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Professional Education

Holders of secondary-level vocational courses.

Who Can Apply

In accordance with Decree-Law no. 11/2020 of 2 April, ISPGAYA admits to the special contest applicants holding double certification courses at secondary level that fall within the areas of education and training (CNAEF) corresponding to the areas of the 1st cycle to which they apply set out in the list established by CNAES – National Commission for Access to Education.

The holders of the following educational and training offers of double secondary certification, conferring qualification level 4 of the National Qualifications Framework, are covered by the special contest:

  • Vocational courses;

  • Learning courses;

  • Education and training courses for young people;

  • Sectorial courses of the network of schools of Turismo de Portugal, IP;

  • European Union Member State courses, legally equivalent to Portuguese secondary education, conferring dual certification, academic and vocational, and conferring qualification level 4 of the European Qualifications Framework;

  • Other non-Portuguese courses, legally equivalent to Portuguese secondary education, conferring dual certification, academic and vocational.

Which course can I apply for?

CNAEF codes Designation of the area in ISPGAYA
341, 342, 343, 344, 345, 346, 347 Accounting and Taxation
341, 342, 343, 344, 345, 346, 347 Management and Administration
341, 342, 343, 344, 345, 346, 347, 811, 812, 840 Tourism and Leisure
481, 521, 522, 523, 525 Electronics and Automation
481, 523 Computer science
521, 522, 523, 525 Metallurgy and Metalworking
CNAEF - National Grade of Education and Training Areas
Consult my CNAE area: http://www.catalogo.anqep.gov.pt/Qualificacoes
You can apply for the 1st cycle (degree) courses that fall within the CNAEF area that corresponds to the course you took.

Admission Exams

Course Test
Accounting Mathematics, or Economics or Accounting or Informatics Usage
Computer Engineering Mathematics or Computer Programming
Electronic and Automation Engineering Electrical Circuits or Mathematics or Computer Programming
Management Mathematics, or Economics or Accounting or Informatics Usage
Mechanical Engineering Electrical Circuits or Drawing
Tourism and Sustainable Business Geography or History or Portuguese

How is the application evaluated?

The assessment of the application is subject to the following specific weightings of the assessment elements, and the assessment of the ability to attend must consider cumulatively:

  • A weighting of 50%, in the final grade of the course obtained by the student;

  • A weighting of 20%, in the grades obtained:

    • In the vocational aptitude exam, in the case of holders of vocational courses;

    • In the final aptitude exam, in the case of graduates of apprenticeship courses;

    • In the final assessment exam, in the case of holders of education and training courses for young people;

    • In the final assessment exams of the modules included in the curricular plans of the courses organized in accordance with Ordinance no. 57/2009, of 21 January, in its current wording, in the case of holders of those courses;

    • In the final assessment exams of competences in tourism of the courses held in accordance with the ordinance of the members of the Government responsible for the areas of tourism, education and vocational training, in the case of holders of courses of a sectorial scope of the network of schools of Turismo de Portugal, IP;

    • In the final assessment exam, in the case of holders of vocational training courses within the scope of the Training Program for the Insertion of Young People of the Autonomous Region of the Azores;

A weighting of 30%, in the grades of theoretical exams of assessment of knowledge and skills considered essential for entry and progression in the cycle of studies to which you are applying at ISPGAYA.

What is the average to be able to apply?

Access and entry under the special contest depends on the applicant obtaining grades equal to or greater than 95 points, on a scale from 0 to 200, in each of the assessment elements.

The application is submitted electronically through the ISPGAYA IT platform, for which the applicant must require their own credentials to access this platform.

Documentation

  • Documentation proving conclusion of the secondary education course;
  • Application (ISPGAYA model);
  • Copy of citizen card;

Ranking Criteria

The placement of applicants in the vacancies fixed for each course is done in descending order.

Whenever two or more applicants in a tie, compete for the last vacancy, the age tiebreaker criterion is applied, valuing the highest age.

For more information, see the regulation attached further down this page.

Schedule

Action 1.ª Phase 2.ª Phase
Enrolment in the ability assessment exams 16/05/2022 to 15/07/2022 18/07/2022 to 31/08/2022
Information sessions for specific admission Exams 18/07/2022 to 20/07/2022 05/09/2022 to 07/09/2022
Conducting specific admission Exams 21/07/2022 08/09/2022
Publication of grades 27/07/2022 15/09/2022
Submission of complaints and requests for re-examination of exams 27/07/2022 15/09/2022
Responding to requests for complaints and re-examination of exams 29/07/2022 19/09/2022
Registration/Enrolment 27/07/2022 to 10/08/2022 15/09/2022 to 29/09/2022

Fees

Action Price
Application 150 €
Enrolment* (semestrial) 120 €
Enrolment** (semestrial) 180 €
Monthly tuition fee 275 €
*Joining the payment of tuition fees by direct debit
**Without joining the payment of tuition fees by direct debit

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