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8 definitions, 24 child terms

The proven or demonstrated individual capacity to use know-how, skills, qualifications or knowledge in order to meet the usual, and changing, occupational situations and requirements.
Source: UNESCO 1984, Global
The ability, encompassing knowledge, skills and attitudes of an individual to perform adequately in a job.
Source: ILO 2006, Global
The ability to apply learning outcomes adequately in a defined context (education, work, personal or professional development).
Source: CEDEFOP 2008, Europe
An individual's demonstrated capacity to perform a task or skill, that is, the possession of knowledge, skills and personal attributes needed to satisfy the special demands or requirements of a particular situation.
Source: NCVER 2013, Australia
This term refers to: a) the application of knowledge, skills and attitude required to complete a work activity in a range of context and environment to the standard expected in the workplace (Procedures Manual on TR Development); or b) the possession and application of knowledge, skills and attitudes to the standard of performance required in the workplace.
Source: TESDA 2010, Philippines
The individual’s ability to use, apply and demonstrate a group of related awareness, knowledge, skills and attitudes in order to perform tasks and duties successfully and which can be measured against well-accepted standards (levels) required in employment as well as assessed against provided evidences at work location. The competency affects both individual’s job responsibility and performance on the job and usually fall into two categories, namely technical and behavioral.
Source: Wahba 2013, Global
(Competence) The application of knowledge and skills in context which is described using learning outcomes (Comment: Influenced by the competency-based approach used in the vocational sector. Main types of competences include affective, core and applied)
Source: UNESCO 2015, Global
Competence indicate a satisfactory state of knowledge, skills and attitudes and the ability to apply them in a variety of situations.
Source: EU Commission(OpenCred study) 2016, Europe

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