Facilitation, Coaching and Mentoring Practices Skills Programme

Facilitation, Coaching and Mentoring Practices Skills Programme

This programme is aimed at those candidates that already have a baseline competence in Human Resources Development (HRD), general management and Learning & Development (L&D) practices. A minimum of two years‘ work experience as a supervisor, manager, Human Resource practitioner or trainer is therefore recommended. The programme enables specialisation in facilitation, mentoring and coaching. The programme may also be taken […]

National Diploma: Occupationally Directed Education, Training and Development Practices

National Diploma: Occupationally Directed Education, Training and Development Practices

This qualification is aimed at HR practitioners and Learning & Development practitioners across a variety of occupational and vocational learning environments. The programme is structured around modules to support flexibility, access and learner-directed learning. Candidates may therefore participate in any one module and then, at a later date, enrol in any further module as and when suitable in order to […]

National Certificate: Occupationally Directed Education, Training & Development Practices

National Certificate: Occupationally Directed Education, Training & Development Practices

This qualification is aimed at Managers, HR practitioners and Learning & Development practitioners across a variety of workplace environments and those who consult in these fields. Level 5: 172 Credits The programme is structured around four modules (three to five days each). Candidates can participate in any one module and then, at a later date, enrol in any further module […]

Train – the – Trainer Practices Skills Programme

Train – the – Trainer Practices Skills Programme

The Train-the-Trainer programme equips existing or prospective facilitators with the competencies to prepare for and facilitate learning in specific contexts. Participants in the programme review current education and training practices in their organisations, as well as the requirements of these praand how to improve them. Duration Consists of a three-day facilitated training course follow by workplace assignments to ensure participants […]

SKILLS DEVELOPMENT; A COMPLIANCE ISSUE THAT’S FAILING

The amendments to the Skills Development Act have had far reaching consequences for training institutions, employees that seek to develop their skills, and the companies that employ them. Factor in Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE) point requirements, and training once again becomes a compliance issue instead of the correct reaction to skills gaps that would increase productivity. While this may […]

CUTTING SKILLS DEVELOPMENT BUDGETS; BEHEADING THE FUTURE

The first quarter of 2016 is complete. The finance speech has been delivered, and most companies have begun re-evaluating their budgets for the next financial year. Understandably, most will be searching for cost-cutting avenues, contemplating what constitutes essential spend, and what they can do without. Unfortunately, in many instances, the choice is made to cut skills development budgets. A mistake […]

MANAGERS; THE PERSONAL DEVELOPERS OF THE FUTURE

American writer, Warren Bennis, is quoted as saying that; “Success in management requires learning as fast as the world is changing”. Amidst an ever changing world, a constantly shifting economy, booming technological advances, and a myriad of macro- and microenvironmental variables, the management of a workforce is a position that requires highly skilled, well-trained managers. Why is it so important […]

SURVIVAL TIPS FOR SOUTH AFRICAN MANAGERS

A global survey of more than 1 300 CEOs revealed that the availability of key skills is the second-biggest threat to business growth, close behind the increasing tax burden. A report issued in Business Day showed that this comes as South Africa’s government cuts mandatory grants, or reimbursements, that are paid back to companies that engage in sector education and […]

2016 – THE YEAR FOR INNOVATION IN SKILLS DEVELOPMENT

No matter how or why money is being spent, the outlay of funds is always accompanied by an expectation of return on investment (ROI). In the realm of skills development, innovation leads to greater ROI, while the effective management of people impacts on the holistic performance of the organisation – offering elevated ROI in terms of productivity and profitability. At […]

SUCCEEDING IN ACCREDITATION FOR QUALITY ASSURANCE

The South African Qualification Authority (SAQA) is responsible for the quality control of education and training quality throughout South Africa, within in National Qualifications Framework (NQF). This task is executed by Education and Training Quality Assurance Bodies (ETQAs), which require providers to be registered in terms of certain legislation, and maintain a quality management system that includes policies, procedures and […]