Modular programme of vocational training

Documentation of vocational training defining learning outcomes, the scope and arrangement of teaching and learning methods and teaching aids (including materials for the implementation of activities). The selection of the content of modular training programme based on the analysis of professional tasks occurring in the profession.


The scope of work corresponding to the professional competence separated in the professional competence standard, expressed in the form of modular units. It is a separate part of the modular training programme consisting of a set of learning outcomes associated with a given professional competence, which effects are described in the modular units, bringing students to the achievement of learning outcomes in the a form of knowledge, skills and personal and social competencies.

Modular unit

It is a logical and acceptable segment of work within the profession with clearly defined beginning and end, corresponding to a specific training. Its result is a product, service or important decision. The job task requires a professional impact of the employee on items such as tools, equipment, other people, information, data, events, conditions, environment, etc.

Teaching map of the modular training programme

It is a graphical block diagram showing the correlations that exist between the modules and modular units singled in a vocational training programme. The correlation system of the modules and modular units allows for the optimal organization of educational classes and training division of the group.


Means the body of facts, principles, theories and practices that are related to a field of work or study. It is described as theoretical and/or factual knowledge.


Means the ability to apply knowledge and use know-how to complete tasks and solve problems. They are described as cognitive (logical, intuitive and creative thinking) or practical (involving manual dexterity and the use of methods, materials, tools and instruments).


Means the proven ability to use knowledge, skills and personal, social and methodological abilities in work or study situations and in professional and personal development. It is described in terms of responsibility and autonomy.

Unit of learning outcomes

A component of a qualification consisting of a coherent set of knowledge, skills and competences that can be assessed and validated. Units of learning outcomes can be specific to a single qualification or common to several qualifications and may also describe so-called additional qualifications which
are not part of a formal qualification or curriculum.

Assessment of learning outcomes

Means methods and processes used to establish the extent to which a learner has in fact attained particular knowledge, skills and competences.

Validation of learning outcomes

Means the process of confirming that certain assessed learning outcomes achieved by a learner correspond to specific outcomes which may be required for a unit or a qualification.

Recognition of learning outcomes

Means the process of attesting officially achieved learning outcomes through the awarding of units or qualifications.

Work Based Learning (WBL)

Is an educational strategy that provides students with real-life work experiences where they can apply academic and technical skills.

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