Project Category
TVET Systems Services
Project Title
Turkey: Development and Accreditation of Izmir Chamber of Commerce Vocational Qualifications
Name of Client
Ministry of Education
Start/ End Date
Apr 2008 - Dec 2008
Project Description

SQA assisted the Izmir Chamber of Commerce (ICOC) in developing Vocational Qualifications. The qualifications are delivered in Turkish Language and carry an SQA endorsement statement.

Project deliverables:

  • Curriculum development of Izmir Vocational Qualification (IVQ) programmes based on a modular, competence-based approach
  • Staff/teacher delivery training
  • Development of quality assurance systems
  • Built capacity at the ICOC to manage and quality assure the quality systems and support measures required to validate programmes and approve centres
  • Supported the development of a computerised management system by advising on strategies for tracking information, advising on commissioning the system.
  • VET Sector strategic planning, design and systems implementation
  • Capacity Building of local TVET staff – Headquarters and Training Providers
  • Capacity Building of TVET Awarding Body – ICOC and External Verifiers
  • Development of Institutional Capacities – Schools
  • Development of a customised Assessment Strategy
  • Labour Market Research Strategies to support National Qualifications Development
  • Policy Development
  • Materials Development to support Learning Delivery