Skills-Universe

Exploring the world of work. The network for training companies, facilitators, assessors, HR staff & everyone interested in people at work.

Members



PUT YOUR BUSINESS ON THE MAP!
Add your location to the Members Map

Click on the link above to add your business address by entering your street, suburb and country into the text box. If you work from home add your street address but it's probably best not to add your number.
Click here to add your business location

 

Latest Activity

Steve Short commented on Des Squire's blog post Women in business and personal development
"Hmmmm... the comments by Christine, Judy and Millie cement my view.  Methinks you are going to get a pasting for this one Des :-) "
3 minutes ago
Christine Maritz commented on Des Squire's blog post Women in business and personal development
"The top management structure in my institution are 75% women... and what competent and driven leaders they are!  They are firm in their decisions, they know where they want the institution to move to and they are committed taking it there in a…"
44 minutes ago
Judy Janse van Rensburg commented on Des Squire's blog post Women in business and personal development
"Dear Des, I'm not sure who you are hanging out with, but it seems you may be out of touch with how women are developing themselves both personally and professionally. I am fortunate to be able to work as coach with a variety of women in…"
48 minutes ago
George Moyo added a discussion to the group HR & Personnel Practitioners
Thumbnail

HR Masterclass Facilitator

Good day,Looking for a facilitator on HR Masterclass.  The masterclass is not NQF aligned. Respond to moyog7@gmail.com See More
57 minutes ago
MillieRasekoala commented on Des Squire's blog post Women in business and personal development
"somehow I feel you are meeting the wrong type of women.  The advice you give can be equally relevant to men and I would rather look at them as pertinent advice for anyone wanting to get on in the world of work.  But truly I think you have…"
1 hour ago
Riaan Vorster joined Lynel Farrell's group
Thumbnail

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
1 hour ago
Riaan Vorster liked Lynel Farrell's group Concerned Providers Interest Group - QCTO
1 hour ago
George Moyo joined sylvia hammond's group
Thumbnail

HR & Personnel Practitioners

skills-universe members who have human resource & personnel responsibilitiesSee More
1 hour ago
Steve Short commented on Des Squire's blog post Women in business and personal development
"Not too sure about this one. The women who I have worked with have mostly been self-activating and driven people... most of the men I worked with simply couldn't match them. I think that many men would do well to head your advice Des... maybe…"
1 hour ago
Profile IconRiaan Vorster and Portia Ngwepe joined Skills-Universe
1 hour ago

Expert
Des Squire posted a blog post

Women in business and personal development

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 beliefNone of us know what the future holds in store. What we do know is that whatever the future -…See More
1 hour ago
Pierre Wepener replied to sylvia hammond's discussion Radio Talk Show on SAFM - Why are black graduates unemployed?
"For employment to be created, a job needs to be created, for a job to be created there must be demand for that particular product or a service. Long gone is the times of job hunting and "expecting" employment even with a P.hd behind your…"
4 hours ago
Tim The Trainer (Tim de Bruyn) and John Deane are now friends
4 hours ago
Tim The Trainer (Tim de Bruyn) added a discussion to the group Assessors & Moderators
Thumbnail

Awesome Opportunity - all regions - we need branch and regional managers, facilitators, assessors and moderators - contract and permanent - a large variety of fields

Our training centre has just expanded (almost overnight), nationally in all regions in SA, to include training in the fields of:Property ManagementCleaning & HygieneGardening & LandscapingManagement and SupervisoryOccupational Health and…See More
4 hours ago
Elbri van Zyl added 2 discussions to the group Assessors & Moderators
5 hours ago
Lesley Hlabisa added a discussion to the group Accreditation Processes
Thumbnail

A newly established training company seeks assistance with Accreditation

Kindly assist with accreditation. We require accreditation with various SETA's , namely:SSETA, LGSETA, CATHSSETA, MICTSETA, WRSETAContact: Lesley Lungelo Hlabisa (Amalungelo Training Group)Tel:079 582 9913Email: lungelo@amalungelo.co.za or…See More
5 hours ago

Photos

Loading…
  • Add Photos
  • View All

Chat

Active Conversations

Disconnected (10 online)

    Disconnected

    You are disconnected from chat. Connect to join the chat.

    Suspended From Chat

    Sign up to chat on Skills-Universe.

    Sign Up

    Forum

    Looking to pruchase material for SAQA ID 50080

    Started by Pierre Wepener in Accreditation, training material, assessment 5 hours ago. 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 4 hours ago. 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

    Calling materials developers with Public Sector Knowledge and Experience

    Started by Arlene Walsh in Vacancies & Contracts for Work. Last reply by George Mavunga yesterday. 4 Replies

    A Public Sector client of ours needs to expand their database of service providers. If you are a reputable organisation or individual with experience in, and knowledge of, the Public Sector, please respond to this request. I will pass on your…Continue

    Blog Posts

    Women in business and personal development

    Posted by Des Squire on September 17, 2014 at 12:30 5 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…

    Continue

    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…

    Continue

    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…

    Continue

    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…

    Continue

    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.…

    Continue

    Latest news from the Skills Portal

    R638 million EC school infrastructure programme on track

    Physical environments for teaching and learning in the Eastern Cape have dramatically improved thanks largely to the Department of Education Eastern Cape (DOE) in prioritising the creation of conducive teaching environments for learners.

    Mobile app simplifies financial contracts

    Financial services provider Metropolitan is using cutting edge technology to help clients understand and interpret the finer details of their contracts. Find out more about this innovative mobile app.

    Thabo Mbeki library to preserve African history

    The new Thabo Mbeki Presidential Library will serve as a vehicle to preserve and properly archive both official and private papers of political leaders in African countries.

    New learning material to help English skills

    Remote and rural schools are set to benefit from the Learn English Audio Project (LEAP) which aims to help learners improve their English listening and speaking skills. Identified schools will each receive a solar powered MP3 player that can either be used in a classroom or a language club.

    Giving vocational education the attention it deserves

    A university education has traditionally been promoted and held in higher regard over a vocational one, a trend not unique to South Africa. This is a practice that needs to change in order to promote skills development in a range of sectors.
     
     
     

    © 2014   Created by Alan Hammond.

    Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service