UNESCO-UNEVOC Logo

Logo UNESCO-UNEVOC

UNESCO-UNEVOC Logo open menu
 

About Us

The UNESCO-UNEVOC International Centre: Who We Are | What We Do | Working With Us | Get in Touch


Our Network

The UNEVOC Network: Learn About the Network | Explore the Network
For Members: UNEVOC Centre Dashboard


Skills for Work and Life

Thematic Areas: Inclusion and Youth | SDGs and Greening TVET | Innovation and Future of TVET | Private Sector Engagement
Our Key Programmes & Projects: COVID-19 response | YEM: Youth Employment in the Mediterranean | BILT: Bridging Innovation and Learning in TVET | UNESCO-UNEVOC TVET Leadership Programme | WYSD: World Youth Skills Day
Past Activities: i-hubs project | TVET Global Forums


Knowledge Resources

Our Services & Resources: Publications | TVET Forum | Virtual Conferences | TVET Country Profiles | TVETipedia Glossary | Promising & Innovative Practices | Entrepreneurial Learning Guide
Events: Major TVET Events | UNEVOC Network News


Search Glossary

TVETipedia Glossary

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

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
Training which develops the awareness, skills, knowledge and attitudes required to achieve certain competency standards (levels).
Source: NCVER 2013, Australia
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
Go further
Related terms
 Competency-based education, Competency-based assessment

Related TVeT Forum discussions
 Time line for CBT delivery

Competency Based Training implementation

Grading system in competency based training

ARE WE OVER-ANALYZING?







 

unevoc.unesco.org

Data privacy statement | Contacts | © UNESCO-UNEVOC