ERIC Number: ED389841
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Information Technology, Level 1, Level 3, and Level 4. Information Technology for End Users, Levels 1-3. National Vocational Qualifications.
Business and Technology Education Council, London (England).
Britain's National Vocational Qualifications (NVQs) are work qualifications that measure what an employee or potential employee can do as well as how much he or she knows and understands about a particular job. Used as written proof of usable workplace skills that can be put to profitable use by an employer, NVQs range from basic Level 1, for everyday routine tasks, up to Level 5 professional skills, providing a way to develop skills and build a career ladder that benefits both employer and employee. This packet contains NVQ competency lists for the following information technology occupations: (1) information technology, level 1 (central computer operations, network computer operations, and stand-along computer operations; (2) information technology, level 3 (central computer services supervision; computer network system investigation and installation, information systems analysis and design, information systems delivery and support supervision, information systems design and production, information systems installation and support supervision, multiuser computer system investigation and installation, network computer services supervision, stand-alone computer services supervision, and stand-alone computer system selection and installation; and (3) information technology, level 4 (central computer services management, computer network system selection and installation supervision, customer implementation support, information systems analysis, information systems production supervision, multiuser computer system selection and installation supervision, and network computer services management; and (4) information technology for end users, levels 1-3 (using information technology). (KC)
Descriptors: Certification, Competence, Competency Based Education, Computer System Design, Computers, Credentials, Educational Certificates, Employment Qualifications, Foreign Countries, Information Services, Information Technology, Job Skills, On the Job Training, Postsecondary Education, Standards
SPS (BTEC Order Dept.) Airfield Industrial Estate, Warboys, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE17 2TB, England, United Kingdom (order codes: Z-106-4, Z-108-4, Z-109-4, Z-592-4).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Business and Technology Education Council, London (England).