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Bernard Botha
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  • Bronkhorstspruit, Gauteng
  • South Africa
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Bernard Botha's Discussions

Has NATED gone to QCTO?

Started this discussion. Last reply by sylvia hammond Aug 23, 2013. 3 Replies

My name is Bernard Botha and I act as a consultant to private FET Colleges - among other preparing the Letter of Intent for Umalusi and then the POE.  In the LOE one has to indicate what courses the…Continue

Alternate contact number for APPETD?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Linda Ingram Apr 30, 2012. 3 Replies

The listed telephone number for APPETD 011-234-3105, seems to be out of order.  It has been engaged since last week.I drove to them yesterday and they told me that the telephones was working again.…Continue

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Bernard Botha replied to Lynel Farrell's discussion QCTO: Quality Assurance, rules and requirements: nothing new! in the group Concerned Providers Interest Group - QCTO/SAQA/SETA
"Lynel, Thanks.  I have studied the Report 190/191 covering NATED but honestly I cannot find any reference to the requirements BUT now the wipstert mier have convinced QCTO that these requirements do exist and for some reason QCTO now implements…"
Tuesday
Bernard Botha replied to Lynel Farrell's discussion QCTO: Quality Assurance, rules and requirements: nothing new! in the group Concerned Providers Interest Group - QCTO
"Lynel, I agree with you that if you want to offer a 'new' qualification as defined by the QCTO then you have to have the SLA in place for the practical component BUT these are not 'new' qualifications - they are a legacy of the…"
Dec 1
Bernard Botha replied to Lynel Farrell's discussion QCTO: Quality Assurance, rules and requirements: nothing new! in the group Concerned Providers Interest Group - QCTO
"Lynel, I fully agree that case in the of a occupational qualification the conditions noted above do apply and in fact NAMB will not listen to you unless you can provide evidence.  The NATED courses are however NOT occupational…"
Nov 27
Bernard Botha replied to Lynel Farrell's discussion QCTO: Quality Assurance, rules and requirements: nothing new! in the group Concerned Providers Interest Group - QCTO
"Lynel, Thanks for all your hard work and also clarification on some of the contentious issues.  The one 'unanswered' question however remains, what is the situation as far as workshops/practical training for the NATED…"
Nov 27
Bernard Botha replied to sylvia hammond's discussion Amendment to Regulations Registration Private HE Institutions - For Comment in the group Training Service Providers
"Bernard Botha, I am the first to admit that I am not a legal person and neither do I understand much about finance but can somebody please enlighten me on the following: In terms of the 'old' companies act a Pty Ltd had to appoint an…"
Nov 14
Bernard Botha replied to Lizelle Jacobs's discussion Occupational qualification - learning material development in the group Learning Material Development
"Lizelle, Bernard Botha.  I have had some feedback on the occupational certificates, especially as far as it concerns the provider. You can email me on bothabe@telkomsa.net Thanks"
Sep 30
Bernard Botha replied to Lizelle Jacobs's discussion Occupational qualification - learning material development in the group Learning Material Development
"Lizelle, I am interested in the plumbing qualification and have requested information but to date have not had much success.  Apparently this has been done by a professional body. Will let you know as soon as I have info. Bernard Botha"
Sep 28
Bernard Botha replied to sylvia hammond's discussion Are youth at FET colleges being compromised by FOODBEV SETA administrative incompetence? in the group Post-school Education & Training - including TVET
"Sylvia, Thanks for the reply. I find it quite amusing that when Des asked the question as to which provider organisation the privates should use it evoked a heated debate but now all is quiet on the Western Front. As to the paper work, yes it was…"
Sep 18
Bernard Botha replied to sylvia hammond's discussion Are youth at FET colleges being compromised by FOODBEV SETA administrative incompetence? in the group Post-school Education & Training - including TVET
"Sylvia, I think the major point of this whole debacle is contained in the quote by the chair of the board: “We’ve never decided to pay; we’re still waiting for procedure to deal with that. In the absence of policy, how then do we…"
Sep 18
Bernard Botha joined sylvia hammond's group
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Post-school Education & Training - including TVET

For discussions by members on the Green Paper launched by Department of Higher Education and Training & debate on the proposals for a comprehensive post-school education and training systemSee More
Sep 18
Bernard Botha added a discussion to the group Learning Material Development
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Qualifications 91782 and 91761

I am busy with an analysis of the availability of training material for the Occupational Certificates.  At present two have been registered, i.e. 91782 Occupational Certificate:  Plumber and 91761 Occupational Certificate:  ElectricianThese qualifications have replaced the old unit-standard based qualifications for these two trades (the ones relating to Carpenter and Bricklayer are 'between public comment and registration'.One could adapt the material from the unit standards to cover the…See More
Sep 16
Bernard Botha joined Lynel Farrell's group
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Concerned Providers Interest Group - QCTO

We can only stand together, support one another and share information.  We all have concerns, battle with communication, getting answers........... let's assist and drive quality education!See More
Sep 11

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Des Squire and Bernard Botha are now friends
Sep 8
Bernard Botha and Carla Van Veenendaal are now friends
Sep 2
Bernard Botha replied to Carla Van Veenendaal's discussion Costly requirement - to what end? in the group Accreditation Processes
"Carla, I have been meddling in the accreditation process for quite some time and I can fully understand your frustration.  It is absolutely pointless to try and argue with the system, the stock answer is "rules are rules and thus shall be…"
Sep 2
Bernard Botha replied to Michael van der Schyf's discussion Technical Accreditation in the group Accreditation Processes
"Michael, Lynel is absolutely correct in all the statements she makes especially as to the issue of time involved. CETA is an absolute nightmare (which SETA is not?) and honestly the way to go is NAMB, the man to speak to there is Nic Louw. …"
Jul 1

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Free lance, assist with accreditation and try to make sense of DHET and Umalusi
What companies or organisations are you with?
Circle Way College

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At 9:32am on January 10, 2014, sylvia hammond gave Bernard Botha a gift
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Happy birthday Bernard - all the very best for a great day and a successful 2014 - thank you for your contribution to our community and to skills development in SA - from the skills-universe team
 
 
 

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