Title LEarning Outcome-oriented quality mobility placements to gain transparency and recognition of qualifications within the Tourism and Catering field
Project Number 2013-1-IT1-LEO05-04022
Product European Survey and Competence Grid
Title European Survey and Competence Grid
Product Type transparency and certification
Marketing Text The European Survey gives an overview about the requested and available competences in the Tourism and Catering sector in Europe and it forms the basis of the Competence Grid as being the core instrument for the presentation of the whole set of competences and learning outcomes available and needed in the Tourism and Catering fields.
The planning and implementation of the European Survey investigating competences and skills in the Tourism and Catering sector corresponding to level 2 and 3 of the EQF in the countries involved was the thematic starting phase of the project. It was firstly reviewed the European Survey produced by the ECVET TC Network. During the Survey with training companies and service providers in the Tourism and Catering sector, the relevant and needed competences were identified. The competences are presented in a special Competence Grid to allow comparability and transparency.
Following the ECVET TC NET methodology, the European Survey included 9 different professions in the tourism and catering sector:
- Cook assistant
- Waiter/Waitress assistant
- Sales and marketing assistant
- Room maid
- Guest relations assistant
Target group Technical and vocational tourism schools, universities offering VET courses in tourism and catering, training centres and VET providers in tourism and catering, enterprises in tourism and catering, political decision makers on European, national, regional and local level, chambers of commerce and enterprises, trade unions, social parts and any other stakeholders.
Result European Survey and Competence Grid
Area of application The European Survey and the Competence Grid are used to facilitate the validation, recognition, accumulation and transfer of units of learning outcomes.