What are Qualifica Centers?
Qualifica Centers are structures of the National Qualifications System that play an important role in building bridges between the worlds of education, training and employment, in a perspective of lifelong learning. The national network of Qualifica Centers aims at a more rigorous and demanding performance, namely in the processes of recognition, validation and certification of skills, ensuring the provision of a quality service, in the field of guidance, with a focus on information on school, professional or double certification.
Who is it for?
Adults aged 18 years and over who are looking for a qualification and, exceptionally, young people between the ages of 15 and 17, who are not attending education or vocational training and who are not in the labor market.
Service and registration. At this stage, you will get to know how the Qualifica Center works.
Identification of education and/or training responses adjusted to their needs and expectations, bearing in mind their life course.
Information and Guidance
Support in the identification of individual education and professional training projects.
Option for a qualifying solution taking into account the previous steps
(Diagnosis, information and guidance).
Recognition and Validation of Competencies
Identification and validation of skills developed throughout life.
Attendance of at least 50 hours of complementary training if forwarded to a process of recognition, validation and certification of competences (RVCC).
Certification of Competencies
Total or partial certification of their skills, taking into account the skills validated and certified in the RVCC process.
Maria da Graça Dinis, 62 years old
Completed 12th grade