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Dr Jacqueline Baumgardt (Jax) replied to Lynel Farrell's discussion SAQA to the Rescue!!!!! in the group Concerned Providers Interest Group - QCTO
"Sorry no idea what went wrong with my post: In December 2012 the Minister called a halt to the redevelopment of all quals as he wanted to satisfy himself that the QCTO could be tasked with handling all levels of the NQF. The relevant parties had six…"
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Dr Jacqueline Baumgardt (Jax) replied to Lynel Farrell's discussion SAQA to the Rescue!!!!! in the group Concerned Providers Interest Group - QCTO
"I can't find number 3, Sylvia"
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Dr Jacqueline Baumgardt (Jax) replied to Lynel Farrell's discussion SAQA to the Rescue!!!!! in the group Concerned Providers Interest Group - QCTO
"The PMG was scathing in its response to the QCTO annual report, and despite the chairman of the PC stating that the QCTO must take over the QA function, I would dearly love to know how they are going to do so successfully at this point. Perhaps the…"
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Dr Jacqueline Baumgardt (Jax) replied to Lynel Farrell's discussion SAQA to the Rescue!!!!! in the group Concerned Providers Interest Group - QCTO
"In Dec 2012, the Mi"
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sylvia hammond replied to Lynel Farrell's discussion SAQA to the Rescue!!!!! in the group Concerned Providers Interest Group - QCTO
"Hi Jax, please enlighten me - I'm aware of the QCTO moratorium - but "the Minister's moratorium"??"
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sylvia hammond replied to Lynel Farrell's discussion SAQA to the Rescue!!!!! in the group Concerned Providers Interest Group - QCTO
"Great thanks Joe - understood.   Yes, if you could make progress on the de-registration I believe that would significantly "clean-up" - and also be some indication of progress.   I am in the process of re-writing my…"
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Joe Samuels replied to Lynel Farrell's discussion SAQA to the Rescue!!!!! in the group Concerned Providers Interest Group - QCTO
"Dear Des My apologies for the tone - I posted earlier to questions that was raised by Lynel on the matter of the extension of existing qualifications and what the SAQA Board decided, so I was not sure what other writing was…"
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Des Squire replied to Lynel Farrell's discussion SAQA to the Rescue!!!!! in the group Concerned Providers Interest Group - QCTO
"Thank you Joe, that is exactly what I said - the function was delegated to the SETAS. If the dates have been extended then it would be nice to have this communicated by SAQA - that is all nothing else. I understood a globular extension could not be…"
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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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Joe Samuels replied to Lynel Farrell's discussion SAQA to the Rescue!!!!! in the group Concerned Providers Interest Group - QCTO
"Hi Sylvia The extension of existing qualifications is from the 1 July 2015 until 30 June 2018. All qualifications have a start date and and end date. So all those existing qualifications with the end date of 30 June 2015 will be re-registered for a…"
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Dr Jacqueline Baumgardt (Jax) replied to Lynel Farrell's discussion SAQA to the Rescue!!!!! in the group Concerned Providers Interest Group - QCTO
"Dear Joe, I think we need the decision to roll the qualifications over or reregister them in some kind of official communique. Not sure if that would be possible, but it certainly would be helpful and put a lot of people's minds at rest. I was…"
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Lynel Farrell replied to Lynel Farrell's discussion SAQA to the Rescue!!!!! in the group Concerned Providers Interest Group - QCTO
"Mr Samuels, thank you so much for taking the time to communicate with us, I am sure that many members have been glued to the information that came through today.  Your information today has had a great impact, and well received with…"
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Marietjie Niebuhr replied to Melony Du Toit's discussion Event Management in the group Training Service Providers
"Hi Melony, Did you in the end acquire the services of someone? Marietjie Niebuhr"
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    Senior Facilitators/Trainers Required for Call Centre - Umhlanga - Durban - KZN

    Started by Ashleigh Anne Henderson in Vacancies & Contracts for Work 11 hours ago. 0 Replies

    Good Day AllI currently have two vacancies for a Client based in Umhlanga - Durban - KZN.These are permanent positions with salaries ranging between R14k to R23k per month (Negotiable)...SNR FACILITATORS / TRAINERSKey responsibilities and…Continue

    MICT SETA Accredited Moderator

    Started by Clare Staniforth in Vacancies & Contracts for Work 12 hours ago. 0 Replies

    HelloI am looking for a MICT SETA Accredited moderator in the Gauteng area (close to Randburg).  Please contact me and let me know what your fees are to moderate 1 unit standard only.  You can mail me on: …Continue

    What will you Charge/Quote??

    Started by Lynel Farrell in Accreditation, training material, assessment. Last reply by Lynel Farrell yesterday. 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 yesterday. 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

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    Meeting Tutu

    Posted by Tass Schwab on October 24, 2014 at 12:30 0 Comments

    It feels as if we have so few leaders in this country that stand for equal rights, humanitarian insights and fair Governance. Our own environment in education and training seems as if its losing the sights of where we all wish to be. Yes, there are glowing lights, but it feels that they are few and unseen. So when working with people who have the backing of one of the most decorated peace individuals this week, I felt hugely humbled. 

    I was so blessed to have met Bishop Desmond Tutu,…

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    Addressing Skills Shortages through Learnership Programmes

    Posted by Chantal Bailie on October 24, 2014 at 10:30 0 Comments

    Chartall Business College is accredited to offer training for a selection of registered learnerships.  A learnership is a structured training programme that combines workplace experience and classroom training to develop job-relevant skills and knowledge.

    Chartall Business College delivers learnerships on-site for companies who wish to develop their own staff and offers public learnerships…

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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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