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Helsinki Vocational College and Adult Institute, Meritalo unit

Services, engineering, manufacturing and construction, Campus 2

You can study towards the following qualifications with us:
- initial degree in hair care, hairdresser or barber
- initial degree in hairdressing and beauty care, beauty consultant
- initial degree in beauty care, cosmetician

- specialist vocational qualification in hairdressing and beauty care

- initial degree in clothing industry, milliner, fashion assistant, tailor or custom tailor
- initial degree in the textiles and fashion industry, soft furnishings maker

- further vocational qualification in the textiles and fashion industry
- specialist vocational qualification in the textiles and fashion industry

Location

Haapaniemenkatu 7-9 00530 Helsinki

The route to the main entrance

  • The 3 accessible parking spaces are located in a canopy under 10 m from the entrance. The width of the parking spaces is less than 3.6 m.
  • The pick-up and drop-off area is located in the vicinity of the entrance, giving easy access to the pavement.
  • The route to the entrance is smooth and sufficiently wide and illuminated.

The main entrance

  • The entrance is hard to perceive but illuminated
  • The doors connected to the entrance are hard to perceive. Outside the door there is sufficient room for moving e.g. with a wheelchair. The door requires the use of a buzzer and is heavy.

In the facility

  • The customer service point has 9 floors.
  • For moving around, there is a lift, which can hold a wheelchair; the door opens automatically. The floor numbers in the lift cannot be felt with fingers. The button for the exit floor stands out from the other buttons. (The minimum dimensions for an accessible lift are width 1.1 m and depth 1.4 m.)
  • The doors in the facility are hard to perceive.
  • The facility has a toilet marked as accessible on floor 7. One or both sides of the toilet seat lack a support rail.

The entrance ""

  • The main entrance parking spaces may be used for this entrance as well. The distance from the parking spaces to the entrance is over 10 m.
  • The route to the entrance is smooth and sufficiently wide and illuminated.
  • The entrance stands out clearly and is illuminated. There is a canopy above the entrance.
  • The doors connected to the entrance are hard to perceive. Outside the door there is sufficient room for moving e.g. with a wheelchair. The door requires the use of a buzzer, opening easily manually.
  • The customer service point is located on the same floor as this entrance.
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