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GUIDELINES WHEN REGISTERING ASSESSORS AND MODERATORS WITH THE DIFFERENT SETAs

GUIDELINES WHEN REGISTERING  ASSESSORS AND MODERATORS  WITH THE DIFFERENT SETAs

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Assessors and Moderators SETA Registrations Help Document

ABOUT US:

TRAINYOUCAN SETA Accredited Training Network is an accredited training provider through the ETDP SETA with level 4 BEE Status and provides both accredited courses and customised learning training programmes to organisations looking to maximise their investment in developing their staff in Durban, Cape Town and Johannesburg. We leaders in courses such as Train the Trainer also known as Facilitator Training, Assessor, Moderator and SDF or Skills Development Facilitator Training Courses.

ABOUT THIS DOCUMENT:

This document was created by TRAINYOUCAN SETA Accredited Training Network, to assist learners who completed courses with the network to registering with the different SETAs. This was compiled with the general intention of registering with the most common or popular SETAs. Some may have change depending on the specific SETAs requirements.

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All rights reserved. No part of this document shall be reproduced, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without written permission from the TRAINYOUCAN. No patent liability is assumed with respect to the use of the information contained herein. Although every precaution has been taken in the preparation of this guide, TRAINYOUCAN assume no responsibility for errors or omissions. Nor is any liability assumed for damages resulting form the use of the information contained herein.

1. What does it mean to be a qualified trainer?

Train the Trainer [800x600]Currently there is no stipulation/guidelines on any SAQA policy to become a certified/accredited trainer, also knows as facilitator. The industry norm is that all trainers must have at least obtained an OBE or Outcome Based Education certificate in Adult Education and Training on a NQF level 5 or higher. Currently the more acceptable choice or preferred will be unit standard 117871, previously 9957, also completed through the ETDP SETA – Education, Training and Development Practices Sector Education and Training Authority, that is ultimately responsible for Education and Training nationally in South Africa between the SETAs.

Most SETAs added these requirements to their policies and request that you must have this before allowing you to facilitate any of their programmes. There is no need to register with the SETA as a trainer on the moment. This will be checked during programme approval or during the verification of learner results by the SETA with the training provider.

What is the benefit of becoming a certified/accredited trainer through this unit standard?

  1. Your certificate is based on OBE or Outcome Based Education, not only an attendance certificate that does not have any weight.
  2. You were assessed, found competent and certified by a national recognised body and appear in the NRLD or National Record Learner Database, together with all your other qualifications.
  1. Becoming the minimum industry norm for contracted or employment with training providers or corporate companies.
  2. Give you a detailed background of the different SETAs and processes followed to assess learners with the best possible learning opportunities.
  3. Nationally accepted in South Africa, however most of the international countries and employers also accept this, due to the fact that this was delivered on OBE principles. (This could also be verified by the relevant foreign qualifications board of the particular country.)

2. What does it mean to be a qualified assessor?

Assessor2 [800x600]All assessors and moderators must be (a) qualified and (b) register with the different SETA. To become a qualified assessor or moderator the candidate must first be trained on unit standard 115753 (previously 9927 or 7978).

During training the candidate must produce a portfolio of evidence and must be assessed as competent by the ETDP SETA – Education, Training and Development Practices Sector Education and Training Authority. This generic assessor unit standard is for those who assess people for their achievement of learning outcomes in terms of specified criteria using pre-designed assessment instruments, and will be able to conduct assessments within their fields of expertise.

Any SOR – Statement of Results from anyone else is not valid, for example the SERVICES SETA. No SETA will accept Assessor Certificates, but instead a valid SOR (Valid printout from the SETAs database to confirm you appear in the system). At this stage it only means the candidate is qualified as an Assessor and it does not give the newly qualified assessor the right to start assessing any learners on SAQA Unit Standards or Qualifications.

New learners will have to complete the unit standard 115753 to become qualified assessors. Learners who have completed the assessors course in the past on either 9927 or 7978 will automatically qualify for this, as the previous unit standards is linked to the new one.

Process summary:

  1. Enrol for the “official” assessors course 115753 (previously 9927 or 7978) that is registered with the ETDP SETA.
  2. Attend training, and submit a portfolio of evidence on completion.
  3. Your Portfolio is assessed, moderated and eventually certified by the ETDP SETA. Any provider who issue certificates at the end of the class did not follow the process and issued “FALSE” certificates. We recommend that you skills to section 4 of this document to verify your results.
  4. The ETDP SETA issue your updated SOR and only now the Training Provider is allows to issue your Certificate.

In order to commence assessing the newly qualified assessor must apply to one or more of the SETAs to register as a constituent assessor. (Register to get on their SETAs database.) The choice of programmes for which the new assessor applies for registration will be dependent on the education and/or experience of the new qualified assessor. Should the SETA deem the applicant to be qualified then they will register the applicant as a constituent assessor with a list of the programmes and will issue a letter of registration that is valid for a period of 3 years. This letter of registration will indicate the qualifications and/or unit standards against which the new assessor may carry out assessments for that particular SETA.

3. What is the process from assessor to moderator?

Moderator [800x600]The newly qualified assessor may continue with his/her studies and decide to qualify as a moderator. The candidate would then complete training on the moderator unit standard 115759 (previously 9929 or 7977) and would follow the exact same process as outlined above – certification by the ETDP SETA. This unit standard is intended to cover any situation in which moderation occurs, whether this be internally, i.e. within the ambit of the provider-assessor, or externally through cooperating providers, or externally through professional bodies and quality assurance bodies.

It is “recommended” in some cases that candidates should also complete unit standard 115755, but is not a final requirement as this do not have real value and add additional cost to the course.

Registering with the SETA as an Assessor or Moderator.

By this stage you should be a qualified (accredited) assessor and/or moderator on unit standard 115759 (previously 9929 or 7977) and received your valid SOR from the ETDP SETA. (Not the certificate).

4. How to I register with the SETAs as a Assessor or Moderator?

Process that will be followed:

  1. Obtain a copy of the SETAs assessor or moderator registration document, or visit:
    1. trainyoucan.co.za/setas
    2. etqa.co.za for additional resources.
    3. TRAINYOUCAN members can request additional support on trainyoucanforum.co.za.
  2. Certified copy of your ID document, not older than 3 months.
  3. Certified copy of your SOR, not older than 3 months.
  4. Updated personal portfolio. (Also known as your CV) that should include (a) personal detail, (b) detailed list of all your qualifications – not only a summary, (c) detailed list of all your workplace experience with reference to where you obtained this and from or the duration.
  5. Certified copies of all your certificates to validate the detail on your personal portfolio.
  6. List of all the unit standards or qualifications you request scope for (in that particular SETA), with cross reference between this and your personal portfolio to indicate that you have a minimum of 2 to 3 years experience in each request. You can download this directly from SAQA on this link here http://regqs.saqa.org.za/ or download the SAQA Help document from trainyoucan.co.za/saqa.

5. Scam warning with these certificates and SOR documents.

imagesThere were already cases where Training Providers issues “false” or “invalid” SOR documents in the past. (Documents were edited/photo-shopped/tampered with.) Most of the SETA will now verify your SOR also known as Statement of Results details with the ETDP SETA before registering you on their database as an additional security measure. Learners can also verify their achievements and results directly from SAQA on the NRLD or National Record Learner Database by following the criteria on this link: www.trainyoucan.co.za/verify.

Learners who completed any course with the TRAINYOUCAN Network can request for a copy of their SOR – Statement of Results or Certificate at no cost through our helpdesk. We do however require your full details to ensure we dealing with the correct person for verification purposes. Note that results are only uploaded on Feb + Aug each ear on the NRLD (SAQA) database.

Alternatively you can also e-mail your National ID number and full names to verifications@saqa.org.za. You will receive a transcript of all the information on your learning enrolments and achievements that is on the NLRD.

For verifications concerning a third party, an agreement needs to be signed first. E-mail: verifications@saqa.org.za for a copy of the agreement.

These “hard copies” must be completed in detail and handed in with your closest SETA office. Reminder that there are currently 21 SETAs in South Africa.

Without the SOR and SETA letter that is not older than 3 years, may the assessor not carry out assessments on any learner or SETA. The registration of constituent assessors normally falls away after a period of three years and a new application must be submitted to renew their details in the SETAs database. (Simple process to update your details)

6. What is the duration and cost involved:

There is no direct SETA cost involved in the registration process, but some people/agencies might ask you a fee to assist in compiling this pack of paperwork as part of the administration procedure. Most learner complete this themselves as the process is fairly simple to follow.

The registration duration process is totally dependant on the SETAs staff and processes. Some SETAs you can simply walk-in and walk-out within 15min time with all your documentation, dependant that this they all correct. Other SETAs may take several months to respond, and again, is totally dependant on the staff and processes followed.

Anyone making use of an assessor should request both documents (SOR and SETA Letter) and should keep these on file as the moderator and verifier will want to verify this during site visits or verification.

7. Should I register with all SETAs:

No, there is no need for you to register with all the SETAs, but there could be some advantages in registering with as many as you can. The reason for this is simply because:

  1. Employers/training providers often looking for freelancers/recruitment of new staff who already meets all the criteria and who has already registered with the relevant SETAs. Most of the recruitment adverts states that you must produce evidence where you have “scope” (where you registered and have a valid letter from the SETA to assess in a specific unit standard or qualification that is still valid – within the 3 years period. This could give you an advantage over other recruitments. There is also no risk involved for the employer or training provider, as you already registered with the particular SETA.
  2. Training providers can only register/offer new programmes if they have qualified trainers, assessors or moderators with scope (valid letters from that SETA to assess or moderate in that particular unit standard or qualification). Now where to you think do they get them? They simply contact the SETA and request a copy of the registered assessors and moderators against that particular programme. Alternatively you can also list your details on www.trainingdirect.co.za at no cost to you.

8. How should I compiling my Personal Portfolio or CV.

WHAT IS THIS CV or Portfolio?

Your personal portfolio (sometimes we also refer to it as your CV) is a summary of your workplace and educational experience. (Typical layout of our personal portfolio.)

  • PERSONAL INFORMATION
  • EMPLOYMENT AND EDUCATIONAL HISTORY
  • WORKPLACE EXPERIENCE
  • ACHIEVEMENTS

1. PURPOSE?

The purpose of your personal portfolio is to provide evidence to the ETQA department (Education Training Quality Authority) of the relevant SETA that you have the scope (the range of an individual’s knowledge and practical/workplace experience) to either provide training, assess or moderate learners in that field. The rules that normally apply to all SETAs are: a) two years or more workplace experience or b) a qualification/achievement of a higher level.

2. HOW DO THEY CHECK THIS?

The ETQA Managers in the different SETAs will follow the following steps.

  1. Identify the unit standards in your application that you require scope for.
  2. They then look at the following:
    • They first confirm that the unit standards belong to their SETA by looking at the bottom of the unit standard. (see what qualifications its linked to and what SETAs can approve these qualifications)Function
      • Look at the range statement and embedded knowledge on the unit standard for specific instructions on facilitation, assessment or moderation options. (most unit standards don’t have any special requirements)
      • Identify the different specific outcomes and the assessment criteria on the unit standard and match this to your personal portfolio to confirm you have the scope for the area. Pay special attention to the different terminology used in different companies and on the unit standard. You may want to make reference or include different terminology or terms used on your application or CV/personal portfolio to illuminate confusion.

3. PROCESS FOLLOWED.

Proof of your competency and scope will be requested during the following processes.

TRAINERS

  • Recruitment and appointment of training & educational staff.
  • Submission of new skills programmes for approval.
  • Training provider accreditation process.
  • Site visits conducted by the SETA.
  • Form part of the Quality Management Policy for delivery, where the training provider confirm that only qualified and experienced trainers/facilitator will be used to deliver learning material.

ASSESSORS

  • Qualified Assessors must register/link themselves to the different SETA with the unit standards and request approval to assess someone on a specific unit standard. This process is also referred to as “scope”.
  • The Assessor can only assess a learner on a given unit standard if you already a) completed the registration/linking process of the relevant SETA and b) received confirmation from the SETA that he have the scope to assess learners in that unit standard.
  • Assessors must also request to be linked to a specific training provider. This process must be done in writing and the following must be in place before this process can be completed. [ a) letter of employment or b) memorandum of agreement on file + a signed copy of rules of conduct]
    • Any learner who completed the Assessor Moderator course with the TRAINYOUCAN Network can request this letter directly from our ETQA Offices at no cost.
  • During the administration process, the learner will be linked to the assessors name in the SETAs database. The assessor will only appear in the database if a) he/she is registered with that SETA, b) have the scope to assess the unit standard and c) is linked to the Training Provider). The training provider will not be able to certify and upload the learners if these processes were not followed.

MODERATORS

  • The same process as for Assessor will be followed to registered Moderators.
  • As per the requirements for unit standard 115759 must all moderators a) be registered assessors and b) have the scope to moderate in the specific field and c) completed at least 6 assessments for new qualified individuals.

Example:

US Unit Standard Description Reference to my experience
15214 Customer service. Refer my CV/Portfolio point 57
17541 Assist customers and advice. Refer my CV/Portfolio point 57 +58 +59
17454 Great customer in a Wholesale and Retail outlet. Refer my CV/Portfolio point 57 + Certificate

4. REGISTERING/LINKING WITH SETA’S.

Assessors and moderators can request the required application documents directly from the different SETAs or download templates from the SETAs website. SETAs may also request all application to re-apply or update their documents after a set period. This period is normally 3 years from registration or linking to the SETA. Process to follow:

  • First determine the different unit standards you want to register with. http://regqs.saqa.org.za/
  • Then determine the SETAs they registered with or the SETA you want to use.
  • Request or download the application form from our website and complete all fields as far as possible.
  • Include a detailed copy of your CV/personal portfolio.
  • Include certified copies of your ID book and copies of your achievements in this pack. (date stamped not older than 3 months).
  • Contact the SETA directly and determine the local of the closest ETQA manager.

The following template can be used to compile your Personal Portfolio or CV. TRAINYOUCAN Members who completed the courses with us in the past can also download this document in word format directly from our members forum on www.trainyoucanforum.co.za.

SDF Course: Skills Development Facilitator

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TRAINYOUCAN SETA Accredited Training Network (ETDP SETA) and its members is committed to follow all the ETQA requirements as stipulated by SAQA. Read more about TRAINING Fraud and Scam alerts here!

  • ETDP SETA registered and accredited. Click here to confirm our accreditation.
  • NQF Level 5, total of 25 Credits.
  • US 15232, 15217, 15218, 252041.
  • On completion learners will be registered with SAQA on the NRLD database.
  • Duration of 4 days + FORUM Support.
  • Manned helpdesk 7 days a week.
  • Assist with FREE SETA registration support to members.
  • Only make use of leading edge facilitators with years of expertise in this field.
  • Access to the latest legislation and SETA grant updates.
  • We also partner with leading BEE and Employment Equity experts for leading edge expertise.
  • We members of  the Association for Skills Development in South Africa.
  • Registration include 12 months fully paid-up membership with Association for Skills Development in South Africa worth R640.
  • Additional cost of R300 include Skills Development Technician Designation.
  • We regret that support is limited to individuals who successfully completed the course with TRAINYOUCAN only.

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SDF Training or also known as

Skills Development Facilitator Course

(This is not a Facilitators course)

Click here for dates, pricing and dates.

The Skills Development Facilitator also know as SDF Training Course is aimed to certify individuals as internal or external SDF’s or freelancer Skills Development Facilitators. This become minimum requirement in order to register with a SETAs as SDF also known as the Skills Development Facilitator. SDF or Skills Development Facilitators act between organisations and the SETA with training plans, reporting and grants. Only Accredited SDF or Skills Development facilitator can offer this professional service by completing the SDF training course and SETA certified.

Invest in your future and attend with TRAINYOUCAN our leading Train the Trainer training course also knows as Facilitator training course, Assessor training course or SDF Training Course.

Many learners re-do this course with our institution to get a more clearer understanding of the functions and operation of a Skills Development Facilitator.

SDF Training Course Summary

  • Short name: SDF Training (Training needs, plans, budgets, legislation, WSP/ATR and motivation).
  • Full description: 15232, 15217, 15218, 252041 Skills Development Facilitator or Facilitating Skills Development in an Organisation.
  • SETA accredited: Yes, ETDP SETA NQF Accredited (Education, Training, Development & Practices Sector Education & Training Authority (ETDP Seta) www.etdpseta.org.za)
  • NQF: 5 , Credits: 25, Duration: 4 days
  • Re-Assessment fees: None
  • Assignment extensions: Up to 12 months at no additional cost.
  • Hidden fees: None
  • Support: State of the art online members FORUM with over 11000 discussions, manned helpdesk 7 days a week.
  • Recognition: Based on the National Qualifications Framework that is Nationally Accepted in South Africa is this also known to be widely accepted in several over international countries,  including Department of Labour, First Aid and Microsoft Certified courses. This also becomes minimum requirement in order to register with any SETA and participate in WSP/ATR submissions.
  • Success rate of learner: Currently we have a very high success rate due to the “one-price-policy” that include additional support at no additional cost and our leading edge facilitators with years of expertise and involved with the ASDSA. (Association for Skills Development in South Africa)
  • POE building: We don’t take any short-cuts such as POE building in the class and follow all the guidelines stipulated by SAQA and the SETA. Check our reviews here for learners who completed the courses with us.
  • Location: Public courses in KZN Durban, Cape Town Central, Gauteng Midrand and selected venue’s during the year.
  • Subject expertise: Our leading edge facilitators have years of experience in working with the SETA’s since their operation in 2000, both in the corporate, medium and small enterprises. TRAINYOUCAN only make use of subject matter expertise who is fully paid and active members with the ASDSA – Association for Skills Development in South Africa. (Active meaning current participation in monthly meeting including and committee members nationally.)

Note: Any person who wants to offer their services as an accredited individual, company or a training provider can only do so with a valid SOR (Statement of Results) from the ETDP SETA. No other document/certificate can be used, even if it reflects the same unit standard.

SUPPORTING STRUCTURES for the TRAIN THE TRAINER or FACILITATORS course.Currently we have the following supporting structures in place for our members:

COURSE DETAIL for the SDF Training Course

  •  This course is based on the Unit Standards
  • People credited with this unit standard are able to:
    • Investigate and analyse the status of the learning culture within the organisation.
    • Develop strategies for the promotion of a learning culture within the organisation.
    • Implement strategies to promote a learning culture.
    • plan, organise a skills analysis process
    • conduct an analysis to determine outcomes of learning needed for formal recognition
    • produce and verify a matrix of outcomes.
    • analyse current and required skills
    • develop a skills profile and define a skills gap
    • establish skills priorities
    • develop a training and development plan.
    • identify and prioritise learners` learning requirements
    • plan and organise learning interventions
    • coordinate learning interventions
    • review and report on learning interventions.
    • provide information related to skills development, including relevant legislation, learning and assessment,
    • advise an organisation concerning the alignment of skills development practices to the information provided; and
    • advise on the promotion of skills development.
    • This unit standard is for people who conduct internal or external moderation of outcomes-based assessments. The assessments could be in terms of outcomes defined in a number of documents, including but not limited to unit standards, exit level outcomes, assessment standards, curriculum statements and qualifications. This unit standard will contribute towards the achievement of a variety of qualifications particularly within the field of Education Training and Development Practices and Human Resource Development.
    • Those who have achieved this unit standard will be able to moderate assessments in terms of the relevant outcome statements and quality assurance requirements. The candidate-moderator will be able to use the prescribed Quality Assurance procedures in a fair, valid, reliable and practicable manner that is free of all bias and discrimination, paying particular attention to the three groups targeted for redress: race, gender and disability.
    • Each learner will receive a learner guide and workbook during the contact session that will assist them with the building of their POE (Portfolio of Evidence).
    • Learner will receive full instruction from us before the course to assist with the preparation of the course. Where possible additional resources will be provided to learners who are not able to get there resources.
  • This Unit Standard is for people who are involved in some capacity in human resource development. This Unit Standard will be of particular application for those involved in skills development facilitation.

How will this help my business?

  • To improve the relationship between the organisations and the SETAs.
  • To train SDF’s on ways to identify skills gaps and implement training models.
  • To train SDF’s on ways to compile and submit WSPs and claim their SETA grants.
  • How to prioritize skills training in your Sector and South Africa.
  • How to apply for tax rebates from SARS and assist with BEE scoring through implementing Training programmes.
  • Intensive Education learning and development training session.

BONUS TOPICS AND HANDOUTS INCLUDED IN OUR COURSE – exclusive to TRAINYOUCAN.

  • Skills Development Act amendment 2013+  & handout. (Mandatory & Discretionary Grant claims)
  • BEE Act amendment 2015 + UPDATES.
  • Employment Equity Act amendment 2014 + handout. (Summary of new changes in the Act.)
  • Is the current SETA the right SETA for you, or should you change? (and how)
  • JOB resources for FREELANCERS.
  • GAP analysis, ONS analysis template, Training Needs Analysis template and much more.
  • Access and resources to any SETA’s Discretionary and Mandatory procedures. 
  • Understanding Accreditation, SETA, SAQA, NQF, Credits, Unit Standards, Qualifications and Selecting Training Providers.
  • Understanding critical and scare skills and submitting special project proposals to a SETA.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND the SDF Training Course

  • Training Manager.
  • HR Persons.
  • Training Administrators.
  • Training Providers or newly registered Training Providers.
  • Accredited and NON-Accredited Employee/Training Providers.
  • Lecturers at Technicons, Private Colleges or Universities.
  • Learning material developers looking to enhance their programmes.
  • New training providers applying for accreditation.
  • Employers running learnerships.
  • Learners studying towards their ETDP Qualification.
  • BEE consultants
  • Employment Equity Committee Forums
  • Accountants
  • Business owners
  • SETA staff.

ENROLMENT REQUIREMENTS for the SDF Training Course

  • Basic communication skills (English = reading and writing skills on a NQF level 4 (Metric Level))
  • Able to attend the contact session and any of our workshops offered.
  • Access to email and where possible to the internet for research.

Learner preparation for the contact session (Classroom Training)

a) COMPULSORY:

  • Attending the full contact session – all the days. (Classroom Session as the ETDP SETA do not allow distance or elearning programmes.)
  • Certified copy of ID and a detailed CV for registration purposes. (Indicating previous workplace experience)
    A4 lever arch file.
  • Copy of your organisations staff structure if available.
  • Copy of any previous WSP or ATR completed if available.
  • Copy of any job description if available.
  • Copy of the Skills Act, Skills Levy Act, SAQA & NQF Act summaries if available.
  • Contact the SETA of your choice and request the procedure for registration as a qualified SDF – Where not possible will TRAINYOUCAN provide all information required.
  • Copy of your companies vision and mission statement if available.
  • Top Scare and Critical Skills of your SETA (or any SETA).
  • Top Scare and Critical Skills of South Africa.
  • Latest media updates regarding grands and project launched.

b) OPTIONAL: (Not required but for those who want to start with the research)

  • Laptop – prefer if learners can bring this to the training session – FREE WIFI SPOT to access our members forum.

How do we comply with the Unit Standards and Credits

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PROCESS FLOW  for the TRAIN THE TRAINER or FACILITATORS course.

WARNING: It is quite common for Training Providers to issue false certificate on the last day for the training session. According to the SAQA and the ETDP SETA Policy, can a training provider only issue the final certificate once assessment, internal and external moderation including SETA verification was completed. This process average takes between 2 to 6 weeks. Any training provider who offer reduced promises should be questioned and reported for fraudulent activity.

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ACCREDITATION AND QUESTIONS YOU SHOULD ASK

The criteria for the accreditation of training providers define a number of requirements that include:

  • Administrative procedures and record keeping and policies.
  • Management review
  • Authorization of affiliates
  • Tutor selection, training and performance review
  • Issuance of training certificates
  • Learner Support
  • Delivery, Assessment and Moderation practices

NOTE: There are basically two different types of accreditation:

  1. The training provider or the institute must be accredited by a SETA. “ETQA” (Their offices, policies and procedures. This can be any SETA = does not matter what type of courses they offer.)
  2. Each learning programme or qualification is accredited with the relevant SETA “ETQA” who is responsible for this programme. Also note that the word “accreditation” does not mean they SETA accredited. It must say “NQF Accredited”.

How to confirm that you are not caught in a SCAM!

Before you can start with any course you should ask the following questions:

  • Is the course accredited and with what SETA? (Phone the SETA and ask to speak to the ETQA Manager or check their website for detail.
  • What is the process and duration from start to completion?
  • Are there any additional fees for support to re-submission?
  • Entry Requirements? Do you charge for registration and why?
  • What discount can I get if I do more courses with your institute?
  • What after support and resources to you offer?
  • Can you provide a list of references or reviews of learners who completed these courses before?
  • Is this course even the correct course for what I’m trying to do?

115753 Assessor Course

115753 Assessor Course

Assessor course trainingTRAINYOUCAN (ETDP SETA) Accredited Training Network and its members is committed to follow all the ETQA requirements as stipulated by SAQA. Read more about TRAINING Fraud and Scam alerts here!

  • ETDP SETA registered and accredited. Click here to confirm our accreditation.
  • NQF Level 5, total of 15 Credits.
  • US 115753
  • Minimum requirements by the SETA for registration.
  • Minimum requirements for Training Provider Accreditation.
  • Generic course that can be used in any SETA or sector.
  • On completion learners will be registered with SAQA on the NRLD database.
  • Duration of 3 days + FORUM Support.
  • Manned helpdesk 7 days a week.
  • Assist with FREE SETA registration support to members worth R1600.
  • Only make use of leading edge facilitators with years of expertise in this field.
  • We members of  the Association for Skills Development in South Africa.
  • We regret that support is limited to individuals who successfully completed the course with TRAINYOUCAN only.

Click here for dates, pricing and dates.

Assessor course that goes hand in hand with the Trainer the Trainer or Facilitator Training course that enable an individual to works with the SETA’s and assess outcome based learning programmes. Both the Train the Trainer or Facilitator Training Course and the Conduct Assessment Training course is target at Training Managers, Training Providers, Lecturers, Teachers and people who want to work abroad. Invest in your future and attend our Train the Trainer training course also knows as Facilitator training course, assessor training course today.

ADDITIONAL READING

Download our ETDP SETA Accreditation Letter update 2017

COURSE SUMMARY for the Assessor Course

  • Short name: SETA Accredited Assessor Training
  • Full description: 115753 Conduct outcomes-based assessment
  • SETA Accredited: Yes, ETDP SETA NQF Accredited
  • SETA: Education, Training, Development & Practices Sector Education & Training Authority (ETDP Seta) www.etdpseta.org.za
  • NQF: 5
  • Credits: 15
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Re-Assessment fees: None
  • Hidden fees: None
  • Recognition: Based on the National Qualifications Framework that is Nationally Accepted in South Africa, Department of Labour and Microsoft Certified courses.
  • Success rate of learner: Currently we have a very high success rate due to the “one-price-policy” that include additional support at no additional cost.
  • POE Building: We don’t take any short-cuts such as POE building in the class and follow all the guidelines stipulated by SAQA and the SETA.
  • Location: We now offer our courses nationally in Durban, Cape Town and Johannesburg and selected venues around South Africa

Note: Any person who wants to offer their services as an accredited individual, company or a training provider can only do so with a valid SOR (Statement of Results) from the ETDP SETA. No other document/certificate can be used, even if it reflects the same unit standard.

SUPPORTING STRUCTURES for the TRAIN THE TRAINER or FACILITATORS course.Currently we have the following supporting structures in place for our members:

COURSE DETAIL for the Conduct Assessment Training Course

  •  This course is based on the Unit Standards 115753 – click here to read more
  • People credited with this unit standard are able to:
    • Demonstrate understanding of outcomes-based assessment;
    • Prepare for assessments;
    • Conduct assessments;
    • Provide feedback on assessments; and
    • Review assessments.
  • Purpose of the course:
    • This generic assessor unit standard is for those who assess people for their achievement of learning outcomes in terms of specified criteria using pre-designed assessment instruments. The outcomes and criteria may be defined in a range of documents including but not limited to unit standards, exit level outcomes, assessment standards, curriculum statements and qualifications.
    • Those who achieve this unit standard will be able to conduct assessments within their fields of expertise. This unit standard will contribute towards the achievement of a variety of qualifications, particularly within the fields of Education Training and Development Practices and Human Resource Development.
    • People credited with this unit standard are able to carry out assessments in a fair, valid, reliable and practicable manner that is free of all bias and discrimination, paying particular attention to the three groups targeted for redress: race, gender and disability.
  • Each learner will receive a learner guide and workbook during the contact session that will assist them with the building of their POE (Portfolio of Evidence).
  • Learner will receive full instruction from us before the course to assist with the preparation of the course. Where possible additional resources will be provided to learners who are not able to get there resources.
  • Learners are required to apply skills and knowledge obtained on the course in the workplace. As learners apply these skills, they produce evidence, which needs to be compiled into a portfolio of evidence (POE). This POE is submitted to Trainyoucan for assessment. Learners will receive a workbook and portfolio guide, which will guide them through the process. Any additional resources required will be provided by Trainyoucan to the learner, free of charge.

BONUS DISCUSSIONS AND HANDOUTS DURING THIS COURSE

As a valued customer the following is included as standard practices in TRAINYOUCAN induction of accredited course, namely:

  1. Detailed induction of the SETA, SAQA, NQF and Credits.
  2. Detailed explanation on the types of accreditation found, namely individual, training provider and programme accreditation.
  3. Difference between unit standards and qualifications with detailed explanation.
  4. FREE templates and resources on this topic, ready to be downloaded to use from our members forum.
  5. FREE resources on compiling your personal CV and registration with the SETA for Assessors and Moderators.
  6. Learners will complete 1 x complete Assessment in the class and 1 x complete Assessment on their own. TRAINYOUCAN will provide copies of Assessment guides.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND the Conduct Assessment Training Course

  • Become an Accredited Assessor
  • Want to work with outcome based education.
  • Freelance Assessors
  • People who want to work with the SETA’s
  • People who want to open their own Training Companies
  • Training Companies who want to be Accredited with the SETA.
  • People who want to assess learners on unit standards.
  • People who want to assess learners on qualifications.
  • Training Manager
  • Mentors & Coaches
  • HR Persons
  • Training Administrators
  • Training Providers or newly registered Training Providers
  • Accredited and NON-Accredited Employee/Training Providers
  • Lecturers at Technicons, Private Colleges or Universities.
  • Managers who need to assess their staff
  • Persons with no formal experience of the SETA and the NQF
  • Recruitment Staff
  • Learning material developers looking to enhance their programmes
  • Anyone else who can benefit from assessment methodologies
  • New training providers applying for accreditation
  • Employers running learnerships.
  • Learners studying towards their ETDP Qualification
  • People who want to work internationally, as my countries accept this certificate in Africa and internationally.

JOB OPPORTUNITIES for the Conduct Assessment Training Course

The following types of JOB opportunities exist in the Educational Industry;

  • Qualified Trainers and Assessors who offer their services as FREELANCERS. (People who are contracted-in by companies to perform training functions).
  • Permanent employment opportunities for individuals with Training Providers as qualified Trainers, Assessors and Training Administrators.
  • Appointed Training Managers in Corporate Companies.
  • Lecturers at both public and private colleges.
  • Microsoft Certified and Department of Labour Special Projects  (Qualified Trainer Certificate as entry level requirement)
  • Developers of course material for both short and NQF aligned courses.
  • International JOB opportunities in the Education Field, based on the Outcomes Based Education or Common Core principles.
  • SETA Project Managers, both internally and externally.
  • HR related vacancies – becoming industry requirement with recruitment agencies.
  • Industry specialist who want a change in career.
  • Individuals who retire and want to generate additional income in their spare time.
  • Self motivated individuals who offer part time courses on weekends or in their spare time.

ENROLMENT REQUIREMENTS for the Conduct Assessment Training Course

  • The credit calculation is based on the assumption that learners are already competent in the learning area in which they will provide training. (Have scope or experience to train in a specific field.)
  • Basic communication skills (English = reading and writing skills on a NQF level 4 (Metric Level))
  • Able to attend the contact session and any of our workshops offered.
  • Access to email and where possible to the internet for research.

Learner preparation for the contact session (Classroom Training)

a) COMPULSORY:

  • Attending the full contact session. (Classroom Session)
  • Certified copy of ID and a detailed CV for registration purposes. (Indicating previous workplace experience)
  • Large A4 lever arch file + 12 dividers. (Cheap dividers)
  • Organisation or Provider policies where available or at least knowledge of the organisations assessment policy if any. These might include: *The assessment Policy of your organisation, The Moderation Policy of your organisation, The RPL Policy of your organisation, The re-assessment policy of your organisation, The appeals policy of your organisation. Where possible will TRAINYOUCAN provide template policies to learners who do not have access to these policies.
  • Copy of your organisations Assessment Guides if any implemented.
  • Visit your SETA’s website and determine if they have any policies or rules of contact for their assessors available. Where not possible will TRAINYOUCAN provide a copy of this.
  • Visit any SETA of your choice and obtain a copy of the Assessors Registration template that you must complete on completion and submit to your SETA. This is very helpful if you have any questions or answers regarding the completion of this document. (Where possible will TRAINYOUCAN provide copies of this.
  • Research the meaning and purpose of RPL.
  • Research the meaning and purpose of OBE Education in South Africa.

b) OPTIONAL: (Not required but for those who want to start with the research)

  • Laptop, I-Apple, I-Pot or I-Orange : Please bring! We will provide FREE WIFI Spot.
  • Internet access to view additional support on our Forum

How do we comply with the Unit Standards and Credits

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PROCESS FLOW  for the TRAIN THE TRAINER or FACILITATORS course.

WARNING: It is quite common for Training Providers to issue false certificate on the last day for the training session. According to the SAQA and the ETDP SETA Policy, can a training provider only issue the final certificate once assessment, internal and external moderation including SETA verification was completed. This process average takes between 2 to 6 weeks. Any training provider who offer reduced promises should be questioned and reported for fraudulent activity.

Assessor course hour

ACCREDITATION AND QUESTIONS YOU SHOULD ASK

The criteria for the accreditation of training providers define a number of requirements that include:

  • Administrative procedures and record keeping and policies.
  • Management review
  • Authorization of affiliates
  • Tutor selection, training and performance review
  • Issuance of training certificates
  • Learner Support
  • Delivery, Assessment and Moderation practices

NOTE: There are basically two different types of accreditation:

  1. The training provider or the institute must be accredited by a SETA. “ETQA” (Their offices, policies and procedures. This can be any SETA = does not matter what type of courses they offer.)
  2. Each learning programme or qualification is accredited with the relevant SETA “ETQA” who is responsible for this programme. Also note that the word “accreditation” does not mean they SETA accredited. It must say “NQF Accredited”.

How to confirm that you are not caught in a SCAM!

Before you can start with any course you should ask the following questions:

  • Is the course accredited and with what SETA? (Phone the SETA and ask to speak to the ETQA Manager or check their website for detail.
  • What is the process and duration from start to completion?
  • Are there any additional fees for support to re-submission?
  • Entry Requirements? Do you charge for registration and why?
  • What discount can I get if I do more courses with your institute?
  • What after support and resources to you offer?
  • Can you provide a list of references or reviews of learners who completed these courses before?
  • Is this course even the correct course for what I’m trying to do?

117871 Train the Trainer Course

117871 Train the Trainer Course

Train the TrainerTRAINYOUCAN (ETDP SETA) Accredited Training Network and its members is committed to follow all the ETQA requirements as stipulated by SAQA. Read more about TRAINING Fraud and Scam alerts here!

  • ETDP SETA registered and accredited. Click here to confirm our accreditation.
  • NQF Level 5, total of 10 Credits.
  • US 117871
  • Minimum requirements by the SETA for facilitation.
  • Generic course that can be used in any SETA or sector.
  • Minimum requirements for Training Provider Accreditation.
  • On completion learners will be registered with SAQA on the NRLD database.
  • Duration of 3 days + FORUM Support.
  • Manned helpdesk 7 days a week.
  • Only make use of leading edge facilitators with years of expertise in this field.
  • We members of  the Association for Skills Development in South Africa.
  • We regret that support is limited to individuals who successfully completed the course with TRAINYOUCAN only.

Click here for dates, pricing and dates.

Train the Trainer Training Course also known as Facilitator Training is aimed to accredit you as the Trainer or Facilitator to be SETA certified that is also nationally and internationally recognised by most countries. During the Train the Trainer Training Course or Facilitator Training individuals will deal with OBE and adult learning principles. Train the Trainer Training course or Facilitator Course can open possibilities for individuals to become training freelancers or add certified skills to your resume. Invest in your future and attend our Train the Trainer training course also knows as Facilitator training course today.

WARNING: Be cautious of “bogus” providers!

COURSE SUMMARY for Train the Trainer Training Course

  • Short name: SETA Accredited  Train the Trainer Training or Accredited Facilitator Training
  • Full description: 117871 Facilitate learning using a variety of given methodologies
  • Also known/referred to as:
    • Train the Trainer course
    • Facilitator course
    • Presenter course
  • SETA Accredited: Yes, ETDP SETA NQF Accredited
  • SETA: Education, Training, Development & Practices Sector Education & Training Authority (ETDP Seta)  www.etdpseta.org.za
  • NQF: 5
  • Credits: 10
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Re-Assessment fees: None
  • Hidden fees: None
  • Recognition: Based on the National Qualifications Framework that is Nationally Accepted in South Africa, Department of Labour and Microsoft Certified courses.
  • Success rate of learner: Currently we have a very high success rate due to the “one-price-policy” that include additional support at no additional cost.
  • POE Building: We don’t take any short-cuts such as POE building in the class and follow all the guidelines stipulated by SAQA and the SETA.
  • Location: We now offer our courses nationally in Durban, Cape Town and Johannesburg and selected venues around South Africa.

Note: Any person who wants to offer their services as an accredited individual, company or a training provider can only do so with a valid SOR (Statement of Results) from the ETDP SETA. No other document/certificate can be used, even if it reflects the same unit standard.

SUPPORTING STRUCTURES for the TRAIN THE TRAINER or FACILITATORS course.

Currently we have the following supporting structures in place for our members:

COURSE DETAIL for the TRAIN THE TRAINER or FACILITATORS course.

  •  This course is based on the Unit Standards 117871 – Click here to see the unit standard
  • People credited with this unit standard are able to:
    • Plan and prepare for facilitation;
    • Facilitate learning; and
    • Evaluate learning and facilitation.
  • Purpose of the course: This unit standard will provide recognition for those who facilitate or intend to facilitate learning using a variety of given methodologies. Formal recognition will enhance their employability and also provide a means to identify competent learning facilitators.
  • Each learner will receive a learner guide and workbook during the contact session that will assist them with the building of their POE (Portfolio of Evidence).
  • Learner will receive full instruction from us before the course to assist with the preparation of the course. Where possible additional resources will be provided to learners who are not able to get there resources.
  • Learners are required to apply skills and knowledge obtained on the course in the workplace. As learners apply these skills, they produce evidence, which needs to be compiled into a portfolio of evidence (POE). This POE is submitted to Trainyoucan for assessment. Learners will receive a workbook and portfolio guide, which will guide them through the process. Any additional resources required will be provided by Trainyoucan to the learner, free of charge.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND the TRAIN THE TRAINER or FACILITATORS course.

  • Training Managers
  • Become an Accredited Trainer
  • Become and Accredited Facilitator
  • Freelance Trainers
  • People who want to work with the SETA’s
  • People who want to open their own Training Companies
  • People who want to train or facilitate learners on unit standards.
  • People who want to train or facilitate learners on qualifications.
  • Training Companies who want to be Accredited with the SETA.
  • People who want to work with outcome based education.
  • Mentors & Coaches
  • Training Providers or newly registered Training Providers
  • Accredited and NON-Accredited Employee/Training Providers
  • Lecturers at Technicons, Private Colleges or Universities.
  • HR Personnel
  • Managers who need to do presentations
  • Managers who need to train their staff
  • Course Designers
  • Persons with no formal presenting/facilitating training that needs to do presentations/training
  • Sales personnel who need to train their clients
  • Learning material developers looking to enhance their programmes
  • Department of Labour approved Safety Reps/First Aid Trainer as part of their entry level requirements
  • Microsoft Certified Trainers as part of their entry level requirements
  • Learners studying towards their ETDP Qualification
  • People who want to work internationally, as my countries accept this certificate in Africa and internationally.

BONUS DISCUSSIONS AND HANDOUTS DURING THIS COURSE

As a valued customer the following is included as standard practices in TRAINYOUCAN induction of accredited course, namely:

  1. Detailed induction of the SETA, SAQA, NQF and Credits.
  2. Detailed explanation on the types of accreditation found, namely individual, training provider and programme accreditation.
  3. Difference between unit standards and qualifications with detailed explanation.
  4. FREE templates and resources on this topic, ready to be downloaded to use from our members forum.
  5. FREE resources on compiling your personal CV and registration with the SETA for Assessors and Moderators.
  6. Learners will create during the contact session their own Training Checklist, Training Venue Checklist and Training Evaluation, ready to be used in the workplace.
  7. Two complete learning programmes, namely “Fire Fighting” will be provided to each learner in the class to assist them with their presentations. We provide you will all the documents and templates required.

ENROLLMENT REQUIREMENTS for the TRAIN THE TRAINER or FACILITATORS course.

  • The credit calculation is based on the assumption that learners are already competent in the learning area in which they will provide training. (Have scope or experience to train in a specific field.)
  • Recommended 14 days workplace experience in training or facilitation. (part time or full time)
  • Basic communication skills (English = reading and writing skills on a NQF level 4 (Metric Level))
  • Able to attend the contact session and any of our workshops offered.
  • Access to email and where possible to the internet for research.

Learner preparation for the contact session (Classroom Training)

a) COMPULSORY:

  • Attending the full contact session. (Classroom Session)
  • Certified copy of ID and a detailed CV for registration purposes. (Indicating previous workplace experience)
  • Large A4 lever arch file.
  • 6 X Ice Breakers with full descriptions on how to use them.
  • Any learning material that can be used during your practical sessions. (TRAINYOUCAN will also provide learning material if this is not available = total of 3 presentations required)
  • Research the different SETA’s and identify your primary SETA.
  • Research your organisation for policies and procedures regarding facilitation. (Optional – if available.)
  • Research the meaning of OBE – Outcome Based Education.
  • Research templates for training & venue planners.

b) OPTIONAL: (Not required but for those who want to start with the research)

  • Laptop, I-Apple, I-Pot or I-Orange : Please bring! We will provide FREE WIFI Spot.
  • Internet access to view additional support on our Forum

 How do we comply with the Unit Standards & Credits?

JOB OPPORTUNITIES  for the TRAIN THE TRAINER or FACILITATORS course.

The following types of JOB opportunities exist in the Educational Industry;

  • Qualified Trainers and Assessors who offer their services as FREELANCERS. (People who are contracted-in by companies to perform training functions).
  • Permanent employment opportunities for individuals with Training Providers as qualified Trainers, Assessors and Training Administrators.
  • Appointed Training Managers in Corporate Companies.
  • Lecturers at both public and private colleges.
  • Microsoft Certified and Department of Labour Special Projects  (Qualified Trainer Certificate as entry level requirement)
  • Developers of course material for both short and NQF aligned courses.
  • International JOB opportunities in the Education Field, based on the Outcomes Based Education or Common Core principles.
  • SETA Project Managers, both internally and externally.
  • HR related vacancies – becoming industry requirement with recruitment agencies.
  • Industry specialist who want a change in career.
  • Individuals who retire and want to generate additional income in their spare time.
  • Self motivated individuals who offer part time courses on weekends or in their spare time.

PROCESS FLOW  for the TRAIN THE TRAINER or FACILITATORS course.

WARNING: It is quite common for Training Providers to issue false certificate on the last day for the training session. According to the SAQA and the ETDP SETA Policy, can a training provider only issue the final certificate once assessment, internal and external moderation including SETA verification was completed. This process average takes between 2 to 6 weeks. Any training provider who offer reduced promises should be questioned and reported for fraudulent activity.

Trainer course network

ACCREDITATION AND QUESTIONS YOU SHOULD ASK

The criteria for the accreditation of training providers define a number of requirements that include:

  • Administrative procedures and record keeping and policies.
  • Management review
  • Authorization of affiliates
  • Tutor selection, training and performance review
  • Issuance of training certificates
  • Learner Support
  • Delivery, Assessment and Moderation practices

NOTE: There are basically two different types of accreditation:

  1. The training provider or the institute must be accredited by a SETA. “ETQA” (Their offices, policies and procedures. This can be any SETA = does not matter what type of courses they offer.)
  2. Each learning programme or qualification is accredited with the relevant SETA “ETQA” who is responsible for this programme. Also note that the word “accreditation” does not mean they SETA accredited. It must say “NQF Accredited”.

How to confirm that you are not caught in a SCAM!

Before you can start with any course you should ask the following questions:

  • Is the course accredited and with what SETA? (Phone the SETA and ask to speak to the ETQA Manager or check their website for detail.
  • What is the process and duration from start to completion?
  • Are there any additional fees for support to re-submission?
  • Entry Requirements? Do you charge for registration and why?
  • What discount can I get if I do more courses with your institute?
  • What after support and resources to you offer?
  • Can you provide a list of references or reviews of learners who completed these courses before?
  • Is this course even the correct course for what I’m trying to do?