Vocational education and training (VET)

DEFINITION: Education and training which aims to equip people with knowledge, know-how, skills and/or competences required in particular occupations or more broadly on the labour market.
Source: adapted from European Training Foundation, 1997

SOURCE: Terminology of European education and training policy-a selection of 100 key terms.. CEDEFOP, Luxembourg: Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, 2008.



RELATED TERMS: education/training provider, initial educationand training, VET provider