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The European Qualifications Framework (EQF) is a translation tool that helps communication and comparison between qualifications systems in Europe. Its eight common European reference levels are described in terms of learning outcomes: knowledge, skills and competences. This allows any national qualifications systems, national qualifications frameworks (NQFs) and qualifications in Europe to relate to the EQF levels. Learners, graduates, providers and employers can use these levels to understand and compare qualifications awarded in different countries and by different education and training systems.

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  1. Foundry worker – process caster (no legal status)

    Candidates will be able to: receive instructions from a superior and organise their own work accordingly, prepare machines, devices and tools for the metal casting process and start up machines and equipment in accordance with technical instructions, manage the process of preparing a melt in a casting furnace and guide the casting process in accordance with standards and regulations and observing instructions for high-quality, safe and environmentally friendly work, oversee the status and correct functioning of machinery and equipment for process casting and ensure the optimal use of energy products and material, communicate with superiors, technologists, quality control personnel and other co-workers, carry out preventive maintenance of machines, equipment and tools.   ...

    Category: Qualifications Location: Slovenia
  2. Professional bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering (no legal status)

    Students will be able to: (general competences) apply acquired knowledge in practice; work autonomously in the context of their chosen field of study; manage time appropriately; break down easier technical tasks into sub-tasks; develop a capacity for critical and self-critical thinking; work in a group and participate in interdisciplinary integration with experts from other fields; manage technological units or projects; adapt to changed situations in their work; observe safety, functional, economic and environmental protection principles in their work; communicate professionally and express themselves in writing; present technical problems and their solutions within their own environment and more widely; use information and communication technologies; seek new sources of knowledge, select from the sources found and use knowledge acquired in this manner in their work; demonstrate familiarity with more important technical terms in English or German; develop professional responsibility and ethics; observe the engineering code of ethics; (subject-specific competences) demonstrate understanding of the physical laws and phenomena on which the function of products and technologies is based; demonstrate mastery of the most important concepts of higher mathematics and numerical mathematics; demonstrate mastery of basic technical knowledge from the fields of mechanical engineering (technical documentation, mechanics, thermodynamics, machine elements, technological processes, quality) and essential complimentary discipli ...

    Category: Qualifications Location: Slovenia
  3. Clockmaker (no legal status)

    Candidates will be able to: plan and organise their own work, ensure the quality of services and products in accordance with standards, prepare the workspace, equipment, tools and material, use time, material and energy in a rational manner, perform work in such a way as not to endanger themselves, other people or the environment, develop entrepreneurial characteristics, skills and behaviour, communicate with customers and co-workers, maintain and repair all types of mechanical, electrical and electronic measuring devices, make calculations of services and products, order and store material, intermediate products and equipment and sell products and services. ...

    Category: Qualifications Location: Slovenia
  4. Pre-Bologna research master's degree in the field of mechanical engineering (no legal status)

    Students will be capable of carrying out independent research and of generating new knowledge in the field of mechanical engineering disciplines for the needs of Slovenian industry and for research institutions (autonomous research institutes and university institutes). During the postgraduate programme students will master research methodology and develop the necessary skills to tackle scientific tasks either autonomously or as part of a group. The knowledge and experience gained will enable graduates of the master's programme to undertake autonomous research and development work and lead research tasks and projects at universities, autonomous research institutes and the institutes and development departments of industrial companies. ...

    Category: Qualifications Location: Slovenia
  5. Mechanical installation operative SI (no legal status)

    Certificate holders will be able to: • carry out hot and cold forming processes with an emphasis on sheet metal, profiles and pipes; • determine dimensions of basic elements of installations and select basic elements for a simple installation; • carry out basic oxyacetylene welding, soldering and glueing procedures on metal and non-metal materials; • design and make prefabricated elements and carry out repairs; • carry out corrosion, heat and noise protection of mechanical installations; • test and start up power plants and installations; • maintain and service various mechanical installations; • use appropriate measuring devices to take technical and technological measurements; • use the measuring and control devices, tools and machines that are used in the manufacture and assembly of structures; • implement protective measures for safe work and actively protect own health; • show a positive attitude towards measures to reduce pollution, improve protection of the environment and promote the rational use of energy and materials; • work in a group and communicate in writing and orally with colleagues, experts and customers, using basic professional terminology; • use modern IT and work with resources, data and materials; • demonstrate understanding of the role of entrepreneurship and familiarity with the enterprise process, financial operations, business plans, cost control and calculation; (elective) • install, assemble, connect, test and maintain simple heating and cooling systems; • design, manu ...

    Category: Qualifications Location: Slovenia
  6. Master's degree in tribology of surfaces and interfaces (no legal status)

    Students will be able to: (general competences) demonstrate understanding of lifelong learning needs; participate in multidisciplinary groups to address and resolve technical difficulties and raise awareness of the importance of administrative requirements, accuracy and cooperation; (subject-specific competences) demonstrate understanding of tribological interfaces and systems and the mutual relations of parameters and determine key effects from the nano level to the macro level; develop theoretical and experimental pathways for the study and resolution of tribological problems; incorporate multidisciplinary requirements into a coordinated solution that combines knowledge from various fields related to tribology; demonstrate autonomous thinking, creativity and problem-solving ability in tribological groups with individual responsibility; work as professional engineers and researchers in multicultural and interdisciplinary groups in the broader field of tribology, surfaces, interfaces and maintenance; demonstrate familiarity with industrial requirements and the specifics of the industrial sector and the academic world; assess, develop and apply scientific information and knowledge about tribological problems to address problems in industry; communicate with experts with an academic and industrial background via written documents, presentations and debates; demonstrate familiarity with mechanical systems, materials and lubricants in manufacturing processes, surface and oil analyses; use and interpret experimental ...

    Category: Qualifications Location: Slovenia
  7. Academic bachelor's degree in design engineering (no legal status)

    Students will be able to: (general competences) define and understand basic development problems in the design of industrial products that are important for the modern understanding of sustainable development; demonstrate understanding of processes to ensure a capacity for critical, analytical and synthetic thinking; communicate professionally and express themselves in writing, including in the international context; use information and communication technologies; use acquired knowledge to autonomously address development concepts in engineering design; find sources and critically assess information; autonomously build on knowledge acquired and deepen their knowledge in the field of design engineering; work in a group and participate in interdisciplinary integration; use modern research methods and procedures for the development of industrial products important for the sustainable development of humanity; (subject-specific competences) build on and apply basic engineering knowledge with the subtle incorporation of creative contents from industrial design for a modern sustainable-development-based understanding of industrial products; demonstrate mastery of the basic theoretical and applied knowledge essential for mastery of all aspects of product development, that combines engineering knowledge and the creative content of applied art; carry out physical, mathematical and numerical modelling of problems with a developed capacity for creative design of an industrial product; autonomously acquire new knowledge and ...

    Category: Qualifications Location: Slovenia
  8. CNC machine operator (no legal status)

    The candidates are able to: Plan, prepare, carry out and control their own work, Use a rational approach to the use of energy, materials and time, Ensure occupational safety and take into consideration the principles of environmental protection, Use computer equipment and software tools, Communicate at professional level with co-workers and business partners, Develop entrepreneurial characteristics, skills and behaviour, Design and draw simple contours and programme CNC machines, Attach tools and workpieces and set machine parameters, Use CAD data and NC programme readers, Fill out accompanying work documentation and documents related to the processing process. ...

    Category: Qualifications Location: Slovenia
  9. Mechanical engineering technician SI (no legal status)

    Certificate holders will be able to: • use professional knowledge, information technology and software in the addressing of real practical problems within the field; • size and shape machine parts, select standard machine components and construct assemblies; • mathematically resolve technical problems in their professional field and create analytical and graphic presentations; • use technical terminology, process data in order to obtain information and manage technical and technological documentation; • study and use technical and technological documentation, technical regulations and standards, technical drawings and manufacturers' instructions; • perform measurement and control procedures and use measurement and control machines, devices, tools and accessories; • plan steps from idea to execution of a product or service; • participate in the planning and construction of new products and proposals for improvements to existing products; • select a technological procedure for processing, forming or joining materials with regard to the type of material and the purpose of use; • select and use materials and tools for processing and processes in various machine engineering fields; • apply judgement on the rational use of energy, use of energy sources and waste management; • assess possibilities for the development and use of unconventional energy sources and the rational use of energy; • assess the environmental justification of the use of individual machines, devices and systems; • implement and provi ...

    Category: Qualifications Location: Slovenia
  10. Metal structures assembler (no legal status)

    Candidates will be able to: plan and organise their own work, prepare the workspace, equipment, tools and material, take into account the rational use of time, material and energy, perform work in such a way as not to endanger themselves, other people or the environment, communicate with co-workers, subcontractors and clients, participate in the transport of structural elements in production and assembly, assemble and if necessary finish individual elements of a metal structure, ensure the quality of products and services provided. ...

    Category: Qualifications Location: Slovenia

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