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Newsletter: Elearning hit 700 mark. Whoop Whoop

It has been long since our last TrainYouCan update… Firstly, we are extremely happy to hit the 700 registered learners mark on our elearning portal for our ETDP SETA Accredited courses. We have also just revamped all the online learning content to ensure a better experience and success rate of students. Well done to our new Assessment team that ensured all content was marked and feedback was provided within our target of 12 hours. And remember, no payment upfront with our elearning portal. Only pay when your SETA Statement of…

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Explain the RPL Process

Explain the RPL Process Step 1 explain the RPL Process Information is provided to help candidates understand what RPL is and the process to be followed. The aim is to help candidates determine whether RPL services offered are relevant and appropriate to their needs. The information must: Be clearly written and shows each step in the RPL process (as it relates to the candidate). Be available in print and / or electronic f State costs and time-lines. Describe roles and responsibilities of the staff involved in the RPL process and…

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ROL goal and Purpose of the guidelines

The first goal is to ensure that RPL services meet accepted quality standards. Second, that all RPL candidates everywhere receive fair and equitable services. The purpose of these guidelines is to set the requirements for the provision of quality RPL services. It provides guidance on the principles to be met, the steps to be followed and methods that can be used by RPL service providers (including Skills Development Providers (SDPs), Work-places, Assessment Centres and RPL Centres), for accreditation or recognition by the QCTO. These Guidelines also include a self-audit checklist…

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Qualifications and Part Qualifications on the oQSf

The qualifications and part qualifications on the Occupational Qualifications  Sub- framework (OQSF) comprise Knowledge, Practical  and Workplace Experience components. The requirements for delivery and assess- ment for the different modules within each component is specified in an associated curriculum for the related qualification. Obtaining an occupational qualification or part qualification requires a formal teaching and learning environment, a practical / simulation environment (offered by accredited Skills Development Provider(s)) as well as actual workplace experience (offered by Employer(s)) and a national standardised External Integrated Summative Assessment (EISA) conducted at an accredited assessment…

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RPL for access

RPL for access provides an alternative access route into a programme of learning or a qualification for those: who do not meet the formal minimum requirements for admission, that believe they have the required knowledge, skills or experience for some of the modules of a qualification or part qualification, who need access to the RPL for access may be conducted against the assessment criteria of the relevant knowledge and practical skill modules as specified in the associated curriculum for the related qualification. Workplaces may also conduct RPL processes to determine…

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Identify the practical skills for each occupational responsibility During  the practical skills required for each occupational responsibility are identified. More than one practical skill should be identified for each responsibility. All practical skills linked to a specific responsibility should be at the same NQF level. This might result in the identification of more occupational responsibilities to reflect additional levels and allow for building blocks. It should be noted that some QDFs find it easier to start with this step and then to cluster the practical skills into occupational responsibilities  Either…

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Occupational qualification

Occupational qualification The occupational qualification is a combination of the external assessment specifications and aspects of the curriculum and is generated by the occupational qualification capturing tool. Where applicable, the occupational qualification will also reflect associated part qualifications. The preparation of the occupational qualification is the responsibility of the QDF. Even though most fields will be populated (by the occupational qualification capturing tool), some items from the process report (generated by the DQP) must be included by the QDF in the qualification. This includes the registered qualifications to be replaced,…

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Processes essential to Quality RPL Services

Processes essential to Quality RPL Services A quality RPL process has many elements designed to ensure that a candidate’s learning and skills are acknowledged, valued, assessed, and recognized. Quality RPL services require processes for: step-by-step advice and guidance: that clearly sets out the process from start to finish and advising on services provided by trained personnel, on requirements for forms and documentation to be submitted, on the evidence a candidate must provide for RPL assessment, the requirements and assessment criteria for each module in the knowledge, practical skills and work…

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Principles for Quality RPL Services

Principles for Quality RPL Services Guiding Principles are essential and key to all aspects of quality. The eight guiding principles for quality delivery of RPL services, as outlined below, are meant to be referenced as a collective approach to practice, and not to be used as stand-alone principles accessible Information on processes and services is available, accessible and comprehensive, and responsive to applicant questions on processes, procedures, timelines, costs and opportunities. Reliable  /  consistent Assessment processes are well grounded  to ensure that the same results will be achieved by a…

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