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After review by the NOS Governance Group and the Standards & Frameworks Panel the Quality Criteria for NOS development has been updated, This has been worked on over a number of months and brings the NOS development processes, background and quality criteria together after consultation with the approval authorities of; CCEA(NI), DfE(NI),SQA Accreditation, SDS & the Welsh Government. This document replaces previous documents and should be implemented from this point forward. This has now been updated and current document below
NOS Quality Criteria Nov 2020.pdf
Guide to Developing NOS.pdf
NOS GG Update 2020-21 Q3.pdf
This Conflict Resolution Procedure reflects the NOS Governance Group’s commitment to resolving customer dissatisfaction, handing complaints and valuing customer feedback.NOS Governance Conflict Resolution Procedure.pdf
The Standards and Frameworks Panel works on behalf of the Devolved Administrations (DAs) in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. It ensures that National Occupational Standards (NOS), Apprenticeships and Qualification Products meet the requirements of relevant quality criteria and that employers and relevant stakeholders (where applicable) in each nation have been adequately consulted.Terms of Reference for the Standards and Frameworks Panel - Revised September 2020.pdf
NOS Governance Group 2021 Q2 update.pdf
The National Occupational Standards Governance Group provides the strategic direction for the National Occupational Standards (NOS).
After a series of Mini-competitions the attached spreadsheet details the products which have been awarded along with the successful bidders and is correct as of 8th September 2020. This includes NOS, Welsh NOS, SQP's and Apprenticeships in Northern Ireland, Scotland & Wales. These projects are ongoing and if you have any queries then please contact the developer using teh contact details contained in the Contacts tab of this website, SF 2021 Products Sept 2020.pdf
There is also a section detailing some of the website statistics and top search resupts form the UKStandards website.
NOS Governance Group 20-21 Q 1 update.pdf
As part of a series of calls for S & F developers we have identified a number of areas which we believe would be beneficial to suppliers. As there is a requirement for NOS and Apprenticeship development consultations to be also made available in the Welsh language, this session will set out what is required along with support available through the Welsh Government to allow this to be completed successfully.
200615 NOS supplier engagement - Welsh Language Requirements.pptxDelivery Partner Bilingual NOS Consultation Documentation FINAL.docxBilingual NOS Consultation Documentation FINAL.docxGuidance for delivery partners on applying changes to Welsh NOS following QA check.docx181019 Welsh Language Standards - interpretation for Standards and Frameworks Delivery Partners v2.docx
NOS GG 1920 Q4 Update .pdf