"The German business community supports the objectives of promoting transparency, mobility and transferability in vocational education and training. However, whether and to what extent the ECVET credit transfer system as currently designed can contribute to meeting these objectives is questionable.
The ECVET consultation document does not describe a fully fledged system which could be approved and introduced tomorrow. It has little to say about practical procedures and offers no solutions, even for fundamental principles. Problems relate primarily to the lack of clarity as to what is understood by ECVET.