What is the Certificate Supplement?
The Certificate Supplement is a document describing the knowledge and skills acquired by holders of vocational training certificates.
It provides additional information to that already included in the official certificate and/or transcript, making it more easily understood, especially by employers or institutions abroad.
Does the Certificate Supplement replace the original certificate?
The Certificate Supplement is not:
- A substitute for the original certificate;
- An automatic system that guarantees recognition.
What do I need a Certificate Supplement for?
The Certificate Supplement assists third parties to understand the skills acquired by the holders of vocational certificates.
This is of particular relevance when making a job application abroad.
How to obtain a Certificate Supplement?
Most countries have set up a National inventory of Certificate Supplements.
Otherwise, contact your National Reference Point.