This project follows the need to boost the creation of high quality work-based VET, since it will consider 3 professional profiles (Adhesive Bonder, Specialist and Engineer) that will cover the market needs identified by the companies using the adhesive technologies in their products.
The project gains even more relevance because it will assure that the skills and qualification profiles developments are done at an European level, with a transnational scope, aligned with the European market needs, and then transferred to the national level, with the inclusion of new, innovative EU VET tools, enhancing integration in learning, teaching, training and youth work at various levels.
Improve the quality of training (initial education, continuing development);
Improve the quality of teachers, trainers and other professionals in the sector;
Make courses more relevant to the labour market;
Improving national systems through the European quality assurance framework for vocational education and training;
Help young people to gain the knowledge, skills, and experience they need to make their first job a reality
Support for integrating ECVET (European credit system for Vocational Education & Training) into new or existing Mobility Practice.
The Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto is the engineering faculty of the University of Porto, in Porto, Portugal.
EWF, in conjunction with the relevant national welding institutes and organisations of 31 European countries, has made great efforts in the updating and harmonisation of training and education in the field of welding technology.
The experience of CESOL in the certification of people, products and processes, training, advice and technical assistance to industries that use welding and other technologies union
Development of international harmonised guidelines for training, examination and qualification of personnel and companies in the field of welding and joining and is responsible for approval and monitoring of ATBs.
Institut za varilstvo (IZV) – Welding Institute is an institution specialized in research and education in the field of welding and allied joining processes. IZV has more than 50 years of experience.
Fraunhofer IFAM/Adhesive Bonding Technology and Surfaces is the largest independent research institution in Europe working in the area of industrial adhesive bonding technology.
ISQ has a recognized experience in all areas of the training cycle, including expertise in creation of national standards, national quality references for VET, expertise in e-learning, work based learning and apprenticeship, technological training with ECVET.