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Lynel Farrell replied to Lynel Farrell's discussion SAQA to the Rescue!!!!! in the group Concerned Providers Interest Group - QCTO
"Pierre ........... well, this is a departmental view only - so I am sure that various discussions are in progress to see what will fit best.  The workplace and Employers opening up to give learners the opportunity to conduct the practical…"
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Concerned Providers Interest Group - QCTO

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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Kholwani Masombuka replied to Lynel Farrell's discussion SAQA to the Rescue!!!!! in the group Concerned Providers Interest Group - QCTO
"Wow!  Wonderful news indeed for a Friday morning. Thanks for the information sharing Lynel. :-)"
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Lynel Farrell replied to Lynel Farrell's discussion SAQA to the Rescue!!!!! in the group Concerned Providers Interest Group - QCTO
"Pierre, you are most welcome.  The thanks and appreciation goes to Mr Samuels and SAQA.  They pulled through for us - I am thankful today!  As least now providers can plan for the next 3 years, conduct training and continue with their…"
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Pierre Wepener replied to Pierre Wepener's discussion FORUMS FOR SKILLS PROVIDERS SECTION 2(2)(a)(x) , ACT 37 OF 2008?
"Hi Anette, for sure, did you consider the option of an NGO? Especially if you are in the rural areas, they do get some better assistance, or so it seems? Registering with Rural Affairs and Public Works?"
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Rolf Kühnast replied to MillieRasekoala's discussion Assessors and Moderators Required in the group Assessors & Moderators
"Yes, but who do we send the details to? No email address provided! "
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Pierre Wepener replied to Pierre Wepener's discussion FORUMS FOR SKILLS PROVIDERS SECTION 2(2)(a)(x) , ACT 37 OF 2008?
"Tx Dorothy!"
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Pierre Wepener replied to Pierre Wepener's discussion FORUMS FOR SKILLS PROVIDERS SECTION 2(2)(a)(x) , ACT 37 OF 2008?
"Amen Steve! TX!"
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Pierre Wepener replied to Lynel Farrell's discussion SAQA to the Rescue!!!!! in the group Concerned Providers Interest Group - QCTO
"Hi Lynel, I've missed this part... "departmental view is that quality assurance in the workplace should be located with the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations and not necessarily with SETA" - I accept this refers to learning?"
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Pierre Wepener replied to Lynel Farrell's discussion SAQA to the Rescue!!!!! in the group Concerned Providers Interest Group - QCTO
"As usual Lynel, superstar! Thank you!"
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Tips on Overcoming Gender Bias against Women in Technology

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Assessors and Moderators for Contact Centre and Business Process Outsourcing NQF Level 3 SAQA ID 80566Assessors and Moderators for FETC Project Management NQF Level 4, SAQA ID 50080General Education and Training: Clothing Manufacturing process SAQA…See More
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    What will you Charge/Quote??

    Started by Lynel Farrell in Accreditation, training material, assessment. Last reply by Lynel Farrell 20 hours ago. 1 Reply

    I would like to test some members today, in giving me an idea of what you would quote on:1. Complete application for new accreditation at ETDP SETA (this includes design and develop all policies and procedures, QMS, LMS - the works)2. Obtain…Continue

    Where to Focus?

    Started by Tholsia Naicker in Skills, Sector Education & Training Authorities (SETAs), levies & scarce skills. Last reply by Tholsia Naicker 18 hours ago. 9 Replies

    The training landscape is to yet to embrace the avalanche of change with the rethink of the new seta landscape!! Just yesterday….We waited patiently as the then new Minister Blade Nzimande took office and delayed the implementation of NSDS 111. As…Continue

    DISCRETIONARY GRANTS APPLICATIONS

    Started by Bronwyn Newman in Accreditation, training material, assessment yesterday. 0 Replies

    SERVICES SETA 2014/2015DISCRETIONARY GRANTS APPLICATIONSThe Services Sector Education and Training Authority (SETA) is a statutory body established in terms of the Skills Development Act of (1998) as amended, to enable stakeholders to advance skills…Continue

    Tags: discretionary, seta, grant

    When Can We Certifiy Learners for Competence in Unit Standards and Skills Programmes?

    Started by Celeste Maxime Lackay in Accreditation, training material, assessment on Wednesday. 0 Replies

    Good morning AllI trust that there is someone here who will be able to answer this question for me.I have consulted the Services and ETDP SETA certification policy documents (attached here) which both say that the provider is delegated the authority…Continue

    Tags: Standards, Skills, Programme, Unit, SoR

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    Quality Management System Discussion - POLICY 18: ACCREDITATION MANAGEMENT POLICY

    Posted by Jeanine Topping on October 24, 2014 at 9:06 0 Comments

    The main purpose hereof is to ensure that the SETA are aware of how the Company will conduct their business in order to obtain, retain and ensure that the Company provides a quality, learner driven, honest, reliable, responsible and accountable service.

    In order to do this the Company must adhere to all policies and procedures as set out in the QMS and will further retain the services of an experienced ETDP consultant to assist them with the SETA accreditation process. The Company…

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    Tips on Overcoming Gender Bias against Women in Technology

    Posted by Kyle H. Albert on October 24, 2014 at 6:13 0 Comments

    The tech industry at first glance may seem to offer a fair playing field for both male and female workers. For the first time ever, we’re actually seeing more female personalities in the tech…

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    Service SETA Discretionary Grant Funding Window 2014/2015

    Posted by Jeanine Topping on October 23, 2014 at 9:28 0 Comments

    The Service SETA invites suitable stakeholders to apply for Discretionary Grant Funding 2014/15. The Discretionary Grant Applications will open during the period 22 October 2014 to 21 November 2014.

    The KZN Provincial Office will be having a briefing session for interested stakeholders on the 27th October 2014 .

    Registration : 9:30 am

    Programme : 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

    Venue : Service SETA Training Room

    Address : 73 Ramsay Avenue, Musgrave, Durban.

    For Agenda…

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    Quality Management System Discussion - POLICY 17: RISK MANAGEMENT POLICY

    Posted by Jeanine Topping on October 23, 2014 at 9:06 0 Comments

    The main purpose is to identify, reduce and prevent undesirable incidents or outcomes by reviewing past incidents and implementing changes to prevent or reduce future incidents.

    Areas to be analysed are:

    • Long-term strategic objectives
    • Operational and day-to-day activities
    • Financial management and controls
    • Intellectual and information technology actions and knowledge
    • Compliance/regulatory issues and policy…
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    Quality Management System Discussion - POLICY 16: CUSTOMER SERVICES POLICY

    Posted by Jeanine Topping on October 22, 2014 at 9:05 0 Comments

    The Company will endeavour to provide the highest level of service to its customers and ensure that the staff will be professional at all times by showing courtesy, accuracy, accountability, integrity, consideration and promptness in all their actions.

    In order to ensure this the company must identify impediments and address them accordingly as well as provide training on customer service and general communication skills.…

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    It's time to start thinking about your 2015 training needs

    Posted by Chantal Bailie on October 21, 2014 at 9:30 0 Comments

    The end of 2014 is fast approaching and we're all gearing up (or winding down) for a well-deserved break. 2015 will be on our doorstep sooner than we think and it's a good idea to plan for your 2015 training and skills development needs before the end of the year. Chartall Business College provides tailor-made training solutions for companies. We perform a needs analysis for each customer and then tailor a solution to meet their specific needs. To see the learnerships and qualifications we…

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