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IG Metall

As Germany's largest trade union, IG Metall is a recognised regulatory partner in the German VET system based on the provision of collective bargaining agreements, the Vocational Education Act and the Social Partner agreements. As a social partner, IG Metall is actively involved in the regulatory process of the German qualificiations. IG Metall represents the  wood and furniture sector and has been involved in the development of occupation profiles in this sector. Beyond this, IG Metall also develops the framework curricula of further training programmes in conjunction with the Chambers and is also involved in assessment procedures.

IG Metall is a partner in the EQF adaptation process in Germany and has been involved in the development of the GQF through its membership in the Arbeitskreis DQR.