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Semta is responsible for reviewing and setting the National Occupational Standards (NOS) for our sectors. Together with the qualifications and Apprenticeship frameworks they underpin, NOS provide a rigorous and high quality skills infrastructure for occupations across the engineering and advanced manufacturing sectors.

Semta's National Occupational Standards Suites

Business - Improvement Techniques NVQs unit assessment strategy covering:

  • Business – Improvement Techniques Suite 2, 3 and 4


Performing Engineering Operations NVQs unit assessment strategy
covering:

  • Performing Engineering Operations Suite 1 and 2


Performing Manufacturing Operations NVQs unit assessment strategy
covering:

  • Performing Manufacturing Operations Suite 1 and 2


Engineering NVQs unit assessment strategy
covering the following NOS suites:

  • Aeronautical Engineering Suite 2 and 3
  • Automotive Engineering Suite 3
  • Composite Engineering Suite 2 and 3
  • Clock and Watch Servicing and Repair Suite 2 and 3
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering Suite 3
  • Engineering leadership Suite 3
  • Engineering Manufacture Suite 4
  • Engineering Maintenance Suite 3
  • Engineering Maintenance and Installation Suite 2
  • Engineering Technical Support Suite 2 and 3
  • Engineering Toolmaking Suite 3
  • Engineering Woodworking Pattern and Model Making Suite 3
  • Fabrication and Welding Engineering Suite 2 and 3
  • Installation and Commissioning Suite 3
  • Marine Engineering Suite 2 and 3
  • Materials Processing and Finishing Suite 2 and 3
  • Metal Processing and Allied Operations Suite 2 and 3
  • Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering Suite 2 and 3