TVET Glossary of Terms

This glossary of terms intends to provide the TESDA key players, partners, and stakeholders an online and updated TVET information, concepts, to bring common understanding and clarification on the use of TESDA terminologies.

EQUIVALENCE OF INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE the condition of being the same or comparable in value, worth, function, etc. to time served/employed in an industry
Source: (TESDA Circular No. 33 s. 2017)
EQUIVALENCY the process of recognizing present competencies and giving credit towards additional qualification.
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through extensive research, the Government of Canada and other national and international agencies have identified and validated these key Essential Skills for the workplace. These skills are used in nearly every job and at different levels of complexity. They provide the foundation for learning all other skills and enable people to evolve with their jobs and adapt to workplace change. 

Source: Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) formerly Human Resources and Skills Development Canada Human Resources and Skills Development Canada
ESTABLISHMENT refers to enterprises and/or services of agricultural, industrial or business establishments.
Source: (TESDA Circular No. 31 s. 2012)
EVIDENCE Information gathered which when matched against the competency standard, provides proof of competence.
Source: (TESDA-OP-QSO-02 dated 01 March 2017)
EVIDENCE GUIDE as used in TESDA, this term refers to a component of the unit of competency that defines or identifies the evidence required to determine the competence of the individual. It provides information on critical aspects of competency, underpinning knowledge, underpinning skills, resource implications, assessment method and context of assessment.
Source: (TESDA Training Regulations Framework)
EVIDENCE PLAN a document that identifies evidence requirements and assessment methods to be used in assessing the candidate of a particular qualification.
Source: (TESDA Procedures Manual on Competency Assessment and Certification Program)
FACE-TO-FACE is an instructor-led training in a traditional classroom setting.
Source: (TESDA Circular No. 37, s. 2009)
FINANCIAL EDUCATION/FINANCIAL LITERACY the combination of knowledge, skills, and attitude and ultimately behaviors that translate into such financial decisions and appropriate users of financial services
Source: Center for Financial Inclusion)
FINDINGS/AREAS NOT COMPLIED WITH refers to the absence, breakdown or failure of a procedure/process to meet the program registration requirements.
Source: (Operating Procedures for Compliance Audit)

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