2.D Relevant VET

This is the place to link about the most relevant VET programmes to the jobs concerned: What training programmes are desired or required, qualifying as previous and relevant education?

By doing this for a set of kindred jobs, it shows the learning pathway to follow for a career to develop.

Overview of the relevant VET programmes for the job concerned

Operational instructions

STEP 1 Identify VET programmes relevant for the job concerned

STEP 2 Provide information regarding the EQF level, the duration and whether this type of education is compulsory or recommended for that job to fill in the table (below an example of empty table is provided)

Relevant VET programs for the jobs concerned

Job 1

Job 2

Job 3

iVET

EQF level

Duration

full/part time

1 = desirable
2 = required

             
             
             
             

cVET

   

 

 
     

 

     
     

 

     
     

 

     
     

 

     
     

 

     
     

 

     

The (most) relevant iVET and cVET programs for the occupations concerned are added to the job profiles to be as clear as possible about the desired education as well as the learning pathways to support careers. The relevant offer of VET programmes for the occupations concerned is shown in the next four tables/examples.

Example 1 Relevant VET programs in Greek for Kitchen staff.

Relevant Greek VET programs for kitchen personnel

porter

cook

chef

 

iVET

EQF level

Duration

full/part time

1 = desirable
2 = required

Kitchen Porter, Responsible for buffet, food service

2

 

N/A

 

 

 

> 2 years experience

 

3

3 years

full time

1

 

 

> 4 years experience

Cook, pastry chef, bakery, Professional Cookery

3

3 years

full time

 

1

1

0-25% WBL

 

4

2 years

both

 

1

1

80% WBL

Head chef

5

2 years

both

 

 

1

20% WBL

cVET

 

 

 

 

 

Food safety and hygiene*

2+

10 hours

N/A

2

2

2

 

Food handling

3+

50-100 hours

N/A

1

1

1

 

* prerequisite: Certified food handler

The Greek iVET programmes appear to be 100% in sync with the three jobs hand

Example 2 Relevant VET programmes in UK for Kitchen staff.

Relevant UK VET programs for kitchen personnel

porter

cook

chef

iVET

EQF level

Duration

full/part time

1 = desirable
2 = required

Kitchen Assistant: Introduction to Hospitality Industry; Certificate in General Cookery

1

49-370 hrs

both

2

 

 

Kitchen Assistant: Award in Food Safety

1 & 2

30-60 mins

n/a

2

 

 

Chef de partie: Professional Cookery NVQ

2

>1-year

both

 

2

 

Chef de partie: Professional Cookery Higher National Diploma

3

12-18 months

both

 

2

 

Head Chef: HND Professional Cookery

3

2 - 4 years

both

 

 

2

Head Chef: Foundation Degree in Culinary Arts

3

3 - 4 years

both

 

 

2

cVET

 

 

 

 

Hospitality Compliance: Health and Safety

1+

1 day

n/a

2

2

2

Hospitality Compliance: Food Allergens

1+

 

 

 

2

2

Hospitality Compliance: Hazard Analysis/Critical Control

2+

1-days

n/a

1

1

2

Hospitality Compliance: Manual Handling

2+

1 day

n/a

1

1

1

Hospitality Compliance: Manual Handling

1+

 

 

2

1

1

Hospitality Compliance: First Aid

 

 

 

1

2

2

Hospitality Compliance: Fire Safety

 

 

 

2

2

2

The UK VET supply turns out to be more differentiated than the Greek and to have a higher degree of compulsory diplomas.

Example 3 Relevant VET programmes in Italy for the Finance and Banking sector

Relevant Italian VET programs
in Finance and Banking Sector

Vice Branch manager

Branch

Manager

Area Branch Coordinator

iVET

EQF level

Duration

full/part time

1 = desirable
2 = required

Management, Finance and Marketing Technical Institute

4

5 years

full time

1

1

1

Technical Commercial Institute – Legal Business address

4

5 years

full time

1

1

1

Junior Banking Programme

4

18 months

both

1

1

1

TRIPLE E EFCB

4

150-180 h

both

1

1

1

cVET

 

 

 

 

Banking & Financial Diploma

5+

12 months

part time

1

1

1

MIFID I

4+

30 hours

online

2

2

2

MIFID II

4+

30 hours

online

2

2

2

IVASS

4

30 hours+

online

2

2

2

Risk management

4

9 days

both

1

1

1

Workplace health and safety

3+

1 - 2 days

full time

2

2

2

GDPR Data protection

3+

5+ hours

full time

2

2

2

The National Collective Bargaining Agreement for the banking sector foresees that Banking Institutes provide professional training activities to their employees with a permanent contract, as follows: a. not less than 24 hours per year of professional training during working hours, b. additional 26 hours per year, 8 of which paid, to deliver during the working hours and 18 hours not paid outside the working hours

The job-specific cVET programmes (including the iVET junior banking programme) for the three occupations concerned are provided as mandatory in-service training.

Example 4 – Relevant VET programmes in Sweden for Electricians

Relevant Swedish VET programmes for electricians
(in housing and utility building)

assistant

electrician

lead/senior

iVET

EQF level

Duration

full/part time

1 = desirable
2 = required

El + E Secondary VET programme

3/4

3 years

full time

1

1

1

cVET

     

 

INSU A* (independent electrician)

4

?

part time

 

1

2

INSU AL* (high voltages)

4

?

part time

 

1

2

* Personal competence certificates based on electrical regulations.

The El + E program is one of twelve vocational programmes in upper secondary education, offering a fairly broad basis for electricity-related occupations. In addition to “electricity”, students can opt for “data” or “energy” in their final year.