Training fails to make the grade
- `Firms want too much from NVQs.' // People Management;4/6/1995, Vol. 1 Issue 7, p20
Stresses the need for national vocational qualifications (NVQs) in programs for staff development training in Great Britain. Use of qualifications as element for learning; Creation of a national system for training; Emphasis on the link between understanding and practical skills.
- Management Development: Where do the Professions sit? Lilley, David // Manager: British Journal of Administrative Management;Jan/Feb2002, Issue 29, p2
Examines the management development schemes for managers in Great Britain. Sponsorship of the government on the National Vocational Qualifications framework; Competition of models in management development; Ideological conflict on the nature of management development.
- NVQ scheme is a qualified success. Cooper, Olivia // Poultry World;Jan2008, Vol. 162 Issue 1, p17
The article focuses on the training initiative launched by Duchy and Bicton agricultural colleges in conjunction with poultry processor Lloyd Maunder for poultry farmers in Great Britain. The bespoke scheme, which offers National Vocational Qualifications (NVQ), proved such a success that other...
- Plant code to fill NVQ training gap. Howard, Paul // Contract Journal;3/27/2002, Vol. 412 Issue 6370, p4
Reports on the voluntary code of practice for training in a construction mobile plant and equipment from the National Plant Operator's Registration Scheme (NPORS) in Britain. Description of the scheme; Reservation expressed by NPORS chairman Chris Jones; Doubt of Jones on the National...
- The leisure principle. Merrick, Neil // People Management;6/11/1998, Vol. 4 Issue 12, p56
Details the impact of the introduction of national vocational qualifications (NVQ) training program to employees of Sinah Warren holiday village in Hayling Island, England. Factors that prompted the management to go for an Investors in People (IIP) accreditation; Comments from several Sinah...
- Companies warm to NVQs as passes double in number. // Professional Engineering;6/24/2009, Vol. 22 Issue 11, p4
The article reports on the increase of people taking and passing the National Vocational Qualifications (NVQs) in engineering in the light of economic downturn in Great Britain. In 2009, the number of people who have taken and passed engineering NVQs has more than doubled. More companies are now...
- Training trends. Baker, Paddy // Works Management;Aug2001, Vol. 54 Issue 6, p26
Presents the annual training of employees survey results in Great Britain. Views on the national vocational qualifications; Development of technology and engineering at schools; Evaluation and ranking of most used method of training by companies.
- Cracking the NVQ code. Adams, Stephan Spencer // British Journal of Healthcare Assistants;Feb2008, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p85
NVQs started in the late 1990s to provide qualifications and training to those people who were already within the work environment and had not been involved in academic learning for a number of years. An NVQ candidate does not need to hold any qualification to start an NVQ, but they must be...
- Productivity boost. // Food Manufacture;Apr2006 Supplement, Vol. 81, p10
The article looks at the middle management and supervisory training programs of several successful food manufacturing firms in Great Britain. The national vocational qualification levels of middle managers and supervisors at Muller UK, Young's Bluecrest and Kettleby Foods, Northern Foods and...