The national qualifications framework is a unique, integrated system of qualifications for lifelong learning that includes all levels and types of qualifications, regardless of the age at which they are acquired and the way they are acquired (through formal or informal education, i.e. informal learning, i.e. life or work experience). NOKS enables comprehensibility, clarity and transparency of existing qualification systems (eg higher education qualification system, secondary professional education qualification system and other systems).
The purpose of NQFS is the regulation and improvement of the qualifications system in accordance with the requirements of social and economy development, and providing support to applying the concept of life-long learning and enabling easier mobility of workforce.
In accordance with this, goals of establishing NQFS are as follows: