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This website gives the final results of a European (Leonardo) project examining the applicability of the European Credit System for Vocational Education and Training (ECVET) to apprentice training in the aerospace industry (completed in May 2012). Disclaimer: This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. The information on this website reflects the views only of the authors, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein. Note this is the legacy website for the AEROVET project, which contains all the final results in an accessible form. However, when the project was in a development stage we had a developmental website - that website is no longer maintained (and is much slower and harder to navigate but does contain more information on interim results and project processes!)

The documents outlining the final results of the Aerovet project are presented here in English. Results are also available in German, French and Spanish - see files in sub-folders in left-hand menu.

Comparison of the learning units with NQFs, regulations and qualifications

Possible units of a mobility pass

Memorandum of Understanding

Mobility Pass

Example of a completed mobility pass

Common statement of the AEROVET partners after 3 years of developing and testing applicability of European Credit System for Vocational Education and Training (ECVET) to apprentice training in the aerospace industry.

ECVET mobility Christiane Eberhardt (Ed.) ECVET as a vehicle for better mobility? Moving from recommendation to practice. Discussion Paper Nr. 132 Christiane Eberhardt (Ed.) Experiences and results gained from the pilot projects SME Master Plus, AEROVET, CREDCHEM und VaLOGReg (2009-2012). Includes chapter on AEROVET: 'Inner flexibility of training occupations instead of fragmented modularisation' by Andreas Saniter, pp. 21 - 29.


AEROVET second flyer

AEROVET poster

Impact of ECVET on qualifications and skill development in aircraft maintenance in the UK presentation by Alan Brown (2012).

User's Guide to the AEROVET Mobility Pass

Relation of the AEROVET units to other modular approaches

Testing of the material within a period of transnational mobility

The European Credit System for Vocational Education and Training – ECVET Case Study on the testing and the developing of a European education policy in Germany (Public version). Master's thesis of Mrs. Audrey Grandjean (Cergy-Pontoise University, October 2011; internship at ITB, University of Bremen). This master's thesis addresses the issue of the European Education Policies (EEP) through a case study of ECVET policy in Germany. It exposes the context in which this new policy has emerged, the developments of the ECVET policy that might occur in the future and the objectives pursued. It exposes the point of view of many German stakeholders. Finally, the further 'Europeanisation' of VET whether feared or wished seems inexorable and is strongly linked to the needs of the European Single Market.

Training in Change – Modern Occupations for the Third Millennium Memorandum of understanding on the revision of training occupations in aviation technology Agreed between BDLI, IG Metall and ver.di in cooperation with the Bundeswehr and the Verband der Arbeitnehmer der Bundeswehr.

ECVET Team Cooperation Meeting - Presentation of AEROVET project by French team (2012)

Synopsis: EASA part 66 Modules (CAT A1- 4) & AEROVET-Learning Units

EASA Part 66 CAT A - Experiences with units within the dual system in aeronautics Presentation by Andreas Saniter, ECVET Workshop at CEDEFOP, May 2011.

Validated Typical Professional Tasks in the European Aircraft Industry

Identification of sector-related qualifications according to common demands of being employed by enterprises of the European Aeronautic and Space Industry. Final Report. Public Part.