Industrial Attachment

The development of National Qualification Frameworks has been a significant international trend in the restructuring of national education and training systems since the 1990s. The concept of a NQF which is based on a skill standard has its intellectual roots in the competence-based approach to vocational education and training. This idea of measuring competencies or outcomes, rather than inputs, was later adopted for all qualifications as it was considered to be a superior means of evaluating qualifications