PRIME project



Prime LogoThe PRIME project, led by RCN Pluryn in the Netherlands, started in November 2011 and will run until the end of 2013. The PRIME project, short for PRoject for IMplementation of Equavet, is funded under the Lifelong Learning Programme of the DG Education and Culture of the European Commission.It is a Leonardo da Vinci Transfer of Innovation Action project. 

The project aims to use EQUASS as a tool for the implementation on the EQAVET framework for quality in the provision of Vocational Education and Training (VET) in Europe. The project's first phase involves cross-referencing the EQUASS and EQAVET principles and frameworks, identifying discrepancies, and providing the necessary adaptations.


For more information and to follow the latest developments, visit the project website.


Project partners

Pluryn (NL) - project leader

Opera Don Calabria (IT)

BBW Adolf Aich gGmbH (DE)


Vilnius Centre for Psychosocial Rehabilitation (LT)

RCN-Heliomare (NL)

RCN Bartimeus (NL)

RehabCare (IE) provides the quality control of the project implementation.

EPR/EQUASS (BE), as owner of the EQUASS system, contributes as a subcontractor, and provides knowledge and expertise to the project.



pdfCross-reference study on EQAVET

pdfEQUASS Certification: a tool for VET providers to show compliance with the EQARF for VET