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Competence assurance management system (CAMS)

Parent term: Competence assurance

The Competency Assurance Management System is the main assurance to M&E the students / trainees / employees’ training performance and progress. The management within different sectors of industry is generally applying the Competency Based Assessment (see also Competency-Based Training and Assurance Quality Management Systems) with a view to have reasonable assurance of meeting their business objectives by assessment their employees who have been trained as well as their workers to validate and prove that they are competent and can perform all tasks including critical, health, safety and environmental control HSE nature based - tasks at work location effectively at the competency level (standard) required.
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The purpose of the Competency Assurance Management System CAMS is to provide guidelines that will enable the management of Enterprises and TVET Institutions to set valid and reliable controls in place with a view to have reasonable assurance that their workers / trainees / students are well trained, acquired the required awareness, knowledge, skills and attitudes, provided evidences, assessed, verified, proved to be competent and can effectively perform all tasks assigned to them, including Health Safety and Environmental Protection HSEP (or Occupational Health and Safety OHS) and Business Critical Tasks, up to the Minimum Competency Level (Standard) LR required at Work Location.
Source: Wahba 2013, Global
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