Hello and welcome to the ECoVEM Courses platform. The courses developed as part of the ECoVEM project may be found here. To get started, go through the courses and utilize the filtering feature to discover what you’re searching for.
The curriculum covers the EQF levels 3 through 8. Course topics are the product of the ECoVEM Plan for New and Innovated VET Curricula. In addition to microelectronics and its applications, the consortium highlighted the need for courses on “Key Competences & Transversal Skills” to supplement technical training with key competencies that are required across functions and occupations in the sector. The curricula are interdisciplinary and modular, and they could be used for iVET in face-to-face or blended education in professional schools and applied universities, for cVET in on-the-job upskilling of technicians and engineers through performance support systems, and for upskilling and reskilling people looking for a (better) job.
The courses categories are:
- Design and fabrication of PCB
- Microelectronics packaging technologies
- Integrated Circuits Design
- System design
- Basics of microelectronics manufacturing
- Microelectronics for greener economy and industrial applications
- Key Competences & Transversal Skills
Most of the courses are delivered online as open educational materials. They are all accessible in English, and several are also available in other languages. Each course is designed for specific learning outcomes defined as a result of the educational need and job analysis, with credits for each course unit/module to be given after assessment, and adopted by all partner VET institutions.
The ECoVEM project
ECoVEM project brings together VET centres, polytechnics, industrial associations, social partners to establish European Cooperation platform of Vocational Excellence in Microelectronics to tackle the challenges of: digitalisation, artificial intelligence, green technologies, gender equality and technology, integration of migrants. ECoVEM builds on and complements the strengths of national VET systems in countries with more-advanced VET and supports the not so advanced regions to achieve VET excellence. ECoVEM implements innovative instructional approaches towards life-long capacity to self-regulate learning, hard skills and soft skills using the ecosystems-based theoretical models and performance support systems.