Accreditation and Certification of basic vocational education for disadvantaged people via NQF
Often people with (learning) disabilities or people from sectors of society where educational achievement is low are not able to graduate from formal vocational trainings like apprenticeships. As a result, these people tend to join basic vocational training courses specifically designed for them by certain institutions, in order to gain knowledge, skills and competences for use in particular vocations. Although they are often well trained and learn how to do specific tasks in these courses, they do not receive any officially accredited certification of this, as the training programmes are mostly non-fomal. For employment, a transparent certificate showing potential employers what a person is able to do as a result of their training would be very helpful.
The aim of this project is therefore to develop a model for accredtation and certification of these training courses, using the European and National Qualification Frameworks.
This project is funded by the European Commission within the Life Long Learning programme. It is a Leonardo da Vinci Transfer of Innovation Project. Partners from Austria, Belgium, Malta, Sweden and Slovenia work together from October 2009 to September 2011.
This project has been funded with support from the European Commission.
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