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Cindy Payle posted a blog post

Discretionary grant applications

The 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 levels in the services sector.The Services SETA invites…See More
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Des Squire replied to sylvia hammond's discussion SAQA publishes National Policy on Recognition of Prior Learning in the group Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
"Hi Steve, I must say I have to agree with you on this point. we cannot paint everything with the same brush. If for example I assess by RPL a candidates for assessor or moderator training I can do so at a cheaper per person cost then conducting a…"
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Des Squire replied to sylvia hammond's discussion A Tale of Two State Entities: SAQA and the QCTO in the group QCTO: Questions and Answers
"Hi Sylvia - reading this document has made me realise I am back in the real world - a world where the left hand does not know what the right hand is doing or has done. To stand before the PPC and deliver a report of such low standard is to say the…"
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Dr Jacqueline Baumgardt (Jax) replied to sylvia hammond's discussion A Tale of Two State Entities: SAQA and the QCTO in the group QCTO: Questions and Answers
"Thanks, Pierre. We need this in writing from the QCTO. "
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Pierre Wepener replied to sylvia hammond's discussion A Tale of Two State Entities: SAQA and the QCTO in the group QCTO: Questions and Answers
"Hi Sylvia, thank you for your comments! Yes, and I think John Cleese is spot on ;-)! I think it is also crucial when starting something like the QTCO that it should not have been an "Pure Academic" driving the process, but rather a…"
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Pierre Wepener replied to sylvia hammond's discussion A Tale of Two State Entities: SAQA and the QCTO in the group QCTO: Questions and Answers
"Hi Lynel, thank you, in unity there is strength, thanks so much! Pierre"
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Pierre Wepener replied to sylvia hammond's discussion A Tale of Two State Entities: SAQA and the QCTO in the group QCTO: Questions and Answers
"Hi Jaqueline, Thanks for your responds. We are not referring to policies and procedures. We as speaking about refreshing qualifications in the time period when the ETQA's/ SAQA were completely responsible therefor. Yes, I do agree with you…"
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Natalie Delport Stoop commented on Charlton Philiso's blog post MICT SETA qualifcations review - Film and Media qualifications
"@Tshepo Molamu - Are you a television or radio person, active in industry? And what role do you fulfill? It's great to involve stakeholders but we first need to determine where you fit in so we can ensure you're attending the…"
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Assessor & Moderator for Unit Standard ID 10006

We URGENTLY need an assessors and a moderators for US ID 1006 . We are based in, Johannesburg.Kindly revert with your CV, credentials and proof of registration to julietngwenya12@gmail.com See More
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Communicate and Connect. Confidently

Whoever told you that presenting to a group of people is easy, does not know what he or she is talking about. Coming up with a brilliant idea is not a problem. The way in which it comes across to your audience is what makes a difference. Presenting…See More
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"Questions and concerns have been raised.  The PPC has shown disregard and disappointment, and we agree.  There might be hope?  Where to from here is my question to Skills Universe members. Will SETAs be re-licensed? Will all SAQA…"
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    GETTING STARTED WITH TRAINING

    Started by Phillip Chirata in Accreditation, training material, assessment on Friday. 0 Replies

    I recently qualified as an Assessor and have registered   with Agriseta to offer training in Animal Production from [NQF1] to [NQF4] as well as Plant Production [NQF1] to[ NQF4].I have recently joined a company and I have been tasked to give my…Continue

    Time to leave the boat?

    Started by Marie Smith in Accreditation, training material, assessment. Last reply by sylvia hammond on Saturday. 3 Replies

    On days like today I really think it is time to leave the boat in despair - when a learning programme evaluator cannot see that what he/she sees on a checklist as an 'Evidence locator grid' is exactly the same as the 'Assessment design and plan'…Continue

    Environmental Qualifications Facilitator and Assessor

    Started by Rumbi James in Accreditation, training material, assessment on Wednesday. 0 Replies

    I facilitate and Assess the following;• Qualification 22902 - National Diploma: Environment, Training and Development Practice• Qualification 22900 – National Certificate: Environmental Education, Training and Development Practice• Unit Standard…Continue

    Material wanted SAQA ID 258898

    Started by Albert Mandizvidza in Accreditation, training material, assessment Oct 14. 0 Replies

    we are looking for the above material. please respond to albert@peakford.co.za 0114624642Continue

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    Discretionary grant applications

    Posted by Cindy Payle on October 20, 2014 at 14:36 0 Comments

    The 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 levels in the services sector.

    The Services SETA invites suitable stakeholders to apply for Discretionary Grant funding. The Discretionary Grants…

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    Communicate and Connect. Confidently

    Posted by Michelle Shippel on October 20, 2014 at 12:30 0 Comments

    Whoever told you that presenting to a group of people is easy, does not know what he or she is talking about. Coming up with a brilliant idea is not a problem. The way in which it comes across to your audience is what makes a difference. Presenting to a group of people can be a daunting exercise - a trial of fire - but one which you emerge from as a more confident communicator, who is able to connect with a diverse range of people. 



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    Success the old school way

    Posted by Chantel Harris on October 17, 2014 at 11:32 0 Comments

    As any leader in the corporate world knows, success does not come quickly or easily. In fact, the best way to prepare for a leading role in a large company is starting at the bottom and working your way up.

    Although every worker who climbed the corporate ladder has their own success story, the road to achievement has some unavoidable steps. Let’s have a look at the basic framework of working your way up in the corporate world:

    Start as early as…

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    QMS Discussion - POLICY 14: CERTIFICATION POLICY

    Posted by Jeanine Topping on October 17, 2014 at 8:41 0 Comments

    QMS Discussion - POLICY 14: CERTIFICATION POLICY

     

    The Company will establish and maintain a secure database for the issuing of certificates and will request, in writing to the SETA for the approval of pro forma certificates.

    The following procedures must be implemented:

    • A computerised record keeping system that contains all the learners personal details as well as the Learner’s programme details and achievements.
    • A…
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    MICT SETA qualifcations review - Film and Media qualifications

    Posted by Charlton Philiso on October 16, 2014 at 16:13 5 Comments

    The MICT SETA together with the QCTO is in the process of reviewing qualifications for all sub-sectors that fall within its scope. These are:

    Advertising;

    Film and Media;

    Electronics;

    IT;

    Telecommunications

    To this end we have held two pre-scoping sessions for the Journalism and the Film and Media (FEM) qualifications. During the Film and…

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    QMS: Discussion - POLICY 13: MANAGEMENT SYSTEM REVIEW POLICY

    Posted by Jeanine Topping on October 15, 2014 at 8:29 0 Comments

    QMS: Discussion - POLICY 13: MANAGEMENT SYSTEM REVIEW POLICY

    The company will ensure that internal system reviews are in place in order to maintain an effective Quality Management System as well as to promote continual improvement.

    The internal review program must include Annual Management Board reviews, Annual Quality Committee reviews, Quarterly Review Meeting as well as Monthly Internal communication and update meetings.

    Policies should be…

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