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The European Credit system for Vocational Education and Training (ECVET)

The aim of the European Credit system for Vocational Education and Training (ECVET) is to:

  • make it easier for people to get validation and recognition of work-related skills and knowledge acquired in different systems and countries – so that they can count towards vocational qualifications;
  • make it more attractive to move between different countries and learning environments;
  • increase the compatibility between the different vocational education and training (VET) systems in place across Europe, and the qualifications they offer;
  • increase the employability of VET graduates and the confidence of employers that each VET qualification requires specific skills and knowledge.
 

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