Title EUROSEA: EUROPEAN REFERENCE OF QUALIFICATIONS IN FISH AND SEAFOOD CANNERY SECTOR
Project Number 2009-1-ES1-LEO05-10403
Product European Reference Tool for Professional Qualifications in the fish and seafood and Cannery sector
Title European Reference Tool for Professional Qualifications in the fish and seafood and Cannery sector
Product Type transparency and certification
This European Reference Tool for Professional Qualifications intends to:
• Bring closer the vocational training system to the companies in this sector, as well to the workers, encouraging the training inside them.
• Increase the competitiveness of these companies, having more qualified staff and improving their productivity and quality.
• Improve the qualifications of the workers, as they are motivated to participate in training activities in their countries or in other partner country, to complete their qualifications and to obtain the formal certification, the official recognition in each country.
Description EUROSEA project aimed to increase the competitiveness of the fish and seafood cannery companies through the improvement of the professional qualifications of their workers and, at the same time, to make these companies more competent in the European market.
Target group The stakeholders of the sector (professional organizations, training providers, trade-unions, National Institutes of Qualifications, the Educational and Vocational Training Systems - ECVET, etc) should take advantage of this European Reference tool of Qualifications, as it was developed at European level. Also, the different levels of qualifications in each country were compared and translated into the levels of the European Qualification Framework.
European Reference Tool for Professional Qualifications in the fish and seafood cannery sector is available in 5 languages: English, Spanish, Italian, Greek, Portuguese and Finnish.
It has been planned as further development of the project to design a training course based on the EUROSEA findings about professional qualifications in the sector. The European Reference tool was consider by the stakeholders as a major contribution for the recognition of the importance of the professional qualifications in the development of a traditional sector such as fish and seafood cannery.
The impact of the project was measured through the continuous participation of the stakeholders in meetings, seminars and workgroups during all the project. A positive feedback and assessment was showed through the different evaluation tools used.
Area of application Fish and seafood cannery sector