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This page provides the current status for competencies being developed by the WMO Technical Commissions.

Competency Requirements for Education and Training Providers
The EC Panel of Experts on Education and Training have proposed the following competency requirements for regional and national training personnel. (En, Fr, Es, Ru) Also available is the accompanying Guidelines for Trainers in Meteorological, Hydrological, and Climate Services, which supports development of the competencies.

Competencies for Aeronautical Meteorological Personnel
The Commission for Aeronautical Meteorology has approved competency standards for the education and training of personnel involved in the provision of meteorological services to air navigation. For more information and the competencies, competency assessment, and supporting training resources, visit the Aeronautical Meteorology Programme.

Competency Requirements for operating and exploiting the WMO Information System (WIS)
In October 2013 a workshop was held to define competencies and develop curriculum plans for WIS. The workshop working documents are now available, including draft competencies and learning guides. Planning documents can be found on the WIS-WIKI.

Competencies for Marine Meteorological Personnel
A task team of the Joint Commission for Oceanography and Meteorology has completed a draft set of competencies, which are made available on the JCOMM site.

Competencies for Climate Services Personnel
An expert team of the Commission for Climatology have drafted competencies for personnel involved in providing products and information for national climatogical services.Their draft competencies were be reviewed by the commission in July, 2014. New high-level competencies are now proposed for further development by the OPACE-V (Capacity Development) team.









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