BAIT is a Digital Skills Certification System, which accredits the skills of a person in the use of computer tools and the Internet.
The objective of BAIT, aligned with the Ikanos initiative, is focused on the qualification of professional profiles through a digital competence assessment service, following the European digital competence framework Digcomp. This new system is based on the evaluation of knowledge, skills and attitudes of citizens for a specific competence profile.
Basque Government is committed to the development of knowledge and digital competences of citizens, companies, the administration, the educational sector and other sectors of society.
People need to present evidence of their capabilities after completing their non-formal and informal learning processes, through prestigious certifications that ensure their employability, improve their opportunities and allow them to access higher quality jobs.
BAIT system is public, free, accessible, inclusive and innovative. BAIT updates the success elements of the IT Txartela certification system, after 12 years of operation and more than 500,000 online exams. It also updates the evaluation platform to adapt it to DigComp framework and to integrate it into ikanos model.
BAIT includes the following elements: