Upper Secondary Education
This level of education typically begins at the end of full-time compulsory education. In Denmark, this level divides into:
- General education qualifying for access to higher education and
- Vocational or technical education qualifying primarily for access to the labour market.
It normally caters for the 16-19-year-olds and comprises 1) the general upper secondary education provision of the Gymnasium, the higher preparatory examination or HF-programme, the higher commercial examination or HHX-programme and the higher technical examination or HTX-programme, and 2) the vocational education and training programmes, the basic social and health training programmes etc.