Level 2

This page describes the learning outcomes that are expected of a learner who successfully completes a qualification at level 2. Examples of qualifications at this level are given below.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge

  • Must have basic knowledge in general subjects or specific areas within an occupational area or field of study.

  • Must have understanding of the basic conditions and mechanisms of the labour market.

Skills

  • Must be able to apply fundamental methods and tools for solving simple tasks while observing relevant regulations.

  • Must be able to correct for faults or deviations from a plan or standard.

  • Must be able to present and discuss the results of own work.

Competence

  • Must be able to take personal decisions and act in simple, clear situations.

  • Must be able to undertake a certain amount of responsibility for the development of forms of work and to enter into uncomplicated group processes.

  • Must be able to enter into partly open learning situations and seek guidance and supervision.


European level

This level corresponds to level 2 of the European Qualifications Framework (EQF).


Courses leading to Level 2

On the website UddannelsesGuiden (the Education Guide) – ug.dk – you can find information about the individual education programmes


Examples of qualifications at level 2

Ship's assistant

Certificate/degree

 

The certificate documents that a person has obtained a qualification as a ship’s assistant – basic level. The ship’s assistant undertakes all the practical work on board a ship and works both on deck and in the machine room. The ship’s assistant assists with bridge watch, cleaning and maintenance of the ship’s machinery and technology.

Employment and further education

 

The certificate leads to employment on ships and vessels. The certificate provides access to further education as a ship’s assistant– advanced level (level 3), and to further education as a Fishing skipper, Coastal skipper and Master (restricted) (level4).

How is the certificate obtained?

 

The certificate is obtained by completing the ship’s assistant study programme. The programme alternates between school-based teaching and practical experience at sea. The programme takes 1½ years.

Admission: Admission to the programme is conditional on the fulfilment of compulsory education in accordance with the Act on the Folkeskole (primary and lower secondary school) (9 years of schooling), a minimum age of 17 ½, passing a health examination as well as sight and hearing tests for seafarers. Persons over the age of 16 can be admitted if an education agreement has been entered with a shipping company.

Who can award the certificate?

The certificate is issued by the maritime college

 

Certificate for 10th class of the Folkeskole (Primary and Lower Secondary School)

Certificate/degree

The certificate for the 10th class of the Folkeskole is awarded to pupils who have completed 10th class. At the conclusion of 10th class pupils are expected to have acquired the knowledge and skills in the subjects of the Folkeskole as appear from Common Objectives.

Employment and further education

The certificate for the 10th class of the Folkeskole provides access to general and vocational upper secondary education etc.

How is the certificate obtained?

The certificate for the 10th class of the Folkeskole is awarded to pupils who have completed 10th class. 10th class is targeted at pupils who after the basic school need further academic qualification and clarity concerning their choice of education in order to complete a general or vocational upper secondary education. 10th class includes a transition programme, a number of elective subjects geared to general and vocational upper secondary education, and a personal education plan to be used in educational guidance for the pupil.

The 10th class of the Folkeskole can be finished with a number of 10th class examinations and possibly one or more of the compulsory leaving examinations from 9th class. The examinations document the degree to which the pupil fulfils the targets and requirements laid down for the individual subject. Examinations in 10th class are voluntary.

Admission: There is free intake to the 10th class of the Folkeskole.

Who can award the certificate?

The headteacher of the school issues the Leaving Certificate in accordance with the rules of the Act on the Folkeskole and the executive order on examinations.

 

General adult education, levels F and E

Certificate/degree

The certificate documents that a person has obtained a qualification in a general subject at level F or G. The purpose of single subject courses is to strengthen adults’ possibilities for taking further education and promoting their interest in educating themselves. General adult education is offered as teaching in single subjects which concludes with tests and an examination in accordance with the national standard.

Employment and further education

Certificates for single subject courses at levels F and E can give admission to teaching at higher levels in general adult education and to study programmes where the admission requirement is level E or 10th grade of the Folkeskole (primary and lower secondary school).

How is the certificate obtained?

The certificate can be obtained by completing a subject in the general adult education programme. The certificate can also be obtained through an assessment of prior learning.

Admission: On the basis of the applicant’s qualifications, the educational institution decides whether the person in question can be admitted to subjects in general adult education and at which level.

Who can award the certificate?

The certificate is issued by the educational institution that offers the programme.

 

Adult Vocational Training Certificate (joint catalogue): Introduction to on-the-job first aid (42730)

Certificate/degree

The certificate documents that the participants are informed about and have elementary skills in moving in emergency situations, life-saving first aid and alarm. The teaching provides participants with an understanding of the meaning of first aid and motivates them to complete an actual first aid training course.

Employment and further education

The certificate allows the participant to undertake job functions in enterprises/organisations that employ skilled and/or unskilled workers within the area aimed at by the adult vocational training programme and which is described in the programme’s centrally validated action-oriented objectives. Persons with this certificate have the possibility in a number of areas of having the certificate recognised in the course of admission to a vocational education and training programme (merit).

How is the certificate obtained?

The certificate is typically awarded following participation in an adult vocational training programme. The certificate is awarded following an assessment of whether the participant has achieved the objectives of the adult vocational training programme. In the case of programmes that conclude with an examination, the certificate can also be awarded to persons who have not taken part in the teaching but have taken the examination. Finally, the certificate can be awarded on the basis of an assessment of prior learning (individual competence assessment in adult vocational training).

Who can award the certificate?

The certificate is awarded by public and private educational institutions approved by the Ministry of Children and Education to offer the adult vocational training programme.

 

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last modified Jul 03, 2019