Competence

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Competence

Sufficient ability or fitness for one's needs. The necessary abilities to be qualified to achieve a certain goal or complete a project.

Competence

The ability to complete a project, make a product, or otherwise do what is required. Both individuals and companies have competence. For example, an engineer would not likely find a job as a nurse because it is outside his competence, that is, his ability to do the required work. Likewise, a dental office is unlikely to be hired to design a skyscraper.
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In addition, in performing any services for clients, practitioners must do so with professional competence and due professional care, as well as be in compliance with all provisions of the Code.
Nothing is as convincing as a life well lived where spirituality is integrated with professional competence to produce outstanding organizational outcomes.
PLCAC Executive Director Barry Brown presented Oswald with the award for his professional competence, his 50-year career in the pipeline industry and his voluntary contributions to the industry.
Barrett underscores both how Mungin's unhappy experience at Katten Muchin did not feature any "racist insults or overtly hostile acts" and the ways in which other lawyers--white lawyers--not directly acquainted with Larry Mungin automatically questioned his professional competence once he filed suit against Katten Muchin in 1994.
Far from being a new detailed biography of Bacon, Mathews's work is, as the title implies, a history of Bacon's moral and professional castigation as well as an eloquent and powerful defence of his professional competence and moral character against his muckrakers.
States that permit the hiring of non-certified part-time coaches will have little or no chance of proving a standard of professional competence in cases where negligence is an issue.
The Standard for Professional Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials Incidents (NFPA 472) is a voluntary, national consensus standard.
These programs recognize that de facto specialization in taxation already existed within the legal profession and that formal accreditation of this specialization would not only help consumers in selecting qualified lawyers, it also would enhance professional competence in taxation.
He is one of those rare individuals whose leadership and professional competence have earned him the complete trust of the labor force, the management team, and the U.
Professional competence is typically action oriented and therefore is demonstrated by what professionals do, not simply by what they know (Queeney & Smutz, 1990).
They stress caution in accepting an examination as a valid indicator of professional competence.
J&B, in partnership with EducExpert, has developed a distance learning course to compliment Fundamentals of Fire Fighter Skills, a training program covering the 2002 Editions of the National Fire Protection Association's (NFPA) 1001, Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications, and 472, Standard for Professional Competence of Responders to Hazardous Incidents.

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