The Second European Vocational Skills Week

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The European Vocational Skills Week 2017 is organised by the European Commission and will take place during 20th-24th November. It will offer more than 1000 events across Europe. The aim of the European Skills Week is to increase awareness of vocational education and training and opportunities it provides.

EuropeActive is proud to be a part of European Skills Week with its International Standards Meeting (ISM) in Rome, Italy.  This annual event brings together key stakeholders from the fitness industry including employers, training providers, suppliers, national associations and the representatives of national registers of exercise professionals from across Europe and around the globe for lively debate in an open and inspirational environment.

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The second meeting of the European Commission Expert Group “Skills and Human Resources Development in Sport” took place in Split 11-12 July.

Fitness is the largest participant sport. The sector serves nearly 60 million consumers, generates 26.6 billion Euro in revenues, employs 650,000 people, and consists of 59,055 facilities.