Your LIFE

Make CHOICES

OWN YOUR FUTURE

Thank You For Visiting

 

KEEP CLIMBING

Information about education, pay and careers to set you free.

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…
Read More

#QCTO non viable #accreditation

You think your problem is completing the accreditation application till you're accredited and not making money! Clients are often accredited entities unable to SELL what they became accredited for. As game strategist in education and economic development, I can help you  prevent or fix a 'nonviable accreditation.' Let's complete your quality cycle and prepare you…
Read More

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…
Read More

Education or Training Markets and Quality

The basics of how legislation defines and contextualizes 'Quality' in education and training. Quality can be complicated and is directly linked to business success or failure.  Education Training Quality Assurance Skills development in South Africa is underpinned by the need to address unemployment, poverty and economic growth. The use of skills development as an alternative revenue…
Read More

Establishing Profitable Education and Training Accredited Businesses

Quality Management connects accountability and markets in a system of efficiency Seminars about encapsulating quality and profit in an effective education and training business ecosystem. Seamless Quality Management Seminar Duration: 3 hours This session covers all quality management system requirements for accreditation.  Learn: How to get started: Making the right decisions Develop the QMS yourself?…
Read More

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…
Read More

‘Policy Statement’ for E&T Accreditation

Accreditation seminars cover specific aspects of the legislated 8-core criteria for accreditation in addition to different Quality Councils requirements. The 'Policy Strategy' seminar covers the first criterion 'Policy Statement.' Policy Statement The organisation’s aims, objectives and purposes are clearly communicated. SETAs ensure adherence to the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) rules and legislation. They verify that accreditation applicants are able…
Read More

Market Analysis and QCTO Accreditation

The deadline for QCTO accreditation is 2020. Here's how to set your sights on a sustainable vision. Take these steps to build your business and accreditation strategy. From People to Profit If you are planning to become QCTO accredited, you must understand the legislative environment in order to be compliant, the economic features of your…
Read More

What do QCTO Assessment Quality Partners report on?

Assessment Quality Partners (AQP) are delegated by the QCTO to manage and coordinate the external integrated summative assessments of specified NQF registered occupational qualifications and part qualifications. The AQPs report to the QCTO The AQPs will report to the QCTO on the following: Assessment centre accreditation /de-accreditation and assessment site approval/de-approval; Assessment instruments utilisation and…
Read More

QCTO DQPs and AQPs

The QCTO code of conduct signed by AQPs and DQPs Code of conduct for AQPs and DQPs We, the undersigned, wish to be appointed by the QCTO as a DQP/AQP. We agree that, if the QCTO delegates such functions to us, we hereby commit ourselves to abide by the QCTO’s Code of Conduct in relation…
Read More

Gear up for QCTO Skills Development Policy Requirements

Planning to compete as an accredited QCTO Skills Development Provider?  The Quality Council for Trade and Occupations While accreditation for most occupational qualifications still lies with the SETAs, from 2020 the QCTO will assume full skills provider accrediting powers. Providers applying for accreditation need to check if the qualification they wish to be accredited for is…
Read More

Accreditation 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…
Read More

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…
Read More

Legislation’s 8-Core Criteria for minimum E&T Accreditation

Accredited education and training organisations have proven that they understand the Quality Context described in legislation's 8-core criteria CHE, QCTO and SETAs use the 8-core criteria for accreditation judgements The 8-core criteria are nuanced and added to by the Quality Councils. Understanding 'nuances': If you apply for accreditation using the same set of evidence (based upon…
Read More

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…
Read More

QCTO accreditation and Market Development Strategy

Bespoke QCTO seminars in Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban Bespoke Seminars If your organisation prefers to address strategic issues in a competitive manner, specific to their business environment -  book a bespoke solution.  Seminar topics can be tailored and delivered at your premises.\ Accreditation deadline with the Quality Council for Trade and Occupations by 2020…
Read More

QCTO Accreditation Policy Statement for Skills Development Providers

The Quality Council for Trade and Occupations Section 7 of the QCTO Policy spells out key criteria for Skills Provider Accreditation. Criteria for accreditation of skills development providers 7.1 The QCTO will accredit an entity as an SDP for a specified occupational qualification or part qualification if recommended by an AQP and if that entity…
Read More