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Etymology: L, qualis
pertaining to a health professional or health facility that is formally recognized by an appropriate agency or organization as meeting certain standards of performance related to the professional competence of an individual or the eligibility of an institution to participate in an approved health care program.


adj having the required ability; fitted; entitled.
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It sets out the levels on which a qualification can be recognized in Pakistan.
BNA) -- The Kingdom of Bahrain has highlighted its pioneering experience in establishing the National Bahrain Qualifications Framework (BQF).
The eleven new qualifications have all been accredited by the qualifications regulator Ofqual in the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) and can be delivered by employers, private training providers, schools, colleges and prisons using learning materials provided by the British Safety Council.
North Wales Lib Dem AM Aled Roberts said: "Whatever the name and format of the qualification, Welsh pupils need to be leaving school with qualifications that are considered robust and are recognised internationally.
Carole Kitching, Newcastle College's deputy principal, said: "Students taking academic qualifications such as GCSEs and A-levels always get a great deal of public recognition, which is only right, but many taking vocational qualifications whose achievements are as great, don't receive that same appreciation.
With AssocRICS, those with relevant experience or qualifications working within project management now have the chance to achieve a highly respected and internationally recognised professional qualification.
The qualification, which will be publicly accredited as part of the new Qualifications and Credits Framework (QCF), will focus on best practice in areas such as lean manufacturing, sustainability, team development, company strategy and leadership, and quality.
The qualifications respond in part to the accusation that schools and further education providers are sending young people out into the workforce lacking the skills that employers need.
There are three vacancies on the Appraiser Qualifications Board (AQB), with two incumbents eligible for reappointment.
Qualifications for 2 1/2-ton or 5-ton and below can still be listed on DA Form 5984-E.
Among the qualifications needed: Candidates must show evidence of insurance knowledge through a certificate or designation or insurance/financial services courses of at least 20 hours or a resume outlining a minimum of 10 years of insurance company experience in core competencies; evidence of training or accredited degree in adult education or a closely related field with significant education coursework; or 20 or more semester hours in an undergraduate or graduate education degree program.
We also congratulate them for achieving this latest qualification status.

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