National Agency for Vocational Education and Training:
1. Issues and revokes licenses for vocational training and vocational guidance.
2. Supervises the activities and assesses the quality of training in licensed institutions in the system of vocational training.
3. Develops and presents to the Minister of Education and Science for approval:
– List of professions for vocational education and training
– State educational standards for acquiring professional qualification
4. Participates in the development of state educational standards for the documents in the system of public education and the assessment system related to the vocational education and training.
5. Makes proposals for improving the system of vocational education and training, based on analysis of the activities of the vocational training centres and the centres for information and vocational guidance.
6. Assigns conducting and implementation of research in the field of vocational education, training and guidance.
7. Coordinates the activities in relation to devising strategies for improving the vocational education and training.
8. Contributes to the international recognition of the documents for vocational education and training.
9. Creates and maintains a register of the vocational training centres and the centres for information and vocational guidance, as well as of the issued and revoked licenses.
10.Creates and maintains a register of certificates of vocational qualification, certificates of vocational training, certificates for validation of vocational qualification and certificates for validation of vocational qualification on part of a profession issued by vocational training centres.
11. Specifies the indicators used to provide annual information from licensed centres for work done during the previous calendar year under Article 22, paragraph 8 of VETA (implemented training courses and report for quality self-assessment).
12. Designs and approves forms and templates of documents for licensing.
13. Provides methodological support to the vocational training centres performing validation of professional knowledge, skills and competences in the vocational education and training system.