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European Qualification Framework and ECVET - training course by IDEC in Greece

European Qualification Framework and ECVET

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The European Qualification Framework and the European System for transfer of credit points in Vocational Education and Training, in the context of the wider reforms at European level.

ECVET points: 3.5

Target groups

Staff in secondary and post secondary vocational education and training.

  • Directors / headmasters
  • Heads of pedagogical departments
  • Staff responsible for training programmes
  • Staff responsible for transnational cooperation and students mobility
  • Teachers

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the training course, the participant is expected to:

  • Have acquired the necessary knowledge of European policies and evolution in the field of vocational education and training
  • Be able to design training courses using learning outcomes
  • Be able to structure the contents of the training courses in units of learning outcomes and assign ECVET credit points


  • Presentations
  • Case studies from European projects and existing training programmes.
  • Workshops for the practical implementation of the methodology in real training programmes. For the workshops, the participants are asked to select training programmes (existing or under design)

Thematic units

  • European context in education and training
  • European Qualifications Framework
  • ECVET units of learning outcomes
  • ECVET credits and credit points
  • ECVET partnerships
  • Development of a training course, following the principles of ECVET

Learning material

The learning material consists of presentations, legislation, reports and guides produced by European Commission and Cedefop in English language.


Natassa Kazantzidou: European projects consultant, responsible for IDEC lifelong learning centre, trainer. Specific expertise in the field of evaluation of education, European education policies, European projects in education.


Tuition fee: 350 euro per person
The cost includes the learning material and the certificates: Certificate of completion, Europass Certificate Supplement, Europass Mobility

Cultural activities: 80 euro per person
The cost includes a) a walking tour of Piraeus and welcome dinner, b) a guided tour of Athens, visit to Archaeological sites and c) common dinner with live music in Athens. The cost of local transportation and the entrance fees to sites and museums are not included.

The cost can be funded by Erasmus+ programme KA1 mobility of staff.

Further information

Lila Anthopoulou, tel: +30 2104286227, e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Indicative training programme

Day 1
Presentation of participants
Expectations from the training course
Introduction to the training course, syllabus, methodology, learning outcomes
The Lisbon strategy and the Copenhagen process
Introduction to European Qualifications Framework
Main principles, EQF levels
National Qualification Frameworks
Case studies of NQFs, similarities and differences
Description of qualifications – examples
Day 2
Introduction to ECVET, presentation, main principles
ECVET Units of learning outcomes
Workshop: Structure a qualification in units of learning outcomes, use of different techniques.
Workshop continuation
Day 3
The shift to learning outcomes – state of the art in VET curricula
Designing curricula based on learning outcomes
Allocation of ECVET points
Workshop: Allocation of ECVET points to units of learning outcomes
Day 4
ECVET partnerships
ECVET instruments, Memorandum of Understanding, Learning Agreement, Personal Transcript
ECVET and Europass
Workshop: Development of a training course, following ECVET principles
Day 5
Testing ECVET – case studies Coffee break
Reflexion - evaluation of the training course
Certificates – Europass Mobility

Training sessions

Location Dates Duration
Piraeus 10-14/5/2021 5 days


Very interesting and well designed course that is appropriate to experts with all levels of knowledge!

Dilyan, National Agency For Vocational Education And Training, Bulgaria

Everything was PERFECT!


I am satisfied with all the course.

János, Váci Szakképzési Centrum, Király Endre Szakközépiskolája, Szakiskolája és Kollégiuma, Hungary

It was usefull and i gained a lot.

Andreas, M.M.C. Management Centre, Cyprus

I recommend this course to all who are interested for international mobility

Krunoslav, Elektrostrojarska škola Varaždin, Croatia

The course was very useful and helpful for all interested in mobility programmes. The social events were very nice and well organised

Dubravko, Elektrostrojarska škola Varaždin, Croatia

It has been a very satisfactory meeting enabling us to put in common our expectations

Isabel, FFE, Spain

This learning experience was extremely positive as it provided me with the necessary information to deal with the procedures and documents on ECVET necessary for our common project.

Teresa, FORAVE, Portugal

Course helps a lot to put things into perspective

Jose, FFE, Spain

Great work with interaction, communication and common understanding

Konstantinos, IEK DELTA, Greece

Business Hours

We are available to reply 
to any question 8 Hours a day

Monday-Friday: 9am to 5pm
Weekend and official holidays: Closed

Our Offices


96, Iroon Polytechniou Avenue
18536 Piraeus, Greece
Tel: (0030) 2104286227
Fax: (0030) 2104286228
Email: idec@trainingcentre.gr



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