Transportation College

Trainings at Transportation College

Transportation College provides professional training for Posti own drivers and Posti’s partner’s drivers throughout Finland. This training is offered according to the current needs of the organization. The trainings are constantly further developed through digitalization and changes in customer needs.

Transportation College continuously provides drivers professional further education in a wide range of training programs. Part of such programs are legally compulsory for all drivers needing continuously renewed professional driver qualification, e.g. the preventing driving training. In addition to this the programs include training in occupational safety, load securing, transportation of dangerous goods, customer service and training in the services provided by Posti. Also, the drivers' own occupational health and well-being are part of the training program. 

When needed, new training programs for the drivers will be approved with Traficom. Currently such a new training program is offered for the drivers in the field of installing home appliances and home entertainment equipment which has first been transported to the customer’s home. Naturally, such Transportation College trainings contain a lot of practical exercises which is always seen very useful by the drivers.

In addition to driver training, Transportation College also organizes professional training for other Posti employees working closely with transportation.  when necessary: forklift safety, awareness of transportation of dangerous goods, and safety adviser training. Also training in customer needs and their changes are a regular part of Transportation College’s programs. Depending on the contents the training forms vary from face-to-face to online training and courses.

My Posti Experience

Louis Cothard

Louis Cothard enjoys his work as an Articulated Vehicle Driver, which is a responsible and interesting position. Louis drives throughout Finland to ensure that goods reach their recipients. Louis has been working with Posti since 2015, first as a Light Vehicle Driver, then for a year in consumer distribution and currently as an Articulated Vehicle Driver.

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Anne Partanen

From a Summer Job to Transportation Manager via Scenic Route - Anne Partanen thinks it’s great to work for a company that’s a pioneer in its industry. In the course of a long career with Posti, Anne has gained a bird’s eye view on Posti’s various activities and its impact on Finnish society.

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Juho Juppala

Eight-grader Juho Juppala came to Posti to get to know transportation and cargo handling during a week-long work introduction period. His goals were to follow the activities of a professional driver and the movement of goods as well as to learn new things. Juho says he has been interested in trucks since he was a little boy.

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