The case study was about the process of Recognition, Validation and Certification of Competences developed in the ESDIME’s New Opportunities Centre, where it’s possible for adults over 18 years to obtain an academic certificate/diploma of basic and secondary levels, through recognition of competences acquired throughout life. The ESDIME’s New Opportunities Centre is a part of a national network of 459 Centres, under the custody of the National Agency for Qualification.