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Concept overview 1 national certificate iv in cbt&a in tvet (english)

  1. 1. National Certificate IV in CONCEPT CBT&A in TVET OVERVIEW CONCEPT DESCRIPTIONThe National Certificate IV in Competency-Based Training & Assessment (CBT&A) inTechnical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) is a competency based nationallyrecognized certificate for present and future TVET trainers and assessors. Under theNational Skills Development Policy, certified trainers and assessors are required in alltraining institutions in Bangladesh. The Certificate IV in CBT&A in TVET is the recognizedqualification for trainers and assessors. The certificate includes twelve units of competency from a range of learning fields,including learning environment and learning design. Individual units of competency or European Uniongroups of units can also be pursued. This will result in the issuing of a Statement ofAttainment by BTEB and the ability to work in a role such as a registered CBT Assessor.The certificate is expected to take 430 nominal training hours (150 hours off-the-job + 280hours on-the-job). This is only indicative however; trainees may take more or less time toreach competency depending on their experience. Trainees must be certified in trade ortechnical areas at one level above the training that is to be delivered and/or assessed. The National Certificate IV in TARGET AUDIENCE CBT&A in TVET is an initiative of the TVETThis certificate is designed for people working as or aspiring to work as instructors and Reform Project,assessors in public and private technical and vocational training institutions, including: implemented by the Government of Junior Instructors, Instructors and Chief instructors in Technical Schools and Colleges Bangladesh with the Instructors, Senior Instructors and Chief Instructors in Technical Training Centres support of the ILO Trainers and Assessors at private training institutions and funded by the TVET graduates interested in becoming trainers/assessors in CBT&A (subject to European Union. The industry experience). project is working towards reforming WHY IT IS NEEDED technical and vocational education and training inThe effective provision of quality formal and non-formal skills development programs is Bangladesh.largely dependent on the knowledge and skills of the TVET teachers/trainers who areresponsible for delivery. Teacher/trainers must possess the necessary, current technical
  2. 2. skills along with the ability to deliver and assess training KEY RESULTS ACHIEVEDin institutions and/or workplaces. CBT&A methodologyis significantly different from the traditional methods of  The National Certificate IV in CBT&A has beentraining and assessment used in Bangladesh. In order to finalized by the Bangladesh Technical Educationimplement CBT&A in skills development programs across Board (BTEB) with technical support from the ILOthe country, it is imperative that teachers and trainers and has been approved on probation by the BTEBunderstand and can implement CBT&A methodology. Board.They need to be able to explain and analyse why it is  The training is being delivered on an ongoing andnecessary, what the benefits of CBT&A are in comparison increasing basis and 100 teachers from public andto traditional methods and what changes they will need private institutions across Bangladesh have beento make to existing courses/programs which they deliver. trained to date.The Certificate IV in CBT&A in TVET is a comprehensivecourse which equips teachers/trainers with the skills toimplement industry-driven CBT&A programs. WHAT WILL HAPPEN NEXT  To facilitate flexibility and increased mobility in the skills development system, manning regulations will be reviewed to make it easier for instructors qualified under the new system to move between WHAT WILL BE THE IMPACT the different agencies responsible for delivering skills training in Bangladesh. The new national system of training and certification for TVET teachers and trainers will deliver a strategic  The same regulations will also be reviewed to approach to the development of the training remove the current over emphasis on academic workforce. Common standards, programs and qualifications such as the need for Engineering qualifications will apply to all teachers and trainers Diplomas and Degrees rather than current industrial working in the public and private sector delivering experience. programs that are recognized under the new NTVQF.  The government will work with industry to ensure The quality and professionalism of the skills training that mechanisms are put in place to support a workforce will be increased over time as all ‘return to industry’ program that allows current instructors employed in the public sector will be instructors to update their technical skills in the trained and certified under the new system. All workplace. private sector instructors delivering programs that lead to nationally recognized NTVQF qualifications FURTHER INFORMATION will also be certified. To obtain a copy of the course material, contact the Instructors will be trained in inclusive teaching and TVET Reform Project at ILO Dhaka via email learning methodologies to support increased or on the web: participation of disadvantaged groups.