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The europass Certificate Supplements

The europass Certificate Supplements include a description of respective training occupation within the EU member states. This provides clarity in respect of the nature of the training for the occupation in question in each country. The document contains a brief description of employability skills and of fields of occupational activity, thus providing a picture of the knowledge, skills and competences acquired within the respective occupation. The europass Certificate Supplement also provides supplementary information on the duration, nature and level of the training and on the content of the course. The Certificate Supplement does not replace the original certificate.

europass Certificate Supplements are issued by the competent authority in each respective EU country. In Germany, they are prepared by the Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (BIBB) and the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). The documents are also drawn up in conjunction with the social partners.

Flyers and brochures on the europass Certificate Supplements are available in the download area of the website. Answers to the most frequently asked questions on the europass Certificate Supplements are available here.