About EU Skill Profile Tool for Third Country Nationals
The EU Skills Profile Tool for Third Country Nationals is an online tool intended for use by any services that may be assisting citizens of non-EU countries and should be used in an interview situation to get to know the individual, their skills, qualifications and experiences. The Tool uses ESCO in mapping skills and occupations of the interviewee.
The tool is multilingual, available in all EU languages (except Irish) and in Arabic, Farsi, Pashto, Sorani, Somali, Tigrinya and Turkish.
The focus of the tool is to help individuals produce a profile of their skills and to help an adviser identify any recommendations or next steps. The information collected can be used to: support further assessment; form a basis for offering guidance; identify up-skilling needs; support job-searching and job-matching.
Benefits of ESCO
The main values of using ESCO are the following:
- It is an standard and recognised classification, because of that, there is no need to develop a new classifications on skills and occupations
- The multilingual nature of their tool with two languages on the screen is highly complementary to the multilingual nature of ESCO