Sivitanidios Public School Of Trades & Vocations


Graduates in the field of medicines and cosmetics technology work in the environment of a laboratory or a factory, concoct them using specific ingredients and perform qualitative tests before forwarding the products to the market.


Graduates of secondary education schools, such as Vocational high schools, Technical high schools, General high schools and Multidisciplinary high schools, are allowed to enroll, according to m.d. 5954.


On completion of their training, graduates receive a Vocational Training Certificate. On the condition that they pass the examination organised by EOPPEP, they receive a level-5 Certificate in Vocational Training in their field.

Duration of studies

IEK studies include 5 terms (semesters). Four of these terms, that is 1,200 hours, are theoretical and laboratory classes, whereas in the 5th term students become interns and apprentices for 960 hours (Training Practice).

Job description

IEK graduates in medicines and cosmetics technology use their theoretical knowledge and adequate training in the process of production and control of quality medicines and cosmetics, using appropriate ingredients and methods. They can work in pharmaceutical and cosmetics industries and laboratories, chemical laboratories, pharmacies, hospitals and as freelancers in their own laboratory.