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SETA Accreditation improves Market Perceptions

The Accreditation Value An accredited status communicates your commitment to delivering programs that allow learners to earn credits towards industry relevant qualifications.  It is a message to the market that your training is relevant, credit based and can establish trajectories for career development. Accreditation shouldn't intimidate you if you're already effective in the training space.…
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Free Tools for Training Organisations and Facilitators

This article highlights some of the content developed to assist those in the SETA accreditation and training delivery space. I'm also totally excited to let you know that workshops assisting businesses, emerging training providers and training providers preparing for full accreditation are hot and happening! :) CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THE ACCREDITATION WORKSHOPS Free…
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RPL Policy, Evidence Analysis and Assessor Roles

The RPL Policy & Procedure Organisations must submit a Recognition of Prior Learning policy as part of their accreditation application. The following is an outline of what this policy should contain. Reference Points Education and training policies and procedures must reference existing legislation and policy documents provided by the DoL, SAQA, the DHET, QCTO and…
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How to Prepare for Recognition of Prior Learning RPL

For those who are employed or experienced, this article describes the RPL Process as an option for qualifying. No Qualification? Graduating in the Workplace   The entry criteria for different qualifications vary. Some will require at least 2 years experience, others more. Training providers may add criteria in order to meet specific industry standards and…
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Qualifications, Fraud and Disputed Credits

Qualification Fraud In December 2014 the Minister of Higher Education and Training highlighted problems in education and training. Some problems are ongoing and it's important that people who wish to participate in the system - be it as Beneficiary (eg. Learner) or Service Provider (eg. Training company) understands the challenges. What is the Minister's role? The NQF Act, No. 67…
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Government and SETAs Offer Career Counselling

Government appears to be placing an emphasis on the need for career guidance, referred to as career development services. However, strangely, they are not teaching new or existing teachers about our occupational training landscape. SETAs and the QCTO will really have to step up more in order to fill this glaring gap as what they…
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Evidence for SETA Accreditation

SETA Accreditation applicants are required to submit documentation for a desktop compliance check. Here's a description of requirements and advice on how to manage the SETA Accreditation process. The Portfolio of Evidence for SETA Accreditation Your Business Heart - The Quality Management System (QMS)  Your QMS is an opportunity to celebrate and formalise what your organisation…
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Identify Target Markets for NQF Unit Standards and Qualifications

If you want to become SETA accredited it's essential that you select qualifications or unit standards for skills programmes that are registered on the National Qualifications Framework. Identifying your Training Target Market If you want to become SETA accredited it's essential that you select qualifications or unit standards for skills programmes that are registered on…
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What is a SETA?

Sector Education and Training Authority “SETA” stands for Sector Education and Training Authority. There are millions of people who want and need to learn new skills in order to improve their 'employability.' Some are unemployed and need to up their skills in order to be more attractive to prospective employers. Others are already employed but…
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