NVQ and SVQ qualifications for the food and drink industry are being replaced by an umbrella title: N/SVQ Food Manufacture.The change follows a two-year consultation period by Improve, the food & drink sector skills council, and will become effective in the spring of 2007. At Levels 2 and 3, the qualification can be extended to recognise achievement in a sub-sector, such as bakery.Improve said the qualification will benefit employers because it works with all sectors of the food and drink industry, giving individuals an industry-wide qualification but enabling specialisation.
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NewsRegional Mexican embassy in Belize hosts workshop on women’s empowerment by: – December 14, 2011 11 Views no discussions Share Photo credit: hiphopnc.comBELMOPAN, Belize — The embassy of Mexico hosted on Tuesday in Belize City a workshop entitled “Women´s Empowerment”, in which 20 Belizean women participated. The aim of the workshop is to provide participants with basic training and tools to open a small business and enhance self-esteem. The training is part of the “Access to Justice Project” of the Women’s Issues Network (WIN-Belize). Participants are women in risk, who also participate in different programs of the Women´s Department, Youth Enhancement Services (YES), and Haven House.The workshop was conducted by Enayda Medrano, a Mexican entrepreneur from Merida, Yucatan, who owns a small business called “Creaciones del Angel”. Medrano is part of a women´s project of the Mexican Business Council for Foreign Trade, Investment and Technology (COMCE) that supports business development.The content of the workshop includes subjects such as women’s empowerment, entrepreneurship, business development, gender issues and self-esteem, as well as basic training and tools to develop a small business. The training took place at the Institute of Mexico in Belize City.Caribbean News Now Tweet Sharing is caring! Share Share read more