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 

This document on Eligibility Criteria for Appointments and Promotions at the Post- Secondary Institutions was prepared by the task Team on Technical and Vocational Education and Training. 

The purpose of this document is to outline the steps to authorisation of a National Training Agency (NTA) by CARICOM to award the Caribbean Vocational Qualification and applies to agencies other that the NTAs of Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago and Barbados which have already been authorised to issue CVQs.

The Caribbean Vocational Qualification (CVQ) is a competencybased qualification. Students must demonstrate competence in reaching CARICOM Approved Occupational Standards developed by practitioners and employers (i.e. the industry experts).