Basic skills training refers to the first stage of the learning process of a vocational character for a given task, job, occupation or group of occupations, aimed at developing the fundamental attitude/knowledge/ skill/behavior pattern to specified standards. This covers any of the following:

  1. Pre-entry training” is a basic skills training for immediate entry into the working environment.
  2. Accelerated training” is basic skills training of a short-term nature for jobs with a defined level of qualifications. This usually refers to a rapid paced, condensed vocational training to fill immediate manpower needs.
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