Further Education and Training Certificate: Development Practice

Further Education and Training Certificate: Development Practice

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NQF Level: 
4
Purpose and Rationale: 

Purpose: 

The FETCDP is a critical access qualification The formal recognition of the achievement of the required number and range of credits and other requirements at specific levels of the NQF determined by the relevant bodies registered Officially registered (recorded) in terms of the National Qualifications Frameworkby SAQAin the ETD Education, Training and DevelopmentFIELD enabling a learner Any person receiving education and training (in terms of the ABET Act of 2000)to enter the higher education band on the NQF.National Qualifications Framework Practitioners obtaining this qualification The formal recognition of the achievement of the required number and range of credits and other requirements at specific levels of the NQF determined by the relevant bodies registered Officially registered (recorded) in terms of the National Qualifications Frameworkby SAQAwill be able to provide professional support directly to individuals and communities and will be empowering such individuals and communities to achieve specific outcomes.Knowledge, skills and values (demonstrated in context) which support one or more critical outcomes The qualification The formal recognition of the achievement of the required number and range of credits and other requirements at specific levels of the NQF determined by the relevant bodies registered Officially registered (recorded) in terms of the National Qualifications Frameworkby SAQAwill further enable practitioners to provide short learning programmes to community groups and assessing their learning or development.

This qualification The formal recognition of the achievement of the required number and range of credits and other requirements at specific levels of the NQF determined by the relevant bodies registered Officially registered (recorded) in terms of the National Qualifications Frameworkby SAQAis directed at adults and youth with sufficient experience in general community development work and the development practice field especially workers employed as auxiliary social workers, community development workers and NGO Non-Government Organizationand CBO field activists.

Rationale: 

This qualification The formal recognition of the achievement of the required number and range of credits and other requirements at specific levels of the NQF determined by the relevant bodies registered Officially registered (recorded) in terms of the National Qualifications Frameworkby SAQAwill assist: 

  1. Existing learners/educators who have acquired a Level 1 development practice qualification The formal recognition of the achievement of the required number and range of credits and other requirements at specific levels of the NQF determined by the relevant bodies registered Officially registered (recorded) in terms of the National Qualifications Frameworkby SAQAto further their career path in the Development sub field. 
  2. Potential learners/educators who have acquired a GETC qualification The formal recognition of the achievement of the required number and range of credits and other requirements at specific levels of the NQF determined by the relevant bodies registered Officially registered (recorded) in terms of the National Qualifications Frameworkby SAQAor its equivalent to embark on a career in the Development sub field (entry point). 
Exit Level Outcome: 

The qualifying learner Any person receiving education and training (in terms of the ABET Act of 2000)can: 

  1. Understand the general principles, concepts and theories of transformative development to identify and select development practice strategies in setting up a development practice project. 
  2. Conduct a basic community needs assessment The process of collecting evidence of learners' work to measure and make judgments about the achievement or non-achievement of specified National Qualifications Framework standards or qualificationsin consultation with community stakeholders, and analyse and present the findings to the different stakeholders. 
  3. Select and use learning support materials in development practice by understanding and identifying the different types and be able to select and adapt them to fit the learning environment. 
  4. Facilitate learning in development practice through mobilising and organising participants using the appropriate facilitation method in a proper learning environment. 
  5. Conduct workshops and advocacy programmes demonstrating an understanding of the objectives, selecting the appropriate support materials and preparing the environment for such workshops and programmes. 
  6. Facilitate the preparation and presentation of evidence for assessment.The process of collecting evidence of learners' work to measure and make judgments about the achievement or non-achievement of specified National Qualifications Framework standards or qualifications 
  7. Conduct a self-evaluation of own progress and development.