An employee’s clear and practical understanding of the material needed to perform his or her job successfully and efficiently. Knowledge can be tested.
Source: International Association of Drilling Contractors, Competence Assurance-Guidelines for Building a Successful Program Revision April 2015. IADC Guidelines
facts, information, truths, principles or understanding acquired through experience or education.
Source: ISO/IEC TS 17027:2014, Conformity assessment – Vocabulary related to competence of persons used for certification of persons, Global Standards