National Vocational Qualification


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National Vocational Qualification

A general term for work-related, competency-based qualifications which are intended to reflect the skill set needed for effective job performance. NVQs represent national standards recognised by employers in the UK and have been divided into 5 levels, from Level 1—competence to apply knowledge in performing routine and predictable tasks—to Level 5—competence to apply fundamental principles across broad and often unpredictable situations, for which there is substantial personal autonomy and often significant responsibility for the work of others, allocating substantial resources, personal accountability for analysis, diagnosis, design, planning, execution and assessment.
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WINNERS: Radio presenter John Dalziel and executive director Sally Lucas (far right) present holiday vouchers to winning National Vocational Qualification students (from left) Hayley Cox, 18, Jenny Finney, 19.
National Vocational Qualifications are job-based qualifications that can be taken at a number of levels.
The Director, Press and Public Relations, Federal Ministry of Education, Mrs Priscilla Ihuoma, in a statement in Abuja, quoted the Permanent Secretary as saying that this would be achieved through the various steps being taken by Government including the recently flagged-off National Vocational Qualification Framework, production of Science equipment/ technical instructional materials, upgrading of physical infrastructure and empowering of out of school youths.
according to National Vocational Qualification Framework (NVQF) will be determined on the standards of British Qualification Framework.
Having completed an Apprenticeship in Butchery Skills, he is planning to progress to a National Vocational Qualification Level Four in Food Manufacturing Excellence with award-winning training provider Cambrian Training Company this year.
LEARNERS taking vocational qualifications at Newcastle College are preparing to celebrate their achievements during this year's national Vocational Qualification Day (VQ Day).
Under the programme, the apprentices will be given the opportunity to gain industry sector skills and a National Vocational qualification.
The high mark achieved meant the teenager passed his National Vocational Qualification (NVQ).
Jobs and training Apprenticeships offer a recognised National Vocational Qualification (NVQ) or Vocationally Related Qualification (VRQ) and a learning allowance or wage.
Recognising the high demand for skill in the country, CABE emphasised the need for a National Vocational Qualification Framework to provide a common reference framework for linking various vocational qualifications and setting common principles and guidelines for a nationally recognised qualification system and standards.
of Chichester, UK) and Hutchins, who works as an inclusion manager at primary schools in Portsmouth, UK, provides a guide for teaching assistants that reviews the performance and knowledge requirements of the National Vocational Qualification Level 3 Teaching Assistant course in the UK.
The 21 crew have completed a three-month national vocational qualification (NVQ2) in "aviation operations in the air", recognised by the UK Qualification and Curriculum Authority (QCA).

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