Many countries have developed national qualifications frameworks. For example, in the UK vocational system qualifications (Qualification and Credit Framework) are composed from learning units.
Each unit is written in a specific way. The format includes:
Example of learning units for a qualification in the UK automotive industry (Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Competence, Download PDF-File)Peer Review Report UK
In the case of Spain, every qualification consists of competence units linked each one of them to a learning module which describes the necessary learning to acquire that competence unit. The learning modules have a standardized structure:
Examples of learning modules:www.educacion.gob.es
The German Audi AG has participated in a pilot project for redesigning two occupational profiles, changing them into a combination of learning units (project EDGE, for details see: Extensions, Download PDF-File) Weiss-Aziz/Meyers
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