Holders of EPAL Degree have technical vocational knowledge and skills. At the same time, they gain access to the labour market.

Relation To Employment

Holders of qualifications of this Type are entitled to obtain a professional license, along with the relevant rights, as provided by the pertinent legislation on the specific specialty.


Access to programmes leading to such qualifications is available for graduates of compulsory education or graduates of the 1st class of General Upper Secondary School (they may enrol in the 2nd class of EPAL).
Holders of qualifications of this type are entitled to obtain, following examinations, an EPAL Certificate. With the acquisition of EPAL Certificate they also gain access to the Apprenticeship Class (Level 5).

Learning Outcomes


• They hold the basic theoretical and practical knowledge and the scientific terminology in the fields related to their specialty.
• They describe the principles of operation of devices and materials related to their specialty.
• They understand instructions, duties and the procedures for performing their duties, which are related to their specialty.
• They have a satisfactory command of the basic applications of the new technologies of their specialty.
• They obtain basic knowledge in order to conduct research work in their subject area.


• They operate with adequacy and safety tools, equipment, and devices falling into their specialty.
• They easily apply the instructions laid in relevant manuals (issued in Greek and in a foreign language).
• They manufacture and present personally and in groups projects of their specialty, within the context of research work.
• They can adequately perform a series of composite tasks related to their duties.
• They can successfully communicate with the other personnel of their work area and with customers.
• They can easily use professional terminology.
• They can effectively resolve specific problems arising during their work, by adjusting their actions to the various conditions and to their work environment.
• They observe the work health and safety as well as environment protection regulations and specifications.


• They perform tasks with moderate autonomy in a specific field of work or study, related to their specialty.
• They can supervise others in duties of their responsibility.
• They can undertake the responsibility for completing their duties.
• They can work within a team.
• They can resolve, either on their own, or by asking for suitable assistance by third parties, problems that may arise during their work.
• They search for, select and evaluate information and data within the context of their professional and/or learning activities.
• They can assess their personal deficits and needs.