Skills Development Facilitator

Cost: R3 600.00 excl. Vat Including Assessments*

Duration: 3 Days

NQF Level: 5 | Credits: 30

Unit Standard: 15221/ 15218/ 15217/ 15232/ 15228

*Cost based on Blended Learning Facilitation, traditional classroom interventions can be facilitated, upon request, at an additional cost

Target Audience

This course is intended for people who recruit and select people for defined positions within an organisation or the personnel recruitment industry

Course Overview

ETDP Practitioners, HR Managers/Officeres, Legal Practitioners, Managers and Skills Development Facilitators

This course will enable Learners to:

  • Develop an organisational training and development plan
  • Provide information and advice regarding skills development and related issues
  • Conduct skills development administration
  • Advise on the establishment and implementation of a quality management system for skills development practices
  • Co-ordinate skills development interventions
  • Assess and promote a learning culture in an organisation
  • Strategically align the training and development of skills in an organisation
  • Promotion and understanding of the ETDP SETA Sector Skills Plan with focus on scares and critical skills planning

Learning assumed to be in place:

  • Mathematical skills at NQF Level 4
  • Communication skills at NQF Level 4

This course is proudly accredited through SABPP

SETA Assessment of Competency (Optional)

Optional competency assessment is available at R1 600.00 excl. VAT per delegate on this course.

This module is based on outcomes based learning principles where delegates are responsible for their own learning with support available when required.

  • Formative Assessment – to be submitted 1 month from completion of the workshop
  • Summative Assessment – to be submitted up to 6 months from submission of the Formative Assessment


Understanding of Outcomes-Based Education:
  • Historical background of the Education and Training in South Africa
  • Legislative Framework of Skills Development within South Africa
  • The National Qualification Framework Act, 67 of 2008
  • The Skills Development Act, 97 of 1998
  • Skills Development Levies Act, 9 of 199915
  • Workplace Skills Plan
  • Outcomes-Based Education
  • The Skills development facilitator (SDF) in the organisation
  • Linkage the Skills Developer Facilitator to the human resource system
  • The SDF and Legislation
  • The SDF and the SETA
  • The contour of the SDF
  • Advisory function of the SDF
Development of the Workplace Skills Plan:
  • Development of the Workplace Skills Plan (WSP)
  • Promoting a learning culture within the organisation
  • The implementation and the annual administration requirements of the WSP
Quality Assurance:
  • Quality Assurance in SDF practices
  • Reviewing and reporting on training interventions
  • Evaluation and the NQF within SDF practices
  • Overview of Quality Assurance within ETD practices
  • Quality Management System (QMS)
  • ETD Quality Control and Reporting
  • Quality Models - establishing a quality assurance/ quality management system within the organisation