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Bernard Botha replied to Lynel Farrell's discussion QCTO: Quality Assurance, rules and requirements: nothing new! in the group Concerned Providers Interest Group - QCTO
"Lynel, I fully agree that case in the of a occupational qualification the conditions noted above do apply and in fact NAMB will not listen to you unless you can provide evidence.  The NATED courses are however NOT occupational…"
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Lynel Farrell replied to Lynel Farrell's discussion QCTO: Quality Assurance, rules and requirements: nothing new! in the group Concerned Providers Interest Group - QCTO
"Hi Bernard,  the practical component is a must, however, according to what I have experienced, once an occupational qualification or even trade is compiled in order to achieve a qualification, the practical component is mostly stipulated by…"
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Lynel Farrell replied to Lynel Farrell's discussion Accreditation: Criteria and Guidelines to apply as a Skills Development Provider? in the group Concerned Providers Interest Group - QCTO
"Good Day Lenny. your input is important, thank you so much!  Yes, various SETAs and professional bodies will serve as AQPs, but what we have seen on the QCTO website is the lists of AQP names and have realised that not all SETAs are…"
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Bernard Botha replied to Lynel Farrell's discussion QCTO: Quality Assurance, rules and requirements: nothing new! in the group Concerned Providers Interest Group - QCTO
"Lynel, Thanks for all your hard work and also clarification on some of the contentious issues.  The one 'unanswered' question however remains, what is the situation as far as workshops/practical training for the NATED…"
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Lenny Paltu replied to Lynel Farrell's discussion Accreditation: Criteria and Guidelines to apply as a Skills Development Provider? in the group Concerned Providers Interest Group - QCTO
"NAMB is an Assessment Quality Partner for trades. Various other SETA's and professional bodies will serve as AQP for the various other occupational qualifications.  I advise that you read the AQP guideline document on the QCTO website.…"
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A call for help to SETAs, SAQA, QCTO and DHET have been tried.  In order to get concerns heard in the QCTO environment, member support is required to forward our cry for help to the Public Protector.  We can only stand together, support one another…See More
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Lynel Farrell replied to Lynel Farrell's discussion Accreditation: Criteria and Guidelines to apply as a Skills Development Provider? in the group Concerned Providers Interest Group - QCTO
"Hi Sylvia, This is where the stipulations aren't to clear with detailed information on the QCTO website, but I am sure that it would be loaded soon. A SDP may request accreditation for the provision of the occupational knowledge component…"
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    HAVE YOU EVER HEARD OF "DESIGN THINKING"?

    Started by Chantal Bailie in General - topics not covered by categories yesterday. 0 Replies

    How often do we actually think about how we think and the processes behind our thought patterns? Very interesting and definitely something to think about...Follow this link to view the slide show:…Continue

    Political parties and their SETA?

    Started by John Wilter in Accreditation, training material, assessment. Last reply by Lynel Farrell yesterday. 4 Replies

    I was wondering if someone could clarify the situation for me?I was talking to a trainer from a political party who said they are not connected to a SETA. I also guess they do not pay SDL and are funded by the State (through direct proportion) and…Continue

    Workplace providers required for experiential learning

    Started by MillieRasekoala in Accreditation, training material, assessment on Monday. 0 Replies

    We are about to launch a contact centre skills programme and workplaces are needed in Limpopo, Northern Cape and Northwest.  If you know of any contact centres that will be willing to take on learners please contact me.  just drop me an email and I…Continue

    Do you need to improve your business writing skills?

    Started by Chantal Bailie in Education, ECD, Post-school Education & Training on Monday. 0 Replies

    Chartall Business College is running three-day Business Writing short courses in 2015. This course falls under our Business Fundamentals courses, which also includes:Business EtiquettePublic SpeakingSocial Media in the WorkplaceVisit our website to…Continue

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    Want to Start a Business but Questioning Your Passion? Try This

    Posted by Jeanine Topping on November 25, 2014 at 8:31 0 Comments

    4 exercises to test yourself when considering starting your own business

    Exercise 1.

    Revisit your childhood to see what you loved doing. Make a list of all the things you remember enjoying as a child and test the waters to see if you still do. Then ask yourself how those past experiences can shape your career choice.

    Exercise 2.

    Make a list of people who are doing what you want to be doing. If you want to be a professional dance instructor, look for others…

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    Respecting diversity is good business!

    Posted by Brian V Moore on November 22, 2014 at 15:26 4 Comments

    If you could do business with foreigners, would you learn how to understand and respect them? Of course you would.



    When you start out, it seems as if they are from another planet. You know that any errors will offend them and your chances will be gone. So, you quickly invest in training courses in respect. You learn a few words in their language. You attend a course on body language and you learn about social…

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    SAQA Unit standards 116937,38,43 Microsoft Training manuals Word,Excel Powerpoint Special Christmas 25% cash back

    Posted by Yolandie Mostert on November 19, 2014 at 13:23 0 Comments

    Christmas Special buy THIS WEEK and get 25 % CASH BACK on Christmas day 25 December www.QualityTraining.Yolasite.com Download Quality Microsoft training manuals right now in PDF format to your computer for only R14 per training manual! Training material is aligned to SAQA Unit standards Designed for classroom training or self learning Step by step training manual with screen prints and examples and practical exercises SAQA Unit standard…

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    Lliam and the Lady with the brooms. Our humanness makes a HUGE difference!

    Posted by Brian V Moore on November 19, 2014 at 11:45 0 Comments

    I have been taking more time to be aware of who is around me, and am taking time to see how I give be more kind and caring. 



    Here is another lesson from our 13 year old son Lliam, that has re-awakened this awareness.

    I was with him at the bakery, where a beautiful and gracious, 70-something Zulu lady sat with a number of brooms. She was selling them to supplement her meager…

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    You could have your OWN New York Taxi Driver! 4 steps to getting more from life.

    Posted by Brian V Moore on November 19, 2014 at 11:11 0 Comments

     All people are looking for, is a little respect and recognition.

    Our Los Angeles shuttle driver looked bemused, after we had greeted our hotel porter, in Spanish. 

    “I thought you guys were from South Africa. Where did you learn Mexican?” He asked. 

    “Right here, in LA.” 

    “How long have you been here”, he asked. 

    “Two days.” 

    “Well, that is incredible! I’ve been here 45…

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    Mentoring a Winner: What an Experience!

    Posted by Charles Dey on November 18, 2014 at 7:32 7 Comments

    That phone call from Istanbul, “Fortunate has won!” will not be forgotten very soon. A journey which started late in December last year culminated in a young colleague, Fortunate Mboweni, winning the 2014 Young Freight Forwarder of the Year competition which is organised by the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA).

    Fortunate is the first Africa born African to have won this competition since its inception in 1999.

    What an amazing experience to…

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