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About National Qualifications Authority

UAE government acknowledges the increasing importance of the initiatives in achieving the international competitiveness, the federal mandate No. 1 / (2010) was issued on the establishment of the NQA “ to highlight the need to coordinate, activate and ensure the quality of establishing a national system for vocational education and training in the country, aiming to develop qualifications for nationals to enable them to engage in the working environment easily and smoothly, and to enable them to move and transfer among different career pathways related to the qualification.

The Qualifications Framework for the Emirates Handbook is the fruition of three years of research and development work. The initial research and development work investigated the benefits of national qualifications frameworks in improving the skills levels, productivity and global competitiveness of nations. The vision for the UAE in decreeing that there will be a qualifications framework for the UAE is to develop and maintain a qualifications system that values every individual’s learning and optimises access, transfer, progression and recognition of qualifications, leading to a skilled and knowledgeable workforce for a globally competitive environment.


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