The Acronym Group

Acronyms are confusing to new entrants and experienced skills development practitioners. Members are encouraged to add acronyms and use this group as a reference.  

Location: International
Members: 51
Latest Activity: Apr 21, 2016

How to participate in this group

Help fellow members and ETD practitioners by adding some acronyms.

If there is a discussion started with the letter of the Alphabet that your acronyms starts with, then click on that discussion to add.

If your acronym starts with a letter not there yet, (make sure to click "view all" to check) then click "add a discussion". Give it a title Acronym and (the letter of the alphabet) and then add your acronym.

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Thanks for adding to our knowledge.

Discussion Forum

The Corporate Qualifications Framework

Started by Dr Wynand Goosen Jul 31, 2013. 0 Replies

The Corporate Qualifications Framework, or CQF, is developed when we conduct a skills audit, using the strategic plan as departure point. First we unpack the strategic plan to be reflected in job descriptions, then we measure performance in relation…Continue

Acronyms B

Started by Des Cross Nov 22, 2012. 0 Replies

BBASO = Bed and Breakfast Association of South Africa. My erstwhile colleague LOVED using acronyms and so, to irritate her, I would come up with obscure ones. She soon stopped that nonsense!  Continue

Acronym L

Started by Tass Schwab May 2, 2012. 0 Replies

L & D - Learning and Development, such as Learning and Development Consultant/ProfessionalContinue

Acronyms E

Started by sylvia hammond. Last reply by Ulita Kloke May 2, 2012. 1 Reply

EEA  Employment Equity ActESA  External Summative Assessment(in the case of trades the ESA is a trade test, for Chartered Accountants it is the board exam, etc)ETDP  Education Training and Development Practices (SETA)ETQA Education and Training…Continue

Tags: summative, external, assessment, ESA, trades

Acronyms S

Started by sylvia hammond. Last reply by Ulita Kloke May 2, 2012. 2 Replies

SAQA  South African Qualifications AuthoritySETA Sector Education and Training AuthoritySDA  Skills Development ActSDF Skills Development FacilitatorSDLA Skills Development Levies ActSGB  Standards Generation BodySIC  Sector Industry…Continue

Tags: generation, standards, SAQA, industry, plan

Acronyms Q

Started by sylvia hammond. Last reply by Ulita Kloke May 2, 2012. 1 Reply

QCTO  Quality Council for Trades and OccupationsQA  Quality Assurance  Continue

Tags: occupation, partner, trades, council, assurance

Acronyms A

Started by sylvia hammond. Last reply by Ulita Kloke May 2, 2012. 1 Reply

ABET Adult Basic Education and TrainingAET   Adult Education and TrainingAQP  Assessment Quality Partner (See also QCTO)Continue

Tags: quality, partner, training, education, adult

Acronyms I

Started by sylvia hammond Mar 21, 2012. 0 Replies

IIP  Investors in PeopleIST Inter-Seta Transfer Continue


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