Managing Skills Development

Status Of The Programme: 
ACTIVE
Purpose of the Programme: 

The purpose of this programme is to equip learners with the skills and competencies to facilitate and manage skills development in an organisation.

 

Program Outcomes: 
Program OutcomesLevelCredits

On completion of this programme learners will be able to:

  • Provide information and advice regarding skills development and related issues
  • Advise on the establishment and implementation of a quality management system for skills development practices in an organisation
  • Manage assessment in a learning organization
  • Manage learning at an education, training and development provider

 

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Programme Outline: 

- Conduct an analysis of learning needs within the current and potential scope of provision and assessment

- Evaluate the provider’s current management of learnin

- Plan development of learning programs,  learning provision and assessments

- Contribute to and promote ETD policies and quality assurance procedures within the organization

- Support the ETD team

- Monitor and review learning provision, assessment and related systems

- Develop guidelines for implementing the organisational assessment plan

 

Learning Assumed to be in Place: 

Candidates should already be familiar with quality management processes. Added to this, candidates should have an understanding of the outcomes-based education and training approach within the context of a National Qualifications Framework, know how to conduct outcomes-based assessment as well as how to design and develop outcomes-based assessments.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL): 

RPL against this unit standard is allowed.

Methodology: 

Training Programme Duration:  5 Days.

 

Assessment:  A portfolio of evidence will be submitted within twelve weeks of completing the training. 

 

CertificationThis includes obtaining endorsement from the ETDQA.

 

Unit Standards

15221 Provide information and advice regarding skills development and related issues

15228 – Advise on the establishment and implementation of a quality management system for skills development practices in an organisation

263982 – Manage assessment in a learning organisation

116811 – Manage learning at an education, training and development organisation

Target Group: 

This unit standard is for managers and leaders involved in evaluating, planning, managing and supporting the systems and processes of the assessment of learning, in General, Further and Higher education, training and skills development.