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BANKSETA expands funding

Want a career in the fascinating and complex world of banking? BANKSETA issues funding based on scarce skills. Scarce skills are linked to qualifications. Study for a qualification that allows you to fill positions that are scarce. BANKSETA Funding in 2017 In 2016 BANKSETA only funded 1740 interventions. In 2017 they will fund 3759 interventions. Included are…
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AGRISETA Funding in 2017

This post lists AGRISETA funded opportunities in 2017 and compares them with those offered in 2016. Awesome news is that the number of interventions has increased. Careers in Agriculture If you're a potential learner you should know the following: Training providers will compete for funding to deliver these programmes. Programmes may or may not be…
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Sharp Tips to Matrics: Tertiary Dreams, Finance and Scarce Skills

Advice from Minister of Higher Education and Training Dr Blade Nzimande about study, work and funding opportunities for Matrics (12 January 2017). Identify scarce skills in order to find funding and learning opportunities. Study, Career and Funding Options are Based Upon Scarce and Critical Skills Matrics who have not succeeded, should rewrite their examinations or pursue…
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How Learning Programmes are developed, delivered and evaluated for Accreditation

Your Quality Management System for Training Delivery must include policies and procedures for the development, design and delivery of learning interventions. Quality Assurance Regulatory bodies that accredit training organisations, require evidence to prove that quality processes are followed. Read about the legislated 8-core criteria for accreditation Articles to deepen your understanding of accreditation  Systems for Education Quality Management…
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QCTO Qualifications for Law, Military Science and Security

The Quality Council for Trade and Occupations (QCTO) is on a tight deadline. Qualifications that are in demand by industry must be rewritten in order to meet QCTO specifications by 2018. Field 008 - Law, Military Science and Security Current Learning Subfields within this category of careers are: Justice in Society Safety in Society Learning…
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How many QCTO Qualifications are Registered by SAQA? – Infographic

475 QCTO Qualifications Available on SAQA Currently, a total of 475 qualifications by the Quality Council for Trade and Occupations are registered with SAQA. This infographic illustrates the number of qualifications in different fields. [embed]http://www.slideshare.net/LeonieHall/how-many-qcto-qualifications-are-registered-on-saqa?ref=https://www.linkedin.com/[/embed] More about QCTO Qualifications Field 003 - Business, Commerce and Management Studies 136 Field 006 - Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology…
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Rules for Resigning and Registering for Learnerships

You Can't Register for More than one Learnership Each learnership is registered by the employer with SARS and with the SETA. The employer will receive tax rebates and BEE points. Learner details and results are entered into the National Learner Records Database each time they are assessed for a unit standard, skills programme or full qualification.…
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3 Key Documents for QCTO Skills Development Providers

QCTO Policy Interested in QCTO accreditation? Download these three policy documents and structure your application to meet the criteria. The future of occupational training lies with the Quality Council of Trade and Occupations. While most accreditation for most qualifications is still only available via the SETAs, from 2018 the QCTO will assume provider accrediting powers. Providers…
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QCTO Qualifications and Assessment Partners Ready for Market

AQPs and their Qualifications [caption id="attachment_5181" align="alignleft" width="300"] The Quality Council for Trades and Occupations workshop is ideal for those feeling challenged by imminent changes. Find your direction and understand the market.[/caption] The new QCTO landscape sees the addition of external summative assessment centres - or AQPs (Assessment Quality Partners). AQPs take over the role of…
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Cape Town SETA and QCTO Accreditation Power Sessions

Five Workshop Dates 11 October: Holistic Building Blocks for SETA Accreditation 12 October: Quality Management Systems & Review Mechanisms 13 October: Programme Development, Learner and Assessment Management policies and procedures 14 October: Business Management system, aligned Policy Statement and Human Resources 8 February 2017: Quality Council for Trade and Occupations accreditation and market analysis Workshop…
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SAQA’s policy guide on Quality Management Systems

The Criteria for Accreditation Training providers require policies and procedures in order to structure and quality assure their training services. This post summarises key points about quality determinants in the training sector that are referred to in SAQA’s policy guideline document on Quality Management Systems. The South African Qualification Authority Act of 1995 defines an education and training…
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167 Scarce Skills in the Mining Sector

Scarce skills identified by the Mining Qualifications Authority If Science, maths and technical stuff interests you, whether it's for your own career development or if it's skills you wish to share with students - understanding what the scarce skills are in the job market is an advantage. Knowledge of scarce skills helps you to identify…
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