Considering a Competence Management System?

Managing the competency in an organisation is a strategic process. It is the perfect structure for ensuring the work of employees supports the goals of the business.

Any business that is considering implementing software for competency management should for a tool to assist its efforts, not to entirely automate them. Competence can never be a totally automated process.
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E-qual Competence software described as ‘a real innovation’

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When a renowned figure in the world of academic and business information describes your system in glowing terms as ‘an innovation’, you know you’ve got something right.

David Worlock, respected UK data and business publishing expert, was writing about our competence assurance software, E-qual, in his latest blog post. Continue reading “E-qual Competence software described as ‘a real innovation’”

Competence checks on overseas nurses vital

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The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) in the UK have expressed concern about the need to assess the competence of staff coming from other countries inside the EU to Britain to work. Currently only workers from outside the EU are checked to see that they have the same standards as UK staff.

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Competence in health and safety

Employers must ensure that any individual performing a task has the competence to do so without putting the health and safety of themselves or others at significant risk.

The UK Health and Safety Executive (HSE) describe competence as “the combination of training, skills, experience and knowledge that a person has and their ability to apply them to perform a task safely. Other factors, such as attitude and physical ability, can also affect someone’s competence.”

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Competency management and the rise of the CMS

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Competency management is an approach that ensures that an organisation has the human skills required to meet its business objectives effectively, efficiently and safely. This can be the ability to use a certain application, tool or machine or knowledge of the correct practice to achieve a goal.

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Are you confident about the accuracy of your competency data?

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Over the last few years software to help organisations organise and manage the skill set of employees has emerged. Although still a small market, the number of available systems is increasing. Many organisations have found that the software has become an invaluable tool for recording, managing and reporting on staff competence.
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We are taking E-qual Competence Assurance software to OSCC 2016

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We will be demonstrating E-qual Competence Assurance Management System, our online competence assessment and tracking tool at the OSCC 2016 exhibition.

The OPITO Safety and Competence Conference (OSCC) is the only annual, global event focused entirely on safety and competency in oil and gas.

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Opito Safety and Competence Conference

Annual conference organised by Opito in Abu Dhabi. The aim of OSCC is to bring operators, contractors and the supply chain together with training organisations to provide a forum for improving standards of safety and competency that protect the workforce and the industry’s reputation.

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Navy plane nearly crashed into sea after metal cable snapped and injured 8 sailors

A ‘lack of procedural compliance’ contributed to a potentially catastrophic incident.

A cable was supposed to catch and slow down the E-2C Hawkeye as it landed on the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D Eisenhower in Norfolk, Virginia.

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