Assessment of Electro-mechanic Technician Qualifications in the Context of European Transparency Tools

Ozcan M., Vuranok T. T., Ball C.

EURASIAN JOURNAL OF EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH, no.71, pp.79-95, 2017 (ESCI) identifier identifier


Purpose: This study explores the applicability and transferability of tools developed for the realization of comparability and transparency of qualifications across Europe. It relates to the implementation of the European Credit System for Vocational Education and Training (ECVET) and the European Qualifications Framework (EQF) in the automotive sector. Research Methods: This study was carried out according to the case-study model in order to investigate further operationalization and transferability of the previously developed VQTS matrix in Automotive Electro-mechanics to different national contexts. The working group of this study consists of 34 car service employees from Germany, Turkey and Italy.