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National Vocational Qualifications (NVQs) are awards given in industry-based subjects. These qualifications are described as 'competence-based' as they teach the practical necessary skills required for performing a certain occupational role.
In most of the subject areas of NVQs, there is a stronger emphasis on practical, hands-on training, as opposed to theory or classroom based learning.
Candidates compare their own skills with the framework set out by a current competent worker in the chosen field.
NVQs are awarded in a range of vocational subjects including:
Like BTEC qualifications, each level, of which there are five, has an approximate GCSE, A level and Higher Education qualification equivalent:
NVQs are available to all, both adults and young people. They are taken whilst employed, in part-time employment or studying with access for work placement.
To look for an NVQ course near you, please follow the below link: