Hiiumaa Vocational School

Hiiumaa Vocational School was established in 1977 as agricultural training centre on the island Hiiumaa, Estonia. For 40 years HVS has provided initial and further vocational training, in-service training and re-qualification programs for all age groups.


The main building of the school is 250 years old baroque manor - built in 1755-1772, surrounded by a beautiful park from 18th century and a garden for practical studies. HVS is the member of the Association of Estonian Manor Schools.

In 2019/2020 we teach:

  • Horticulture: florist, landscape gardener, gardener's assistant, urban gardener
  • Building and civil engineering: restorer of timber structures, log house builder
  • Transport services: small craft harbor specialist, bus driver, truck driver
  • Material processing (glass, paper, plastic, timber): plastics machine and tool setter

HVS offers a variety of training courses: sustainable agriculture, animal health care, tourism, services, labour welfare (safety), computer skills, restoration etc.

There are 120-250 students in the school every year (including participants of in-service training), 60% of them come from the mainland Estonia. 

Work placement at companies has an important role in providing high quality training. Every year our students participate in work placement at companies in Estonia or abroad. We also host students and teachers from our European partner schools.

If you are interested in:

  • traineeship in our school under the Erasmus+ mobility programme,
  • providing apprenticeship for our students at your company,
  • sharing your knowledge and skills with our students;
  • any other cooperation of vocational training,

You are most welcome to contact: Signe Leidt, signe@hak.edu.ee, +37253309374

Our international partners:

The main building of the school is 250 years old baroque manor - built in 1755-1772, surrounded by a beautiful park from 18th century and a garden for practical studies. HVS is the member of the Association of Estonian Manor Schools.

In 2019/2020 we teach:

  • Horticulture: florist, landscape gardener, gardener's assistant, urban gardener
  • Building and civil engineering: restorer of timber structures, log house builder
  • Transport services: small craft harbor specialist, bus driver, truck driver
  • Material processing (glass, paper, plastic, timber): plastics machine and tool setter

HVS offers a variety of training courses: sustainable agriculture, animal health care, tourism, services, labour welfare (safety), computer skills, restoration etc.

There are 120-250 students in the school every year (including participants of in-service training), 60% of them come from the mainland Estonia. 

Work placement at companies has an important role in providing high quality training. Every year our students participate in work placement at companies in Estonia or abroad. We also host students and teachers from our European partner schools.

If you are interested in:

  • traineeship in our school under the Erasmus+ mobility programme,
  • providing apprenticeship for our students at your company,
  • sharing your knowledge and skills with our students;
  • any other cooperation of vocational training,

You are most welcome to contact: Signe Leidt, signe [at] hak.edu.ee, +37253309374

Our international partners: