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FOR SALE! Policies and Procedures for Education and Training

Learner management, assessment and RPL (recognition of prior learning) are just some of the policy areas education and training providers must address. Education and training organisations must convey an understanding of special needs and accommodation in addition to financial management. Quality Management Systems The following policies are available for R250 each Accommodating candidates with disabilities…
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Interventions for Education, Training and Development

Spanning vulnerable to profitable, markets are complicated tribes of beasts ever jostling and competing for prizes. From CHE, SETA or QCTO Accreditation to Development in Vulnerable Markets Spring means time to get fresh!!! Three great workshops, each committed to solving pain points in a development context. Check them out, sign up for more than one! …
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Outlining your SETA or QCTO accreditation strategy

Organisations offering training or coaching services can add further value to their markets when accredited to deliver recognised occupational learning. Why SETA Accreditation? An accredited organisation offers credit-bearing training resulting in an industry relevant qualification or part qualification (skills programmes). Accreditation signals a stamp of credibility, compliance and accountability to the market. By conforming to legislated levels…
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Drivers for SETA and QCTO accredited business success

Quality Management, choice of qualifications, correct SETA selection and quality assured learning material are critical drivers for a profitable training organisation.   Emerging providers often overlook the value of competitive analysis and how this connects to the branding of the learning experience. Most select programmes already common in the market and maintain conventional features. New providers should…
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SETA and QCTO accredited business

Quality Management, choice of qualifications, correct SETA selection and learning content approval are crucial to a successful training organisation. Emerging providers often overlook the value of competitive analysis and how this awareness connects to branding. Resources, Solutions and Answers Reduce the agony of confusion and get straight answers to your questions. Upscale your business plan…
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Strategic Accreditation, Market Awareness and Business Growth

Education and training accreditation is much more than a compilation of documents satisfying regulatory procedures. Appointing a consultant to 'get you accredited' can have dire consequences for your business.  If you don't understand how to set up the documentation for successful accreditation, how will you meet required standards (embedded in the documentation) once operational? Consider…
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#QCTO non viable #accreditation

The QCTO has been erupting for a while and we've all been wondering where the flow will go.  You think your problem is the accreditation application till you're accredited and not making money! My clients are often accredited entities unable to SELL what they became accredited for. As a strategist and expert in education and…
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20 Minute Strategy Sweetening for Training and Development

SETA or QCTO accredited but it's not paying off? Education and Training is a dynamic sector inspiring endless innovation and competition opportunities.  Chat about challenges to a seasoned expert in education and economic development, from policy to practically anything!  FROM ACCREDITATION TO COMPETITION For the accredited to the not yet accredited. BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AND MARKETING MANAGEMENT…
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SETA and QCTO Accreditation, Systems and Markets

Connecting a qualification selection to specific, reachable markets is essential for a new organisation. Organisations already accredited may be concerned if accreditation isn't showing them a return on investment. Is Accreditation Worth It? A qualification connects to a market. Are you experiencing a slump, you're not growing or have never been able to achieve market…
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SETA Accreditation simplified for new ETD start-ups

Becoming an accredited education and training organisation is easier than being a successful one. If you can't get the accreditation process right, chances are high you will find the market place challenging. If you want to understand your specific business context and how to proceed with accreditation, I've found that intense 1-on-1 discussions allow clients…
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3 TRAINING DEALS THAT COULD TURN SOUR

No one likes to lose a deal, but turning them away because you're uncertain if you can honour client expectations and maintain product integrity is pure pain. If you're in this position, it's time to access expert support that includes structured technical instruction and policy advice. "Can I give Clients what they want without compromising…
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Managing Funded Learnerships from different SETAs

Conflict among learners can emerge at organisations who run different SETA interventions. Here's some advice on how to practice damage control. Different Funding can mean Different Stipends Two SETAs can fund the same qualification. This means one provider can roll out a qualification based on different funding obligations for the same intervention. When group A…
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I want to be accredited. Where do I begin?

Begin any Wednesday! The path starts with a CV if you're an individual a corporate profile if a registered business. It takes around 20 minutes to break down FIND YOUR PATH Book your time and send the relevant document ahead of your session. WEDNESDAYS ONLY!   Book your session below! Click on articles for free advice  about…
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Policies and Procedures List for Education and Training Accreditation

30 policies and procedures helping organisations prepare an accreditation portfolio of evidence. Use this list to create a policy framework for Quality Management System. Quality management is an essential component of the business value chain. The effectiveness and efficiency of your 360 degree management system can impact your profits and market share. EDUCATION & TRAINING…
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Every Wednesday! 20 Minutes with your worst questions

What does accreditation even mean?! What is required and why? Bring your questions and market bugs! Education and Training is a dynamic sector inspiring endless innovation and competition opportunities.  Chat to someone who has worked in education and economic development for two decades. From policy to praxis, let Leonie assist you. KEEPING UP?  Take a…
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Terminate Accreditation Terrors and Quality Council Cramps

Every Wednesday is time for what and why accreditation questions. Kill the Freak Show Book your 20 minute session and send your questions.  Is it SETA, Quality Council or Suicide Mission? Wednesdays 10am to 5pm Have your burning questions answered. From Accreditation to Competition For the accredited to the not yet accredited, let's hear it…
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Nuke Education and Training Accreditation Pain Points Now

Competitive organisations offer more value to their markets once accredited. Struggling? SETA QCTO or CHE Accreditation 2-hour pain point seminars identify specific accreditation evidence requirements for: Programme Delivery & Market Expectations Designing, delivering and evaluating learning programmes for specific markets HR Policies How to present staff selection, appraisal and development Learner Policies  Setting up learner selection,…
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Learner Assessment Management and Accreditation

Assessment and Moderation Policies and Procedures Quality Assurance Councils want to see policies and procedures for forms of assessments and how they are managed. Assessment is a quality indicator and as such, should be a detailed component of your Quality Management System.  Training providers must create policies and procedures guiding each stage of training delivery…
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How Quality Management Facilitates Education and Training Business Growth

Quality Management and Monitoring & Evaluation Systems create a Quality Circle stimulating Growth and Innovation Quality management fosters credibility, profitability and competitive actions. SETAs and quality councils require that a quality management system framework and a detailed review mechanism be submitted for accreditation purposes. QUALITY DIMENSION Your QMS is a visionary document consistently nurturing and expanding upon…
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Dynamic Accreditation and Strategy Solutions for Education and Training Organisations

Bespoke solutions are available both to organisations who are accredited but dissatisfied with business growth and those who wish to embark on a planned, strategic accreditation path. Accreditation Means Market Growth, or Something's Wrong Delivering in the occupational training space means you must satisfy accreditation criteria prescribed by legislation. This implies market related products and…
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Accreditation and the agony of Quality

Accreditation Seminars in Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town In an Education and Training organisation, quality is synonymous with business strategy and vision. Failure to control quality throughout the development, delivery and resolution of learning programmes will negatively impact on business growth opportunities. Although small organisations can get away with flipping between programmes, larger organisations with…
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So you think consultants rip you off? Then Do-It-Yourself

Attend accreditation seminars and learn about various aspects of accreditation and system compliance. DIY ACCREDITATION Once schooled in accreditation requirements and curve balls, you may not feel the consultant was such a rip off. Putting an accreditation application together is a mother load of work and deservedly so. The cheaper your deal, the more generic and…
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Pricked by Accreditation?

Fix the Pain CHE, SETA and QCTO Accreditation asprin Documents and quality management procedures reflecting the 8 core-criteria for accreditation must be submitted to a Quality Council or Education and Training Quality Assurance body. Requirements and nuances for different quality assurance bodies are unpacked during seminars and solutions are described. SEMINARS EXPLAIN HOW TO CORRECTLY…
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SETA Accreditation for Dummies

How to design and implement a quality management system for education? Think full circle. No component of your quality management system should escape review. The implicit magic of QMS and M&E shapes a successful business competitive strategy.  A QMS structure automatically reveals how to review organisational quality management. When done correctly, M&E is a catalyst…
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30 Policies and Procedures for your CHE, SETA or QCTO accreditation

A list of 30 key policies and procedures to help organisations prepare their accreditation portfolio of evidence. Policy, Procedure and Strategy Framework for a Quality Management System This list of policies and procedures is not conclusive but provides a great framework for a thorough approach to quality managing your training procedures, policies and overarching systems. Remember…
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