DEFINITION 1: An organisation or individual that provides education or training services.
COMMENT: education and training providers may also be:
1. organisations specifically set up for this purpose;
2. employers, who provide training as a part of their business activities.
Training providers also include independent individuals who offer services.
SOURCE: Cedefop: Terminology of European education and training policy-a selection of 100 key terms. CEDEFOP, Luxembourg: Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, 2008.
DEFINITION 2: Providers are public and private VET institutions and companies that supply VET and related services.
SOURCE: Vocational and Training Institutions, 2009. Designed and edited by Vladimir Gasskov, ILO, Geneva, 2009.r GASSKOV
RELATED TERMS: Education/training provider