FEDERAL VOCATION EDUCATION AND TRAINING DIPLOMA IN COMMERCE

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CFC de commerce - école Lémania - cours du soir

Prepare a recognized professional diploma

Obtaining the Federal VET Diploma in Commerce is a goal that allows you to improve yourself and remain competitive in professional world. This training is intended for adults already in employment who can justify professional experience.

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Presentation of the curriculum

Solid commercial skills open the door to a wide range of professions.

You can choose between the basic (B) or expanded (E) programme.

Basic (B) programme: the commercial employee has strong skills and abilities in IT and communication. This pathway only requires one foreign language (English or German).

Expanded (E) programme: the commercial employee has strong skills and abilities in business and social affairs. This pathway requires two foreign languages (English and German).

Organisation of the curriculum
Gaël Montavon - Section commerce

Gaël Montavon, Director of the Commerce Section

Throughout your studies at Lemania, Gaël Montavon will make sure to maximize your chances of success. As Director of the Trade Section, he guarantees the quality of your studies and ensures that you can express your full potential.

He answers some questions about professional studies in Lemania.

Gaël Montavon's interview

Admission and graduation requirements

Requirements for the one-year Federal VET Diploma in Commerce

  • Of legal adult age
  • Employed

Proof of five years’ prior professional experience before starting the Federal VET Diploma in Commerce program, including at least two years in a commercial role.

Requirements for passing the Federal VET Diploma in Commerce

To pass the school-based part of the programme:

  • The candidate has a satisfactory average grade of 4.0
  • The candidate has no more than 2 failed grades
  • The sum of the differences between the negative grades and the average must not exceed 2 points

To pass the company-based part of the programme:

  • The candidate has a satisfactory average grade of 4.0
  • The candidate has no more than one failed grade, but not less than 3.0
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Student Life in our downtown campus

Located in the center of Lausanne, the Lemania offers a lively teaching environment connected to the city. The museums, theaters, cinemas, stores and restaurants that make the heart of the city beat spread positive vibrations in the school’s atmosphere.

At Lemania, you will be fully inspired by a city renowned for its commitment to creativity, research and above all sport, since Lausanne is the Olympic capital.

Visit our campus
Gaël Montavon - Section commerceSascha - Section commerce

Ask for a personal advice

Gaël Montavon

Director of the Commerce section

Sascha Fritsche

Program expert

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Visit the Lemania planet

The Lemania offers a wide range of training courses that allows to broaden horizons. There are several alternatives for university entrance, as well as trainings that allow direct entry into the job market. Bridges are possible between the different training courses. Preparation and upgrading courses are available prior to entry in the preparation of diplomas.
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General Education
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