Strengthening Vocational Qualifications Authority (VQA) and National Qualifications System (NQS) in Turkey (as Consortium Partner)

About the Project

The overall objective of the Project was to support the Vocational Qualification Authority (VQA) and Vocational Knowledge and Skills Testing and Certification (VOC-TEST) Centres, and to establish an efficient and sustainable National Qualifications System based on agreed standards with an appropriate system for assessment, grading and certification

Concrete Results and Outputs

  • A framework for the National Qualifications System (NQS) was established, and functioning of the system was operated and sustained in selected priority sectors,
  • Institutional capacity of VQA and VOC-TEST Centres were increased to provide services in a sustainable and coordinated manner to all stakeholders,
  • Awareness of the target group on NQS was raised and ensured their ownership of the system.

Project Synopsis

Funding organisation: European Union
Client(s) / Beneficiary(ies): Vocational Qualification Authority (VQA)
Budget: 3.657.268 €
Duration: 2010-2013