Levels are based upon the vocational competence framework which broadly describes the skills and
knowledge needed to perform a job or role effectively.
Levels 1 & 2 are for routine work activities with limited or no responsability.
level 3 : Competence in a broad range of work activities, often quite complex and non-routine. There is
responsibility and autonomy, and control or guidance of subordinates may be required.
level 4 : Competence in applying knowledge in professional work activities , often with personal responsibility
and autonomy, and responsibility for the work of others and allocation of resources.
level 5 : Competence in applying a range of principles in various contexts. Substantial autonomy and
responsibility for others and for resources; work often involves analysis, planning, evaluation.