Skills Standards & Curricula

Competency Based Training (CBT) | National Vocational Qualification Framework (NVQF) | Curricula Development
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Executive Director NAVTTC, Zulfiqar Ahmed Cheema & Director General CPSC distributing certificates among foreign delegates of International Conference

The international TVET conference titled “Regional Program – Skills for Youth Employability through Industrial Linkages”,...  Read more

ED Office - 28-08-2017

Executive Director NAVTTC, Zulfiqar Ahmed Cheema distributing certificates among students of Pakistan Marine Academy

Executive Director NAVTTC, Zulfiqar Ahmed Cheema distributing certificates among students of Pakistan Marine Academy....  Read more

ED Office - 23-08-2017

Pakistan and Australia sign MOU to Strengthen TVET Sector

To enhance collaboration between Pakistan and Australia in the field of technical and vocational education...  Read more

ED Office - 27-07-2017

Executive Director NAVTTC, Zulfiqar Ahmed Cheema meeting with high powered delegation from Qatar

A high powered delegation under the leadership of In charge of Labor Sector, Muhammad...  Read more

ED Office - 13-07-2017

Executive Director NAVTTC, Zulfiqar Ahmed Cheema meeting with Principal Education Specialist Norman La Rock of Asian Development Bank

A high level ADB delegation meets Executive Director NAVTTC Zulfiqar Ahmed Cheema. Principal Education Specialist...  Read more

ED Office - 09-07-2017

Executive Director NAVTTC, Zulfiqar Ahmad Cheema, examining the practical exercise of trainees at a Local Institute

Executive Director NAVTTC, Zulfiqar Ahmad Cheema, examining the practical exercise of trainees during assessment under...  Read more

ED Office - 09-07-2017

Candidates of CSS & PCS declare Zulfiqar Ahmed Cheema as their ideal personality

A recent study has revealed that the successful candidates in the written examinations of Central...  Read more

ED Office - 03-07-2017


Since its inception in 2006, NAVTTC developed 105 competency-based curricula in collaboration with Provincial TEVTAs and relevant industries. For development of CBT curricula NAVTTC adopted DACUM (Develop A Curriculum) approach. After conducting DACUM Workshop the trade for which curriculum is to be developed is outsourced to Subject Matter Expert (SME) who has both the academic and industry experience. The draft curriculum is deliberated by National Curriculum Review Committee (NCRC) which has following composition and terms of reference.

Steps for CBT Curriculum Development:
  1. Labour Market Demand Analysis
  2. Job Analysis / DACUM
  3. Standardisation of Competences
  4. Development of Curricula & Training Program
  5. Development of Teaching and Learning Materials

NCRC Composition

• 05 Subject specialists from each TEVTA
• 05 Representatives from IAG/Industry
• 05 DACUM facilitator from NAVTTC/TEVTAs
• 01 Representative - Board of Technical Education (BTE)

Terms of Reference

The members of the National Curriculum Review Committee (NCRC) will observe the following guidelines while reviewing the curricula:

1. Expert working group should nominate a Convener and a Facilitator for carrying out the review process effectively.

2. Every member should ensure active participation and exhibit a positive attitude and a professional approach during review/revision of activities.

3. Contents of the modules should be examined thoroughly, identify new areas for improvement keeping in view the need of the job market and socio-economic situation of the country, and make revisions at appropriate stages.

4. Ensure the course contents must have adequate details meeting requirements of the competency standards.

5. Determine level of the curricula and allocate learning volume in terms of credit hours keeping in view the guidelines of National Vocational Qualification Framework (NVQF).

6. Indicate all tools, equipment and consumable items required to carry-out practical exercises.

7. While reviewing the course contents and practicals, the member must bear in mind the knowledge level of the trainees and their employability in the market.

8. Amendment, adjustment, addition and deletion in curriculum contents should not be carried out per se but within objective of upscaling the training in consonance with the market needs.

9. Ensure error free curriculum document after thorough review and revision.

10. Facilitator of the working group should ensure the submission of minutes of the meeting and one copy of final draft of the curriculum document (duly signed by all participants) alongwith a softcopy.