National and Scottish Vocational Qualifications: Early Implications of Employers’ Take-up and Use
This report examines awareness and patterns of use of NVQs/SVQs and Occupational Standards. Information sources, employer perceptions and factors affecting take-up of NVQs/SVQs are investigated, along with employee response and practical implementation issues.
The report highlights a number of areas for improvement to help develop and broaden the base of take-up.
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