Level 5

This page describes the learning outcomes that are expected of a learner who successfully completes a qualification at level 5. You will also find a link to courses leading to level 5 and examples of qualifications at this level.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge

  • Must have knowledge of practice, and application of methodology and theory in an occupational area or field of study.

  • Must have understanding of practice and/or the most important theories and methodologies used and be able to understand the utilisation of these within an occupation.

Skills

  • Must be able to utilise and combine a comprehensive set of skills connected with the practice and work processes of an occupation or field of study.

  • Must be able to assess practice-related problems and adjust work procedures and processes.

  • Must be able to communicate practice-related problems and possible solutions to collaboration partners and users.

Competence

  • Must be able to enter into development oriented and/or interdisciplinary work processes.

  • Must be able to undertake defined management and planning functions in relation to the practice of an occupation or field of study.

  • Must be able to identify and develop own possibilities for continued further education and training in different learning environments.


European level

This level corresponds to level 5 of the European Qualifications Framework (EQF).


Courses leading to Level 5

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


Examples of qualifications at level 5

Agricultural economist programme, part 5 in the agricultural management training programme

Certificate / degree

The certificate documents that a person has obtained a qualification as an agricultural economist. An agricultural economist can undertake operations, management and development of enterprises in one or more areas of production with responsibility for personnel management and for the strategic development of an agriculture-related enterprise in terms of financial management, production and sales.

Employment and further education

The certificate leads to employment in the primary agricultural sector, the financial sector, the foodstuff industry and the machine trade. It also provides access to further education as an agricultural scientist (academy profession programme at level 5) and a forest and landscape engineer (bachelor programme at level 6).

How is the certificate obtained?

The certificate is obtained by successfully completing the agricultural management training programme. The programme builds on part 1 and 2 in the agricultural training programme and contains a further 3 parts: Part 3 Production manager; Part 4 Senior executive; Part 5 Agricultural economist? Agricultural economist. Each level concludes with an examination. Part 5 has an additional four examinations.

Admission: Part 2 of the agricultural training programme is a precondition for admission to the management training programme, which comprises part 3-5.

Who can award the certificate?

The certificate is issued by the institution offering the study programme.

Academy Profession Degree in Chemical and Biotechnical Science

Certificate/degree

The degree documents that a person has obtained a qualification as a laboratory technician. The laboratory technician can plan and carry out assignments of a technical nature in the laboratory area in connection with production, development, counselling and testing in the technical laboratories of both private and public enterprises.

Employment and further education

The degree leads to employment in private and public technical laboratories. The degree gives access to a relevant professional bachelor programme organised as an independent bachelor study programme at level 6.

How is the degree obtained?

The degree is obtained by successfully and passing an academy profession study programme in chemical and biotechnical science (laboratory technician programme). The study programme equivalents 150 ECTS, including practical training corresponding to 50 ECTS. There are several examinations during the study programme and it concludes with an examination project.

Admission: There are several admission routes: via an upper secondary study programme, fulfilling specific requirements; vocational training as a dairyman (level2) or a process operator, fulfilling specific requirements; or an entrance examination to the engineering study programme, fulfilling specific requirements.

Who can award the degree?

The educational institution awards the degree and issues a certificate for a completed study programme leading to the qualification, according to the rules in the executive order on examination regulations.

Ship’s master unlimited

Certificate/degree

The certificate documents that a person has obtained the qualification of Ship’s master. The ship’s master can undertake supervisory tasks on board ship and function as commanding officer in consideration of the current rules and norms for social, security, environmental and work environment conditions. The ship’s master can undertake navigational planning and navigation.

Employment and further education

The certificate of ship’s master leads to employment as a second mate on ships of all sizes. After 1 year's service as a mate, you can obtain the certificate of competency to be chief mate on ships of all sizes. Following additional seagoing service you can obtain a certificate of competency as a ship's captain, which gives the right to command all ships in all areas.

How is the certificate obtained?

The certificate is obtained by successfully completing a ship’s master’s programme which includes 2 years of theory and up to 18 months of internship (seagoing service).

Access to the programme requires successful completion of a skipper/bargeman programme. There are other requirements such as a health certificate and a watchkeeping certificate.

Who can award the certificate?

The certificate is issued by Marstal Navigationsskole and MARTEC Skagen.

Academy Profession Degree in Financial Management – Further Education for Adults (VVU)

Certificate/degree

The degree documents that a person has obtained a qualification in financial management. A person with an academy profession degree in financial management can combine knowledge about organisational, economic and social conditions with methodological and practical reflections on financial management in a global market. The degree qualifies the holder to undertake functions at specialist and middle manager level in terms of financial management.

Employment and further education

The degree leads to employment as a financial manager in a bank or in the field of mortgage credit, insurance or real estate.

The degree provides access to relevant diploma degree programmes at level 6.

How is the degree obtained?

The degree is obtained by completing an academy profession study programme in financial management. The programme is a VVU degree (further education for adults) and consists of six modules: four subject modules, a specialised course and a final project. There is an examination after each module. The whole study programme concludes with an examination. The degree can also be obtained via an assessment of prior learning.

Admission: There are several admission routes: via an upper secondary study programme; via a relevant vocational training programme; via a relevant basic adult education programme (GVU); via another relevant education or training programme at level 4 at minimum. In addition, the applicant must have at least 2 years’ relevant vocational experience following a completed qualifying examination.

Who can award the degree?

The educational institution awards the degree issues a certificate for a completed study programme according to the rules in the executive order on examination regulations.

Adult Vocational Training Certificate (Dairy and agriculture): Treatment for calving fever and uterine infections (in cows) (44601)

Certificate/degree

The certificate documents that the participant has knowledge of the cow’s anatomy, calving process and diseases in connection with calving with a view to being able to utilise this knowledge when introducing medicinal products containing calcium into the veins of cows suffering from calving fever and when placing uteritories in the uterus of cows suffering from uterine infection when this takes place under the guidance of a veterinary surgeon..

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 objectives. Persons with this qualification 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 awarded following an assessment of whether the participant has achieved the centrally validated, action-oriented 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