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Qualification: Wood technology engineer (no legal status)

Wood technology engineer (no legal status)

Qualification Information

Students will be able to:

(general competences)

  • autonomously develop professional identity, professional responsibility and professionalism,
  • integrate knowledge from various fields where managing, planning and organising technological processes,
  • record and analyse a problem and anticipate operational solutions in work processes,
  • make autonomous decisions on the choice and use of raw materials, materials and technologies in production,
  • apply acquired knowledge for successful professional communication in the local and international environment,
  • develop a moral and ethical sense for honesty, accuracy and conscientiousness at work,
  • continuously use information and communications technology in their own professional field of work,

(vocationally specific competences)

  • autonomously schedule and organise the necessary activities for effective work,
  • plan, organise and manage technological processes in the processing, treatment and use of wood and wood-based materials,
  • ensure the quality of work processes and select and examine products,
  • ensure the rational use of energy, material and time,
  • develop entrepreneurial characteristics, skills and behaviour,
  • manage administrative processes relating to the organisation of operations,
  • ensure that instruments and equipment are maintained,
  • participate in an expert team and in the development and construction of new products,
  • communicate with experts, customers, clients; communicate in Slovene and in one world language,
  • take responsibility for their own safety and the safety of others and protect health and the environment,
  • ensure the conservation and maintenance of cultural and technical heritage.

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Higher Vocational Colleges

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Students' knowledge is assessed by means of practical exercises and seminar papers, and also via products, projects, performances, services, etc. and by examinations. Examination performance is graded as follows: 10 (excellent); 9 (very good: above-average knowledge but with some mistakes); 8 (very good: solid results); 7 (good); 6 (adequate: knowledge satisfies minimum criteria); 5–1 (inadequate). In order to pass an examination, a candidate must achieve a grade between adequate (6) and excellent (10). 

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  • Matura or vocational matura (previously school-leaving examination); or
  • master craftsman/foreman/shop manager examination, three years' work experience and test in general education subjects at the level required for the vocational matura in secondary vocational education.

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In order to complete the programme, students must complete all compulsory modules and subjects, for a total of 92 credits, one elective module consisting of 18 credits, a freely elective subject consisting of 5 credits and a diploma examination (worth 5 credits).

NQF Level: 
6
Access requirements: 
  • Matura or vocational matura (previously school-leaving examination); or
  • master craftsman/foreman/shop manager examination, three years' work experience and test in general education subjects at the level required for the vocational matura in secondary vocational education.
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In order to complete the programme, students must complete all compulsory modules and subjects, for a total of 92 credits, one elective module consisting of 18 credits, a freely elective subject consisting of 5 credits and a diploma examination (worth 5 credits).