NEWMETRO - embeddiNg kEts and Work based learning into MEchaTROnic profile (ongoing)


Aim of the project

Europe holds a significant share in the growth potential of KETs and Industry 4.0, which could create new jobs at different occupational levels. However, skills imbalances are likely to significantly diminish KETs growth potential and employment effects. In this scenario NEW METRO intends:

provide workers (both young people and adult workers needing requalification) and employers with new competences KETs related;

increase awareness among key stakeholders regarding the social and organizational changes brought about by new ways of manufacturing;

involve regulatory bodies and stakeholders at regional and European level in developing integrated policies supporting Industry 4.0.


Main results of the project:

  • an innovative European framework of competences, focused on ESCO framework “Mechatronics engineering technician” occupation , structured in learning outcomes (according to ECVET principles;
  • a modular learning contents based on ICT, and a shared learning delivery system based on different methods, addressing different target groups (classroom, WBL and VET Open on Line Course - VOOC);
  • a shared framework to assess and certify the competences according to European transparency instruments (EQF Level 5);
  • a shared ownership of the innovation project by its stakeholders at local, national and European level (Stakeholders Community)

Applicant:  Sistemi Formativi Confindustria –

 Partners CIS-Scuola per la Gestione D'Impresa; Kohler -Lombardini srl; FH Joanneum Gesellschaft MBH (Austria); Technologiko Ekpedeftiko Idryma Ipirou (Grecia); MIUR (Italia);  Federazione Sindacale dell'Industria Metalmeccanica Italiana (Italia); Hanse-Parlament (Germania); Wyzsza Szkola Logistyki Z Siedziba W Poznaniu (Polonia); Departament D'ensenyament- Generalitat De Catalunya (Catalonia); Rezeknes tehnikums (Lettonia)

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