NVQs & CVQs

In this section find out more about the standards – their aim, structure, benefits as well as what they consist of.

Occupational Standards are detailed written descriptions of what an employee is expected to know and do in his/her work role. They are benchmarks against which the actual performance of people in occupational roles can be measured or assessed and form the basis of Caribbean/National Vocational Qualifications (C/NVQs). In this section find out more about the standards – their aim, structure, benefits as well as what they consist of. Please note it is recommended that users review the standards to ensure that they can meet the specific requirements in each mandatory unit.