Title CompAAL - Developing qualification profiles for jobs in Ambient-Assisted Living
Project Number 518218-LLP-1-2011-1-DE-LEONARDO-LMP
Product European Qualification Profiles for Professions in the field of Ambient-Assisted Living
Title European Qualification Profiles for Professions in the field of Ambient-Assisted Living
Product Type description of new occupation profiles
Marketing Text Europe has a rapidly aging population and the numbers and types of job profiles that will be needed to meet market demand are increasing accordingly. The definition of the profiles of qualifications specialized in the field of Ambient-Assisted Living provides more transparency for professions of this sector in the participating countries and the rest of Europe, as well as the understanding of which skills have to be trained to avoid skills shortages / respectively a lack of sufficiently skilled professional in this occupation area.
Description A set of European Specialist Profiles for AAL jobs including all relevant knowledge, skills and competences were defined by the CompAAL Project. In order to provide a valid basic classification of the profiles, they were referred to the categories and levels of the e-Competence framework and European Qualification framework. (eCF and EQF).
Target group The research sector, the ICT sector, the health care sector, as well as the VET sector in general. The project involves higher and vocational education institutions as well as SME associations from these different sectors.
Definition of 5 European Role Profiles for the following professions:
AAL Maintenance Specialist
AAL Solutions and System Developer
AAL System Architect
AAL Community Manager
Area of application Professionals in charge of defining training content in training institutions, as well as all the personnel in charge of preparing professionals in the ambient-assisted living field, human resources recruiters of sectors related to ambient-assisted living in the fields of geriatric care and the development; R&D departments of ICT companies involved in the maintenance and installation of ICT applications for ambient-assisted living. Architects working on physical constructions of ambient-assisted living homes, employers looking for skilled staff.