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What is Europass?

Europass is a new initiative which aims to help people make their skills and qualifications clearly and easily understood in Europe, thus facilitating the mobility of both learners and workers. The Europass documents have been designed in such a way as to help people chronicle their skills and competences in a coherent manner, whether they are planning to enroll in an education or training programme, looking for a job, or getting experience abroad.

Europass consists of a portfolio of five documents as follows:

Two documents which individuals can complete independently

Three documents which are completed by the competent organisation on behalf of the individual -

The Irish National Europass Centre (NEC) is located within Quality and Qualifications Ireland. It is the national agency for Europass in Ireland and represents Ireland in the European network for Europass.