Funded by Erasmus +, the Sector Skills Strategy in Additive Manufacturing Project (SAM) tackles the current European need of developing an effective system that identifies and anticipates the right skills for the Additive Manufacturing (AM) sector.
SAM project main features are:
A skills strategy in Additive Manufacturing providing solutions capable to foster and support the growth, innovation and competitiveness of the AM sector.
A methodology for a sustainable and continuous assessment of current and future skills needs in AM through an observatory for Additive Manufacturing which provides mapping and monitoring of the AM industry technological trends, skills shortages and mismatches, policies and figures.
Design, review and deploy of relevant qualifications in the AM sector, built with a learning outcomes approach and linked with EU Frameworks and Tools such as the EQF, e-CF, EntreComp, ECVET and ECTS.
Promotion of the attractiveness of the AM sector as a career choice for primary, general education, VET and university’s students via an awareness campaign in the field of AM.
One online qualifications catalogue to continuously update and enlarge the European AM Qualification System.