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PricewaterhouseCoopers To Begin Skills Audit Of COTVET

PricewaterhouseCoopers Ghana Limited is set to begin a Skills Gap Analysis and Audit in seven priority sectors under the Council for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (COTVET).

COTVET has said this move is in line with government’s renewed focus on making Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) “the bedrock of its agenda to Industrialize the country’s economy.”

The priority sectors considered for the first phase of the audit are; Agriculture, Manufacturing, construction, information communication technology, tourism and hospitality, energy, electronics, automation and electricals.

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Dr. Fred Kyei Asamoah (R) and Maxwell Darkwa exchanging the Contract Document

“Among other things, PricewaterhouseCoopers (Ghana) Limited are expected to profile occupations in all sectors mentioned, develop a directory of the skill-sets requirement of all occupations along their value chains, conduct a skills audit of the industries within the sectors, conduct programmes audit of TVET institutions and Technical Universities and their related skills-sets, conduct analysis of the skills gap identified in occupations within various sectors, and determine the programmes relevant to the world of work with stakeholders,” a statement from COTVET said.

The findings of the audit are expected to “contribute to the setting up of Sector Skills Councils to help with the generation and upgrading of standards within the Competency-Based Training (CBT) Framework.”

Find the full statement below
COTVET and PWC Sign agreement for Skills Gap Analysis and Audit (Phase I)

The Council for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (COTVET), representing the Government of Ghana has signed an agreement with PricewaterhouseCoopers (Ghana) Limited to conduct a Skills Gap Analysis and Audit in seven priority sectors.

In line with government’s renewed focus on making Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) the bedrock of its agenda to Industrialise the country’s economy and Ghana beyond aid, COTVET as part of advancing its mandate of overseeing, regulating and giving policy advice to Government is leading the process of Transforming TVET delivery to make it relevant to industry by producing the required expertise to propel growth within specified sectors in the long term.

The priority sectors considered for the first phase are; Agriculture, Manufacturing, Construction, Information Communication Technology, Tourism and Hospitality, Energy (Renewable Energy and Oil & Gas), Electronics, Automation and Electrical.

Among other things, PricewaterhouseCoopers (Ghana) Limited are expected to profile occupations in all sectors mentioned, develop a directory of the skill-sets requirement of all occupations along their value chains, conduct a skills audit of the industries within the sectors, conduct programmes audit of TVET institutions and Technical Universities and their related skills-sets, conduct analysis of the skills gap identified in occupations within various sectors, and determine the programmes relevant to the world of work with stakeholders.

The exercise forms part of various measures outline in the TVET Transformational Agenda (2018-2022). The Ministry of Education (MOE) is working through COTVET to ensure that all stakeholders within the TVET and Skills development landscape are engaged.

The Analysis and Audit findings will contribute to the setting up of Sector Skills Councils to help with the generation and upgrading of standards within the Competency-Based Training (CBT) Framework.


By: Delali Adogla-Bessa/citifmonline.com/Ghana