Consultation for the National Occupational Standards in publishing

Help shape the Publishing Standards!

Do you work in book or journal publishing?

Would you like to help develop the definitive list of best practice skills and knowledge for the industry?

Skillset is updating the National Occupational Standards for Publishing to reflect the latest digital developments and to include journals for the first time. Draft standards have been written after extensive industry consultation through a series of focus groups held last month.

Do you agree with them? We want to know what you think -

The online consultation will be running from now until 23 November. You can comment on as little or as much as you want - reflecting your experience and current. Your input really is invaluable and will help to shape the National Standards for Publishing, which will be used in informing qualifications, job descriptions and other development tools for individuals, companies, trainers and educators.

If you have any questions, please contact Debbie Warren at Please share this article to anyone in your network who you think may also be interested.