Definition of 'vocational'
Example sentences containing 'vocational'
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Its training blends formal learning with vocational qualifications and engineering degrees. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But we continue to lag behind in areas such as vocational training and women's equality. The Sun (2017)They failed to ensure that vocational courses were as rigorous as academic qualifications. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They rely on a combination of vocational training and activities outside the classroom. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The range of vocational qualifications is aimed at helping senior managers. The Sun (2013)But it felt like a vocational calling. The Sun (2013)The campaign is gaining momentum with new initiatives in both vocational and skills training coming from government. Sharing the Success - the story of NFC (1990)The college offers vocational and academic qualifications and training for students. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It might be possible to reduce some courses in vocational subjects from three years to two. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)It is time for vocational training to be given status and value in the world of work. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Now the charity are calling for vocational qualifications to be considered equal to university ones. The Sun (2012)It is available for vocational or academic courses. The Sun (2006)For some young people this will be a popular route to vocational training and employment. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He also calls for a clearer framework for vocational qualifications to be established. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Nor do we have vocational courses that have both credibility in the workplace and genuine appeal to young people. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They may have done quite well at a vocational qualification and want to use it as a springboard to an honours degree. Times, Sunday Times (2008)That is especially true in the narrow world of elite providers of the vocational courses students must pass to qualify as lawyers. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The military says 1,000 remain in centres where they are having vocational training. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The Government is pushing colleges to prioritise vocational training for those on benefits. Times, Sunday Times (2012)For those without a vocational qualification, a role in property management may be a good option. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Instead, record numbers are doing less rigorous vocational courses. The Sun (2011)
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Translations for 'vocational'
British English: vocational /vəʊˈkeɪʃənl/ ADJECTIVE
Vocational training and skills are the training and skills needed for a particular job or profession.
Newer universities tend to offer more vocational courses.
- American English: vocational
- Arabic: مِهْنِيّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: vocacional
- Chinese: 职业的
- Croatian: stručan
- Czech: odborný týkající se povolání
- Danish: erhvervsrettet
- Dutch: beroeps-
- European Spanish: vocacional
- Finnish: ammatillinen
- French: professionnel
- German: beruflich
- Greek: επαγγελματικός
- Italian: professionale
- Japanese: 職業上の
- Korean: 직업상의
- Norwegian: yrkesmessig
- Polish: zawodowy
- European Portuguese: profissional
- Romanian: profesional
- Russian: профессиональный
- Spanish: vocacional
- Swedish: yrkes-
- Thai: เกี่ยวกับวิชาชีพ
- Turkish: mesleki
- Ukrainian: професійний
- Vietnamese: hướng nghiệp
Definition of vocational from the Collins English Dictionary
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