Title Competence Based Training for VET Professionals in Clean Environment - COMBAT
Project Number 2009-1BG1-LEO05-01655
Product COMBAT Qualifications Descriptions
Title COMBAT Qualifications Descriptions
Product Type description of new occupation profiles
Marketing Text COMBAT Qualifications Descriptions represents synthetic description of general requirements for the recruitment of specialists working in the Waste Management and Recycling / Reuse sector, which could be used as an overarching frame of reference for determining common occupational tasks and qualification requirements on the European labour market.
Description COMBAT Qualifications Descriptions create a structured model on the basis of the specific needs for education of VET professionals in respect to reference levels 5, 6, 7 of EQF. They aim to improve the quality of training of VET professionals in the field of Waste Management and Recycling/Reuse through defining the occupational tasks in the sector and developing individual competences in educational contexts. Competence Profiles Description in the Waste Management and Recycling/Reuse sector was designed to promote lifelong learning and mobility through facilitation the comprehension and comparison of qualifications throughout Europe. They give detailed view of knowledge and skills required for target VET professionals in the area, as well as of the wider competence of the trainee.
Teachers / Trainers: VET professionals; Educators/mediators/learning facilitators; Higher Education Professors; Headteachers, directors, rectors; Education managers; Advisors; Primary / Secondary school teachers; Early childhood educators
Waste Management Professionals: Managing directors and chief executives; Policy and planning manager; Environmental, occupational health and hygiene professional; Life science professionals; Engineers; Policy decision makers
COMBAT Qualifications Descriptions include 52 Competence Profiles in Waste Management and Recycling/Reuse sector (national level) designed for professionals at different EQF reference level (5, 6 and 7). Their elaboration was grounded on preliminary defined methodology for description of competence matrix:
- Identification the level of competence according to the EQF system
- Establishing the learning outcomes
- Developing the LPs and SICs according to defined level of competence
- Valorisation / Certification
Area of application Use of COMBAT Qualifications Descriptions as an instrument for structuring of transferable and transparent qualification of VET professionals in the field of Waste Management and Recycling / Reuse and as a solid tool for future employment and selection.