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Tuesday, 03 April 2007

Northern Ireland - Occupational Standards

Written by NISCC

Occupational Standards describe best practice and are used to set standards in service delivery and qualifications.

This section contains information about how occupational standards are applied in social work and social care to maintain high quality social care services.

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Foster carers and NVQ - linking NVQs to national occupational standards
Summary leaflet for Foster Carers and NVQ
Full version of report - Foster Carers and NVQ
Foster Care Mapping Document

  Summary Guide to S/NVQ Awards for the Care Sector (24 pages)
  Developing strategic uses of national occupational standards
  Occupational standards information leaflet
  National Occupational Standards for Social Work, January 2003

The National Occupational Standards and Awards in Health and Social Care
(Summary leaflet)

  The National Occupational Standards in Health and Social Care (August 2004)

National Occupational Standards in Mental Health


National Occupational Standards for Managers in Residential Child Care
(please click on the link to download PDF document (please note 100 pages)