BALTIC VET Skills competition in catering and food industry sectors (VET SKILLS)

According to European Quality Assurance in Vocational Education and Training (EQAVET) VET
providers in the EU Member States have to develop and improve quality assurance in European VET systems: exchange information and experience, initiate a process of mutual learning and consensus building for the development of common principles, reference criteria, indicators and tools for quality improvement in VET, and the implementation of the Reference Framework, reach shared results and solutions in the development of guidelines and criteria for quality assurance.

Skills competition contribute to the prestige of vocational education schools and self-esteem of learners, raising public awareness of vocational education as a value and inspiring young people to choose vocational qualifications. Local competition held at school level inspire students to explore their profession deeper, check their skills and get ready for national competition. The winners of national competition have priority to take part in international competition organized by partner countries and continue for EUROSKILLS AND WORLDSKILLS.

The objectives of this project is to prepare tools for local, national, Baltic (international) competitions for VET students in catering (cooks and pastry cooks) and food industry sectors.

During the project the following results will be achieved including:
IO1- Manual for organizing competitions;
IO2 – Competition rules;
IO3 – Participant´s evaluation guidelines.
All materials will be available in the languages of the project consortium partners: Lithuanian, Latvian, Estonian as well as English.

Kauno maisto pramones ir prekybos mokymo centras (LT)
Tartu Vocational Education Center (EE)
2. VSIA Rigas Turisma un radosas industrijas tehnikums (LV)

01.09.2019 – 28.02.2022

Project coordinator/contact person:
Andrei Atškasov (e-mail:; ph: +372 7361 894)