Name of qualification Name of qualification: Livar/livarka procesnega litjaAdd to comparison
Translated title (no legal status) Translated title: Foundry worker – process caster
Type of qualification Type of qualification: National vocational qualification, SQF level 4
Category of qualification Category of qualification: Vocational Qualification
Admission requirements Entry conditions:
  • At least elementary education,
  • a medical certificate with an assessment of the candidate's medical fitness for the job of foundry worker – process caster issued by a doctor specialising in occupational medicine, which may not be more than one year old,
  • two years' experience of manufacturing in the process casting field.
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:

  • receive instructions from a superior and organise their own work accordingly,
  • prepare machines, devices and tools for the metal casting process and start up machines and equipment in accordance with technical instructions,
  • manage the process of preparing a melt in a casting furnace and guide the casting process in accordance with standards and regulations and observing instructions for high-quality, safe and environmentally friendly work,
  • oversee the status and correct functioning of machinery and equipment for process casting and ensure the optimal use of energy products and material,
  • communicate with superiors, technologists, quality control personnel and other co-workers,
  • carry out preventive maintenance of machines, equipment and tools.



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:

Providers of procedures for identifying and validating NVQs are entered in a register of providers maintained in the collection of the national information centre for vocational qualifications. These are: vocational schools, businesses, B2B training centres, adult education centres and chambers of commerce.


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