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 […]

WHY WORKPLACE ASSESSMENT IS ESSENTIAL (TO PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT)

Skills development has been acknowledged as one of the most important elements to drive economic growth in South Africa. Without it, the workforce cannot move forward. Yet, no matter how much is spent on the development of skills, it is not worth much if the results are not captured through measuring it’s effect – more commonly referred to as assessment. […]

Further Education and Training Certificate: Occupationally Directed Education, Training and Development Practices

Further Education and Training Certificate: Occupationally Directed Education, Training and Development Practices

This qualification is aimed at Learning and Development (L&D) Practitioners entering the L&D field. The programme is structured over five days and supports flexibility, access and learner-directed training. One thousand two hundred notional learning hours are required to achieve this qualification. Enrolment requirements applicable to employed candidates who wish to complete this qualification: A minimum of a matric certificate or […]

CAREER PROFILING FOR GUIDANCE AND GROWTH

CAREER PROFILING FOR GUIDANCE AND GROWTH

Career Profiling is an effective tool in the development of staff, career development of individuals and the overall talent management of an organisation. For career profiling to be effective, the first step should, however, always be a gap analysis. This is essential in creating a profile that showcases the skills and attributes that a candidate already has, while indicating possible […]

Education, Training and Development Coordination and Administration Skills Programme

Education, Training and Development Coordination and Administration Skills Programme

This course will equip training coordinators and learning administrators to: Identify needs and suitability of applicants to learning programmes and processesCoordinate learning interventions and carry out related learner administrationMeasure and report on learner satisfaction, assessments, transfer of learning and productivity NQF Level 4: 29 Credits It provides a theoretical and experiential understanding of coordinating learning and administering learner information, learning […]

PURPOSEFUL LEADERSHIP, CALCULATED MANAGEMENT

As a new year progresses, companies the world over are exploring better ways to developand engage their staff, inculcate purposeful leadership and implement calculatedmanagement strategies. The end goal is a more efficient work force, more effectivemanagement, an improved company culture, greater knowledge and skills, and – ultimately– better profits.In determining how to achieve purposeful leadership, one must first determine what […]

Qualifications, Standards and Curricula Design & Development Practices Skills Programme

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 […]

Staying Ahead

Staying Ahead

Unbelievable!  We are already half way through the year.  If 2020 has proved anything to us it is that we are a society who values connection and our ability to adapt is of vital importance. Our CEO, Mark Orpen, has long recognised the inevitable adjustments the Institute of People Development (IPD) needed to make to be relevant in the Fourth […]

Youth Month 2020

Youth Month 2020

Archbishop Desmond Tutu summed up the Zulu proverb Ubuntu as `the essence of being human’. Ubuntu speaks particularly about the fact that you can’t exist as a human being in isolation.  It’s about our interconnectedness … Too frequently we think of ourselves as individuals, separated from one another.  Whereas in truth we are all connected and what we do affects […]