Five market qualifications have been included in the IQS: one related to management and administration, two more to the electronics industry, the next two to the agricultural industry.
Implementation of interim management projects
The holder of the qualification can independently implement activities within the organization that are designed to achieve business outcomes agreed upon with the customer within a specified timeframe. He/she performs actions in accordance with the methodology of interim management, designing the organization's transformation path, modes of operation, project plan, communication plan and knowledge transfer plan. In the course of performing actions, he/she observes the principles of ethics. The holder of the qualification can undertake activities in various types of organisations in the private and public sectors.
Manual assembly of electrical, electronic and mechatronic components and devices
The holder of the qualification "Manual assembly of electric, electronic and mechatronic components and devices", during the assembly of electric, electronic and mechatronic components uses documentation describing standards, assembly diagrams, procedures and assembly instructions. Uses equipment to perform assembly. Knows how to maintain and service tools needed for assembly. Independently performs optical inspection of finished products.
Assembly and disassembly of BGA (Ball Grid Array) components
The holder of the qualification "Assembly and disassembly of BGA (Ball Grid Array) components" uses technical documentation in the assembly and disassembly of BGA components. Characterises health and safety regulations when performing assembly and disassembly of BGA type components. Uses specialised BGA soldering equipment, monitors temperature rise over time by setting up so-called solder profiles, monitors the assembly process and visually inspects the replaced component.
Implementing applications to support plant-based agricultural operations
The holder of the qualification in implementing applications to support plant-based agricultural operations offers counselling on and indicates the best applications available in the market to improve field cultivation. He/she has a general knowledge of the agricultural industry, with a focus on crop production, as well as information and communication technology. He/she is capable of analysing and evaluating the needs of a farm and plant-based agricultural enterprise related to information technology solutions. Develops a plan for the implementation of plant-based agricultural support applications and then oversees its implementation, including but not limited to training in the use of the aforementioned applications. The holder of the qualification may find employment in farms and agricultural enterprises, groups of agricultural producers, agricultural cooperatives, and technology companies developing products and services based on information technology in agriculture (e.g., telemetry, precision agriculture, robotics, Internet of Things technology).
Counselling on mineral fertiliser planning at the farm and agricultural enterprise
The holder of the qualification "Counselling on mineral fertiliser planning at the farm and agricultural enterprise" has the knowledge to recommend fertilisers at the farms and agricultural enterprises and to establish fertilisation schemes as required. The holder of the qualification has the skills to correctly analyse the situation of the farm and agricultural enterprise, taking into account the key variables for fertilising crops on arable land and permanent pastures. He/she can prepare, among other things, a plan for mineral fertilisation, an analysis of soil and climatic conditions, and a plan for utilising the resources of the farm and agricultural enterprise including the financial results. The holder of the qualification may find employment in companies involved in the production and marketing of mineral fertilisers, in farms and agricultural enterprises in positions related to fertiliser consultancy and in agricultural chemical stations.