Skill validation

Skill validation, also known as validated learning or skill verification, is the process of assessing, verifying, and documenting an individual's competencies in a specific area. Here are the key aspects of skill validation:


  • Assessment: This involves evaluating an individual's skills and knowledge through various methods such as tests, practical exercises, portfolios, or project work.
  • Verification: This confirms the validity and accuracy of the assessment results. This may involve third-party verification, peer review, or supervisor checks.
  • Documentation: Once the skills are verified, they are documented through certificates, badges, or progress reports.


  • Learning and development: Skill validation helps identify areas where individuals need further development and tailor training programs accordingly.
  • Job readiness: It helps employers assess whether candidates possess the necessary skills for a specific position.
  • Career progression: By documenting skills, individuals can showcase their competence and qualifications for career advancement.


  • Increased individual confidence: Validating skills can boost individuals' confidence in their abilities.
  • Improved career prospects: Documented skills can increase employability and the potential for career advancement.
  • Enhanced organizational performance: By ensuring employees have the necessary skills, organizations can improve their performance and achieve goals.

Methods of skill validation

  • Traditional methods: written tests, practical exams, performance reviews
  • Modern methods: online assessments, simulations, gamified learning, portfolio reviews

Overall, skill validation plays a crucial role in bridging the gap between learning and performance, providing valuable benefits for individuals and organizations alike.

How does Strigo enable Skill Validation?

Strigo streamlines the process of validating skills learned through hands-on labs by providing instructors and administrators with the following functionalities:

Tracking progress and ensuring completion: The Lab Validation feature enables instructors to monitor students' progress and guarantee they have finished the labs accurately.

Assessing practical skills: Instructors can efficiently evaluate whether students have grasped the concepts by examining their execution of the labs. This facilitates the grading and assessment of their practical abilities.

In essence, Strigo empowers instructors to effectively assess and validate the practical skills acquired by students through hands-on labs while also catering to individual learning paces through its adaptable features.

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