British Qualifications: WITH British Vocational Qualifications: A Directory of Vocational Qualifications Available in the United Kingdom (8th Edition)

British Qualifications: WITH British Vocational Qualifications: A Directory of Vocational Qualifications Available in the United Kingdom (8th Edition) : A Complete Guide to Professional, Vocational and Academic Qualifications in the UK

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The definitive resource for academic, professional & vocational qualifications, together for the first time in one complete set, this "Directory of Vocational Qualifications Available in the United Kingdom, 8th Edition": lists over 3,500 vocational qualifications available in the UK for the 19-plus age group; provides details on VQs, NVQs, RVQs and SVQs levels 1 to 5; and, explains the roles played by awarding, examining and validating bodies and the National Qualifications Framework.show more

Product details

  • Hardback
  • Kogan Page Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • 36th Revised edition
  • 0749446293
  • 9780749446291

Table of contents

Part 1: Description of the current framework of academic and vocational education, including recent changes; Part 2: Analysis of current academic and vocational education and how they relate to each other: includes further and higher education, professional and post graduate education and different modes of delivery; Part 3: Institutional listing of contact details for universities, FE colleges, business schools, specialist institutions and professional associations; Part 4: Awards made by universities and designated institutions; Part 5: Qualifications listed by trades and professions - more than 500 trade and professional bodies are included; Part 6: Learned societies and study associations; Part 7: Further reference; includes trade associations and useful web sites; Part 8: Abbreviations and general index. Part 1: Describes NVQs, SVQs, RVQs and includes up-to-date information on the NQF and SQA framework and the current structure of vocational qualifications provision. Description of Regulatory Authorities and Awarding Bodies also included; Part 2: Lists over 3500 vocational qualifications from all awarding bodies; Part 3: Provides acronyms, awarding bodies and contacts for useful organizations; Part 4: A full listing of FE colleges within the UK providing vocational qualifications.show more

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"The first guide to all available vocational qualifications in the UK." - Property People"show more