National Certificate: Occupationally Directed Education Training and Development Practices

National Certificate: Occupationally Directed Education Training and Development Practices

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NQF Level: 
5
Purpose and Rationale: 

Purpose: 

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 for those who want to build on a FETC Further Education and Training Certificatein any field to enter the field of ODETD Education, Training and Developmentas a potential career, and have little or no previous exposure to ETD.Education, Training and Development 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 also be valuable for those who may have been practising within the field, but without formal recognition. 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 useful for: 

  • Learning facilitators.
  • Assessors.
  • Learner Any person receiving education and training (in terms of the ABET Act of 2000)and learning supporters.
  • Skills Development Facilitators. 

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 provide practitioners with the general ETD Education, Training and Developmentskills required at NQF National Qualifications Frameworklevel 5 across five key ETD Education, Training and Developmentroles, with the opportunity to specialise further in one of the following four roles: 

  • Design and develop learning interventions.
  • Facilitate learning.
  • Design and conduct assessments.
  • Facilitate skills development. 

Practitioners will generally carry out their role within the context of: 

  • Given Quality Assurance The process of ensuring that the degree of excellence specified is achievedpolicies, procedures and processes.
  • A guided and supported learning environment. 

Rationale: 

The development of skills within and for the workplace is a priority within South Africa, as supported by legislation, national policies and strategies. Much of the needed skills development is carried out by people who have knowledge and skills within their area of expertise, but lack the required skills in relation to ETD.Education, Training and Development Many of the skills development objectives, nationally and within companies and organisations, are met through the efforts of ETD Education, Training and Developmentpractitioners operating at NQF National Qualifications FrameworkLevel 5, and this certificate addresses the key competencies of such practitioners. 

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 meet the need of those who wish to progress beyond the FETC Further Education and Training CertificateODETD,Education, Training and Development or who wish to enter the field of ETD Education, Training and Developmentfor the first time. The certificate will also help to increase the employment prospects of ETD Education, Training and Developmentpractitioners, while helping to ensure quality and competence within the ETD Education, Training and Developmentfield. 

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 provide a means to recognise ODETD Education, Training and Developmentpractise at level 5 across five key ETD Education, Training and Developmentroles in a generalist capacity, with particular application possible in at least one role. Practitioners who wish to extend the skills in ETD Education, Training and Developmentto cover further ETD Education, Training and Developmentroles should select the Diploma ODETD,Education, Training and Development Level 5. 

Exit Level Outcome: 
  1. Communicate in a variety of ETD Education, Training and Developmentsettings. 
  2. Design and develop learning programmes and processes. 
  3. Facilitate and evaluate learning. 
  4. Engage in and promote 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 qualificationspractices. 
  5. Provide learning support to learners and organisations. 
  6. Conduct skills development facilitation. 

Critical Cross-Field Outcomes: 

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 SAQAaddresses the following Critical Cross-Field Outcomes: 

  • Identifying and solving problems in relation to designing and organising learning opportunities and in relation to learner's difficulties within the ETD Education, Training and Developmentcontext.
  • Working effectively with others as a member of ETD Education, Training and Developmentteams in the analysis, design and delivery of ETD.Education, Training and Development
  • Organising and managing oneself and one's activities responsibly and effectively when preparing oneself, preparing learning resources and setting up the learning environment.
  • Collecting, analysing, organising and critically evaluating information about learners, learning needs, learning resources, organisational requirements and national ETD Education, Training and Developmentstrategies.
  • Communicating effectively using visual, mathematical and/or language skills when presenting information to learners and discussing the subject matter.
  • Using science and technology effectively and critically, showing responsibility towards the environment and health of others, mainly in the application of occupation-related technology, but through the appropriate use of ETD-related technology.
  • Demonstrating an understanding of the world as a set of related systems, and in particular through the linking of ETD Education, Training and Developmentand practice within the occupational field. 

Learning programmes directed towards 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 also contribute to the full personal development of each learner Any person receiving education and training (in terms of the ABET Act of 2000)and the social and economic development of the society at large, by making individuals aware of the importance of: 

  • Reflecting on and exploring a variety of strategies to learn more effectively.
  • Participating as responsible citizens in the life of local, national and global communities.
  • Being culturally and aesthetically sensitive across a range of social contexts.
  • Exploring education and career opportunities; and developing entrepreneurial opportunities.