EFCoCert stays for European Foundation for Competence Certification, with the following profile:

  • Swiss non for profit Foundation, established 2014
  • Dedicated to set & operate competence (or management system)  certification schemes in accordance to ISO rules
  • Professionalising the certification scheme management
  • Mutualising the know-how, tools & costs for scheme owners
  • Development, perennation & exploitation of EU competence certification schemes funded within Erasmus+ projects



Develop and manage competence certification schemes for non-regulated professions in Europe to provide recognition and validation of non-formal and informal learning, enhancing the employability and mobility.

Provide innovative solutions within competence certification for recognizing social and behavioural soft skills though an informal open badge recognition ecosystem leading to revolve the classical certification approach and reduce costs by universal accessibility.