YTEPP’s Research Department is responsible for providing support services for the implementation, modification and strengthening of training programmes.  Specifically, the Department is accountable for institutional research to aid strategic decision-making and has a monitoring and evaluation function.  It is responsible for conducting institutional research focused on different aspects of the programme’s design to provide information that is critical to measuring programme success.  This department is also responsible for the management of records on the certification activities of the programme.
The Research Department has worked on several projects including the development of a database solution for recording CVQ certification data; micro-entrepreneurship tracer study; piloted CVQ implementation research project; conducted tour guide assistant tracer study; conducted verification of assessment documents; and undertook various feasibility assessments.