The purpose of this policy is to articulate the CTVET’s risk management philosophy. The CTVET recognizes that risk management is a systemic and formalised process to identify, assess, manage and monitor risks and therefore permits a comprehensive holistic approach to the management of risk.

The National TVET Strategy: 2013 – 2020 denotes a paradigm shift for Workforce Development in Guyana. Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) is being positioned to create an avenue for a comprehensive system of skills development for employment and enhanced productivity and economic growth for Guyana.

The Council for TVET wishes to acknowledge that the Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) Policy and Guidelines were adopted from the Caribbean Association of National Training Authorities (CANTA).

The Ministry of Education has received numerous reports, which have been validated during the recent visits to the Practical Instruction Centres, that the existing arrangements between