British Vocational Qualifications

British Vocational Qualifications

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This new reference book provides up-to-date information on all the vocational qualifications on offer in the UK - NVQs (at all levels) GNVQs and all other qualifications awarded by BTEC, RSA, City and Guilds and other awarding bodies. Part one of the book gives an informed overview of the rapidly changing vocational education system, including: the structure of the qualifications on offer, the role of the awarding and examining bodies; the role of the NCVQ and the structure of NVQs and GNVQs. Part two is the main directory listing of all vocational qualifications available, in 11 sections. The entry for each qualification includes the units of competence for each NVQ (or other course's modules), the level of the qualification, any entry requirements, the associated awarding bodies and lead body. Part three - sources of information, provides listings of all relevant contact points.
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  • Hardback | 456 pages
  • 40 x 160mm | 1,100g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • index
  • 0749414537
  • 9780749414535

Table of contents

PART ONE: OVERVIEW OF VOCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS IN THE UK. Structure of the Qualifications on Offer; Role of the Awarding Bodies; Role of the Examining Bodies; NVQs and GNVQs - Structure; The Role of the NCVQ. PART TWO: DIRECTORY OF VOCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS Tending Animals, Plants and Land; Extracting and Providing Natural Resources; Constructing; Engineering; Manufacturing; Transporting; Providing Goods and Services; Providing Health, Social Care and Protective Services; Providing Business Services; Communicating; Developing and Extending Knowledge and Skills. PART THREE: SOURCES OF INFORMATION Listing of Awarding Bodies; Listing of Examining and Accrediting Bodies; Listing of Lead Bodies.
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