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Genetic Manipulation Advisory Committee.


(United Kingdom) General National Vocational Qualification. See also NVQ.


Group for Research in Employment and Training, a research centre based at Charles Sturt University.


Goods and Services Tax.


(Scotland) General Scottish Vocational Qualification. See also SVQ.


See Group Training Australia.


See Group training company.


Group training organisation. See Group training company.

General adult education

Education programs for adults undertaken for personal enrichment, personal development, general interest or recreation. General adult education programs do not have a specific vocational intent.

Generic competencies

See Key competency.

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Generic skill

A skill that is not specific to work in a particular occupation or industry, but is important for work, education and life generally, e.g. communication skills, mathematical skills, organisational skills, computer literacy, interpersonal competence, and analytical skills. See also Key competency.

Green Paper

A preliminary report of proposals published in order to stimulate discussion and/or invite comment. Compare: White Paper.

Group Training Australia

(GTA) The national professional association for group training companies.

Group training company

A company that employs apprentices and trainees, and places them with one or more host employers who are usually small to medium-sized businesses. The host employers provide on-the-job training and experience, while the group training company organises off-the-job training and handles recruitment, rotation and payroll. Also known as: Group training organisation.

Group training organisation

See Group training company.

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