Contact information 

Please notice that PAM and Unemployment Fund helplines are experiencing high call volumes especially in the morning. Answers to many questions is found on our web site.

Membership services

030 100 630 10 am to 2 pm

Employment advice

030 100 625  10 am to 2 pm

Unemployment benefit advice 

020 690 211 10 am to 2 pm

Training for members

Updated: 12.08.2020

Training gives more value for your membership fees

PAM offers a wide range of training opportunities for its members. You can participate in local training courses organized by your regional office. We also organize national training for supervisors. You can also access courses provided by the Workers’ Educational Association WEA of Finland (TSL) and KSL Civic Association for Adult Learning.

In addition, Kiljava Institute offers fun recreational courses at special member rates. Courses include physically oriented courses from dance to fly-fishing as well as languages and arts.

You can find details of all PAM member courses in the PAM course calendar (in Finnish). You can browse the course selection but to sign up for courses you need to log in HERE

PAM offers finnish courses in Helsinki every fall and spring. Application period is announced before application starts. Ask your own regional office for language training in your area.

Training and money

Member training is provided free of charge for members. PAM covers your course fee, meals, accommodation and any possible travel expenses according to PAM travelling rules.

Regional provision

PAM’s regional offices provide a diverse range of training courses for members in their own region. The topics of courses vary by region. We also organize courses covering the same topics within all regions every year.

TSL and KSL courses

As a PAM member, you can also take part in PAM-approved courses provided by the Workers’ Educational Association WEA of Finland (TSL) and KSL Civic Association for Adult Learning with support from PAM. You can choose courses covering a wide variety of topics, such as oral and written communication, well-being at work and working community skills, job searches, general and intercultural interaction, as well as organizational skills. Further information:

- TSL course calendar (in Finnish)

- KSL course calendar (in Finnish)

We provide our members with support for two courses per year: if your course is approved by PAM for support, we will take care of your course fee. You will only have to cover your travel expenses.

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Member benefits