Accreditation/Licensing of Providers of non-formal education
EOPPEP accredits and licenses Providers of non-formal education encompassing initial and continuing vocational training upon legislated criteria for infrastructure, trainers & curricula, as well as enacted specifications for the organisation and operation of the provider, employed staff and provided services.
EOPPEP licenses Freel Studies Workshops (EES), which provide services of non-formal education in a wide spectrum of learning options.
Additionally, EOPPEP licenses Private Vocational Training Institutes (IIEK), which provide services of initial vocational training in a broad range of specialities, aiming at the integration & reintegration of learners into the labour market, their professional mobility and development, as well as their personal development.
EOPPEP accredits Vocational Training Centres (KEK), which provide services of continuing vocational services complementing, updating and/or upgrading knowledge, skills and competencies of the labour force aiming at the integration & reintegration of learners into the labour market, job security and professional as well as personal development.
EOPPEP accredits Special Centres, which provide comprehensive services of training and support to social vulnerable groups and especially, to people with disabilities and ex-drug addicts, aiming at their social and professional integration.
Accreditation of Occupational Profiles & Curricula standars:
EOPPEP accredits occupational profiles with the active contribution of the social partners in the process of their development. An occupational profile is defined as the job functions and the required knowledge, skills and competencies for exercising an occupation or speciality.
Based upon accredited occupational profiles, EOPPEP is planning to develop standards and specifications for modularised curricula with credits.