New Updates to Industry Competency Models in the Clearinghouse

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Check out the latest models added to the Competency Model Clearinghouse! The Employment and Training Administration (ETA) works with business leaders, educators, and others to create comprehensive and readily accessible industry competency models that document the foundational and technical skills and competencies required for workplace success in economically important industries. 

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As part of the Industry Competency Model Initiative, ETA and industry partners collaborate to develop and maintain dynamic models of the foundational and technical competencies that are necessary in economically vital industries and sectors of the American economy. The goal of the effort is to promote an understanding of the skill sets and competencies that are essential to educate and train a globally competitive workforce.

The models serve as a resource to inform discussions among program planners, industry leaders, educators, economic developers, and public workforce investment professionals as they collaborate to:

  • Identify specific employer skill needs and tests that assess and verify work-related competencies
  • Develop competency-based curricula and training models
  • Develop industry-defined performance indicators, skill standards, and certifications, and
  • Develop resources for career exploration and guidance.

The Clearinghouse also allows customers to build their own industry model frameworks based on the competency model building blocks, which customers modify to meet their industry's needs.

Recent Updates to the Clearinghouse

Click on View Industry Competency Models Already Developed, and find the newest additions to the Clearinghouse. 

On the main website, check under What's New for the latest competency model developments from industry, education and workforce partners.CareerOneStop banner with logo and saying your source for career exploration training and jobs

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Posted: 2/2/2017 11:41 AM
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