Erkennung beruflicher Qualifikationen zur Unterstützung der Arbeitskräftemobilität auf dem europäischen Arbeitsmarkt


In Portugal qualifications in the professions are obtainable:

  • In the school system (by Education Cycles),
  • Through the apprenticeship system,
  • In the form of continuing education.

The basic path of achieving qualifications is the school path in which new levels of education are achieved and the professional competences are confirmed on the basis of practical exams:

  • The stage of general education, which at the date of preparation of the study, includes Cycle 1 Cycle 2 Cycle 3 described as Primary Education,
  • Stage of general education in the form of higher secondary school,
  • Stage of vocational education which includes vocational

Stage of general education ends up with obtaining a certificate necessary for further education. Each student is required to take the exam to obtain the certificate and continue education in high school.

Qualifications in the profession of an electrician are obtained:

  • through an exam conducted after 12th cycle by an external

Documents confirming qualifications in the profession of electrician are high school diploma and a certificate confirming completion of the professional training and qualifications in the profession of electrician.


Occupational health and safety regulations

  1. Observes the rules and procedures of occupational health and safety and environment protection during the professional activity, takes responsibility for performing his/hers activities.
  2. Observes the laws and regulations regarding electrical installations in terms of performance of his/hers professional activity.
  3.  Organizes relevant workstations enabling proper performance of career.

Commencement and  conduct of business activity

  1. Knows the technical documentation regarding business activity registration.
  2. Knows the regulations regarding conduct of business activity and manages to apply them. Adjusts to new technical technologies, organizes workstations enabling proper performance of it.

Vocationally oriented foreign language

  1. Uses English language or other foreign language corresponding to performance of tasks.
  2. Uses specific English technical vocabulary

Personal and social competence

Interaction with other members of a team to perform commonly defined tasks while conducting business activity; Observes laws and legal regulations regarding performance of his/hers business activity; manages to adjust to new technical technologies, organizes workstations enabling proper performance of it; takes responsibility for activities within his/hers own tasks; behaves assertively within relations with others; cooperates in achieving designated objectives. Takes initiative in order to find the best solution.



  1. Mathematics.
  2. Technical Drawing.
  3. Welding.
  4. English language (the use of specific technical vocabulary).
  5. Systems of telecommunications.
  6. Mechanics.
  7. Electrical energy.
  8. Electronics.
  9. Home automation .
  10. Safety, hygiene, health and environmental protection, applied to professional activities.
  11. Rules and their application to professional activities.
  12. Typology and characteristics of the materials relating to the execution and maintenance of electrical installations.
  13. Typology and characteristics of the materials relating to the execution and maintenance of lighting and electrical equipment.
  14. Typology and characteristics of the materials relating to the execution and maintenance of electrical driving force.
  15. Typology and characteristics of the materials relating to the installation of infrastructure related to television antennas.
  16. Typology and characterization tools used for construction and maintenance of electrical installations.
  17. Types and operation of electrical installations.
  18. Types and operation of electrical lighting systems.
  19. Types and operation of electrical traction equipment.
  20. Installation and testing of electrical installations.
  21. Techniques for the installation and testing of electrical installations and electric lighting.
  22. Technical installation and controlling the electrical driving force.
  23. Preventive and corrective technical work, maintenance of electrical installations.
  24. Techniques of preventive and corrective maintenance of lighting and electrical equipment.
  25. Techniques of preventive repair and maintenance of electric driving force.


  1. Interpret technical specifications for electrical installations and their maintenance.
  2. Techniques and ways to prepare the appropriate equipment, tools, components and materials suitable for the electrical installation and maintenance.
  3. Identify and know the characteristics of various types of equipment, tools, components, and materials used to make electrical installations, lighting or TV antennas.
  4. Use the tools and materials necessary for the electrical installation
  5. Determine the distribution and distribution systems and electrical equipment.
  6. Use the methods and techniques for implementing the determination of points and the baseline electrical installation.
  7. Know the procedures for verification of various installation modes.
  8. Use procedures and techniques of installation and connection of the circuit and knows the equipment suitable for the installation of electrical risers and entrances, electrical lighting and power; knows the installation of automatic controls, installation of electrical equipment and installations of TV antenna.
  9. Use appropriate procedures, methods and techniques to verify and test the installation of electrical systems, electric power transmission, antenna systems, television, lighting and power.
  10. Identify the malfunction of electrical wiring, lighting and electric appliances and TV antenna systems.
  11. Apply techniques and procedures for replacement and repair of components of the circuit and wiring devices, electrical installations, lighting and power equipment, electrical installations and equipment of television antennas.
  12. Apply the principles of safety, hygiene, health and environmental protection in relation to the activity.
  13. Apply the principles of electrical installations, in accordance with applicable regulations.


  1. Interacts with other team members in the performance of certain tasks together.
  2. Maintains standards of safety, hygiene, health and environmental protection in the course of professional activities.
  3. Observes the rules and regulations for electrical installations in the exercise of their professional activities.
  4. Is able to adapt to new situations and technologies.



Dieses Projekt wurde mit Unterstützung der Europäischen Kommission finanziert.
Die Verantwortung für den Inhalt dieser Veröffentlichung (Mit-teilung) trägt allein der Verfasser; die Kommission haftet nicht für die weitere Verwendung der darin enthaltenen Angaben.

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