To bring recognition to multi-skilled personnel, skilled trades, crafts & professions.
Applicants will be assessed on their education, training, knowledge, skill & experience (K.S.E.). Due consideration will be given to those who are qualified only by practical experience. There are many people who, through no fault of their own, have not had the opportunity to gain academic qualifications during their careers. These people may also apply for membership based on their own individual merits, practical experience and position.
Membership of VETC will confer the following benefits:
Once a member:
The VETC Achievement Award (VETC-AA) can be applied for, depending upon the grade of membership.
Student Member - (Cert.IVQ)
The applicant should have completed the first year of a course of studies, be qualified to NVQ Level 1, Foundation GNVQ or be receiving training on an apprenticeship. Foundation skills in occupations.
Affiliate Member - (Cert.IVQ)
Holders of NVQ Level 2, GNVQ, ONC/OND, City & Guilds, BTEC or SCOTVEC/SQA awards or those receiving training on an apprenticeship. Operative or semi-skilled occupations.
Associate Member - (Dip.IVQ)
Holders of NVQ Level 3, Advanced GNVQ, ONC/OND, City & Guilds, BTEC or SCOTVEC/SQA awards. Also those with relevant qualifications and/or experience. Technician, skilled trades, crafts and professions, and supervisory occupations.
Full Member - (Dip.IVQ)
Holders of NVQ Level 4, HNC/HND, City & Guilds, Certificates/Diplomas of higher education, BTEC or SCOTVEC/SQA awards. First, Foundation, Associate’s & Bachelor’s Degrees. Also those with relevant qualifications and/or experience. Skilled trades, crafts and professions; technical and junior management occupations.
Fellow - F.A.M.S. (Dip.IVQ)
NVQ Level 5-6 & Master’s Degree. Chartered, professional and senior management occupations. Also those with relevant professional qualifications and/or appropriate experience.
Companion - C.A.M.S. (Dip.IVQ)
Holders of a Doctorate Degree and those in a senior position.
Subscriptions are due annually on the date of election.