The group is configured as such in 2004 thanks to a group of teachers who had participated in several research projects together and other training and transfer of knowledge activities. Other researchers incorporated later on interested in redirecting thir educational research in the field of learning and skills visrtual professionals. On April 15th, 2005 the Governing Council of the University of Lleida recognized the group COMPETECS as a research group preconsolidated of Lleida. Later, on July 3th, 2009, is recognized as emerging research group of the Generalitat de Catalunya and group A2 at the University of Lleida.
Researchers doctors are specialists in Professional Counseling, Information Technology and Communication (ICT), E-learning and multimedia design, training and special education.
This diversity of approaches emerge two points of common interest and shared by all members of the group: the use of ICT (especially virtual learning environments and hypermedia learning materials) and skills that have made possible the current computer configuration and cohere as such.