Identifying Training Needs


Identifying Training Needs

In order to identify the vocational training needs in the water sector, the first mandatory step is to get the acquaintance of the water business sector.

The aim is identifying and assessing, in the various water business processes (BP), the gaps in education  that deserve to be bridged according to  the needs of the different jobs profiles (JP).

It has to be dealt  therefore,  with the identification of all macro business processes and job profiles involved in the water domain, as well with the relation between each other. 
 
It wil bel defined the detailed scope of the project by a deep investigation of the importance of the relationship between a business process and a job profile; covering at the same time the waste water treatment and water supply domain. 
 
The process of assessing vocational training needs is a key issue for the success of the project and provides a real added value to professional communities. 
 
The chosen methodology to assess this training need was through a matrix, were the jobs profiles are listed in rows and the business processes in columns and the questionnaire itself consisted in filling the cells with the importance of each job profile with each business process, giving a suggestion of the ideal training for each job profile.
 
In synthetic overview, this WP is resumed in the following scheme: