National Occupational Standards

The National Occupational Standards are a set of job-related standards which highlight the performance expected when carrying out a specific occupation at a specific level. These standards define the main jobs that people carry out, and links qualifications to the requirements of the labour market. These standards are pegged to the Malta Qualifications framework and are thus compiled using the Learning Outcomes approach, which is achieved by stipulating knowledge, skills and competences. Such standards are then reviewed by the Sector Skills Units which include a number of industry relevant stakeholders, such as the economic sector, education and training, government and social partners.

The list below represents all the finalised national occupational standards. 

Sector Job Family Job Title ​Malta Qualifications Framework
​Automotive ​Motor Vehicle Repairs​ Panel Beater​ ​Level 3
​Automotive ​Motor Vehicle Repairs​ Vehicle Damage Assessor ​Level 4​
​Building and Construction ​Block Laying Assistant Block Layer  ​Level 2
​Building and Construction ​Block Laying Block Layer​ ​Level 3
Building and Construction ​​Tile Laying
Assistant Tile Layer Level ​2
​Building and Construction​ ​Tile Laying Tile Layer​ ​Level 3
​Building and Construction ​Plastering Assistant Plasterer ​Level ​2
​Building and Construction ​Plasterer​ Plasterer​ ​Level 3
​Building and Construction ​Electrical ​Assistant
Electrical Fitter (Electrician)
​​Level ​2​
​Building and Construction ​Plumbers Assistant Plumber ​Level ​2​​
​Building and Construction ​Plumbers Plumber​ ​​Level 3
​Hair and Beauty ​Beauty Beauty Specialist​ Level 3​
​Hair and Beauty ​Hair Hairdresser​ ​Level 3
​Health and Social Care ​Childcare Childcare Worker​​ ​Level 4
​Health and Social Care
 
Health and Social Care
​​Childcare
 
Care Work
 
 
Level 5
 
Level 3
Hospitality and Tourism​
​Bar Staff  ​Bar Waiter ​Level 2
​Hospitality and Tourism​ ​Bar Staff ​Bar Tender ​Level 3
​Hospitality and Tourism ​Restaurant Staff Commis De Rang​ ​Level 2
​Hospitality and Tourism ​Restaurant Staff Chef de Rang​ ​​Level 3
​Hospitality and Tourism ​Kitchen Staff ​Commis Chef​ ​Level 2
​Hospitality and Tourism ​Kitchen Staff Chef de Partie​ ​Level 3
​Hospitality and Tourism ​Kitchen Staff Chef Tournant​ ​Level 4
​Hospitality and Tourism ​Kitchen Staff Level 5
Hospitality and Tourism
Hospitality and Tourism
 
Hospitality and Tourism 
Hospitality and Tourism
 
Food & Beverage Service
Food & Beverage Service
 
Housekeeping
Housekeeping
 
 
 
 
Level 4
 
Level 5
 
Level 3
Level 4
​Printing and Digital Media
 
Printing and Digital Media​
Pre-Press Processes ​
 
 
Pre-Press Processes
Pre-Press Machine Assistant
​Level 1
 
 
Level 2
​Printing and Digital Media
Printing and Digital Media
​Pre-Press Processes
Pre-Press Processes
 
​Level 3
Level 4
 
Printing and Digital Media
Printing and Digital Media
Printing and Digital Media
 
 
Printing and Digital Media
Printing and Digital Media
 
 
Printing and Digital Media
 
Printing and Digital Media
 
Printing and Digital Media
 
 
 
 
 
 
Press Processes
Press Processes
Press Processes
 
 
Press Processes
Press Processes
 
Post-Press Processes
 
Post-Press Processes​
 
 Post-Press Processes
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Level 1​
Level 2
Level 3
 
 
Level 4
Level 3
 
 
 Level 4
 
 Level 3
 
 Level 4
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
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