The teaching in Arkki is called “basic education in visual arts”. The curriculum is approved by the Ministry of Education. The basic education in architecture has goals and it progresses every year. The student places are permanent. Once a child gets a student place they can continue the hobby until they are 19 years old.
Arkki offers a variety of architectural courses to young people. Around 600 children between ages 4 and 19 participate weekly in architectural clubs on a long term basis. In addition Arkki offers various architectural short term courses for about 1000 children annually. Children and youth can join the activities at any age. Anybody who is interested can join the clubs, there are no admission tests.