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National Skills Academies Awarding Organisations

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National Skills Academies Awarding Organisations

National Skills Academies Awarding Organisations

National Skills Academies are employer-led organisations with a leading role in developing the infrastructure needed to deliver specialist skills for key sectors and sub-sectors of the economy. National Skills Academies bring employers together with specialist training organisations to develop solutions which tackle the skills challenges facing their sector, and contribute to world-class competitiveness through increased skills levels and employer investment. They are focused on transforming the way a sectorÕs training and development needs are addressed.
There are currently 19 National Skills Academies in various stages of development:
¥ Construction
¥ Creative & Cultural
¥ Enterprise
¥ Environmental Technologies
¥ Financial Services
¥ Food & Drink
¥ Health
¥ Hospitality
¥ IT
¥ Logistics
¥ Manufacturing
¥ Materials, Production & Supply
¥ Nuclear
¥ Power
¥ Process Industries
¥ Railway Engineering
¥ Retail
¥ Social Care
¥ Sport & Active Leisure

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Type of Tool:

Tests and examinations, Declarative methods, Observations , Simulations , Evidence extracted from work or other practice

Phases of Validations:

Identification, Documentation, Assessment

Areas of Interests:

Assessment - Basic skills (Literacy and Numeracy), Care, Certification, Child care, Communication, ECVET, Elderly care, Entrepreneurship, Framework of Qualifications, Health and Safety, Health Care, Informal learning, Information Technology, Key Competences, Lifelong learning, Managerial skills, Non-formal learning, Professional skills, Recognition, Social work, Technical skills, Tourism, Transfer of competences, Validation

VINA Target Group:

Validation institutions - Public, Validation institutions - Private, Planning validation / adults, Planning validation / institutions, Trainers / teachers supporting informal - non-formal learning

Definition of Tools:

A - Self Validation, C - Official Validation

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