National Occupational Standards for housing
Asset Skills is undertaking a review of the National Occupational Standards (NOS) for the housing sector. Further information is available on the Housing NOS project page.
What are National Occupational Standards?
National Occupational Standards (NOS) are agreed statements of skills, knowledge and understanding required of individuals at work. In particular they:
- describe good practice in particular areas of work
- set out a statement of competence which brings together the skills, knowledge and understanding necessary to do the work
- provide managers with a tool for effective workforce management and quality control
- offer a framework for training and development
- form the basis of National Vocational Qualifications (NVQs), Scottish Vocational Qualifications (SVQs) and Vocationally Related Qualifications (VRQs)
To view National Occupational Standards for housing click on the links below:
Housing NOS - Level 2
Housing NOS - Levels 3 & 4
Housing Qualifications Structure 2008
Housing Key and Core Skills 2008
Institute of Revenue Rating and Valuation, Level 3 Diploma in Local Taxation and Benefits (QCF) guide
Click here for an in-depth explanation of the standards