CPIAs are Public Schools offering courses to adults and young adults needing to obtain the Italian language certificates, the middle school license and other certificates of competence in according to local Administrations and Professional Bodies.
Adult courses are divided in:
- Italian Language Courses^| scuola.relazione_2=1st and 2nd Level Courses
- 1st and 2nd Level Courses
- Italian Language Courses up to the A2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
- 1st level Courses are divided in to two periods
the 1st for the 8th grade license, the 2nd for the 10th grade license (required for Vocational Education and Training).