As defined in the European Qualifications Framework (EQF) a qualification is the formal outcome of an assessment and validation process which is obtained when a competent body determines that an individual has achieved learning outcomes to given standards.

In ESCO, data on qualifications that is provided by Member States or awarding bodies is collected in the qualifications pillar.


EQF Web Portal

EU Single Market Legislation: Free movement of professionals (Directive 2005/36/EC)