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NVQNational Vocational Qualifications (UK)
NVQNot Very Qualified
NVQNetwork Vector Quantizer
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With the first batch of NVQ 5 Diplomas of 475 passing out in 2017 a total of 1100 Sri Lankan NVQ 5 Diploma holders are now qualified by Sri Lanka VTA.
Mr Bolton said the site "didn't have a facility for NVQ Level 6", adding: "Maybe it looks as though I'm claiming two qualifications.
You may also be encouraged to work towards Level 2 NVQ Diploma in food and beverage skills, Level 2 NVQ Diploma in housekeeping and Level 2 Award in the principle of customer service in hospitality, leisure, travel and tourism.
Meanwhile Pam Chase from Daniel Contractors, who is studying for an NVQ certificate in business administration, said: "I'm looking to build my CV and this course - along with the other courses I have undertaken - has provided me with the skills to improve.
"The NVQ programme is ideal because it is a win-win for both the individual and the business, it has already helped many of our people develop their careers."
Sales director of BHJ UK Richard Parnell said: "We are delighted with the success of our employees in completing their NVQ qualification."
David said: "The NVQ qualifications proved to be a great success; 156 people have voluntarily taken part in the programmes, which equates to a third of our adviser population.
The college is also launching a range of new NVQ courses in food and drink service, food processing and cooking, professional cookery and multi-skilled hospitality.
"Utilising the NVQ process to embed BIT in the businesses culture and the real life projects that are undertaken as part of the training will make a huge contribution towards our target.
But once my supervisor explained that I could gain the NVQ while working I decided to go for it!" Undertaking the award gave her confidence, proving her competence in her role, and she could see the benefits to herself and to the service users.
"We are celebrating not only the efforts of the individuals but also those that have supported them in their learning success." The NVQ programme began in 2002 and has seen 247 staff achieving Level 3, with 20 managers achieving Level 4 and the registered managers award.
The future of NVQ delivery is perhaps best earthed in its origins: someone in the workplace doing their job to a national standard and being deemed competent by a qualified and occupational expert assessor!!!