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Youth, Vulnerability and their Power Vote

Half South Africa's population is under 26 Youth can change political will and shift interests in their favour.  South Africans are no strangers to rising unemployment and bad pay challenges. If youth fail to use their political voice they will continue having inadequate protections within the system. Youth Grievances - Where do they go? Mostly…
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Differences between Learnerships and Internships

Learnerships and Internships are totally different! This list makes the differences easy to understand and remember! LEARN IT OR WORK IT Learn it A learner still has stuff to learn about operating as a professional in a field or specific job sector. Work it Interns have opportunity to prove what they know and gain practical…
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Business Systems Required for Accredited Training

Recommendations for establishing effective systems SYSTEM ROLE OBJECTIVES Finance Should explain how to establish the framework for expenditure and implement financial control mechanisms GAAP principles Budget detailing projected income and expenditure Human Resources Explain how staff is provided with  guidelines, support, procedures and details on all aspects that affect their employment Criteria used in staff selection…
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Core Criteria for Accreditation

8-Core Criteria The core criteria were defined in the ETQA Regulations (R 1127 of 8 September 1988) and also in the Quality Management Systems for ETQAs and Criteria and Guidelines for Providers. If you want to know how to meet the core criteria, attend the accreditation workshops where they are each unpacked. The table below…
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Becoming a Certified Facilitator, Assessor and Moderator

What is Accreditation? Accreditation means that you are qualified to work on specific National Qualifications aligned interventions. It means you have both knowledge  of how to execute compliant training delivery and knowledge of a qualification's specific subject requirements. Whilst facilitators are not currently required to be certified, Assessor and Moderator accreditation has become increasingly important…
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Check Training Provider Credentials

If you want to ensure that the training provider you are using is legit, you can contact the Quality Assurer that they are supposed to be accredited with. Here's a list of contacts that different providers should be registered with or accredited by: School Education Providers  must be registered with: The Department of Higher Education…
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Learnerships: Legal Work Hours, Overtime and Mealtime

Learners and training providers can be guided by legislation. This post covers what the legal working hours are as stipulated by the Department of Labour (DoL). The DoL posted Learnership legislation known as Sectoral Determination 5 : Learnerships This determination sets rules for Learnerships regarding: minimum wages (what's the lowest you can be paid) working hours…
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Free Tools for Training Organisations and Facilitators

Content highlights for those in the SETA accreditation and training delivery space. Workshops assisting businesses, emerging training providers and training providers preparing for full accreditation are hot and happening! :) CLICK HERE FOR  ACCREDITATION WORKSHOPS Industry practitioners and candidates often ask about Recognition of Prior Learning. From 'What's RPL?' to 'How do I create evidence?'…
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