Prison officers hope new NVQs will raise status

Whitfield, Martin
October 1995
People Management;10/05/95, Vol. 1 Issue 20, p10
States that the prison officers will get their first chance to gain professional qualifications with the accreditation of a national vocational qualification (NVQ) in custodial care in the United Kingdom. Number of prison staff in the country that should be eligible to gain qualifications; Initial accreditation of the Prison Service in England and Wales; Percentage of workforce that are covered by NVQs according to the National Council for Vocational Qualifications.


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