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EducationalOccupationalCredential

Defined in the pending.schema.org extension.
Canonical URL: http://schema.org/EducationalOccupationalCredential

Thing > CreativeWork > EducationalOccupationalCredential

An educational or occupational credential. A diploma, academic degree, certification, qualification, badge, etc., that may be awarded to a person or other entity that meets the requirements defined by the credentialer.
PropertyExpected TypeDescription
Properties from EducationalOccupationalCredential
competencyRequired DefinedTerm  or
Text  or
URL 
Knowledge, skill, ability or personal attribute that must be demonstrated by a person or other entity.
credentialCategory DefinedTerm  or
Text  or
URL 
The category or type of credential being described, for example "degree”, “certificate”, “badge”, or more specific term.
educationalLevel DefinedTerm  or
Text  or
URL 
The level in terms of progression through an educational or training context. Examples of educational levels include 'beginner', 'intermediate' or 'advanced', and formal sets of level indicators.
recognizedBy Organization An organization that acknowledges the validity, value or utility of a credential. Note: recognition may include a process of quality assurance or accreditation.
validFor Duration The duration of validity of a permit or similar thing.
validIn AdministrativeArea The geographic area where a permit or similar thing is valid.
Properties from CreativeWork
about Thing The subject matter of the content.
Inverse property: subjectOf.
accessMode Text The human sensory perceptual system or cognitive faculty through which a person may process or perceive information. Expected values include: auditory, tactile, textual, visual, colorDependent, chartOnVisual, chemOnVisual, diagramOnVisual, mathOnVisual, musicOnVisual, textOnVisual.
accessModeSufficient Text A list of single or combined accessModes that are sufficient to understand all the intellectual content of a resource. Expected values include: auditory, tactile, textual, visual.
accessibilityAPI Text Indicates that the resource is compatible with the referenced accessibility API (WebSchemas wiki lists possible values).
accessibilityControl Text Identifies input methods that are sufficient to fully control the described resource (WebSchemas wiki lists possible values).
accessibilityFeature Text Content features of the resource, such as accessible media, alternatives and supported enhancements for accessibility (WebSchemas wiki lists possible values).
accessibilityHazard Text A characteristic of the described resource that is physiologically dangerous to some users. Related to WCAG 2.0 guideline 2.3 (WebSchemas wiki lists possible values).
accessibilitySummary Text A human-readable summary of specific accessibility features or deficiencies, consistent with the other accessibility metadata but expressing subtleties such as "short descriptions are present but long descriptions will be needed for non-visual users" or "short descriptions are present and no long descriptions are needed."
accountablePerson Person Specifies the Person that is legally accountable for the CreativeWork.
aggregateRating AggregateRating The overall rating, based on a collection of reviews or ratings, of the item.
alternativeHeadline Text A secondary title of the CreativeWork.
associatedMedia MediaObject A media object that encodes this CreativeWork. This property is a synonym for encoding.
audience Audience An intended audience, i.e. a group for whom something was created. Supersedes serviceAudience.
audio AudioObject An embedded audio object.
author Organization  or
Person 
The author of this content or rating. Please note that author is special in that HTML 5 provides a special mechanism for indicating authorship via the rel tag. That is equivalent to this and may be used interchangeably.
award Text An award won by or for this item. Supersedes awards.
character Person Fictional person connected with a creative work.
citation CreativeWork  or
Text 
A citation or reference to another creative work, such as another publication, web page, scholarly article, etc.
comment Comment Comments, typically from users.
commentCount Integer The number of comments this CreativeWork (e.g. Article, Question or Answer) has received. This is most applicable to works published in Web sites with commenting system; additional comments may exist elsewhere.
contentLocation Place The location depicted or described in the content. For example, the location in a photograph or painting.
contentRating Rating  or
Text 
Official rating of a piece of content—for example,'MPAA PG-13'.
contentReferenceTime DateTime The specific time described by a creative work, for works (e.g. articles, video objects etc.) that emphasise a particular moment within an Event.
contributor Organization  or
Person 
A secondary contributor to the CreativeWork or Event.
copyrightHolder Organization  or
Person 
The party holding the legal copyright to the CreativeWork.
copyrightYear Number The year during which the claimed copyright for the CreativeWork was first asserted.
correction CorrectionComment  or
Text  or
URL 
Indicates a correction to a CreativeWork, either via a CorrectionComment, textually or in another document.
creator Organization  or
Person 
The creator/author of this CreativeWork. This is the same as the Author property for CreativeWork.
dateCreated Date  or
DateTime 
The date on which the CreativeWork was created or the item was added to a DataFeed.
dateModified Date  or
DateTime 
The date on which the CreativeWork was most recently modified or when the item's entry was modified within a DataFeed.
datePublished Date Date of first broadcast/publication.
discussionUrl URL A link to the page containing the comments of the CreativeWork.
editor Person Specifies the Person who edited the CreativeWork.
educationalAlignment AlignmentObject An alignment to an established educational framework.
educationalUse Text The purpose of a work in the context of education; for example, 'assignment', 'group work'.
encoding MediaObject A media object that encodes this CreativeWork. This property is a synonym for associatedMedia. Supersedes encodings.
encodingFormat Text  or
URL 
Media type typically expressed using a MIME format (see IANA site and MDN reference) e.g. application/zip for a SoftwareApplication binary, audio/mpeg for .mp3 etc.).

In cases where a CreativeWork has several media type representations, encoding can be used to indicate each MediaObject alongside particular encodingFormat information.

Unregistered or niche encoding and file formats can be indicated instead via the most appropriate URL, e.g. defining Web page or a Wikipedia/Wikidata entry. Supersedes fileFormat.
exampleOfWork CreativeWork A creative work that this work is an example/instance/realization/derivation of.
Inverse property: workExample.
expires Date Date the content expires and is no longer useful or available. For example a VideoObject or NewsArticle whose availability or relevance is time-limited, or a ClaimReview fact check whose publisher wants to indicate that it may no longer be relevant (or helpful to highlight) after some date.
funder Organization  or
Person 
A person or organization that supports (sponsors) something through some kind of financial contribution.
genre Text  or
URL 
Genre of the creative work, broadcast channel or group.
hasPart CreativeWork  or
Trip 
Indicates an item or CreativeWork that is part of this item, or CreativeWork (in some sense).
Inverse property: isPartOf.
headline Text Headline of the article.
inLanguage Language  or
Text 
The language of the content or performance or used in an action. Please use one of the language codes from the IETF BCP 47 standard. See also availableLanguage. Supersedes language.
interactionStatistic InteractionCounter The number of interactions for the CreativeWork using the WebSite or SoftwareApplication. The most specific child type of InteractionCounter should be used. Supersedes interactionCount.
interactivityType Text The predominant mode of learning supported by the learning resource. Acceptable values are 'active', 'expositive', or 'mixed'.
isAccessibleForFree Boolean A flag to signal that the item, event, or place is accessible for free. Supersedes free.
isBasedOn CreativeWork  or
Product  or
URL 
A resource that was used in the creation of this resource. This term can be repeated for multiple sources. For example, http://example.com/great-multiplication-intro.html. Supersedes isBasedOnUrl.
isFamilyFriendly Boolean Indicates whether this content is family friendly.
isPartOf CreativeWork  or
Trip 
Indicates an item or CreativeWork that this item, or CreativeWork (in some sense), is part of.
Inverse property: hasPart.
keywords Text Keywords or tags used to describe this content. Multiple entries in a keywords list are typically delimited by commas.
learningResourceType Text The predominant type or kind characterizing the learning resource. For example, 'presentation', 'handout'.
license CreativeWork  or
URL 
A license document that applies to this content, typically indicated by URL.
locationCreated Place The location where the CreativeWork was created, which may not be the same as the location depicted in the CreativeWork.
mainEntity Thing Indicates the primary entity described in some page or other CreativeWork.
Inverse property: mainEntityOfPage.
material Product  or
Text  or
URL 
A material that something is made from, e.g. leather, wool, cotton, paper.
mentions Thing Indicates that the CreativeWork contains a reference to, but is not necessarily about a concept.
offers Offer An offer to provide this item—for example, an offer to sell a product, rent the DVD of a movie, perform a service, or give away tickets to an event.
position Integer  or
Text 
The position of an item in a series or sequence of items.
producer Organization  or
Person 
The person or organization who produced the work (e.g. music album, movie, tv/radio series etc.).
provider Organization  or
Person 
The service provider, service operator, or service performer; the goods producer. Another party (a seller) may offer those services or goods on behalf of the provider. A provider may also serve as the seller. Supersedes carrier.
publication PublicationEvent A publication event associated with the item.
publisher Organization  or
Person 
The publisher of the creative work.
publisherImprint Organization The publishing division which published the comic.
publishingPrinciples CreativeWork  or
URL 
The publishingPrinciples property indicates (typically via URL) a document describing the editorial principles of an Organization (or individual e.g. a Person writing a blog) that relate to their activities as a publisher, e.g. ethics or diversity policies. When applied to a CreativeWork (e.g. NewsArticle) the principles are those of the party primarily responsible for the creation of the CreativeWork.

While such policies are most typically expressed in natural language, sometimes related information (e.g. indicating a funder) can be expressed using schema.org terminology.
recordedAt Event The Event where the CreativeWork was recorded. The CreativeWork may capture all or part of the event.
Inverse property: recordedIn.
releasedEvent PublicationEvent The place and time the release was issued, expressed as a PublicationEvent.
review Review A review of the item. Supersedes reviews.
schemaVersion Text  or
URL 
Indicates (by URL or string) a particular version of a schema used in some CreativeWork. For example, a document could declare a schemaVersion using an URL such as http://schema.org/version/2.0/ if precise indication of schema version was required by some application.
sdDatePublished Date Indicates the date on which the current structured data was generated / published. Typically used alongside sdPublisher
sdLicense CreativeWork  or
URL 
A license document that applies to this structured data, typically indicated by URL.
sdPublisher Organization  or
Person 
Indicates the party responsible for generating and publishing the current structured data markup, typically in cases where the structured data is derived automatically from existing published content but published on a different site. For example, student projects and open data initiatives often re-publish existing content with more explicitly structured metadata. The sdPublisher property helps make such practices more explicit.
sourceOrganization Organization The Organization on whose behalf the creator was working.
spatialCoverage Place The spatialCoverage of a CreativeWork indicates the place(s) which are the focus of the content. It is a subproperty of contentLocation intended primarily for more technical and detailed materials. For example with a Dataset, it indicates areas that the dataset describes: a dataset of New York weather would have spatialCoverage which was the place: the state of New York. Supersedes spatial.
sponsor Organization  or
Person 
A person or organization that supports a thing through a pledge, promise, or financial contribution. e.g. a sponsor of a Medical Study or a corporate sponsor of an event.
temporalCoverage DateTime  or
Text  or
URL 
The temporalCoverage of a CreativeWork indicates the period that the content applies to, i.e. that it describes, either as a DateTime or as a textual string indicating a time period in ISO 8601 time interval format. In the case of a Dataset it will typically indicate the relevant time period in a precise notation (e.g. for a 2011 census dataset, the year 2011 would be written "2011/2012"). Other forms of content e.g. ScholarlyArticle, Book, TVSeries or TVEpisode may indicate their temporalCoverage in broader terms - textually or via well-known URL. Written works such as books may sometimes have precise temporal coverage too, e.g. a work set in 1939 - 1945 can be indicated in ISO 8601 interval format format via "1939/1945". Supersedes datasetTimeInterval, temporal.
text Text The textual content of this CreativeWork.
thumbnailUrl URL A thumbnail image relevant to the Thing.
timeRequired Duration Approximate or typical time it takes to work with or through this learning resource for the typical intended target audience, e.g. 'P30M', 'P1H25M'.
translationOfWork CreativeWork The work that this work has been translated from. e.g. 物种起源 is a translationOf “On the Origin of Species”
Inverse property: workTranslation.
translator Organization  or
Person 
Organization or person who adapts a creative work to different languages, regional differences and technical requirements of a target market, or that translates during some event.
typicalAgeRange Text The typical expected age range, e.g. '7-9', '11-'.
version Number  or
Text 
The version of the CreativeWork embodied by a specified resource.
video VideoObject An embedded video object.
workExample CreativeWork Example/instance/realization/derivation of the concept of this creative work. eg. The paperback edition, first edition, or eBook.
Inverse property: exampleOfWork.
workTranslation CreativeWork A work that is a translation of the content of this work. e.g. 西遊記 has an English workTranslation “Journey to the West”,a German workTranslation “Monkeys Pilgerfahrt” and a Vietnamese translation Tây du ký bình khảo.
Inverse property: translationOfWork.
Properties from Thing
additionalType URL An additional type for the item, typically used for adding more specific types from external vocabularies in microdata syntax. This is a relationship between something and a class that the thing is in. In RDFa syntax, it is better to use the native RDFa syntax - the 'typeof' attribute - for multiple types. Schema.org tools may have only weaker understanding of extra types, in particular those defined externally.
alternateName Text An alias for the item.
description Text A description of the item.
disambiguatingDescription Text A sub property of description. A short description of the item used to disambiguate from other, similar items. Information from other properties (in particular, name) may be necessary for the description to be useful for disambiguation.
identifier PropertyValue  or
Text  or
URL 
The identifier property represents any kind of identifier for any kind of Thing, such as ISBNs, GTIN codes, UUIDs etc. Schema.org provides dedicated properties for representing many of these, either as textual strings or as URL (URI) links. See background notes for more details.
image ImageObject  or
URL 
An image of the item. This can be a URL or a fully described ImageObject.
mainEntityOfPage CreativeWork  or
URL 
Indicates a page (or other CreativeWork) for which this thing is the main entity being described. See background notes for details.
Inverse property: mainEntity.
name Text The name of the item.
potentialAction Action Indicates a potential Action, which describes an idealized action in which this thing would play an 'object' role.
sameAs URL URL of a reference Web page that unambiguously indicates the item's identity. E.g. the URL of the item's Wikipedia page, Wikidata entry, or official website.
subjectOf CreativeWork  or
Event 
A CreativeWork or Event about this Thing..
Inverse property: about.
url URL URL of the item.


Instances of EducationalOccupationalCredential may appear as values for the following properties

PropertyOn TypesDescription
educationRequirements JobPosting  or
Occupation 
Educational background needed for the position or Occupation.
educationalCredentialAwarded Course A description of the qualification, award, certificate, diploma or other educational credential awarded as a consequence of successful completion of this course.
qualifications JobPosting  or
Occupation 
Specific qualifications required for this role or Occupation.

Available properties in extensions

Source

https://github.com/schemaorg/schemaorg/issues/1779



Examples

Example 1
<h1>HNC Facilities Management</h1>
<p>Higher National qualifications provide practical skills and theoretical
  knowledge that meet the needs of employers. The HNC in Facilities Management
  (SCQF level 7) develops knowledge and skills of the modern Facilities
  Management industry including both ‘hard’ and ‘soft’ services, and is aimed
  at those in supervisory and management roles or aspiring managers within the
  wider realm of Facilities Services.</p>
<h2>Mapping to National Occupational Standards</h2>
<ul>
  <li>ASTFM401 Understand facilities management and its place in the organisation</li>
  <li>[etc]</li>
</ul>
<div itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/EducationalOccupationalCredential">
  <h1 itemprop="name">HNC Facilities Management</h1>
  <p itemprop="description">Higher National qualifications provide practical
    skills and theoretical knowledge that meet the needs of employers. The HNC
    in Facilities Management (SCQF level 7) develops knowledge and skills of the
    modern Facilities Management industry including both ‘hard’ and ‘soft’
    services, and is aimed at those in supervisory and management roles or
    aspiring managers within the wider realm of Facilities Services.</p>
  <div itemprop="educationalLevel"
       itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/DefinedTerm">
    <meta itemprop="name" content="SCQF Level 7" />
    <link itemprop="inDefinedTermSet" href="https://www.sqa.org.uk/sqa/71377.html" />
  </div>
  <div itemprop="credentialCategory"
       itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/DefinedTerm">
    <meta itemprop="name" content="Higher National Certificate" />
    <meta itemprop="termCode" content="HNC" />
  </div>
  <h2>Mapping to National Occupational Standards</h2>
  <ul>
    <li itemprop="competencyRequired"
        itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/DefinedTerm">
      <span itemprop="termCode">ASTFM401</span>
      <span itemprop="name">Understand facilities management and its place in the organisation</span>
      <link itemprop="url" href="https://www.ukstandards.org.uk/PublishedNos/ASTFM401.pdf" />
      <link itemprop="inDefinedTermSet" href="https://www.ukstandards.org.uk/" />
    </li>
    <li>[etc]</li>
  </ul>
</div>
<div  vocab="http://schema.org/" typeof="EducationalOccupationalCredential">
  <h1 property="name">HNC Facilities Management</h1>
  <p property="description">Higher National qualifications provide practical
    skills and theoretical knowledge that meet the needs of employers. The HNC
    in Facilities Management (SCQF level 7) develops knowledge and skills of
    the modern Facilities Management industry including both ‘hard’ and ‘soft’
    services, and is aimed at those in supervisory and management roles or
    aspiring managers within the wider realm of Facilities Services.</p>
  <div property="educationalLevel" typeof="DefinedTerm">
    <meta property="name" content="SCQF Level 7" />
    <link property="inDefinedTermSet" href="https://www.sqa.org.uk/sqa/71377.html" />
  </div>
  <div property="credentialCategory" typeof="DefinedTerm">
    <meta property="name" content="Higher National Certificate" />
    <meta property="termCode" content="HNC" />
  </div>
  <h2>Mapping to National Occupational Standards</h2>
  <ul>
    <li property="competencyRequired" typeof="DefinedTerm">
      <span property="termCode">ASTFM401</span>
      <span property="name">Understand facilities management and its place in the organisation</span>
      <link property="url" href="https://www.ukstandards.org.uk/PublishedNos/ASTFM401.pdf" />
      <link property="inDefinedTermSet" href="https://www.ukstandards.org.uk/" />
    </li>
    <li>[etc]</li>
  </ul>
</div>
<script type="application/ld+json">
{
  "@context": "http://schema.org",
  "@type": "EducationalOccupationalCredential",
  "name" : "HNC Facilities Management",
  "description" : "Higher National qualifications provide practical
  skills and theoretical knowledge that meet the needs of employers. The HNC
  in Facilities Management (SCQF level 7) develops knowledge and skills of
  the modern Facilities Management industry including both ‘hard’ and ‘soft’
  services, and is aimed at those in supervisory and management roles or
  aspiring managers within the wider realm of Facilities Services.",
  "educationalLevel" : {
    "@type": "DefinedTerm",
    "name": "SCQF Level 7",
    "inDefinedTermSet": "https://www.sqa.org.uk/sqa/71377.html"
  },
  "credentialCategory" : {
    "@type": "DefinedTerm",
    "name": "Higher National Certificate",
    "termCode": "HNC"
  },
  "competencyRequired" : {
    "@type": "DefinedTerm",
    "termCode": "ASTFM401",
    "name": "Understand facilities management and its place in the organisation",
    "url": "https://www.ukstandards.org.uk/PublishedNos/ASTFM401.pdf",
    "inDefinedTermSet": "https://www.ukstandards.org.uk/"
  }
}
</script>
Example 2
<h1>Certified Safety Professional</h1>
<p>Certified Safety Professionals (CSP) are persons
  who perform at least 50% of professional level safety duties, including
  making worksite assessments to determine risks, assessing potential hazards
  and controls, evaluating risks and hazard control measures, investigating
  incidents, maintaining and evaluating incident and loss records, and
  preparing emergency response plans.</p>
<div itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/EducationalOccupationalCredential">
<h1 itemprop="name">Certified Safety Professional</h1>
<link itemprop="url" href="https://www.bcsp.org/CSP" />
<p itemprop="description">Certified Safety Professionals (CSP) are persons
  who perform at least 50% of professional level safety duties, including
  making worksite assessments to determine risks, assessing potential hazards
  and controls, evaluating risks and hazard control measures, investigating
  incidents, maintaining and evaluating incident and loss records, and
  preparing emergency response plans.</p>
  <div itemprop="credentialCategory"
       itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/DefinedTerm">
    <meta itemprop="name" content="Certification" />
    <link itemprop="url" href="http://purl.org/ctdl/terms/Certification" />
    <div itemprop="inDefinedTermSet" itemscope
         itemtype="http://schema.org/DefinedTermSet">
      <meta itemprop="name" content="Credential Transparency Description Language"/>
      <link itemprop="url" content="http://purl.org/ctdl/terms/" />
    </div>
  </div>
  <link itemprop="additionalType" href="http://purl.org/ctdl/terms/Certification">
</div>
<div vocab="http://schema.org/"
     typeof="EducationalOccupationalCredential">
<h1 property="name">Certified Safety Professional</h1>
<link property="url" href="https://www.bcsp.org/CSP" />
<p property="description">Certified Safety Professionals (CSP) are persons
  who perform at least 50% of professional level safety duties, including
  making worksite assessments to determine risks, assessing potential hazards
  and controls, evaluating risks and hazard control measures, investigating
  incidents, maintaining and evaluating incident and loss records, and
  preparing emergency response plans.</p>
  <div property="credentialCategory" typeof="DefinedTerm"
       resource="http://purl.org/ctdl/terms/Certification">
    <meta property="name" content="Certification" />
    <div property="inDefinedTermSet" typeof="http://schema.org/DefinedTermSet"
         resource="http://purl.org/ctdl/terms/">
      <meta property="name" content="Credential Transparency Description Language"/>
    </div>
  </div>
</div>
<script type="application/ld+json">
{
  "@context": "http://schema.org",
  "@type": ["EducationalOccupationalCredential"],
  "name": "Certified Safety Professional",
  "url": "https://www.bcsp.org/CSP",
  "description": "Certified Safety Professionals (CSP) are persons
  who perform at least 50% of professional level safety duties, including
  making worksite assessments to determine risks, assessing potential hazards
  and controls, evaluating risks and hazard control measures, investigating
  incidents, maintaining and evaluating incident and loss records, and
  preparing emergency response plans.",
  "credentialCategory" : {
    "@type": "DefinedTerm",
    "@id": "http://purl.org/ctdl/terms/Certification",
    "name": "Certification",
    "inDefinedTermSet" : {
       "@type": "DefinedTermSet",
       "@id": "http://purl.org/ctdl/terms/",
       "name": "Credential Transparency Description Language"
    }
  }
}
</script>
Example 3
<h1>Occupation: Research Scientist</h1>
<h2>educationRequirements"</h2>
<p>PhD or equivalent<p>
<div itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Occupation">
 <h1>Occupation: <span itemprop="name"> Research Scientist</span></h1>
 <h2>qualifications</h2>
 <p itemprop="educationRequirements" itemscope
    itemtype="http://schema.org/EducationalOccupationalCredential">
  <span itemprop="educationalLevel">PhD or equivalent</span>
 </p>
</div>
<div vocab="http://schema.org/" typeof="http://schema.org/Occupation">
 <h1>Occupation: <span property="name"> Research Scientist</span></h1>
 <h2>qualifications</h2>
 <p property="educationRequirements"
    typeof="http://schema.org/EducationalOccupationalCredential">
  <span property="educationalLevel">PhD or equivalent</span>
 </p>
</div>
<script type="application/ld+json">
{
  "@context": "http://schema.org/",
  "@type": "Occupation",
  "name": "Research Scientist",
  "qualifications": {
    "@type": "EducationalOccupationalCredential",
    "educationalLevel": "PhD or equivalent"
  }
}
</script>

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