Post-secondary educationPost-secondary education
is a form of secondary education
that is taken after first attending a secondary school, such as a high school
. The purpose of a post-secondary education can be to receive vocational education and training
or to prepare for a tertiary education
. Post-secondary education in itself is not a form of either tertiary or higher education
Examples of institutions that provide post-secondary education are community colleges in the United States, the TAFEss in Australia and the IEKs in Greece.