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Lynel Farrell replied to Lynel Farrell's discussion The Call for Help in the group Concerned Providers Interest Group - QCTO
"Thanks Jared, your input is important.  We do not wish to be included in the high unemployment figure, but rather to up skill adult learners, as this is what we do best (noting that private providers do not get funded, but must work for a…"
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Jared Shippel replied to Lynel Farrell's discussion The Call for Help in the group Concerned Providers Interest Group - QCTO
"Exactly the rationale behind my response Lynel. Personally, I believe this country has no option but to embrace private providers, as the number of unemployed is growing at a greater rate than ever before. Greater demands on the economy are the…"
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Environmental Practice Facilitator and Assessor

I am available to facilitate and Assess Environmental Practice up to level 5. Please inbox me should you require my services.See More
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Privin Iyaloo added a discussion to the group Freelance Facilitators
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Freelance SQL and Adobe Facilitators

Urgently require the following services in Johannesburg South Africa.Freelance MS SQL Trainer (MCT)Adobe TrainerKindly email your details to Privin@nextgen.co.zaSee More
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sylvia hammond replied to sylvia hammond's discussion Are youth at FET colleges being compromised by FOODBEV SETA administrative incompetence? in the group Post-school Education & Training - including TVET
"Hi Bernard I agree with you - that is quite illuminating.    Personally I ask myself is it possible that a provider goes off doing SMME training, travelling and spending thousands of Rands without any agreement that they are going to be…"
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Lynel Farrell replied to Lynel Farrell's discussion The Call for Help in the group Concerned Providers Interest Group - QCTO
"Hi Jared, thank you for your input.  The call for help is to assist us in planning for our future, as we do not know if private training providers will be able to remain in operation, therefor all the questions that we have placed together to…"
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Post-school Education & Training - including TVET

For discussions by members on the Green Paper launched by Department of Higher Education and Training & debate on the proposals for a comprehensive post-school education and training systemSee More
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Bernard Botha replied to sylvia hammond's discussion Are youth at FET colleges being compromised by FOODBEV SETA administrative incompetence? in the group Post-school Education & Training - including TVET
"Sylvia, I think the major point of this whole debacle is contained in the quote by the chair of the board: “We’ve never decided to pay; we’re still waiting for procedure to deal with that. In the absence of policy, how then do we…"
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sylvia hammond replied to sylvia hammond's discussion Domestic Workers to be covered by COIDA & extended UIF benefits under review in the group Industrial and Employment Relations
"Hi Bosole, my apologies for taking so long to reply.  I do support you Although I have always represented management, I do also support the formation of unions able to represent all working class people.  This is because I have found that…"
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George Moyo replied to George Moyo's discussion HR Masterclass Facilitator in the group HR & Personnel Practitioners
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Are youth at FET colleges being compromised by FOODBEV SETA administrative incompetence?

SETA performance has been an issue since they were incorporated and became active in 2000.  The then Minister of Labour Membathisi Mdladlana improved his powers under the Skills Development Act to deal with these administrative problems and some…See More
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Jared Shippel replied to Lynel Farrell's discussion The Call for Help in the group Concerned Providers Interest Group - QCTO
"HI Lynel, I only just saw the invitation to this group today. I cannot explain with certainty why providers remain silent, but I have a few theories. We, as a country, have always been far more passive in our responses. Just see how people accept…"
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    Environmental Practice Facilitator and Assessor

    Started by Rumbi James in Accreditation, training material, assessment 46 minutes ago. 0 Replies

    I am available to facilitate and Assess Environmental Practice up to level 5. Please inbox me should you require my services.Continue

    Looking to pruchase material for SAQA ID 50080

    Started by Pierre Wepener in Accreditation, training material, assessment yesterday. 0 Replies

    Further Education and Training Certificate: Project Management – SAQA ID 50080 NQF Level 4, 4 Credits.Any accredited providers with accredited material for the above certificate willing to sell it please send me a quotation to m3i@m3i.co.za.Thanks…Continue

    Tags: Buy, Management, Project

    Radio Talk Show on SAFM - Why are black graduates unemployed?

    Started by sylvia hammond in Accreditation, training material, assessment. Last reply by Pierre Wepener yesterday. 19 Replies

    This morning Gill Connellan participated in a discussion on SAFM with Sandile Zungu of the Black Business Council, following the latest report on the lack of progress by black youth compared to all other groups on education levels, skills, and…Continue

    Tags: management, school, employers, commitment, deficit

    W&R SETA Assessment Centre (AQP) Research Forums

    Started by Steven Louw in Quality Council for Trades & Occupations (QCTO). Last reply by Victoria Siphiwe Mamvura-Gava on Monday. 3 Replies

    The Skills Network is managing a research project for CPUT, commissioned by W&R SETA. The research focus is on Assessment Centre models for their 7 current qualifications in the registration process with QCTO.Workshops are limited to W&R…Continue

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    Women in business and personal development

    Posted by Des Squire on September 17, 2014 at 12:30 12 Comments

    Much has been said recently relating to the position of women in business and the need for education as a means of unlocking businesswomen’s self belief

    None of us know what the future holds in store. What we do know is that whatever the future - change is inevitable. Change is a fact of life and in order to be adequately equipped for change…

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    Seeking Learning Material to Buy

    Posted by Pierre Wepener on September 17, 2014 at 9:16 0 Comments

    I am looking to buy accredited learning material for the Further Education and Training Certificate: Project Management – SAQA ID 50080 NQF Level 4, 4 Credits.

    This is a Services SETA Qualification and the provider should be able to provide s SLA or memo of understanding to the related material. If you have the material, an all the components thereof needed for successful accreditation with the Service SETA please contact or email me. m3i@m3i.co.za or phone 082 556…

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    Putting people first in Alan Paton country

    Posted by Ian Webster on September 15, 2014 at 11:00 0 Comments

    I was privileged to spend three days recently in Ixopo running a workshop for ward councillors. Driving through that magnificent, though presently brown and dusty, countryside, I was reminded of Alan Paton’s words,

    ‘There is a lovely road which runs from Ixopo into the…

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    Are Learnerships Compulsory in New BBBEE legislation

    Posted by Lerato Makgato on September 8, 2014 at 12:30 12 Comments

    Hi All

    My BBBEE advisor informed the training team that according to the new BBBEE legislation learnerships are now compulsory. Is this true or did she just misinterpret something.

    Looking forward to your responses.

    Thank you.

    The Counselling Conversation

    Posted by Nicolene Rose- Innes on September 4, 2014 at 22:23 0 Comments

    South Africa is plagued with diseases which do not always require medication, but rather the exploration of the actions and feelings, which have led to poor life choices and resulted in disease. In addition to this, we live in what many would  describe as an extremelly stressful enviornment where we constantly misunderstand each other.  It  would  therfore  make sense that professionals working in the helath and human resource field learn the art of counselling. 

    Counselling is a…

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    Community Development Initiatives International (CDII) seeks your support

    Posted by Don Leffler on August 31, 2014 at 20:48 1 Comment

    Community Development Initiatives International (CDII) 

    CDII operates as a non profit company and is committed to supporting communities and encouraging sustainable livelihoods.…

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