Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET)

Glossary Term

Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET)

Technical and vocational education training (TVET) is designed mainly to provide learners with the practical skills, know-how, and understanding necessary for direct entry into a particular occupation or trade (or class of occupations or trades). Successful completion of such programs normally leads to a labor market-relevant vocational qualification recognized by the national competent authorities, e.g. Ministry of Education, employers' associations, etc.