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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

EFFECTIVE MANAGEMENT TRAINING; IS SOUTH AFRICA GETTING IT RIGHT?

Various business schools, universities, and other educational institutions offer a wide variety of management courses; but are these training programmes adequately preparing managers for the professional market? Management training should encompass soft and technical skills, while building characteristics that encourage effective management and functional teams. How can this be achieved? Many people in a management position cannot further advance in […]

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 […]

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 […]