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Short Learning Programme
Employment Relations on Employment Equity
We have special expertise in the field of Employment Relations and there is a great need for skills training on the topic of Employment Equity.

Purpose of the course:

Participants will acquire a proper knowledge of the different areas of Employment Equity that are widely considered as important to the effective conduct of Employment Relations in the workplace. Through role-play, case studies, practical exercises and lectures, participants are helped in workshops towards honing their own skills in managing Employment Equity.

Admission requirements:

Admission requirements: 
NQF 4 or comparable RPL
Learning assumed to be in place: 
NQF 4 or comparable RPL

Course outcomes and assessment criteria :

Course outcomes and the associated assessment criteria: 

Study Unit


Assessment Criteria

  After completion of this course, participants will: Participant will be assessed on the following criteria:

Module 1:

Orientation and historical overview

  • Define and explain comprehensively what employment equity are
  • Explain an employment equity plan
  • Be aware of the designated employers
  • Explain when companies comply with the Act
  • Explain and complete an employment equity plan

Module 2:

Monitoring and evaluating

  • Monitor an employment equity plan
  • Evaluate an employment equity plan
  • Monitor and evaluate an employment equity plan

Module 3:

The different Acts that play roles in employment equit

  • Identify the different Acts in employment equity.
  • Compare the different Acts and their impacts
  • Discuss and compare the Acts that play a role in employment equity

Module 4:

The role of affirmative action

  • Define affirmative action
  • Explain the developmental stages of affirmative action
  • Discuss the role of affirmative action in BBBEE
  • Participate in a role-play on affirmative action

Module 5:

Employee participation and employment equity

  • Give examples of employee participation
  • Explain workplace forums
  • Discuss unfair discrimination
  • Discuss employment equity
  • Compile a guide to implement diversity management in the workplace

Module 6:

Managing diversity and implications of new systems


  • Explain what diversity means
  • Provide a guide to employers how to implement diversity management
  • Discuss the implications of new systems in SA
  • Compile a guide to implement diversity management in the workplace


To pass the module, participants have to obtain a final mark of 50% or more. The weight of the assignment and/or test mark is 40% and the examination mark 60% in the determination of the final mark. A sub-minimum of 40% must be obtained in the examination of each subject to pass that specific subject. If participants fail and the assignment and/or test mark was more than 40% they can write a re-exam in that specific subject and the maximum mark of that participants will be a 50% allocation as a final mark.
Method of assessment: 
Individual assignment – Scrapbook; Group assignment – Acting an employment equity case; Examination; The assignments and final examination will test participants on the outcomes on Employment Relations on Employment Equity to determine the understanding and if the participants can apply the outcomes practically.

Additional information

Mode of delivery: 
Target group: 
Everybody involved in the workplace should benefit greatly. This includes practitioners, public service officials on National, Provincial, Local and Parastatals level as well as persons who would like to strengthen their original education or marketability in the Employment Relations field.
Contact us
Telephone number: 
018 285 2325