Competency-based training (CBT)
Parent terms: Competence/y, Training
Competency-based training (CBT) is an approach to vocational education and training that places emphasis on what a person can do in the workplace as a result of completing a program of training. Competency-based training programs are often comprised of modules broken into segments called learning outcomes, which are based on standards set by industry, and assessment is designed to ensure each student has achieved all the outcomes (skills and knowledge) required by each module. Ideally, progress within a competency-based training program is not based on time. Some competency-based training modules have two assessment components: 1. On-the-job 2. Off-the-job
(adapted from: AICL Student Handbook v4, p35 - Accessed in Nov. 2014. Source: http://www.aicl.nsw.edu.au/data/download/AICL_Student_Handbook%20_Feb_10_V4.0.pdf )
Source: UNEVOC community
|Organisation: || UNESCO-UNEVOC International Centre, Global|
|Source: || UNEVOC community (2008-2014)|
|Description: ||Definitions adapted or created by the UNEVOC community through the former TVETipedia project. The UNEVOC community is composed of more than 3000 experts from all around the world. |
Training which develops the awareness, skills, knowledge and attitudes required to achieve certain competency standards (levels).
Source: NCVER 2013, Australia
|Organisation: || National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), Australia|
|Source: || Glossary of VET (2013 - online version continuously updated, Accessed in Jan. 2016)|
|Description: ||The language of vocational education and training (VET) is complex and particularly prone to jargon and acronyms. The aim of this glossary is to provide a single up-to-date reference source for definitions of Australian VET-related terms, acronyms and organisations.|
The glossary is based on 'A glossary of Australian vocational education and training terms' which was published by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) in 2000. New content, sourced from recent NCVER publications, the VOCED database, websites of key Australian VET organisations, other VET glossaries and suggestions from NCVER staff, has been added. Website
A system by which the student is trained on the basis of demonstrated ability rather than on that of elapsed time.
Source: TESDA 2010, Philippines
|Organisation: || Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA), Philippines|
|Source: || TVET glossaries of terms (2010)|
|Description: ||The Glossary of Terms, 4th edition, provides definitions of TVET terms and terminologies commonly used in education, labor and employment and other TVET related areas in the Philippines. |
The complexity of the environment where TVET operates requires regular review and updating of TVET terminologies as systems, standards, processes, policies and programs continue to change. The provision of this glossary is intended to facilitate comprehension and better understanding as we move together in making TVET work for our people and country. p. iii
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