The Europass CV is the unified curriculum vitae proposed by the European Union to facilitate the search for employment of workers in different countries in European format.

Although popularly known as Europass CV , Europass actually consists of five different documents.The Europass documents are:

ð Two documents freely accessible, completed by European citizens:

     » the Curriculum Vitae helps you present your skills and qualifications effectively and clearly. You can create your CV online using tutorials or download the template, examples and instructions.

     » the Language Passport is a self-assessment tool for language skills and qualifications. You can create your Language Passport online using tutorials or download the template, examples and instructions.

ð Three documents issued by education and training authorities:

     » the Europass Mobility records the knowledge and skills acquired in another European country;

     » the Certificate Supplement describes the knowledge and skills acquired by holders of vocational education and training certificates;

     » the Diploma Supplement describes the knowledge and skills acquired by holders of higher education degrees.

 

To create your Europass CV you can use this template

 PERSONAL INFORMATION
   

Replace with First name(s) Surname(s) 
[All CV headings are optional. Remove any empty headings.]

 

Replace with house number, street name, city, postcode, country
Replace with telephone number | Replace with mobile number
State e-mail address
State personal website(s)
Replace with type of IM service Replace with messaging account(s)

Sex Enter sex |Date of birth dd/mm/yyyy |Nationality Enter nationality/-ies

JOB APPLIED FOR POSITION PREFERRED JOB STUDIES APPLIED FOR PERSONAL STATEMENT Replace with job applied for / position / preferred job / studies applied for / personal statement (delete non relevant headings in left column)
WORK EXPERIENCE [Add separate entries for each experience. Start from the most recent.]
Replace with dates
(from - to)
    • Replace with occupation or position held
    • Replace with employer’s name and locality (if relevant, full address and website)
    • Replace with main activities and responsibilities
Business or sector Replace with type of business or sector
EDUCATION AND TRAINING [Add separate entries for each course. Start from the most recent.]
Replace with dates
(from - to)

 

  • Replace with qualification awarded Replace with EQF (or other) level if relevant
  • Replace with education or training organisation’s name and locality (if relevant, country)
  • Replace with a list of principal subjects covered or skills acquired
PERSONAL SKILLS [Remove any headings left empty.]
Mother tongue(s) Replace with mother tongue(s)
Other language(s)        
UNDERSTANDING SPEAKING WRITING
Listening Reading Spoken Interaction Spoken Production  

Replace with language

Enter Level Enter Level Enter Level Enter Level Enter Level

Replace with name of language certificate. Enter level if known.

Replace with language

Enter Level Enter Level Enter Level Enter Level Enter Level

Replace with name of language certificate. Enter level if known.

Levels: A1/A2: Basic user - B1/B2: Independent user - C1/C2 Proficient user Common European Framework of Reference for Languages

Communication skills

Replace with your communication skills. Specify in what context they were acquired. Example: good communication skills gained through my experience as sales manager

Organisational / managerial skills

Replace with your organisational / managerial skills. Specify in what context they were acquired. Example: leadership (currently responsible for a team of 10 people)

Job-related skills

Replace with any job-related skills not listed elsewhere. Specify in what context they were acquired. Example: good command of quality control processes (currently responsible for quality audit)

Digital competence SELF-ASSESSMENT
  Information processing Communication Content creation Safety Problem solving
  Enter Level Enter Level Enter Level Enter Level Enter Level
 

Levels: Basic user - Independent user - Proficient user Digital competences - Self-assessment grid

Replace with name of ICT-certificate(s)

Replace with your other computer skills. Specify in what context they were acquired. Example: •  good command of office suite (word processor, spread sheet, presentation software) • good command of photo editing software gained as an amateur photographer

Other Skills

Replace with other relevant skills not already mentioned. Specify in what context they were acquired. Example:
• carpentry

Driving Licence

Replace with driving licence category/-ies. Example:
• B

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Publications Presentations
Projects Conferences Seminars
Honours and awards
Memberships References Citations Courses
Certifications

Replace with relevant publications, presentations, projects, conferences, seminars, honours and awards, memberships, references. Remove headings not relevant in the left column.
Example of publication:
• How to write a successful CV, New Associated Publishers, London, 2002. Example of project:
• Devon new public library. Principal architect in charge of design, production, bidding and construction supervision (2008-2012).
ANNEXES • Replace with list of documents annexed to your CV. Examples:
• copies of degrees and qualifications;
• testimonial of employment or work placement;
• publications or research.

 

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