ECVET is a new European instrument to support lifelong learning, the mobility of European learners and flexibility of learning pathways to achieve qualifications.

This guide is intended for the use of people engaging in the experimentation or in the implementation of ECVET. These can be policy-makers, competent institutions in charge of designing qualifications, VET providers (such as training centres or enterprises) or any other stakeholders.

It explains the key ECVET concepts and processes and provides guidance and illustrations for ECVET implementation. It contains examples of possible approaches experienced in ongoing projects and initiatives.

ECVET stands for the European Credit System for Vocational Education and Training