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Lorraine Maselela replied to Kobus Pieterse's discussion Accredited SDP US 65409 required for the Free State. in the group Assessors & Moderators
"Hi I am also looking for facilitators, Moderators and Assessors who are registered with CETA for the Qualification 65409 National Certificate: Building and Civil construction Practices NQF Level 3 65409. Can you forward me their contact details…"
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Mariska Esterhuizen replied to Mariska Esterhuizen's discussion Study Assistance Contracts - Legal?
"Wow, shame Celeste. That's terrible that you had to go through that. I also prefer paying for my own studies and courses as I feel that I am empowering and up-skilling myself. Thank you for your advice!"
14 minutes ago
Mariska Esterhuizen replied to Mariska Esterhuizen's discussion Study Assistance Contracts - Legal?
"Hi Sharon, that's exactly my point. Especially when it comes to short courses. Once they have the license/certificate, they go to greener pastures, or get poached. But even if you enforce this contract, what's going to make the farm worker…"
15 minutes ago
Mariska Esterhuizen replied to Mariska Esterhuizen's discussion Study Assistance Contracts - Legal?
"Thanks Shanny, this is quite new to me so I will definitely contact you if he decides to go this route.  "
17 minutes ago
Mariska Esterhuizen replied to Mariska Esterhuizen's discussion Study Assistance Contracts - Legal?
"That's exactly my concern. Farm workers never adhere to the notice period, so what do you do? I feel so sorry for him. "
18 minutes ago
Mariska Esterhuizen replied to Mariska Esterhuizen's discussion Study Assistance Contracts - Legal?
"Thank you for your feedback Ian, much appreciated. I will advise him accordingly but I doubt that he will send someone again. He might just have to do it himself..."
19 minutes ago
Mariska Esterhuizen replied to Mariska Esterhuizen's discussion Study Assistance Contracts - Legal?
"Wow, 3 years for every year is a bit extreme! But I understand the principle. "
19 minutes ago
Mariska Esterhuizen replied to Mariska Esterhuizen's discussion Study Assistance Contracts - Legal?
"Thanks for all the replies! That is particularly my concern - staying within the BCEA. The employee is a farm worker who needs to be trained as a forklift operator. If the employer does not send the farm worker for formal training where he will…"
22 minutes ago
Kevin Marlow replied to Mariska Esterhuizen's discussion Study Assistance Contracts - Legal?
"If a person resigns and does not honour the contract (#payback the money) then a company could go the civil route to recover outstanding monies. The employee unfortunately is not likely to get a good reference. "
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Celeste Maxime Lackay replied to Mariska Esterhuizen's discussion Study Assistance Contracts - Legal?
"This is a topic which bears discussion, and Ian's replies are really insightful. However experience has taught me a hard lesson. In 2009 I was employed as a Quality Administrator by a large national training organisation. I had completed my…"
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sharon snell replied to Mariska Esterhuizen's discussion Study Assistance Contracts - Legal?
"Hi Mariska A study assistance programme contract will be legal and can be enforced. It is natural for the employer to want to reap the return on investment for the training costs incurred. However when contracting between employer and employee, the…"
56 minutes ago
Lutchmee Shanny Rabichand replied to Mariska Esterhuizen's discussion Study Assistance Contracts - Legal?
"Hi Mariska There should definitely be a document attached to study assistance...it is usually a workback document which stipulates the cost and the duration of the course that the individual is studying. The employee has a work back obligation for…"
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Ian Webster replied to Mariska Esterhuizen's discussion Study Assistance Contracts - Legal?
"That would be fun, Alan. 'Sorry, you can't go yet. You've got another five years to go.' No, they have to refund (usually) the pro-rata amount left. My experience is that employees have been willing to pay it. I never had one…"
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Ian Webster replied to Mariska Esterhuizen's discussion Study Assistance Contracts - Legal?
"Three years for every year! That's pretty high, Rowan. I haven't come across that before. But the principle is no problem. One has be careful about B-BBEE audits. If this is interpreted as a loan (which is how it might be seen if one…"
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    Started by Tshepho Sebata in Accreditation, training material, assessment 2 hours ago. 0 Replies

    I do facilitation for various soft skills courses, i'm registered assesor with W&Rseta (wholesale & retail opperations ,LGseta (ward committee governance) and ETDPseta (facilitation & assessor).Continue

    Study Assistance Contracts - Legal?

    Started by Mariska Esterhuizen in Employment Practices: Recruitment, Succession Planning, Labour Brokers. Last reply by Mariska Esterhuizen 14 minutes ago. 16 Replies

    Good day, I wonder if any one could give light on this topic as I have searched endlessly for answers.Is study assistance contracts legal? And if so/not, where in legislation is it stated? I have a client who needs to train some of his employees due…Continue

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    Good dayI am a Public Relations graduate, currently doing my BTech and i have experience in Public Relations,Media and Events Management.With this i have attached my CV. Thank youContinue

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    Started by Heidi D Edwards in Accreditation, training material, assessment yesterday. 0 Replies

    Good day Learning & Development Practitioners,The sourcing of quality Learning Material can be fraught with pitfalls, as noted by many Practitioners on this forum.One area where I have found it difficult to source material is in the NATED space,…Continue

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    Economic Progress in a truly democratic country where all our young adults are treated fair and equal.

    Posted by Moegsien Harris on February 7, 2016 at 21:38 0 Comments

    It is a travesty of justice and in direct conflict with principles of freedom and democracy when the government enforce legislation based on race and culture on the commercial and business sectors as well as on civil society, that feed the mouths of the politicians and the nation at large.

    The courts of law, political parties, and the corporate sectors, including religious organisations and academic institutions are silent on these issues in-spite of visible proof that the masses of…

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    Removing Racism: A conscious effort

    Posted by Ian Webster on February 5, 2016 at 7:25 7 Comments

    In her poor excuse for an apology, Penny Sparrow said her racist comment wasn’t meant to be taken personally. She missed the point entirely. It is precisely because her comment about people being ‘monkeys’ was not directed at a particular person acting in a particular…

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    The ROI Content Every Education Provider Website Needs

    Posted by Nadia Landman on February 4, 2016 at 16:47 4 Comments

    For generations both students and parents have looked at private higher education as an investment with a view on gaining “tangible returns”. These returns whether in the form of a secure job after graduation, potential for career advancement or even the opportunity for increased income play an important…

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    Top Tips to Address in Your Firm’s or Company’s Social Media Policy

    Posted by Karl Smith - The Networking Guy on February 4, 2016 at 14:35 3 Comments

    Recently employees from prominent South African companies hit the headlines for wrong reasons when it was discovered that staff were ‘insulting’ people on Facebook and Twitter. Let’s just say that these companies are not the only to have been troubled by employees’ social media usage. Any quick search on Google will be peppered with articles about how employees were sacked for talking about people, their bosses or customers in a derogatory manner on any of the big social media…

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    Beware the poison of prejudice – set our children free...

    Posted by Brian V Moore on February 3, 2016 at 10:00 19 Comments

    The free spirits of our children, are in our hands.



    Thirty Zulu community leaders sat in a dusty rural school room. It was 1995 in the newly free South Africa, at a village called Molweni, near the great harbour city of Durban.

    The delegates watched and listened as I showed and spoke…

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    Re" how to apply for an honors degree

    Posted by Anna Pheladi Tleane on January 31, 2016 at 11:06 2 Comments

    Hello all, now that the Det has finally confirmed in writing that my NQF - N6 is equivalent to a degree and that I have 360 credits, which  institution  or university will give me accreditat ion to study further for an honors degree?

    Can someone help out. University of South Africa failed me in the past however that is before I got a confirmation.  I do value your opinions and suggestions.

    Thank you

     
     
     

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