Welcome to the website of the EQUAL-CLASS project – 'Engineers qualified in higher non-university VET institutions – providing arguments and evidence for NQF/EQF classification‘

EQUAL-CLASS aimed to study qualifications in the field of mechatronics, electrical engineering/electronics that can be obtained in higher non-university VET institutions or comparable institutions in Austria, Switzerland, Germany, Lithuania, and Portugal. The qualifications were examined from three different perspectives: curricula, students and graduates.

Click here to learn more about the work we achieved.

Click here to get an overview of all EQUAL-CLASS activities.


OUT NOW: EQUAL-CLASS Final Project Publication 

Click here to download our final publication, summarising the work carried out within the EQUAL-CLASS project or visit our 'Results' page to learn more about further documents and reports published within the EQUAL-CLASS project.


EQUAL-CLASS Newsletter released

Click here to download the EQUAL-CLASS newsletter. 


EQUAL-CLASS Conference on 2 June 2014

EQUAL-CLASS held its public conference on 2 June 2014 (Monday). Click here for more information on the event.


EQUAL-CLASS at the Austrian Conference on Vocational Education and Training Research

The Austrian Conference on Vocational Education and Training Research, which was held from 3 to 4 July 2014 in Steyr (Upper Austria), is a biennial conference offering a retrospective and discussion of vocational education and training research. EQUAL-CLASS was represented in the poster session of the conference. More information...


How do Remote Laboratories work?

EQUAL-CLASS used Remote Laboratories to assess learners' skills and competences in PLC (programmable logic controller) skills. Click here to learn how these RemoteLabs work.










This project was funded with support from the European Commission and the Austrian Ministry of Education and Women's Affairs (BMBF). The content on this website reflects the views only of the author, and neither the Commission nor BMBF can be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.