The agreed mandate of the SSC H&T is:
Ø To develop, manage and maintain an effective labor market Information System,
Ø To provide technical opinion to labor market policies and improvements to the TVET system in general,
Ø To match supply and demand of skills in the market. This will be done through developing National Occupational Skills Standards for professions within the tourism and hospitality sectors
o These standards will specify the skills and standards of performance necessary for candidates to be eligible for various professions, defining the key responsibilities and functions of each occupation.
o National Occupational Skills Standards can support development of training curricula and certification processes for the occupations within the sector, in line with employer needs and requirements.
Ø To develop and operationalize a Skills Development Strategy for the tourism and hospitality sector, informed by new market demands in light of COVID19 and with the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities’ Tourism Sector Development Strategy, to support the recovery and growth of the tourism and hospitality sector