The Swiss Observatory for Vocational Education and Training (OBS SFIVET) offers a range of services to its clients, which include professional organisations, government bodies, educational institutions and companies providing apprenticeship training to learners enrolled in VET programmes. These services are based on SFIVET's own research experience, its close ties with VET practitioners and its in-depth understanding of the regional diversity of the Swiss VET system.
OBS SFIVET offers a broad range of fundamental expertise as well as services that include trend analyses, contract research and consulting.
While commissioned projects tend to be more large-scale and give rise to research or development projects, consultancy mandates are usually smaller assignments that are more limited in duration.
The Issues and trends page provides a list of commissioned projects. An overview of ongoing and completed consultancy mandates is provided below: