“SWISS QUALITY COMPETENCIES AND QUALIFICATIONS (SQCQ)” with main seat in Solothurn is an independent non-profit association since December 2008. The associaton was founded by Swiss experts in the field of competencies and qualifications. They have worked as prime developpers of evidence based competency portfolio systems and researched and developped in Switzerland since 2000 a new framework of competencies and qualifications with portfolio for the primary, secondary, further education, higher education and tertiary level. There is a long years partnership to additional validation and valorisation work in the field of APL (Accreditation of Prior Learning) / RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning) with the International Network for Accreditation, Recognition and Dissemination INARD.