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TVETipedia Glossary

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Level descriptor

A definition of the characteristics of a qualification that would lead to it being assigned to a particular level.

ILO, An Introductory Guide to National Qualifications Frameworks, 2007

A statement describing learning achievement at a particular level of the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) that provides a broad indication of the types of learning outcomes and assessment criteria that are appropriate to a qualification at that level.

SAQA (South Africa), TVET Standard Glossary of Terms, 2013

Set of statements that describe the levels of a qualification framework in terms of progressive stages of achievement and complexity

SADC, Glossary, 2011

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