courses & ebooks
This course training manual is an introduction to basic sewing skills and forms part of the Tuvalu Technical & Vocational Development Programme as a level 1 course.
It is intended for school leavers and community groups who have limited knowledge or experience of basic sewing skills. Specifically, the course covers basic sewing equipment, the sewing machine, and hand stitching.
Author: Commonwealth of Learning
The aim of this training manual is to equip you with skills on how to design and install home solar systems. In Kenya, Solar PV systems have a vibrant market. Unfortunately, the sector does not have enough trained and experienced practitioners who can design and install systems. It is dominated by non-specialist technician who have no solar PV training. As a result, most solar systems installed in the country perform poorly and eventually fail, leading to the widespread perception in the market that solar systems do not work. Therefore, the goal of this course is to improve access to training and produce professional technicians in Solar PV System.
This technician training manual is designed for practicing electricians who have basic skills in electrical, mechanical or electronics field. The course lays emphasis on developing practical and theoretical knowledge and skills in basic solar PV technology, products and systems.
Author: Commonwealth of Learning, Kenya
National Occupational Standards for Cosmetology & Beauty Therapy - Level 1
The Level 1 NSQ in Cosmetology is designed for beginners who will practice the act of beautifying the face, hair and skin.
Approved by the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) - National Skills Qualification (NSQ), Nigeria.
The "Operational Manual - NSQF (National Skills Qualification Framework)" is a comprehensive guide designed to align vocational education and training programs with national standards and industry requirements in Nigeria. It outlines the framework for skill development and certification, ensuring that learners acquire skills that are not only relevant but also meet national and international quality benchmarks.
It offers guidelines for curriculum development, competency-based assessment, and the recognition of prior learning, all in accordance with the NSQF.
Author: National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) - National Skills Qualification (NSQ), Nigeria
The "Poultry Training Manual" is a comprehensive guide catering to poultry farming enthusiasts, whether beginners or seasoned farmers. This manual delves into various crucial aspects of poultry production, including breed selection, housing, nutrition, health management, and reproduction. It also offers insights into egg and meat production, marketing strategies, and the adoption of sustainable and ethical practices in poultry farming.
This manual serves as an essential resource, equipping individuals with the knowledge and skills needed to excel in the poultry industry. It emphasizes not only the technical aspects of poultry farming but also the significance of animal welfare, environmental sustainability, and successful business management. With its detailed yet accessible content, the "Poultry Training Manual" empowers poultry farmers to navigate the challenges of the industry while ensuring the well-being of their flock and contributing to the growth of their poultry businesses.
Author: APDC, Africa