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Occupational Standards (OS) define the knowledge, skills and attitudes required for effective workplace performance. They specify what a person should know and do in order to carry out the functions of a particular job in the context of the work environment. Read more


An apprenticeship is an integrated system of education and training that combines practical work experiences (on-the-job) with related technical off-the-job training.  Apprenticeships thus combine applied knowledge and skills with professional experiences directly related to the workplace. The outputs of such training are skilled graduates with occupational competencies that are certified and recognized by the industry. Read more


In keeping with the mandate of the NTA, to evaluate the current labour market, the Research, Planning and Development Department is recognized as the hub of the NTA for the production of Labour Market Studies. Read more


Documents for Training Providers / WACs applying for Centre Approval. Read more


The Accreditation Council of Trinidad and Tobago (ACTT) and the National Training Agency (NTA) are pleased to announce the approval of the National Qualifications Framework of Trinidad and Tobago (NQF-TT). Read more


The National Training Agency (NTA) in Trinidad and Tobago is responsible for the coordination and regulation of the national Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) system.  In June 2019, the NTA was accepted as a member of the UNEVOC Network and as such, the NTA is now an approved UNEVOC Centre, the first of its kind in Trinidad and Tobago. Read more

Vocational Qualifications

Vocational qualifications offer practical learning programmes that are in direct relation to specific job roles or sectors. Taking a vocational qualification means that you study and gain skills in a particular job area. Read more