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POLICY 15: WORK INTEGRATED LEARNING AND EXCURSION/OFF-ON SITE POLICY

POLICY 15: WORK INTEGRATED LEARNING AND EXCURSION/OFF-ON SITE POLICYWork Integrated Learning (WIL) is defined as the knowledge and skills acquired through life and work experience and study which are not formally demonstrated through any educational…See More
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It's time to start thinking about your 2015 training needs

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…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)
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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 Oct 15. 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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    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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    POLICY 15: WORK INTEGRATED LEARNING AND EXCURSION/OFF-ON SITE POLICY

    Posted by Jeanine Topping on October 21, 2014 at 8:13 0 Comments

    POLICY 15: WORK INTEGRATED LEARNING AND EXCURSION/OFF-ON SITE POLICY

    Work Integrated Learning (WIL) is defined as the knowledge and skills acquired through life and work experience and study which are not formally demonstrated through any educational or professional certification.

    Work integrated Learning is a mode of learning delivered under Minister of Education guidelines that integrates the theoretical concepts of classroom activities with a community…

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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:

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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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