Name of qualification Name of qualification: Delovni inštruktor/delovna inštruktoricaAdd to comparison
Translated title (no legal status) Translated title: Work instructor
Type of qualification Type of qualification: National vocational qualification, SQF level 5
Category of qualification Category of qualification: Vocational Qualification
Admission requirements Entry conditions:
  • Education at least at SOK 2 level and at least 5 years of work experience in the field of working with people, which the candidate proves with authentic documents that show the time and content of the work performed (for example, reference letters, reports on the work performed with the signature of the responsible person , contracts, proof of student work, etc.), of which at least 1 year of experience in the field of social care for the elderly, disabled and other persons with special needs, as evidenced by authentic documents (for example, letters of reference, reports on work performed with the signature of a responsible person , contracts, proof of student work, statements, etc.).
ISCED field Field:
Health and welfare
ISCED subfield subfield: care of the elderly and of disabled adults
Qualification level

SQF Level: SQF 5
EQF Level: EQF 4

Learning outcomes:

The candidate is able to:

  • plan, prepare, implement and control one's own work and the work of groups, as well as work processes, taking into account ergonomics,
  • communicate with the user, with his legal representative, with professional workers and colleagues and business partners,
  • use modern information and communication technology,
  • prepare an individual plan and risk assessments for the user in cooperation with the professional team,
  • to document and maintain prescribed documentation,
  • ensure the maintenance of working resources and equipment,
  • to ensure the quality of the services and work provided,
  • use energy, material and time rationally,
  • to protect health and the environment, to be responsible for one's own safety and the safety of others,
  • plan and organize the process of training and work of the user in accordance with the individual plan, in cooperation with the professional team,
  • implement work process and user training,
  • monitor and control the work efficiency and quality of the user's work,
  • provide support to the user in strengthening the formal and informal social network,
  • organize and implement leisure activities for the user,
  • organize and implement the process of manufacturing, storing and promoting the product,
  • encourage the user to maintain independence.


Verification and assessment are carried out by committees for the verification and validation of national vocational qualifications, appointed by the National Examination Centre (NEC). Committee members must be licensed by the National Examination Centre. Licences may be found here.

Assesment and completion:


During the guidance process the candidate prepares a portfolio,  which is assessed by a committee. If the portfolio submitted by the candidate contains  authentic, valid and adequate proof of the knowledge,  skills and competences defined in the occupational standard, the committee may:

  • validate the contents of the occupational standard in full,  
  • validate the contents of the occupational standard in part and define the  knowledge, skills and competence to be verified,  
  • refuse to validate any of the contents of the occupational standard because  the candidate has not provided proof of any of the knowledge, skills and competences  defined in the occupational standard, in which case it will verify  the occupational standard in full.  


Practical verification with an oral presentation.

Conditions for obtaining a public document:

Candidates demonstrate attainment of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the catalogue of standards of vocational knowledge and skills.

Awarding body:

Izvajalci postopkov za ugotavljanje in potrjevanje NPK so vpisani v register izvajalcev, ki se vodi v zbirki nacionalnega informacijskega središča za poklicne kvalifikacije. To so: poklicne šole, podjetja, medpodjetniški izobraževalni centri, šole za izobraževanje odraslih, gospodarske zbornice.


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