The certification of training entities is enshrined in the Resolution of the Council of Ministers no. 173/2007 of 7 November that approves the Reform of Vocational Training and Decree-Law no. 396/2007 of 31 December that establishes the National Qualifications System
Ordinance No. 851/2010, dated September 6, amended and republished by Decree No. 208/2013, 26 June, regulates the certification system inserted in the quality policy of training entities services, managed by the Employment Directorate-General and Labor Relations (DGERT).