Environmental Practice

Environmental Practice 1/4

General Education & Training Certificate: Environmental Practice (NQF 1)

This qualification is the first in a series for practitioners in the field of environmental science, environmental management and waste management. This series of qualifications will equip practitioners with the skills, knowledge and values to contribute towards the wise and effective use and management of our natural resources and ecological systems.

This programme is targeted at learners who need to have an elementary understanding of the concept of the environment and the basic principles which underpin the sustainable use of resources; understand their role and perform the activities associated with their role, using the tools, materials and practices of their particular field; understand how they are affected by laws, agreements and policies related to their particular context; and understand the impact of their activities on the (natural) environment, as well as the implications of these activities for the environment.

Environmental Practice 2/4

National Certificate: Environmental Practice (NQF 2)

This qualification is the second in a learning pathway for practitioners in the field of environmental science, environmental management and waste management. This series of qualifications will equip practitioners with the skills, knowledge and values to contribute towards the wise and effective use and management of our built environment, natural resources and ecological systems.

This programme is targeted at learners who need to operate and maintain machinery and equipment and use resources in an environmentally responsible manner; and apply basic principles and tools of environmental practice to avoid, minimise or remedy negative environmental impacts.

Environmental Practice 3/4

National Certificate: Environmental Practice (NQF 3)

This qualification is the third in a series for practitioners in the field of environmental science, environmental management and waste management. This series of qualifications will equip practitioners with the skills, knowledge and values to contribute towards the wise and effective use and management of our natural resources and ecological systems.

This programme is targeted at learners who need to operate and maintain complex machinery and equipment in an environmentally responsible manner; apply appropriate environmental principles to prevent, correct or remedy negative environmental impacts; and lead a team and work together with others to promote sound environmental practices.

Environmental Practice 4/4

Further Education & Training Certificate: Environmental Practice (NQF 4)

This qualification is the fourth in a series for practitioners in the field of environmental science, environmental management and waste management. This series of qualifications will equip practitioners with the skills, knowledge and values to contribute towards the wise and effective use and management of our natural resources and ecological systems.

This programme is targeted at learners who need to apply environmental principles and practices to operations, audits, inspections and assessments, data management and communications, within the regulatory framework; engage with appropriate stakeholders to implement environmental interventions; and to plan and supervise operations and make the best use of resources within their area of responsibility.

Food And Beverage Handling

Food And Beverage Handling

General Education & Training Certificate: Food & Beverage Handling Practices (NQF 1)

This qualification contributes to increasing levels of personal and product safety and develops a common integrated and co-ordinated approach to the handling of food and related products. A person acquiring this qualification will be able to have an understanding of personal and product safety, life skills that will allow them to be responsible citizens - which in turn, will provide benefits to the society and economy of South Africa - and knowledge and skills in the handling of food and related products. The learner is sensitised to the specific culture, opportunities and demands relating to food handling.

This programme is targeted at learners who are currently in or are to be trained to work in an environment where they will be required to handle food and beverage products. The programme is essential for all employees within the food and beverage manufacturing, hospitality, wholesale & retail and food distribution and supply chain industries. The qualification is also highly recommended for any employee required to handle food and beverage products in any industry.

Production And Manufacturing

Production And Manufacturing 1/4

National Certificate: Metal and Engineering Manufacturing Processes (NQF 2)

This Qualification is for any individual who is, or wishes to be, involved in a metal and engineering manufacturing processes environment. The purpose of the qualification is to provide learners, with the standards and the range of learning required to achieve competence in the operation and monitoring of machines in the metal and engineering manufacturing processes industry. This qualification recognises the skills, knowledge and values acquired by learners involved in operating and monitoring manufacturing machinery and assembling components and working in the metal and engineering industry using such processes.

This programme is targeted at learners who are currently in or are being recruited to work in a metal and engine manufacturing processes environment.

Production And Manufacturing 2/4

National Certificate: Production Technology (NQF 2)

This qualification provides learners with the range of learning and skills required to be able to perform a series of activities to support manufacturing, engineering and technology processes. Learners will acquire a range of skills in the identification of production parameters in manufacturing, engineering and technology industries and basic strategies to achieve them.

This programme is targeted at learners who are currently in or are being recruited to work in a production environment. The programme is also suitable for learners who are or will be working in a logistics and supply chain environment.

Production And Manufacturing 3/4

National Certificate: Production Technology (NQF 3)

This qualification provides learners with the range of learning and skills required to be able to perform a series of activities to support manufacturing, engineering and technology processes. Learners will acquire a range of skills in the identification of production parameters in manufacturing, engineering and technology industries and basic strategies to achieve them.

This programme is targeted at learners who are currently in or are to be trained to eventually fulfil junior management positions in a production environment. Junior management includes, but is not limited to team leaders, supervisors, first line managers, section heads and first level of management in an organisation at which an employee has other employees reporting to him/her.

Production And Manufacturing 4/4

Further Education & Training Certificate: Production Technology (NQF 4)

This qualification provides learners with the range of learning and skills required to be able to perform a series of activities to support manufacturing, engineering and technology processes. Learners will acquire a range of skills in the identification of production parameters in manufacturing, engineering and technology industries and basic strategies to achieve them.

This programme is targeted at learners who are currently in or are to be trained to eventually fulfil junior to middle management positions in a production environment. Junior management includes, but is not limited to team leaders, supervisors, first line managers, section heads and first level of management in an organisation at which an employee has other employees reporting to him/her.

Management And Leadership

Management And Leadership

National Certificate: Management (NQF 3)

The National Certificate: Management provides a framework for learners to develop competencies that will enable them to become competent junior managers, supervisors and team leaders. It introduces theoretical concepts, requires the application of a limited base of knowledge and trains a well-developed range of skills that will enable learners to be informed workers in their chosen industry with skills and knowledge allowing them to adapt to changes in work procedures and processes in business and industry.

This programme is targeted at learners who are currently in or to be trained to eventually fulfil junior management positions in an organization. Junior management includes, but is not limited to team leaders, supervisors, first line managers, section heads and first level of management in an organisation at which an employee has other employees reporting to him/her.

Management And Leadership

Further Education and Training Certificate: Leadership Development (NQF 4)

Learners will develop competencies to utilise leadership skills to enhance service delivery in a specific sector or context. Individual learners will benefit through enhancing their personal competencies, knowledge and skills so as to be able to complete tasks required in their employment contracts and by legislation.

The programme is targeted at learners who wish to gain the competence to fulfil the requirements of their current job obligations; who wish to extend their knowledge and understanding of leadership roles and responsibilities within their respective environments and who wish to take on a leadership role in the private sector or local government.

Supply Chain And Logistics

Supply Chain And Logistics

National Certificate: Management - Stores and Warehousing (NQF 3)

The National Certificate: Management – Stores and Warehousing provides a framework for learners to develop competencies that will enable them to become competent junior managers, supervisors and team leaders. It introduces the same theoretical concepts, skills and application as the National Certificate: Management with four specialisation areas encompassing the use of stores and warehousing in operations; the role of materials handling in the warehouse; the role of stocktaking in ensuring inventory accuracy and a deeper understanding of the functions of the purchasing cycle.

This programme is targeted at learners who are currently in or to be trained to eventually fulfil junior management positions in an organization, specifically in the stores, warehousing and logistics departments. Junior management includes, but is not limited to team leaders, supervisors, first line managers, section heads and first level of management in an organisation at which an employee has other employees reporting to him/her.

Supply Chain And Logistics

National Certificate: Supply Chain Management (NQF 5)

The Supply Chain Management qualification provides learners with the competencies required to engage in the processes and inter-relationships across the supply chain so as to create sustainable value for organisations. This qualification is aimed at overcoming the traditional functional approach to operations and management, and at fostering supply chain integration to the advantage of all stakeholders. Learners will acquire a strong understanding of the supply chain environment and the effects of performance and risk within that same environment. They will also be able to contribute significantly to the development of, and effectively execute, the supply chain strategy within the organisation that they work.

This programme is targeted at learners who are currently working in, or are to be trained to eventually fulfil, middle to senior management positions in a supply chain environment, where he/she functions or will be required to function at both a strategic and operational level.