Changes having place in the Polish economy are becoming the cause of the constant growth of qualifying requirements imposed on professionally active persons. In consequence it is becoming almost a universal need to raise own vocational competences. Against this background there is a need of lifelong learning as the process of the constant education of employees lasting almost their whole life. The purpose of the article is a presentation of empirical research conducted amongst students of post-graduate education, concerning planned educational activity of employees in the period of the nearest three years. Taking into consideration the diversity of the problems, the article presents the most essential results of research.