Don't lose sight of the original aims of NVQs

Mackinnon, Iain
April 1997
People Management;4/17/1997, Vol. 3 Issue 8, p53
Demonstrates the continuing importance of level 1 national vocational qualifications (NVQs) by using the example of the printing industry. How the printing industry can make good use of NVQs systems; How the level 1 qualifications work within employees.


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