The GCTVET/NTA was established in 2009 with a mandate to oversee the development and delivery of TVET programmes that will play a role in facilitating social and economic development in Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Matinique by equipping persons with the required skills and competencies for employment in the various productive sectors.
The Grenada National Training Agency was established in accordance with a CARICOM mandate and has received CARICOM approval to award the Caribbean Vocational Qualifications.
Climate Smart Agriculture and Rural Enterprise Programme (SAEP)
The Grenada National Training Agency is collaborating with the Climate Smart Agriculture and Rural Enterprise Programme (SAEP) to
The six-year project is funded by the Government of Grenada, the International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD) and the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB).
The National Training Agency is the national coordinating agency for technical and vocational education and training in Grenada.
This is an occupational/work-based award that is achieved nationally through assessment and training. NVQs are based on national standards of competence drawn up by representatives from each industry sector, and against which assessments are done. To achieve an NVQ candidates must prove that they have the ability (competence) to carry out their job to the required standard which describes the competencies expected in any given job role. Typically, candidates will work towards an NVQ that reflects their role in a paid or voluntary position. NVQs are available in five levels and are accredited by the National Training Agency.
This is an award that represents the achievement of a set of competencies which define core work practices of an occupational area, consistent with the levels articulated within the regional qualification framework. To earn an award, candidates must demonstrate competence in reaching CARICOM-approved occupational standards developed by industry experts.
The CVQ is a recognized qualification that facilitates the free movement of skilled people through the CARICOM region. The CVQ:
The CVQ is recognized within all CARICOM countries.