Lynel Farrell started the topic QCTO Invitation: 13 May – open to all SDPs in the forum Concerned Providers Interest Group – QCTO/SAQA/SETA 2 weeks ago
QCTO: Work-based Learning and Development Practitioner Pilot Programme Round Table Discussion. Invitation open to all Skills Development Providers. RSVP is crucial. Hope to see you there!
Lynel Farrell started the topic QCTO Notice on more registered Qualifications! in the forum Concerned Providers Interest Group – QCTO/SAQA/SETA 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Did you see the increase of Occupational Qualifications over the past two weeks on the QCTO’s website? It was something like 380 and is currently standing on 553. That’s not all, there are more coming on board. The latest notice, states another 57 Qualifications and Part-Qualifications have been registered with SAQA. I have obtained…[Read more]
Lynel Farrell replied to the topic QCTO Newsflash – Latest News! SDPs – please stay informed! in the forum Concerned Providers Interest Group – QCTO/SAQA/SETA 2 months ago
And herewith are the other 2 policies that have been updated and published on the QCTO website.
Lynel Farrell started the topic QCTO Newsflash – Latest News! SDPs – please stay informed! in the forum Concerned Providers Interest Group – QCTO/SAQA/SETA 2 months ago
The QCTO has updated a number of policies, and I would like to share the newsflash and updated policies with you. It is important to stay on track with all the latest news. You can download the following documents directly from the QCTO website.
Simulated learning is most definitely not permitted for all Occupational Qualifications – it all depends if it is possible. For generic qualifications, it makes sense. Each Occupational Qualification, whether it is generic, complex/technical, a trade or a part-qualification – the Curriculum Document guides us and gives a clear indication…[Read more]
Lynel Farrell replied to the topic Contact details – Quality Council for Trades & Occupations (QCTO) in the forum Quality Council for Trades & Occupations (QCTO) 2 months, 2 weeks ago
I just want to clarify something. You are accredited for the Training and Development Practitioner (Occupational Qualification), did you apply separately for the Part Qualifications:
1. Learning and Development Facilitator
2. Assessment Practitioner
3. Skills Development Facilitation Practitioner
4. Work Based Learning and Development…[Read more]
You have now sparked a debate, which is so important. I did not look at the 1994 era at all. I tried to pick up from which year the stipulation/rule started with the 18-35, but I am not able to pick it up. I have looked at a number of gazetted going back to 1998-2003. No luck thus far.
I will keep looking for when the age (youth)…[Read more]
Thank you Christopher, your comment is noted. Regards, Lynel.
There is a lot to think about! If it is learnerships, then the Employer is involved and will open the workplace, as it is part of the contract in order to exit the learners at the end.
The reality of many providers today, is to open up learning for learners that are not part of a learnership, this could be private learners without…[Read more]
Thank you, Sylvia, for a very important discussion!
If we look at the legacy qualifications, the combination was fundamental, core, and a selection so elective unit standards, Now we change over to knowledge, practical, and workplace components – which makes sense.
Providers have been faced with the burden of finding Employers that will open…[Read more]
Good day everyone!
Herewith is another Talky-Blog regarding: How to handle complaints with the SETAs and the QCTO. A huge thank you to SA Training Providers Forum. Check out our discussion! Sometimes a simple discussion can really make a difference in how we deal with problems and work on solutions. Hoping this talky-blog will help you and your…[Read more]
Thank you Sylvia!
Lynel Farrell replied to the topic Talky-blog: Tips when purchasing material for SETA/QCTO qualifications in the forum Concerned Providers Interest Group – QCTO/SAQA/SETA 3 months ago
Good day Members,
Are there any other discussions that you think would be beneficial to you and your team? Specific Topics would be appreciated, from Skills Development Providers and Practitioners! Your input is so important!
If there are important topics to discuss, that concerns everyone or perhaps more clarity is required, we can attempt to…[Read more]
Good day Members,
I was part of this fantastic Talky-blog this morning, where we discussed the difference between Legacy Qualifications vs Occupational Qualifications, Requirements of Learning Material, important aspects of when purchasing or evaluating learning material. I hope this will help some of you! A huge thank you to SA Training…[Read more]
Lynel Farrell replied to the topic QCTO Circular 2/2022 published today in the forum Concerned Providers Interest Group – QCTO/SAQA/SETA 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Hi Sylvia, thank you for sharing as widely as possible. The information is very important! We will watch this space for sure!
Lynel Farrell started the topic QCTO Circular 2/2022 published today in the forum Concerned Providers Interest Group – QCTO/SAQA/SETA 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Please see attached QCTO Circular 2/2022 published today. Read this together with the OQSF Policy. It is important to stay informed of the transitional arrangements for Pre-2009 Qualifications and Unit Standards, Occupational Qualifications, Part-Qualifications and Skills Programmes.
Lynel Farrell started the topic New Year’s wish to you in the forum Concerned Providers Interest Group – QCTO/SAQA/SETA 4 months, 3 weeks ago
This is the official last day of 2021! Can you believe it?
We made it through 2021 and are saying goodbye to a difficult year that all of us have faced. I wish you all the best for the new year, where we will face challenges, but we will not give up! My wish is that you and those around you are safe and healthy. May you be showered…[Read more]
Lynel Farrell replied to the topic Private Providers – your chance to improve QCTO accreditation systems in the forum Training Service Providers 5 months, 2 weeks ago
Hi Colette, I have sent you a request.
Lynel Farrell started the topic QCTO Memorandum 4 – exten in the forum Concerned Providers Interest Group – QCTO/SAQA/SETA 5 months, 2 weeks ago
The latest COVID-19 Memorandum 4 have been published by the QCTO, which reads:
TO: ALL QCTO STAKEHOLDERS, QUALITY ASSURANCE PARTNERS, ACCREDITED SKILLS
DEVELOPMENT PROVIDERS AND ASSESSMENT CENTRES / TRADE TEST CENTRES AND
LEGACY TRADE AND SDPs
RE: EXTENSION OF ACCREDITATION FOR ASSESSMENT CENTRES / TRADE TEST…[Read more]
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