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An accessible reference guide on all the vocational qualifications in the UK. The text is divided into three sections: an overview of the evolving system; a directory of qualifications (which includes units of competence and entry requirements); and information on contact points.
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  • Book | 432 pages
  • 130 x 198.1 x 25.4mm | 464.47g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 3rd ed.
  • index
  • 0749425482
  • 9780749425487

Table of contents

Part 1 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 2 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 3 sources of information: listing of awarding bodies; listing of examining bodies; listing of lead bodies.
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