Use the table and the filters below to gain an overview of NQF developments in Europe. It is possible to compare countries based on reporting year, stage of development and whether the NQF has been linked to EQF.

Country Reference year Scope of the framework Number of levels Level descriptors Legal basis/stage of development NQF linked to EQF NQF/EQF website Qualifications register/database
Spain 2020

Designed as a comprehensive NQF for lifelong learning; will include all levels and types of qualification from formal education and training.

Eight proposed

knowledge, skills and abilities, competence

Website Qualifications in the formal education systemThe National repertoire of professional certificates