Cogent Skills is responsible for setting National Occupational Standards (NOS) for the science industries.
NOS are used as the building blocks for many vocational qualifications, including S/NVQs. They are a competency based tool, which are statements of the skills, knowledge and understanding needed for employees to carry out particular job roles or functions.
NOS can also be used in many different ways to improve the quality of goods and services, increase employee productivity and reduce recruitment costs, through:
National Occupational Standards have international status and are recognised worldwide.
All National Occupational Standards are available from the UKCES National Occupational Standards website.
For more information, please call 01925 515200 or email [email protected]