European classification/competencies, Skills and Qualifications ESCO Occupations

ESCO (European Skills, Competencies, Qualifications and Occupations) is the classification of multilingual european capabilities, competencies, qualifications and occupations.

ESCO operates as a dictionary example, which describes, identifies and classifies the occupations, competencies and skills relevant to the labour market, education and training for the eu. These concepts and relations between them can be understood by electronic systems so as to permit online to different platforms use ESCO for different services such as: matching job seekers with work on the basis of their skills, to suggest training for those who wish to upgrade their skills.

ESCO provides descriptions 2942 occupations and 13 . 485 skills linked to these occupations, translated into 27 languages (all official languages of the eu more icelandic, norwegian and Arabic). The aim of ESCO is to support labour mobility across europe and, therefore, a labour market more integrated and efficient, offering a common language "" occupations and skills that can be used by those parties interested in employment, education and training.

ESCO is a project of the european commission, led by the General directorate of employment, social affairs and Inclusion (DG LSM). It is available in a portal online and available free of charge. His first full version (ESCO v 1 ) was issued on 28 july 2017 .