The development of skills within and for the workplace is a priority in South Africa and is 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 Education Training and Development (ETD). Many of the skills development objectives, nationally and within companies and organizations, are met through the efforts of ETD practitioners operating at NQF Level 5. This programme will meet the need of those who wish to enhance their skills in facilitation or who wish to enter the field of ETD for the first time. The programme will also help to increase the employment prospects of ETD practitioner while helping to ensure quality and competence within the ETD field
This Short Course will equip those who facilitate or intend to facilitate learning by using a variety of given methodologies. Successful participants will be able to Plan and prepare for facilitation; Facilitate learning, and Evaluate learning and facilitation.
Grade 12 / NQF 4 / N3 or equivalent experience
Learning assumed to be in place:
Course outcomes and the associated assessment criteria:
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Unit standard range
Specific Outcome 1: Plan and prepare for facilitation
Specific Outcome 2: Facilitate learning
Specific Outcome 3: Evaluate learning and facilitation
Assessment will influence the type of certificate to be issued: if there is no final assessment, a certificate of attendance will be issued.
Method of assessment:
An integrated assessment approach will be followed to allow for practical and theoretical components. The entails the assessment of a number of unit standards, outcomes and criteria together in one assessment activity. Candidates are not only assessed against specific outcomes, but also on critical outcomes, attitudes, and values. A summative competence judgment will be made on the basis of all assessment evidence produced, that proves that the candidate can be consistently judged as competent against the outcomes of the unit standards and the qualification as a whole.
Mode of delivery:
Teachers, lecturers, facilitators and departmental officials (Education)