Relating to an occupation or employment
Given or performed as preparation for vocational training
(In Scotland) a graded qualification in a particular occupation, gained chiefly in the workplace (introduced in 1991 as an alternative to further academic education); abbreviated SVQ.
(In the UK) a qualification in a vocational subject set at various levels and (at levels two and three) corresponding in standard to GCSE and GCE A levels
(In England, Wales, and N. Ireland) a qualification introduced in 1992 and offered by schools and colleges in a range of vocational skills, at various levels, of which Intermediate and Advanced levels correspond to standard GCSE and GCE A levels respectively; abbreviated GNVQ.