation services as well as continuing and further education for prison and probation services staff.