Tag: policy

Policy for the implementation of Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) Policy

Glossary of terms Access An entry to education and training of a particular qualification or part qualification or entry to a final external summative assessment. Assessment The process of collecting evidence of learner’s work to measure and make judgements about the competence or non-competence of specified National Qualifications Framework occupational standards or qualifications and part […]

Importance of Website

Importance of Website Last week I was thinking about the importance of a website and how many businesses don’t one. Depending on what report you look at anywhere from 44% to 51% of small businesses do not have a website. When I saw this statistic for the first time I could not believe it. As I called […]

What are skills

What are skills? Skill is a term that encompasses the knowledge, competencies and abilities to perform operational tasks. Skills are developed through life and work experiences and they can also be learned through study. There are different types of skills and some may be easier to access for some people than others, based on things […]

Accreditation Explained

Accreditation Accreditation means the certification, usually for a particular period of time, of a person, a body or an institution as having the capacity to fulfill a particular function in the quality assurance system set up by the South African Qualifications Authority in terms of the Act. Accreditation Explained Umalusi accredits private providers of education […]

Assessment Policy for Qualifications and Part Qualifications on the Occupational Qualifications Sub-Framework (OQSF)

Glossary of terms Accreditation The certification, usually for a particular period, of a person, a body or an institution as having the capacity to fulfil a particular function in the quality assurance system set up by the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO). Administrative errors Means irregularities that are of a technical nature, where the […]

SDF in South Africa

All Companies/Organizations that have a wage bill (inclusive directors drawings) in excess of R500 000 per annum, must pay 1% of this wage bill as a training Levy (SDL). In order to get some of this money back, they need to have an qualified SDF – Skills Development Facilitator (either internal or external) to advice/assist […]

What is Facilitation

GUIDELINES TO FACILITATION The facilitator is responsible for managing meetings, keeping conversations on track, and ensuring each member’s voice is heard. This tip sheet gives some tips for how to accomplish these tasks. What is Facilitation? To facilitate is “to make easier” or “help bring about.”. Thus, facilitation in the context of communities of practice […]