On 23th of February 2018, the firs training for the members of the Sectoral Qualification Councils were conducted. On the training At the training they were introduced with the National qualification system in Macedonia and the significance of the learning outcomes as the main focus during the review of the Qualifications Standards. At the end of the training, relevant documents were presented, document that the members should use them in their work.
The first three qualifications where develop upon request by the business sector
Upon request of the business sector, the National Board for the Macedonian Qualifications Framework, at the meeting held on April 12, 2018, adopted the Qualification Standard for Master Hairdresser, the Qualification Standard for WEB Designer and the Qualification Standard for Graphic Designer. The standards of qualifications according to the level descriptions allocate them to the V- B level in the NQF, assign them a code and they will be entered in the NQF Registry.
Qualifications standards initially were considered in the Main Sectoral Council according to the sector the qualification belong, and passed the entire quality assurance process. Sectoral councils are the one that assessed the need for this type of the qualification.
Qualification standard for Master hairdresser was submitted by the Regional Craft Chamber, while the Qualification Standard for WEB Designer and the Qualification Standard for Graphic Designer were submitted by Semos Computer Education Center DOO, Skopje.
Qualification standards are developed in accordance with the Methodology for development of qualifications standards and their structure is containing all the necessary elements that such documents should contain.