Kanton St.Gallen – Gewerbliches Beruf- und Weiterbildungszentrum St.Gallen

Higher Education

Further training

1600 participants attend courses or seminars every year as part of their vocational and personal development, helping to secure themselves additional opportunities and prospects on the employment market. With its school of design and the building school, the GBS operates two successful centres of competence in the areas of higher and advanced vocational training with a renown that extends beyond eastern Switzerland.


Building school

Whether a one-day course or a programme lasting several semesters – the building school teaches technical, social and methodological skills at all levels and benefits from a team with proven professional and educational experience. The building school is a higher technical college and is oriented towards the market, thereby ensuring that the training on offer is practice-based and up-to-date.

Higher vocational training

Design & further training

School of design / further training

From market analysis to design concept, from sketch to prototype, from lighting to video clip – we train specialists who use their creative intelligence and responsibility to design inspiring solutions for people. Today’s information society calls for designers with a clear head and visionary ideas who can think in a conceptual manner, support their clients with passion and always search for the best possible solution. These are the standards we have set ourselves.

Professional certificate

Introductory courses

Higher technical college

Public courses

Public courses

Whether 3D visualisation, a special course in electrical engineering, free drawing, a welding course or preparation for a federal vocational baccalaureate – the GBS offers a wide range of advanced training courses, preparation courses and public courses in the areas of design, entrepreneurship or consulting.

Just a click away – the entire range of courses at a glance: gbssg.ch/angebotfinder