Kindergarten employee preparation study

Do you want to work with children in kindergarten but don't have enough skills in Icelandic - part 1 of 2

The second part starts in October 2024 - Professional course for kindergarten employees plus Icelandic studies

All participants will be invited to an interview

For whom

The program is intended for those who want to work in a kindergarten but require more skills using the Icelandic language. 

As all kindergarten staff, students must show a criminal record certificate from their home country.


  • Empower participants to use the Icelandic language while working with children
  • Increase competency to work professionally with children
  • Participate in various workshops focusing on practical learning
  • Practice during vocational training in kindergarten


Teaching methods:

Classes in MSS and kindergartens that collaborate with MSS



Practical exercises and active participation.


Total 120 hours



The program starts September 2nd and ends October 25th.  
Classes every weekday from 9:00-14:00.


Taught according to a certified curriculum from the Icelandic Centre for Education (Fræðslumiðstöð atvinnulífsins)


The program is in collaboration with the Directorate of Labour (Vinnumálastofnun) – you may be eligible for a grant


Work union funds for studies may apply in your case


Further information:

Nanna Bára and Diana tel. +354 4217500 by email at and


The price of the program published is subject to changes

Verð: 97.700
Tímabil: 2. september - 25. október

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Kindergarten employee preparation study