Become a tutor

Being a tutor is challenging but very rewarding. It requires teamwork skills, self-direction and time management.  Students of the first or second year can apply for tutor training. Those who want to become a tutor need to pass the tutor training. Only those students who complete the tutor training can operate officially as a tutor. It is possible to apply for tutor training only once a year.

APPLICATION PERIOD: 2. – 30.1.2020
Fill the application form via this link
INTERVIEW
ALL APPLICANTS ARE INVITED FOR AN GROUP INTERVIEW
  • 3.2.2020: The invitation is sent by e-mail to the applicants school e-mail latest
  • 10.2. – 26.2.2020: All group interviews are carried out between this time period
    (Exact time can be found in invitation)
  • It is not possible to change the given interview time (expect with very good reason)
  • Interview takes about 30 - 45 min / group
  • Interviewers and decision makers are: representative of ROTKO, head tutor and a representative of Lapland UAS.

SELECTION

  • tutors will be selected on the basis of the interview
  • those who participated in the interview get results of the selection by 27th of February 2020
  • Selected applicants get separate invitation to the tutor training by email.

TRAINING

PART 1, BASICS OF TUTORING

Main organizer: Student Union ROTKO

The first part of the training focuses on themes like:

  • tutor’s role and responsibilities
  • team work and social skills
  • grouping methods and challenging tutoring situations
  • being a tutor in Lapland UAS

IMPLEMENTATION: TRAINING CAMP (OVERNIGHT TRIP)

Training camp for Rovaniemi tutors (in Finnish)
Friday 13.3. – Saturday 14.3.2020

  • Liiketalous, tradenomi
  • Matkailu- ja palveluliiketoiminta, restonomi
  • Maanmittaustekniikka, insinööri
  • Rakennus- ja yhdyskuntatekniikka, insinööri
  • Tieto- ja viestintätekniikka, insinööri

Training camp for Rovaniemi tutors (in Finnish)
Saturday 14.3. – Sunday 15.3.2020

  • Liikunta ja vapaa-aika, liikunnanohjaaja
  • Fysioterapeuttikoulutus, fysioterapeutti
  • Sairaanhoitaja-/ Terveydenhoitajakoulutus
  • Maaseutuelinkeinot, agrologi
  • Metsätalous, metsätalousinsinööri

Training camp for Rovaniemi tutors (in English)
Sunday 15.3.2020 - Monday 16.3.2020

  • International Business (Rovaniemi)
  • Tourism (Rovaniemi)

Training camp for Kemi and Tornio tutors (in Finnish)
Friday 27.3. –Saturday 28.3.2020

  • Tietojenkäsittely
  • Kuvataide
  • Liiketalous
  • Sairaanhoitaja-/ Terveydenhoitajakoulutus
  • Sosionomikoulutus
  • Sähkö- ja automaatiotekniikka
  • Konetekniikka

    PART 2, SPECIALIZATION STUDIES (Specialisation lessons)

    Main organizers: Lapland UAS marketing/ Lapland UAS international affair office/ Lapland UAS sport team

    Student selects and becomes familiar with at least one of a tutor's specific task by specialization lessons. Lessons are held on separate times so students can specialize to more than one specific task. The duration of contact teaching is about 2 lessons / specialization.

    Special expertise options

    • International Tutoring
    • Marketing tutoring
    • Sports tutoring