Name of qualification Name of qualification: Livar/livarkaAdd to comparison
Translated title (no legal status) Translated title: Metal moulder
Type of qualification Type of qualification: National vocational qualification, SQF level 4
Category of qualification Category of qualification: Vocational Qualification
Admission requirements Entry conditions:
  •  Completion of basic education,
  • medical certificate confirming adequate state of health.
ISCED field Field:
Engineering, manufacturing and construction
ISCED subfield subfield: mechanics and metal trades
Qualification level

SQF Level: SQF 4
EQF Level: EQF 4

Learning outcomes:

Candidates will be able to:

  • prepare machines, devices and tools for the metal casting process;
  • manage the pressure casting process;
  • manage the sand casting and ingot mould casting process;
  • keep the required records of work;
  • supervise the casting process;
  • carry out work in accordance with standards and regulations;
  • carry out preventive maintenance of machines, devices and tools:
  • receive and deliver information about work;
  • perform work in such a way as not to endanger themselves, other people or the environment.


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 counselling process, the candidate prepares a portfolio. The relevant committee assesses the portfolio and validates catalogue content in part or full. If the committee is unable to recognise all catalogue content, it assigns tasks to the candidate for verification.


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:

Providers of procedures for identifying and validating national vocational qualifications are entered in a register of providers maintained in the relevant database of the National Reference Point for Occupational Qualifications. Providers include: vocational schools, companies, inter-company training centres, adult education centres, chambers of commerce, etc. 


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