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 | Innovation and Future of TVET | Private Sector Engagement | SDGs and Greening TVET
Our Key Programmes & Projects: BILT: Bridging Innovation and Learning in TVET | Building TVET resilience | TVET Leadership Programme | WYSD: World Youth Skills Day
Past Activities: COVID-19 response | i-hubs project | TVET Global Forums | Virtual Conferences | YEM Knowledge Portal

Knowledge Resources

Our Services & Resources: Publications | TVET Forum | TVET Country Profiles | TVETipedia Glossary | Innovative and Promising 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 module

Parent term: Competence/y

(also called Subject) A unit of education or training which can be completed on its own or as part of a course and which is considered as component parts that make up a Competency Development Framework CDF for a given discipline or profession. Competency Module is an aggregation of the awareness, knowledge, skills and attitudes of the tasks which reflect what a competent person in a particular role should be able to perform. Competency Modules may also result in the attainment of one or more units of competency. The Competency Modules should include guidance for assessors pertinent to the related standards. A Competency Module should describe: 1.distinct work activity 2.work outputs expected, not what is put into the work 3.outputs that can be demonstrated and assessed at work 4.precise criteria 5.scope of the standard 6.guidelines for assessors on how to assess against the standard The four Competency Modules making up a Competency Development Framework CDF are core competence, support competence, general competence and personal / behavioral (or attitude) competencies.
Source: Wahba 2013, Global
Go further
Related terms
 Competency unit



Data privacy statement | Contacts | © UNESCO-UNEVOC