Further Education and Training Certificate: Occupationally Directed Education Training and Development Practices (NQF 4)

Faculty Of  • SAQA ID No. 50332 • NQF4 • 120 Credits • 1

This qualification is for those who provide training in the workplace or for those who have been practising within this field but, without formal recognition. Upon completion of this qualification, learners will be able to prepare for and facilitate learning, provide learner support, carry out administration related to learning and contribute to Human Resource Management Practices. This is an entry-level qualification, and the first in a series, which leads to levels 5 and 6 Qualifications for those who want to enter the field of Education, Training and Development (ETD). Learners of this qualification will have the opportunity to build on this qualification via the certificate or diploma in ODETD at level 5. This qualification provides a means to give recognition to practitioners at an entry level, thus making it possible for practitioners to increase their employment prospects, and at the same time provides a means whereby organisations can appoint practitioners in line with proven competencies. Education, Training and Development is also a priority area within the South African context and is supported by legislation, national policies and strategies. In order to meet the ETD requirements of the workplace, within the context of a quality assured environment and processes, it is important to be able to identify and recognise competent ETD practitioners at various levels.

Grade 11 with appropriate subject combinations and levels of achievement, minimum NQF Level 3

• Communication within and about the ETD process is clearly articulated, understandable and achieves the desired effect
• Communication of facts, concepts, ideas and principles related to specific learning areas is clearly articulated and consistent with the  requirements of the learning area

• Preparation to ensure proper facilitation is sufficient to ensure all resources and arrangements are in place and the learning site is fit-forpurpose
• Facilitation is conducted according to given plans, using appropriate methodologies and in a manner that achieves the learning objectives
• Facilitation is self-monitored and behaviour is modified to address weaknesses or difficulties

• Records are clearly stated, accessible, accurate and up to date
• Contributions to human resources management practices facilitate an integrated and coherent approach to people management

• Facilitate the preparation and presentation of evidence for assessment
• Assist and support learners to manage their learning experiences
• Identify and respond to learners with special needs and barriers to learning

• The tools and concepts of mathematics are used effectively to facilitate planning and management of ETD
• Applications of Mathematics Literacy in personal and work-related contexts are consistent with the given mathematical processes and principles

• Support is given in a manner that enables learners to define objectives, clarify issues and help manage expectations
• Support ensures learners experience the maximum benefit from learning, and helps them prepare for and cope with learning
• Barriers to learning are identified and problems are solved cooperatively within given frameworks. Referrals are made as required
• Support is provided by creating a safe learning environment which promotes the objectives of learning, principles of assessment and the principle of life-long learning
• Assessment candidates are adequately supported and assisted in the assessment and/or RPL process, without  compromising the assessment process or results

• Define target audience profiles and skills gaps.
• Conduct targeted training and development using given methodologies
• Perform one-to-one training on the job

Career Pathways for this course?

  • ETD Coordinator
  • Entry-level Trainer
  • Registered Assessor
  • Junior Training Officer
  • Training Administrator
  • Registered Moderator
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