Latvian Qualification Framework

LKI 1

Certificate of general basic education (special education programme for learners with mental development disorders)

LKI 2

Certificate of general basic education
Certificate of vocational basic education
Certificate of professional qualification (1 PQL)

LKI 3

Certificate of vocational education
Certificate of professional qualification (2 PQL)

LKI 4

Certificate of general secondary education
Diploma of vocational secondary education
Certificate of professional qualification (3 PQL)

LKI 5

First level professional higher education diploma

LKI 6

Bachelor’s diploma
Professional Bachelor’s diploma
Professional higher education diploma (at least 4 years)

LKI 7

Master’s diploma
Professional Master’s diploma
Professional higher education diploma (at least 5 years)

LKI 8

Doctor’s diploma

 

Latvian Qualifications Database

Latvian Qualifications Database (LQD) summarizes data on the qualifications to be acquired within the Latvian education system, which are included in eight levels of the Latvian Qualifications Framework (LQF) and referenced to the European Qualifications Framework (EQF). Within the context of this database qualification is understood as educational document acquired within formal education including information on the awarded degree and/or professional qualification.

 

Key elements of the qualifications that are published 

in the Database:

 

– title of the qualification

– level of EQF/LQF

– learning outcomes

– awarding body of the qualification

 

NOTE:
In June, 2016 the Database was launched and the content is being updated.