To promote excellence in the field of skills, vocational education and training and craftsmanship, primarily focussed on young people, within the European Union, EFTA-countries and EU candidate countries.
- To raise awareness of the importance of professional excellence and of high quality VET for Europe.
- To increase and develop the cooperation and partnership between organisations which are active in promoting VET and excellence in skills development.
- To encourage world-class standards of skills and competence in Europe and enhance the status and attractiveness of VET.
- To support European policy in the context of lifelong learning.