February 2010 Blog Posts (44)

QCTO Launch

I am excited for Ms Bird. I know her passion about the training of the unemployed people of South Africa. Good luck Adrienne and team!!

Added by Cinderella Makunike on February 26, 2010 at 9:20 — No Comments

Office administration

Hi guys I am looking for a learnership in Office admin which covers the following

Time management


Office skills

Office Layout

Tracking data


Doing graphs etc

Let me know if you have anything



Added by Grant Cooper on February 26, 2010 at 8:50 — No Comments

Material development

Hi, I am looking to develop learner material for call centres on a part time basis, let me know if anyone is interested in this.

Added by Aasha Bhoola on February 25, 2010 at 14:40 — No Comments

Urgently looking for a Train the Trainer Programme in Gauteng

Good Afternoon,

Im in the process of sourcing a Train the Trainer programme in the Gauteng Region. Would you please advise or email me if you know of a reliable, accredited Service Provider.

Feel free to email details to me as well -

Thank You,

Tracy Fortune

Added by Tracy Fortune on February 25, 2010 at 13:22 — No Comments

Advanced Recruitment Workshop

Good Afternoon

I am trying to source an Advanced Recruitment Workshop for Professional HR Generalists in both the Cape and Gauteng Regions.

Your response would be much appreciated. Feel free to send me an email as well -


Tracy Fortune

Added by Tracy Fortune on February 25, 2010 at 13:00 — No Comments

Do Setas have a lesson for Higher Education?

Strange as it may seem, given the regular media slating of Setas, it may be that their experience in providing work-ready graduates and learners, could benefit our tertiary institutions. In the HESA presentation to the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Higher Education, the HESA delegates repeated the well-worn “problem statement” – school leavers are not adequately prepared to commence tertiary…


Added by sylvia hammond on February 23, 2010 at 21:47 — No Comments

Cell Phone Policy: Camera

Does anyone have a policy on Cell Phones &/or Cell Phone Camera Technology, with regards to Staff taking their cell phones into a factory or place of work & being able to use them to photograph information in the facility or office environment & relaying confidential & critical company information to competitors.

Of the companies we surveyed, no-one has a specific policy dealing with this matter. One company thought it would be a good idea because their…

Added by Trevor Gildenhuys on February 23, 2010 at 16:30 — 4 Comments

CA. Accounts Payables Facilitator

Hi Guys,

I need the services of a facilitator for our upcoming workshops on Accounts Payables,preferably a Chartered Accountant or Management Accountant.You can contact me on 011 455 5184,076 85 448 49 and

Your assistance is always appreciated.



Added by Mike Vengai Masiyambir on February 23, 2010 at 14:29 — No Comments



I think that the Skills Levy should be re-directed to the FET Colleges. It has been proven that the SETA's was a failed and futile exercise with Private Service Providers making a killing financially, without providing the necessary skills required.

This money should rather be used to have more FET Colleges and pay adequately qualified staff decent salaries with benefits. There is a dire shortage of FET Colleges in most areas. At the same time there are…


Added by Rajan S. Narayan on February 23, 2010 at 14:00 — No Comments

Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO) launched

Mr Wilson Nzimande from the Coastal KZN FET College is the first Chairperson of the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO). The QCTO was launched by Minister of Higher Education and Training Dr Blade Nzimande

The acting Executive Officer of the QCTO will be Adrienne Bird, who is a former head of the skills development function at the Department of Labour. Other members of the QCTO are:…


Added by Alan Hammond on February 23, 2010 at 14:00 — 18 Comments

Business writing skills

We are looking for an Assessor and Moderator for the following unit standards: 12153, 119457 and 119465 to assess and moderate 12 PoE's. Kindly furnish us with your Quotation. Further note that 26 instant will be the final date for submission of quotation.

We await to here from you.


Added by hlomani mabunda on February 23, 2010 at 11:23 — No Comments

Rates for programme design & facilitation

We are keen on developing an internal sales programme. Could anyone give me an indication of what I could be charged per hour for (a) course design and then (b) facilitation of that course by an external facilitator. The course is between level 4-5 'selling skills'

Added by Tana Breytenbach on February 22, 2010 at 18:12 — No Comments

Employment for intellectually impaired people

I would be most grateful if anyone could assist me. I am desperately looking for employment for someone who has a slight intellectual impairment. Are there any agencies etc who deal specifically with this? I was told that the Dept of Labour should be able to assist, but to date I have not had any success with them. Could someone perhaps offer some advice that would help me please?

Added by Dorothy Vieira on February 22, 2010 at 13:08 — 1 Comment


Many organisations send out mail that is complicated, unclear and difficult to read. This can have image and cost implications for these companies. a recent survey estimates that UK businesses lose 6 billion pounds a year through badley written business letters alone. and that's just letters! What about all the other unprofessional business documents that refect badly on a company's image?

A Professional Business Writing Programme gives insight into the…


Added by Karen Hardman on February 22, 2010 at 10:22 — 4 Comments

Managing Absenteeism

Absenteeism has become one of the greatest problems facing employers. Many factors assist in compounding the problem one of which is the impact of HIV/AIDS and its consequences.…


Added by Des Squire on February 22, 2010 at 9:01 — No Comments

2010 volunteers won’t be properly qualified

2010 volunteers won’t be properly qualified

15 Mon, Feb 2010…


Added by Lisa Amanda Bradshaw on February 20, 2010 at 10:39 — 1 Comment

Mining Industry Safety Education and Training ( Tr Safety Consultants)

Hi everybody,

Is there any one out there who requires safety education and training on site. We offer training to Safety Officers(COMSOC 1 and 2 ; Under the auspices of the Chamber of Mines of South Africa) and Workplace Safety Representatives.

Our office contact line is (011) 954 6393)

Added by Calvin S Mpofu on February 20, 2010 at 9:58 — No Comments

Project Management & NVC Assessors and Moderators

Hi Good People. I'm Vincent from VBC Institute. I am looking for Assessors and Moderators for Project Management, NVC Level 2 and Small Business Advising.

My office number is 031 902 8918/ 071 203 1172

Your response will be highly appreciated.

Added by Vincent Zulu on February 19, 2010 at 16:53 — No Comments


THSBS, an Education and Training Provider which has been in operation for some twenty years, has always been committed to supporting the South African Government strategies to transform Education to improve student / learner achievement.

THSBS supports the Educator Development strategies managed and co-ordinated by SACE for Schools.…


Added by Don Leffler on February 19, 2010 at 13:30 — No Comments

R32 billion for higher education and skills development

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s first national budget sees the release of the first budget for the new department of Higher Education and Training.

Although announced just after last year’s general election, Minister Blade Nzimande’s department has been using the resources of the old Education Department and some staff from the Labour Department.

From April this year the Department of Higher Education will have its own staff…


Added by Alan Hammond on February 18, 2010 at 23:00 — 1 Comment

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