Definitions Diploma/Certificate

The training programs in the platform may award a Diploma or a Certificate. These are specific to each country. The following table shows the diplomas/certificates that can be awarded after the completion of one of the training programs identified in each region. The definitions are in English and also in the language of the corresponding country.

FRANCE

Diploma/Certificate

French

English

BAC, BP,BT (A-level, Vocational Diploma, Technical Diploma)

Les certifications sont positionnées en fonction de niveaux permettant de situer la qualification d'une personne ayant réussi avec succès les évaluations permettant l'octroi d'un diplôme ou d'un titre à finalité professionnelle : Bac général, technologique ou professionnel, BP, BT ou équivalent, abandon des études supérieures sans diplôme.
Une qualification de niveau IV implique davantage de connaissances théoriques que le niveau précédent. Le baccalauréat professionnel se prépare en trois ans après la troisième. L’activité exercée concerne principalement un travail technique qui peut être exécuté de façon autonome et comporter des responsabilités d’encadrement et de B11coordination.
The qualifications are positioned according to levels allowing to situate the qualification of a person who has successfully passed the assessments allowing the award of a diploma or a title for professional purposes: general, technological or professional Bac, BP, BT or equivalent, bandonment of higher education without a diploma.
A Level IV qualification involves more theoretical knowledge than the previous level. The professional baccalauréat is prepared in three years after the third. The activity mainly involves technical work which can be carried out autonomously and involve coaching and co-ordination responsibilities.

BEP, CAP (Vocational Diploma, NVQ)

CAP ou BEP,sortie de 2nd cycle général et technologique avant l’année terminale.
Ce niveau correspond à une qualification complète pour l’exercice d’une activité bien déterminée, avec la capacité d’utiliser les outils et les techniques qui s’y rapportent. Cette activité concerne principalement un travail d’exécution, qui peut être autonome dans la limite des techniques qui y sont rattachées.
This level corresponds to a complete qualification for the exercise of a specific activity, with the ability to use the tools and Related techniques. This activity mainly concerns an execution work, which may be autonomous within the limits of the techniques.

BTS, DUT Higher Vocational Degree, University Technical Degree

Diplôme de niveau bac+2 : DUT, BTS, écoles,...
La qualification de niveau III correspond à des connaissances et des capacités de niveau supérieur, sans toutefois comporter la maîtrise des fondements scientifiques des domaines concernés. Les capacités et connaissances requises permettent d’assurer de façon autonome des responsabilités de conception, d’encadrement et de gestion.
Level III qualification corresponds to knowledge and capacities of a higher level, but without mastery of the scientific basis of the fields concerned. The required skills and knowledge allow for autonomous design, management and management responsibilities.

CQP (certified qualification) registered in RNCP

Le CQP, désigne un certificat de qualification professionnelle, qui reconnaît une qualification professionnelle.
Les CQP permettent de reconnaître des savoir-faire correspondant aux métiers des entreprises et aux évolutions de ces métiers. Ils permettent de certifier les compétences acquises par la formation ou l'expérience (VAE) et de développer les compétences par des formations professionnelles adaptées pour les métiers spécifiques.
Le CQP est accessible aux jeunes en formation initiale, aux demandeurs d'emploi et aux salariés ayant une expérience minimale de trois ans, dans le cadre de la formation continue ou de la VAE.
Les CQP peuvent se préparer dans divers organismes de formation liés ou non aux branches professionnelles et les centres agrées.
Les CQP sont créés et délivrés par les branches professionnelles.
The CQP refers to a certificate of qualification, which recognizes a professional qualification.
The CQPs allow to recognize know-how corresponding to the professions of the companies and the evolutions of these trades. They allow to certify the skills acquired by the training or the experience (VAE) and to develop the skills by vocational training adapted for the specific trades.
The CQP is accessible to young people in initial training, jobseekers and employees with a minimum of three years' experience, as part of continuing education or VAE.
CQPs may be prepared in various training organizations, whether or not related to professional branches and accredited centers.
The CQPs are created and delivered by the professional branches.

CQPM: qualification in metalwork

Les CQPM sont les CQP délivré par la branche de la métallurgise : CQPM sont les Certificats de Qualification Paritaire de la Métallurgie /Pré requis : il n'est pas indispensable de recourir à une formation préalable pour demander à passer l'examen d'aptitude à un CQPM, seule la compétence requise permet de demander le passage d'un CQPM
La qualification est délivrée par un examen organisé par l'UI locale au sein duquel se trouve l'entreprise du salarié intéressé, sur la base du référentiel existant. Le jury est constitué de professionnels concernés et revêt un caractère paritaire (organisations syndicales représentées)
Les organismes de formation sont habilités à préparer des opérateurs à l'obtention d'un CQPM. Il leur est possible d'adapter la formation au contexte d'emploi de l'opérateur (ici l'industrie navale) dès lors qu'ils respectent les exigences de compétence définies au sein du référentiel
The CQPM are the CQPs issued by the metallurgical branch: CQPM are the Joint Qualification Certificates of the Metallurgy / Prerequisites: it is not essential to have prior training to apply for the A CQPM, only the competency required makes it possible to request the passage of a CQPM
The qualification is issued by an examination organized by the local IU in which the company of the employee concerned is located, on the basis of the existing referential. The jury is made up of professionals concerned and is of a joint nature (trade union organizations represented)
Training organizations are empowered to prepare operators for a CQPM. It is possible to adapt the training to the employment context of the operator (in this case the shipbuilding industry) as long as they comply with the competence requirements defined in the reference framework

Non- qualifying training leading to a training certificate

Formation non diplômante mais sanctionnée par un certificat de formation (habilitation électrique, certification obligatoire, …) Non-qualifying training but sanctioned by a training certificate (electrical certification, compulsory certification, ...)

Training module essential to the exercise of the job

Module de formation indispensable à l'exercice du métier Training module essential to the exercise of the job

SPAIN

Diploma/Certificate

Spanish

El certificado de profesionalidad es el instrumento de acreditación oficial de las cualificaciones profesionales recogidas en el Catálogo Nacional de Cualificaciones Profesionales. Estos certificados reconocen la capacitación para el desarrollo de una actividad laboral. Los certificados de profesionalidad están compuestos por una serie de módulos formativos, y un módulo de formación práctica que se realiza preferentemente una vez terminado el resto de los módulos.

English

The certificate of professionalism is the instrument of official accreditation of the professional qualifications recognized in the National Catalog of Professional Qualifications. These certificates recognize training for the development of a work activity. Certificates of professionalism are composed of a series of training modules, and a vocational training module that is preferably done once the rest of the modules have been completed.

Certificate of professionalism level 1

Competencia en un conjunto reducido de actividades simples, dentro de procesos normalizados. Conocimientos y capacidades limitados. Competence in a reduced group of relatively simple working activities related to normalized processes, in which the theoretical knowledge and practical capacities involved are limited.

Certificate of professionalism level 2

Competencia en actividades determinadas que pueden ejecutarse con autonomía. Capacidad de utilizar instrumentos y técnicas propias. Conocimientos de fundamentos técnicos y científicos de la actividad del proceso. Competence in a group of well-determined professional activities with the capacity to use particular instruments and techniques concerning, mainly, an execution activity, which can be autonomous within the limits of the above-mentioned techniques. It requires knowledge on the technical and scientific fundamentals of the activity concerned and capacity for the comprehension and the application of the process.

Certificate of professionalism level 3

Competencia en actividades que requieren dominio de técnicas y se ejecutan con autonomía. Responsabilidad de supervisión de trabajo técnico y especializado. Comprensión de los fundamentos técnicos y científicos de las actividades y del proceso. Competence in a group of professional activities which require the command of different techniques and can be executed in an autonomous way. It involves responsibility on the coordination and supervision of technical and specialized work. It demands the understanding of the technical and scientific fundamentals of the activities concerned as well as the assessment of the factors in the process and the assessment of the economic repercussions.

Tecnhician

El Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte o las diferentes comunidades autónomas expiden el diploma de acuerdo con las diferentes áreas de competencia.El título tiene carácter oficial y la misma validez académica y profesional en todo el territorio nacional. El nivel corresponde con Educación Post-obligatoria. Spanish Ministry of Education or the different Autonomous Communities award the diploma according to their areas of competence. The title has academic and professional validity throughout Spain. The leve is Post-Compulsory Secondary Education.

Higher Technician

El Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte o las diferentes comunidades autónomas expiden el diploma de acuerdo con las diferentes áreas de competencia.El título tiene carácter oficial y la misma validez académica y profesional en todo el territorio nacional. El nivel es Educación Superior No Universitaria. Spanish Ministry of Education or the different Autonomous Communities according to their areas of competence. The title has academic and professional validity throughout Spain. The level is Non-University Higher Education.

International Welding Engineer (IWE) Diploma

Diplomas de Ingeniero Internacional en Soldadura (IWE) a los participantes que hayan superado con éxito los correspondientes exámenes de los cuatro módulos otorgado por la Asociación Española de Soldadura (CESOL), única entidad nacional autorizada por el Instituto Internacional de Soldadura (IIW) para emitir estos diplomas. Diploma of International Welding Engineer (IWE) to the participants who have successfully passed the corresponding exams of the four modules awarded by the Spanish Welding Association (CESOL), the only national body authorized by the International Institute of Welding (IIW) to issue these diplomas.

International Welding Technician (IWT) Diploma

Diploma de Técnico Internacional en Soldadura (IWT) a los participantes que hayan superado con éxito los correspondientes exámenes de los cuatro módulos otorgado por la Asociación Española de Soldadura (CESOL), única entidad nacional autorizada por el Instituto Internacional de Soldadura (IIW) para emitir estos diplomas. Diploma of International Welding Engineer (IWE) and International Welding Technician (IWT) to the participants who have successfully passed the corresponding exams of the four modules awarded by the Spanish Welding Association (CESOL), the only national body authorized by the International Institute of Welding (IIW) to issue these diplomas.

White Inspector Level I, Green Inspector Level II or Red Inspector Level III

Completada la acción formativa, el alumno podrá acceder a los exámenes de certificación. El tipo de certificado emitido por FROSIO estará en función de la experiencia de cada candidato:Nivel de Certificación, Experiencia Requerida y Caducidad
White Inspector Level I
Sin o con insuficiente experiencia relevante
Caducidad 5 años
Green Inspector Level II
Mínimo de 2 años de experiencia relevante.
Sin o menos de 2 años de experiencia en inspección
Caducidad 5 años
Red Inspector Level III
Mínimo de 5 años de experiencia relevante.
Sin o menos de 2 años de experiencia documentada en inspección
Caducidad 5 años
Once ompleted the training action, the student will be able to access the certification exams. The type of certificate issued by FROSIO will be based on the experience of each candidate: Level of Certification, Required Experience and Expiration White Inspector Level I
Without or with insufficient relevant experience
Expiration 5 years
Green Inspector Level II
Minimum of 2 years relevant experience.
No less than 2 years of experience in inspection
Expiration 5 years
Red Inspector Level III
Minimum of 5 years relevant experience.
No less than 2 years of documented inspection experience
Expiration 5 years

Diploma of European Applicant Technician of Adhesives (EAB)

La Asociación Española de Soldadura y Tecnologías de Unión (CESOL), a través de AIMEN Centro Tecnológico otorgará los Diplomas de Técnico Aplicador Europeo de Adhesivos (EAB) a los participantes que hayan superado con éxito los exámenes correspondientes al programa.
El diploma emitido por la EWF tiene un prestigio reconocido incluso más allá de las fronteras de Europa.
The Spanish Association of Welding and Union Technologies (CESOL), through AIMEN Technological Center will grant the Diplomas of European Applicant Technician of Adhesives (EAB) to the participants who have successfully passed the exams corresponding to the program.
The diploma issued by the EWF has a recognized prestige even beyond the borders of Europe.

Diploma granted by CERTIAEND

El organismo competente para certificar el personal que realiza ensayos no destructivos según los requisitos establecidos por la norma UNE-EN ISO 9712:2012 es CERTIAEND (Órgano de certificación de la Asociación Española de Ensayos No Destructivos), organismo que cumple los requisitos recogidos en la norma ISO/IEC 17024, acreditado por ENAC y dentro del acuerdo de reconocimiento mutuo de la EFNDT y del comité internacional ICNDT.
Tras realizar la formación en END (en base a los contenidos y la duración requerida por CERTIAEND) y si el alumno está interesado en obtener la certificación correspondiente al nivel, deberá presentarse a alguna de las convocatorias oficiales de exámenes de END, organizados por CERTIAEND, o por una entidad acreditada por este organismo.
Para formalizar la solicitud ante CERTIAEND, deberá cumplir los requisitos siguientes:
- Enviar a CERTIAEND la documentación requerida según Norma EN 473 en su versión 2008 un mes antes de la realización del examen (esta documentación incluye el certificado de formación emitido por Aimen).
- Presentar evidencia documental verificable de que se ha adquirido la experiencia bajo supervisión cualificada, confirmada por la empresa y aceptada por CERTIAEND según la norma UNE EN-9712:2012. (Cuando la experiencia se adquiera después de aprobar el examen sólo se conservarán los resultados del mismo durante el mayor de los dos periodos siguientes: dos años o el tiempo total de la experiencia requerida para los métodos y sectores solicitados desde la fecha de realización del examen y, para la expedición del certificadocorrespondiente, la experiencia deberá ser confirmada documentalmente por la empresa).
- Cumplir los requisitos de agudeza visual y distinción de colores requerido.
CertiAEND (Certification Body of the Spanish Association of Non-Destructive Testing), which fulfills the requirements set out in the UNE-EN ISO 9712: 2012 standard, is responsible for certifying personnel performing non-destructive tests in accordance with the requirements established by UNE-EN ISO 9712: 2012. ISO / IEC 17024, accredited by ENAC and within the mutual recognition agreement of the EFNDT and the international committee ICNDT.
After completing the training in NDT (based on the contents and duration required by CERTIAEND) and if the student is interested in obtaining the certification corresponding to the level, he / she must submit to one of the official examinations of NDT exams, organized by CERTIAEND, Or by an entity accredited by that body.
In order to formalize the application before CERTIAEND, you must meet the following requirements:
- Sending to CERTIAEND the required documentation according to Standard EN 473 in its 2008 version one month before the exam (this documentation includes the training certificate issued by Aimen).
- Providing verifiable documentary evidence that the experience has been acquired under qualified supervision, confirmed by the company and accepted by CERTIAEND according to the UNE EN-9712: 2012 standard. (When experience is acquired after passing the exam, only the results of the exam will be kept for the longer of the following two periods: two years or the total time of experience required for the methods and sectors requested from the date of the test And, for the issuance of the corresponding certificate, the experience must be documented by the company).
- Meeting the requirements for visual acuity and color distinction required.

Diploma granted by AIMEN Technological Centre

Documento no oficial que acredita que el alumno ha cumplido los objetivos del curso. Non-oficial document that certifies that the trainee has fulfilled the objectives of the course.

Diploma granted by Formavigo

Documento no oficial que acredita que el alumno ha cumplido los objetivos del curso. Non-oficial document that certifies that the trainee has fulfilled the objectives of the course.

Approval diploma

Certificado oficial emitido por un organismo reconocido por una entidad pública. Oficial certificate issued by an organization recognized by a public entity.

PORTUGAL

Diploma/Certificate

Portuguese

English

Convention STCW

Convenção Internacional sobre Normas de Formação, de Certificação e de Serviço de Quartos para os Marítimos, da Organização Marítima Internacional (IMO) Convention STCW – International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers from International Maritime Organization.

Non- qualifying training leading to a training certificate

Programa de formação não qualificante que confere um certificado mediante aprovação Non- qualifying training leading to a training certificate, if completed successfully

MALTA

Diploma/Certificate

Maltese

English

Convention STCW

Konvenzjoni Internazzjonali dwar Standards ta' Taħriġ, Ċertifikazzjoni u Għassa għall-Persunal tal-Bastimenti tas-Sajd , Organizzazzjoni Marittima Internazzjonali Convention STCW – International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers from International Maritime Organization.

The partners in each country

France - Spain - Portugal - Malta

Leader:

ANQEP

www.anqep.gov.pt
Partners:

Magellan

www.magellan-association.org

AIN

www.ain.pt
Partner:

University of Strathclyde

www.strath.ac.uk
Partner:

Aclunaga

www.aclunaga.es
Partner:

Paragon

www.paragoneurope.eu