"Well said, Lindiwe - I continually hit my head against a brick wall with explaining this to clients who rue the day they opted to go with a "cheapy' trainer who is only registered with SETA (not with DOL)."
ito the OH&S Act or Regs, no individual or organization has to be accredited with a SETA.
Most existing generic SETA accredited courses do not meet the basic requirements of the Act in as far as being workplace risk specific.
"Hi Jacqui, that is a long time to wait. What's the problem, and can the NEW Services SETA help? Now that the SETA has been weeded of its "former regime" you will find that things start moving - and not only for certain…"
Please foward me your email so that i can talk to you directly, we have a branch in Durban and i have been struggling to get training providers to do some training for our employees down in Durban, perhaps you would be of assistance. I…"
We are accrediation specialists and we have been very successful in getting our clients accreditation with Services SETA. If you have not yet found someone to help you, you are welcome to email me with your contact details for a chat. We…"
"There seems to be a really closed clique of people who either cannot or will not admit that a piece of paper is not the be-all and end-all when it comes to assessing someone's abilities. Notwithstanding that spurious qualifications can easily…"
"Could not have said it better Deon. My point; you can have all the gadgets that open and close at the right time, if you do not know how to work them, you are lost. My test for success is to go back to the learner after some time and if…"
You have put it best and to add to that would be spoiling it, Kholofelo I think he missed what you were getting at. The fact of the matter is that if you are not accredited no matter how good you are or how long you have been serving…"
"I tend to agree with Carmen'. As a Facilitator and writing up of training material for the same Service Provider for the last ten years (rated high by the Market) there are many observations one can make about getting accreditation. In my field…"
" Hi I agree with Greg often the best service providers have been around for a long time and that have found registration so difficult and unproductive that they have merely continued without accreditation.
"@Lynett & @ Jacqui - I like that like of questioning! I do know that during this excruciating process, if I've been unsure of something required of me & have called my point of contact (who supposedly is well versed in what I need…"
"@Lynette. I agree with you. What credentials do the SETA staff have that make them worthy to be the arbiters? I wonder if anyone has ever asked a SETA for the credentials of the "evaluator" of the submission for accreditation? And…"
"To take this on a slightly different tack, what about quality assurance? How does an accredited or an unaccredited provider for that matter, ensure quality? Do the guidelines provided by the regulatory authorities for accreditation filter through to…"
"Who is the client?
The Line Manager, Company or the SETA? Surely final evaluation rests with the client?
So, to put a diffrent view and a skills test.
Real skill test
There was a rich man who was deliberately hard on his farmhand. He gave him a…"