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Labour Competency

There are multiple and diverse conceptual renderings of labour competency. A widely accepted concept defines it as the effective ability to perform a fully identified labour activity successfully. Labour competency is not the possibility of success at a job; it is a real and proved ability.

When referring to the labour competency approach it is convenient to distinguish between the different stages of its application. Clearly, the concept and its theoretical basis underlie all its applications; it can be found in labour training as well as in human talent management. The stages that will be described are: identification of competencies, standardisation of competencies, competency-based training and certification of competencies.

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