VET projects

Advice and guidance on how to run, manage and report on your Erasmus+ vocational education and training (VET) mobility for VET learners and staff and strategic partnership projects.

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Below you can find higher education sector information and guidance. Don’t forget you can also find guidance on: 

  • Project support – for key documents such as the programme guide and guide for experts. 
  • IT tools – for guidance on the European Commission's online tools that you must use including Mobility Tool+, Online Linguistic Support (OLS), Organisation Registration System (ORS) and the distance calculator. 
  • Promotion and dissemination – for details on submitting your results to the Erasmus+ Project Results Platform, working with the press and using the logo in your project promotion. 
  • Impact and evaluation – for Impact+ tool and resources to support your evaluation. 

Start Up Seminars

Below you can find presentations from the Start Up Seminars of different Call years. They include detailed information about managing your Key Action 1 or Key Action 2 project throughout the project's lifecycle, as well as helpful hints and tips. 

2020 Call

The 2020 Call Key Action 1 Start Up Seminars took place via webinar, with one webinar for experienced beneficiaries and another for those who are new to Erasmus+. You can view the recordings from the Key Action 1 session below. 

For experienced beneficiaries:

For newcomers:

The 2020 Call Key Action 2 Start Up Seminar was recorded in two parts. You can view the recordings from the Key Action 2 session below. 

Part one:

Part two:

2019 Call

Download the presentation from the 2019 Call Key Action 1 Convention (2.4 MB).

In 2019, the Key Action 2 Start Up Seminar took place via webinar. You can download the presentation from the morning session (1 MB) and the presentation from the afternoon session (1.5 MB).

2018 Call

Download the presentation from the 2018 Call Key Action 1 Convention (5.9 MB). 

You can also download the presentation from the 2018 Call Key Action 2 Start Up Seminar (2.3 MB). 

Project handbooks

Project handbooks are available to download for guidance on managing your Erasmus+ project:

2020 Call

The 2020 Call Key Action 1 project handbook for VET and adult education is comprised of the following three documents:

2020 Call Key Action 2 project handbook (802 KB) for VET and adult education.

2019 Call

The 2019 Call Key Action 1 project handbook for VET and adult education is comprised of the following three documents:

2019 Call Key Action 2 project handbook (929 KB) for VET and adult education. 

2018 Call

The 2018 Call Key Action 1 project handbook for VET and adult education is comprised of the following three documents:

2018 Call Key Action 2 project handbook (864 KB) for VET and adult education. 

Guidance documents

When the reporting documents are made available we will publish guidance documents to help you submit a good quality report. We will also notify you if we hold any face-to-face events or online webinars to provide further reporting guidance.

Final report guidance

These guides are designed to help you complete and submit the Final Beneficiary Report (also referred to as the Final Report) for your project.

For KA1 projects, you can download:

For KA2 projects, download the KA2 AE and VET Final Report Beneficiary Guidance (858 KB). 

Erasmus+ VET Mobility Charter

The Charter aims to reward and promote quality in mobility enabling sending organisations to further develop their international strategies. See the European Commission's VET Mobility Quality Commitment (110 KB) for more information. 

ECVET

The European Credit System for Vocational Education and Training (ECVET) is a technical framework which supports the transfer, recognition and accumulation of learning outcomes. ECVET provides a set of principles and tools that facilitate the process of learner recognition, with a view to achieving a qualification. Templates you may want to use include:  

Who should I contact?

The Ecorys UK helpline is now closed, please send any queries via email