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Glossary of Terms
ACCAC: Qualifications, Curriculum and Assessment Authority for Wales

C & G: City and Guilds

CIA: Chemical Industry Association

COMAH: Control Of Major Accidents and Hazards Regulations 1999

COSHH: Control of Substances Hazardous to Health

DGSA: Dangerous Goods Safety Adviser

ECITB: Engineering Construction Industry Training Board

ELWa: Education and Learning Wales (Welsh equivalent to LSC)

GVA: Gross Value Added

HMCE: Her Majesty’s Customs and Excise

HSE: Health & Safety Executive / Health, Safety and Environment

HSE NII: Health and Safety Executive Nuclear Installations Inspectorate

LCCIEB: London Chamber of Commerce and Industry Examining Board

LSC: Learning and Skills Council

MA: Modern Apprenticeship

NIA: Nuclear Industry Association

N/SVQ: National/Scottish Vocational Qualification

OPITO: Offshore Petroleum Industry Training Organisation

Petroleum Products: The various products derived from the stabilising, refining and manufacturing ofcrude oil, e.g. fuels, lubricants, greases, bitumen etc.

PINTO: Petroleun Industry National Training Organisation

PNTO: Polymer National Training Organisation

Public Funding Agencies: All possible funders of the relevant actions identified in the Plan

QCA: Qualifications and Curriculum Authority

RDA: Regional Development Agency

SME: Small to Medium Enterprise

SQA: Scottish Qualifications Authority

TEA: Training Employment Agency (Northern Ireland)

UKAEA: UK Atomic Energy Authority

UKOOA: UK Offshore Operators Association

UKPIA: UK Petroleum Industry Association

VRQ: Vocational Related Qualification

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