Regulation (2015:545) On Qualifications Framework For Lifelong Learning

Original Language Title: Förordning (2015:545) om referensram för kvalifikationer för livslångt lärande

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Read the untranslated law here: http://rkrattsbaser.gov.se/sfst?bet=2015:545

Introductory provisions



section 1 of this regulation provides for a national

qualifications framework for lifelong learning. The purpose of the

with the reference framework is to facilitate comparisons of national

and international levels of which such qualifications

correspond in terms of knowledge, skills and competences

in order to promote lifelong learning and improve the

employability, mobility and social inclusion of

workers and students in the European Union.



section 2 With a qualification referred to in this regulation a

documented results of learning in the form of knowledge,

skills and competencies.



section 3 of the reference framework consists of eight levels set out in annex 1

to this regulation. A qualification should be considered equivalent to

the level of the reference framework that best matches the

knowledge, skills and competences the qualification

represents. Qualifications, the results of learning is

statutory equivalent to the levels set out in annex

2.



Application and decision



4 section/entry into force: 01/01/2016

Issuing a qualification not listed in annex

2 may apply to have a decision on what level

the qualification is equivalent to the reference framework. A prerequisite

in order for a qualification should correspond to a level of

frame of reference is to the issuing the qualification

conducts a systematic quality work there

quality assurance of qualification are included. Application review by the

Authority for the Polytechnic. A decision is valid for ten years.



§ 5/entry into force: 01/01/2016

A case under section 4 must not be decided without



1. the authority for the Polytechnic has obtained such a

basis on which the Council of the national qualifications framework

qualifications to leave under 13 b of the regulation

(2011:1162) with instruction for Authority for

Polytechnic, and



2. the issuing a qualification has been given the opportunity

to comment on the dossier.



Review of qualifications



6 §/entry into force: 01/01/2016

Authority for the Polytechnic should, when necessary, but at least

at one point during the period in which the decision applies,

review to



1. the issuer of a qualification that is the subject of a decision taken

According to section 4 maintains the level of qualification of the

reference framework referred to in the decision;



2. the requirements of systematic quality work referred to in paragraph 4 is

met.



section 7/entry into force: 01/01/2016

Authority for the Polytechnic will be within the framework of their

review under section 6, provide advice and guidance to

authority.



Task and notification



section 8/entry into force: 01/01/2016

Those who have received acclaim on an application referred to in paragraph 4 shall

Authority for the Polytechnic



1. disclose the information authority requests to

conduct its examination in accordance with section 6, and



2. report on the qualification will no longer be issued or if

the essential change.



Amendment of decision



§ 9/entry into force: 01/01/2016

Authority for the Polytechnic may amend a decision

in accordance with paragraph 4 if it is found that



1. the qualification no longer corresponds to the level of

reference framework laid down in the decision, or



2. the issuer of the qualification no longer meets the

requirements for systematic quality work referred to in paragraph 4.



Before a decision is taken pursuant to the first subparagraph shall



1. the authority to obtain such evidence as the Council for the

national qualifications framework should leave under

13 b of the Regulation (2011:1162) with instruction for

Authority of the Polytechnic, and the



2. the issuing a qualification have been given the opportunity

to remedy the deficiencies.



Application fee



section 10/entry into force: 01/01/2016

For an application under section 4, the applicant shall pay a

application fee of 10 000 kroons.



Additional charge pursuant to the first subparagraph shall not be paid by the

the who



1. have refused his application under paragraph 4 and who, in the

eighteen months from the date on which the decision was notified to submit

a new application relating to the same qualification, and



2. attach a basis in order to demonstrate that it is not

further grounds for refusal.



Additional charge pursuant to the first subparagraph should also not be

be paid by the



1. has received a decision concerning a qualification under paragraph 4

and that within 18 months from the date on which the decision

It was announced submits a new application for the same

qualification, and



2. attach a basis in order to demonstrate that the knowledge,

skills and competences the qualification represents

has been developed in such a way that the qualification can

considered to correspond to a higher level in the frame of reference.



Other provisions



11 §/entry into force: 01/01/2016

Authority for the Polytechnic should annually in their

annual report present the qualifications authority

have decided on in accordance with paragraphs 4 and 9, as well as the level of

the reference frame they correspond to.



12 § the museums for studies may provide additional

regulations on



1. What are the learning outcomes relevant to level 1-8

in the frame of reference,



2. systematic quality work under paragraph 4, and



3. reporting and notification under section 8.



Authority for studies may provide for

enforcement of this regulation.



Appeal



section 13/entry into force: 01/01/2016

Decisions on what level a qualification corresponding to

According to the 4 and 9 of this Regulation may be appealed to the

The Board of appeal for higher education.



The Board of appeal of the high school's decision shall not

subject to appeal.



Transitional provisions



2015:545



This Regulation shall enter into force on the 1 January 2015 in respect of

1-3 and §§ 12 and annexes I and II and in the other on 1 January

2016.



2015:940



1. This Regulation shall enter into force on 1 February.



2. The annex of the new wording is applied for the first time on exams that are issued after 31 december 2016.



Annex 1

/Bilagan is not here/



Annex 2/expires U: 2016-02-01/



List of levels of qualifications, the results of

learning is författningsreglerat



Level 1



Secondary Basic programs



Secondary special education for adults in basic

level



Level 2



Final grade from grade school



Secondary special school



Secondary municipal adult education on basic

level



High school special certificate from high school programs



High school special certificate from special education for adults on

secondary level



Score from education in Swedish for immigrants course (D), or

the corresponding training conducted at the folk high school



Level 4



High school graduates from upper secondary school



Final grade from a full national or

specially designed program in secondary school



High school diploma from the municipal adult education



Final grades from upper secondary adult education



Level 5



High school engineering graduate from secondary school



Level 6



Degrees at the undergraduate level in accordance with annex II to

the higher education Ordinance (1993:100)



Degrees at the undergraduate level as set out in the annex to the regulation

(1993:221) for the Swedish University of agricultural sciences



Degrees at the undergraduate level as set out in the annex to the regulation

(2007:1164) of national defence



Level 7



Degrees awarded at advanced level in accordance with annex II to

the higher education Ordinance (1993:100)



Degrees awarded at advanced level in accordance with the annex to this regulation

(1993:221) for the Swedish University of agricultural sciences



Degrees awarded at advanced level in accordance with the annex to this regulation

(2007:1164) of national defence



Level 8



Degrees at the doctoral level in accordance with annex II to

the higher education Ordinance (1993:100)



Degrees at the doctoral level as set out in the annex to the regulation

(1993:221) for the Swedish University of agricultural sciences



The entry into force of annex 2/in: 2016-02-01/



List of levels of qualifications, the results of learning is författningsreglerat



Level 1



Final grades from the basic allowance up to secondary special education for adults at basic level



Level 2



Final grade from grade school



Secondary special school



Secondary municipal adult education at the basic level



High school special certificate from high school programs



High school special certificate from special education for adults at the secondary level



Score from education in Swedish for immigrants course D, or equivalent training conducted at the folk high school



Level 4



High school graduates from upper secondary school leaving certificate from a full national or specially designed program in high school high school diploma from the municipal adult education



Final grades from upper secondary adult education level 5



High school engineering graduate from secondary school



Polytechnic degrees from the Polytechnic



Level 6



Degrees at the undergraduate level in accordance with Annex 2 to the higher education Ordinance (1993:100) Degrees at the undergraduate level as set out in the annex to the Regulation (1993:221) for the Swedish University of agricultural science Degrees at the undergraduate level as set out in the annex to the Ordinance (2007:1164) of national defence qualified professional University degree from the Polytechnic



Level 7



Degrees awarded at advanced level in accordance with Annex 2 to the higher education Ordinance (1993:100) degrees at the graduate level as set out in the annex to the Regulation (1993:221) for the Swedish University of agricultural science degrees at the graduate level as set out in the annex to the Ordinance (2007:1164) of national defence



Level 8



Degrees at the doctoral level in accordance with Annex 2 to the higher education Ordinance (1993:100) Degrees at the doctoral level as set out in the annex to the Regulation (1993:221) for the Swedish University of agricultural sciences

Regulation (2015:940).