National and Scottish Vocational Qualifications: Early Implications of Employers’ Take-up and Use

Callender C, Toye J, Connor H, Spilsbury M | Report 259 | Institute for Employment Studies | Dec 1993

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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