Learning which takes place on site in the workplace, which can be statutory (e.g. health and safety), occupational and related to specific jobs, or wider programmes such as literacy, numeracy and language.
The non economic benefits of learning on personal, emotional and social life, including the impact on the health and well being of individuals, and the impact on levels of crime and social cohesion within communities and society as a whole.
Confirmation by a competent body that learning outcomes (knowledge, skills and/or competences) acquired by an individual in a formal, non-formal or informal setting have been assessed against predefined criteria and are compliant with the requirements of a validation standard. Validation typically leads to certification.
Short-term targeted training typically provided following initial education and training, and aimed at supplementing, improving or updating knowledge, skills and/or competences acquired during previous training.
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