The Training Industry is by no means an easy place to be. I salute those who are venturing into these waters. Some of you will be purchasing material in order to get your Training Company up and running. I would like to point you to the SAQA website out of your own interest for you to see what guidelines developers follow regarding the creation of Learning Material. Specifically those relating to the creation of assessments, developing learning programmes for NQF registered qualifications etc.
This website is full of information that gives you a good grounding regarding material and other criteria. When I first entered this arena in 2005 the information was new and so very helpful! Navigate to:
Choose documents on your left, then criteria and guidelines. Enjoy the reading!