Training Institute on Migration Capacity Partnership for the Mediterranean

#Capacity Development

Jordan / Libya / Morocco / Lebanon / Tunisia
Duty Stations
Regional Office - Mediterranean, Valletta, Malta
August 2021 to July 2024
Denmark, Malta, Austria, European Union


The Training Institute on Migration Capacity Partnership for the Mediterranean (MCP Med TI) provides quality assured learning experiences resulting in recognised qualifications and awards to a variety of migration actors, ranging from technical front-line governmental and NGO staff, to decision makers and thought leaders. Whilst its main aim is to deliver a full range of tailored learning and coaching products and solutions, it hopes to create a space for peer learning, mentoring, and fostering trust-based partnerships.


To contribute to building migration capacity partnerships by establishing a permanent and accredited regional training institute offering quality-assured, bespoke learning and coaching experiences that result in certification for migration actors.


  • Provide access to quality, cost-effective training designed to transfer the methods, tools and approaches to respond effectively and proactively to the emerging migration priorities both at the national and regional level;
  • Promote and foster an organisational environment that values development, dialogue, joint initiatives and multilateral cooperation;
  • Leverage technology resources and tools to improve and enhance workflow efficiency.


The Training Institute provides physical, virtual, and support services to learners in order to provide them with the best learning experience possible.

  1. An accessible (including for those with disabilities), state-of-art training facility for in-person learning fully compliant with Health and Safety Regulations;
  2. A combined computer-based teaching and distance learning classroom;  
  3. A comfortable break room;
  4. Access to both physical and electronic libraries of custom-made, quality assured learning products and reference material.

Accreditation by the Malta Further and Higher Education Authority

The MCP Med TI is officially licenced by the Malta Further and Higher Education Authority as a Further Education Institute (Licence number: 2021-16).



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                                                                                            Document Examination Essentials

Status: Accredited

Level EQF/MQF: Level 4

Qualification Type: Award


Mode of delivery/attendance: Face-to-face/full-time

Hours of total learning: 25 hours (Contact: 18 hours/Self-study: 5 hours/Assessment: 2 hours)

Duration: 4 days

Target group: Personnel responsible for initially checking the validity and authenticity of secure documents

Language of instruction: English/Arabic

Address: Training Institute on Migration Capacity Partnership for the Mediterranean (MCP Med TI), Development House, 4A, St Anne Street, Floriana, Malta.

 Entry requirements:

Secondary School Certificate and Profile SSC&P (MQF Level 3) or a secondary education leaving certificate (High School certificate) from the country in which the participant has completed his/her studies. Proficiency in one of the operating languages of the MCP Med TI is a pre-requisite (English, French or Arabic)

Learning Outcomes


  • Act autonomously within official regulations
  • Detect potential impostors
  • Assess the validity and authenticity of secure documents
  • Take responsibility for the initial decision to submit the document for further examination
  • Demonstrate communication, science and technology, learning to learn, and interpersonal competences


  • The concept, threat and detection techniques of imposture
  • Facts and principles related to secure documents, their different types and uses c) The method to examine a suspect document
  • Different types of substrates
  • Characteristics of mechanical printing techniques
  • Characteristics of personalization
  • Commonly used additional security features


  • Apply the imposture detection technique
  • Correctly use basic document examination equipment
  • Efficiently apply the document examination method

Mode of teaching

  • Lecture
  • Practical exercises
  • Plenary discussions and Q/A


  • Attendance (10 points)
  • Practical Application (20 points)
  • Final examination (70 points)

Pass rate: 60%

Dates for next intake: N/A

Educational programme fees: N/A

Registration method: N/A

Our promise

Always be a driver of Partnership, Accessibility and Quality.

Project Team

Adrian Cooper

Senior Project Manager - Head of Institute