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Estonian Register of Professions

The register of occupational qualifications systems is a state register, which contains information on sector skills' councils and different informations on occupations.


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Summary 

The register of occupational qualifications systems is a state register, which contains information on sector skills' councils, competence based occupational qualification standards, occupational qualifications and their levels, occupational qualification certificates, the procedures for awarding occupational qualifications, and awarding bodies. The Estonian Register of Professions gives the data about occupational qualification standards, occupational qualification certificates, catalogue of occupational qualifications.


URLKutsekoda
Focus

Citizens

Start date1 Jan 2001
Domain

Public matter

ScopeNational/Federal 
CountryEstonia
Nature and status of project Rolled Out 
Is the OOP case/enabler mandatory? Opt-in


Enabling assets or components 

Relevant Enablers
Estonian data exchange layer for information systems (X-Road)
Estonian Public Key Infrastructure
Estonian Catalogue of Public Sector Information (RIHA)
Estonian three-level IT baseline security system ISKE


Legal interoperability
Professions Act, RT I, 30.01.2015, 2, https://www.riigiteataja.ee/en/eli/501072015005/consolide
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Establishment of the Register of Professions, RT I, 29.07.2016, 15, https://www.riigiteataja.ee/akt/129072016015?leiaKehtiv
Socio-cultural influence factors
Users of Register of Professions
• Estonian Qualifications Authority
• Awarding Bodies
• Professional Certificate owners
• Ministries, offices and boards
• Schools

Data handling / data exchange

Type of data sharing

Actual data


Data handler

Stakeholder nameStakeholder typeStakeholder roleKind of data

Register of Professions (The Ministry of Education and Research)

GovernmentData providerQualification data
www.eesti.ee citizen view (all personal professional certificates, incl. expired)GovernmentData consumerQualification data
Citizens (personal data or statistics)CitizenData consumerQualification data
Public administrations officers (statistics and access if legally allowed)GovernmentData consumerQualification data
Population RegisterGovernmentData providerQualification data
Estonian National GeoportalGovernmentData providerQualification data
Estonian Sports Register (Licence to provide service)GovernmentData providerQualification data
Register of Economic Activities (Licence to practice)GovernmentData providerQualification data
Estonian Unemployment Insurance Fund (Professional qualification of training provider and trainee)GovernmentData consumerQualification data
Statistics Estonia (Rate of qualified population)GovernmentData consumerQualification data
Estonian Environment Information Centre (Licence to practice)GovernmentData providerQualification data
Punishment Register (Professional qualification of trainee)GovernmentData consumerQualification data
Estonian Education Information System (Professional qualification of VET teacher; Professional standards)GovernmentData consumerQualification data
Estonian Agricultural Registers and Information Board (Qualification of service provider or support applicant)GovernmentData consumerQualification data
Estonian Rescue Board (Licence to provide service)GovernmentData consumerQualification data


Architecture

Structure of the Register:
• sub-register of Professional Councils
• sub-register of Awarding Bodies
• sub-register of Professional Standards,
• sub-register of Professional Certificates (and Professional Certificate Supplement)

For example: Register of professional standards is an online database with preinsertion application; automatic termination of disclosure and reports are re-newed every night. Estonian Education Information System uses X-road service for validating and presenting connection between curricula and professional standard (Curricula must base on professional standard).

Linking registers

Through national X-road link to:
• Population Register (database of citizens ID number and name; authentication of register users wit ID-Card)
• Estonian National Geoportal (addresses of awarding bodies)
www.eesti.ee citizen view (all personal professional certificates, inc expired)
• Estonian Sports Register (Licence to provide service)
• Register of Economic Activities (Licence to practice)
• Estonian Unemployment Insurance Fund (Professional qualification of training provider and trainee)
• Statistics Estonia (Rate of qualified population)
• Estonian Environment Information Centre (Licence to practice)
• Punishment Register (Professional qualification of trainee)
• Estonian Education Information System (Professional qualification of VET teacher;Professional standards)
• Estonian Agricultural Registers and Information Board (Qualification of service provider or support applicant)
• Estonian Rescue Board (Licence to provide service)


Source: https://scoop4c.eu/cases/estonian-register-professions

Disclaimer: Please note that this article is a result of the SCOOP4C Pilot Project, not an application of a CEF Building Block.




Last updated on  Jul 29, 2019 15:31

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