Welcome! You are now on the website of CHAIN5.

CHAIN5 is the ‘community of practice for level 5’ for those who are involved in the developments concerning level 5 of the European Qualifications Framework. Members are (and you can be also one of them):

  • national and international associations, networks for VET, HE, SCHE, HVET and other qualifications at level 5…
  • employers’ organisations…
  • students’ organisations…
  • universities, colleges, universities of applied sciences, institutions for VET, both private and public financed…
  • business academies…
  • experts in EQF level 5…
  • researchers…
  • consultancy agencies…

The first annual conference was held in Amsterdam, 13-14 February 2014, the second in February 2015 (also in Amsterdam),  the third was in in Aalborg (Denmark) on 25th and 26th of February 2016 and the fourth has been on 9-10 March in Bled, Slovenia!

In 2018 we will meet in Brussels, Belgium, on 8-9 March. And on the 7th we will have a programme with visits to Colleges and Universities, to learn about HBO5 (level 5) in Flanders.

And on the 9th and 10th of November we had a seminar on Work-based Learning and level 5 in Luton, UK. Look at ‘activities’ for the documents and presentations.

If you want to join CHAIN5, look for information under ‘contact’. Questions about CHAIN5 can be send to: info@chain5.net.