TRAINING OF AWARDING BODY GES-TEU ON CBT REQUIREMENTS OF THE COTVET QUALITY ASSURANCE PROCESS

GSDI supported the development of five CBT programs including Generics on Proficiency level. With regard to the upcoming assessment of the piloted cooperative apprenticeship training, GSDI in cooperation with COTVET has organized a 2-days workshop from July 17th to July 18th 2015 at GSDI Office in Accra. The training aimed at building the capacity of the staff of the GES-TEU (Technical Exams Unit) as an Awarding Body on COTVET’s quality assurance process of assessment and certification with focus on:

NATIONAL PROFICIENCY 1 – 1ST COHORT ASSESSMENT

Following three years preparation in designing and establishing the Modernized Apprenticeship Training, the first cohort of apprentices participated in the National Proficiency 1 assessment at the end of November 2015. This is setting the tone for providing structured training within the traditional apprenticeship in the informal sector and obtaining a recognized national certification.

NATIONAL PROFICIENCY 1

GARMENT

Tailor

Companies in the garment industry in Ghana specialize in kaba (traditional dress) and kaftan, wedding dresses, shroud garments, office apparel, uniforms and suits.

The size of the company is defined by the type of equipment available and the number of apprentices it has. Most enterprises are small-scale, some are medium sized, very few can be categorized as large.

ELECTRONICS

Electronics

Most of the SMEs in the electronics sector have specialized on service and repair of selected appliances or gadgets. Only a few enterprises offer a wider range of services to their customers on a lower level.