How should one teach vocational subjects, such as management, at professional level? This is a comprehensive tutor support text for assessors, verifiers and programme managers and others involved in the setting up and running of higher level NVQs. The book also demonstrates the implications of offering joint awards combining academic, professional and NVQ elements. * Up-to-date information on the latest developments in the provision of NVQs, including the new Training and Development Lead Body assessor and verifier standards * Gives practical guidelines based on the author's experiences of higher-level NVQ assessment issues * Provides practical advice and support for those tackling the inevitable problems arising when bridging the academic-vocational divide. John Walton is Principal Lecturer in Human Resources Management, and is responsible for the MA in Human Resource Strategies, at London Guildhall University. He is Fellow of the Institute of Personnel and Development, and serves on its Membership and Education Committee. Recent research consultancy has included an Employment Department funded project establishing possible bases for relationships between Masters level qualifications and higher level NVQs in Training and Development.