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Qualifications, Standards and Curricula Design & Development Practices Skills Programme

This programme is aimed at those candidates that have a baseline competence in Learning & Development (L&D) practices. A minimum of two years’ work experience as an educator or trainer is therefore recommended. The programme enables specialisation in the Qualifications, Standards and Curricula Design and Development role. The programme is well suited to those tasked to design and develop NQF qualifications and may also be taken as part of the National Diploma:OD-ETD Practices at NQF SAQA ID 50334.

This course equips existing or prospective qualifications, unit standards and/or curricula developers with the competency to:

  • Analyse sector, industry and organisational needs and trends to determine learning and recognition needs
  • Develop an outcomes and qualifications matrix
  • Draft outcomes-based standards for learning and assessment, whether curriculum standards, industry standards, unit standards or qualifications

Participants in the programme review existing qualifications, standards and curricula as well as the requirements of the relevant Quality Council and their organisations. Participants share their opportunities and challenges with one another, working together in designing qualifications, unit standards and curricula required to implement outcomes-based learning programmes.

Duration

Consists of a three-day facilitated training course followed by workplace assignments to ensure participants are able to apply the skills and knowledge they have acquired practically, as well as a one day learner support and portfolio building workshop.

Recognition of Prior Learning is considered as a component of this learning programme.

Unit standards awarded upon successful completion of this learning programme:

117856Define standards for assessment, education, training and development
NQF 6 – 8 credits
115792Access, process, adapt and use data from a wide range of texts
NQF 5 – 5 credits
117858Design and develop qualifications for assessment, education, training and development
NQF 6 – 6 credits
15218Conduct an analysis to determine outcomes of learning for skills development and other purposes
NQF 6 – 4 credits

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