Definitions for "Competency based training"
Training based on the ability to perform tasks rather than the length of time spent in training.
Competency based training (CBT) is training based on what a person requires to operate effectively in industry. It focuses on the skills and knowledge an individual has, rather than on how they attained the skills and knowledge. CBT is mainly concerned with making sure workers have the skills needed by industry.
Competency based training has been defined as a way of approaching vocational training that places primary emphasis on what a person can actually do in a workplace as a result of training (the outcomes) rather than the process of training. It is concerned with training to industry standards rather than an individual's achievement relative to others in a group.