Scotvec


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Scotvec

the Scottish Council for Vocational Training. The Scottish equivalent of the NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR VOCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS in England and Wales, it oversees vocational training in Scotland and the SVQ, the Scottish version of the NATIONAL VOCATIONAL QUALIFICATION.

See TRAINING.

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After attending a SCOTVEC interior design course at Falkirk College, Trish had never put her decorating ideas into practice.
The SQA, which took over the functions of the Scottish Examination Board and SCOTVEC last year, is now responsible for most of Scotland's qualifications.
She had previously attended a 20-week SCOTVEC course in interior design at Falkirk College, which she says probably helped her to avoid some of the common errors.
Managing director George Watson says proudly: "All the staff have been trained in food hygiene and they are now going for SCOTVEC certificates in food handling, processing and packaging.