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Any training provider who offers a training course should be able to confirm whether such training has been accredited. In order to check whether a provider is registered and accredited, you will need to contact the appropriate Quality Assuring Body. This will depend on the type of Qualifications being offered by the provider. Ukhanysio Ebantwini (Pty) Ltd is accredited with the Services SETA, the ETDP SETA and the QCTO.
The South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) is a juristic person - that is an entity given a legal personality by the law. The South African Qualifications Authority Board is a body of 12 members appointed by the Minister of Higher Education and Training. The objectives of SAQA are to • Advance the objectives of the NQF; • Oversee the further development and implementation of the NQF; and • Co-ordinate the sub-frameworks.
SETA stands for Sector Education and Training Authority. They are the bodies that were set up to act as training and education quality assurance for their respective business sectors e.g. the ETDP SETA does quality assurance for education and training in South Africa. The main purpose of a SETA is to contribute to the improvement of skills in South Africa by: • Developing and implementing a sector skills plan • Developing and administering sector learnerships and • Supporting the implementation of the National Qualifications Framework.
General Education and Training (GET), Further Education and Training (FET) and Higher Education and Training (HET). • NQF level 1 > Grade 4 to 9 > GET • NQF level 2 > Grade 10 > FET • NQF level 3 > Grade 11 > FET • NQF level 4 > Matric/Trade Certificate > FET • NQF level 5 > National Certificate/National Diploma/Occupation Certificate > HET • NQF level 6 > Bachelor’s Degree/Higher Diploma > HET • NQF level 7 > Honours Degree/Post Graduate Certificate > HET • NQF level 8 > Master’s Degree/Doctorate > HET
The Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is a process through which formal, non-formal and informal learning are measured, mediated for recognition across different contexts and certified against the requirements for credit, access, inclusion or advancement in the formal education and training system or workplace.
Yes, we do. Some of our courses are online. Some are face to face workshops and others are a blend of both. Several our online teacher training courses are also available through Educate24 https://educate24.co.za
The best way to register for a course is to register online using the form provided or use the contact us form and request further information. Ukhanyiso Ebantwini (Pty) Ltd provides training for teachers in blocks during the school holidays. This means that teachers can upgrade their skills without worrying about what is happening in the classroom. Teachers do not need to complete every block every year. It is up to you how many blocks you can afford and complete in a year.
You have a few options when it comes to paying your fees. You can choose: • Debit Orders • In-store payments via Pay@, which you can do at Pick n Pay, Shoprite, Checkers, Spar, Pep, Ackermans, Makro, Game, Boxer and USave. • Bank deposits • EFTs (internet transfers) • Or through Payfast using the Ukhanyiso Ebantwini (Pty) Ltd website. Ukhanyiso Ebantwini (Pty) Ltd also offers teachers the option to “pay as you go’’. In other words, pay for each block as and when you can. Contact us to find out more.
Not always. Best to check with the training provider to find out exactly what is required for each qualification.
SACE is the professional council for educators, that aims to enhance the status of the teaching profession through appropriate registration, management of Professional Development and inculcation of a Code of Ethics for all educators.
Endorsement means that SACE has evaluated and approved a proposed teacher professional development activity/workshop/course.
Section 21 of the South African Council for Educators Act, 2000 requires that every educator contemplated by the Act must register with the Council before appointment to a teaching post, and no person may be employed as an educator by an employer unless that person is registered with the Council. Please visit this website for further information about how to register. https://www.sace.org.za/pages/registration-requirements
Like all professionals, teachers need to grow their knowledge and skills throughout their careers. One of SACE’s main functions is to promote and facilitate the professional development of teachers, the CPTD Management System. CPTD stands for Continuing Professional Teacher Development.
Each teacher is expected to achieve at least 150 PD points in every three-year cycle.
Yes, we are. Our service provider number is 11534. All our courses and workshops are endorsed by SACE. The PD points for each can be found under the training and consulting tab on our website.
The Skills Development Levy (SDL) and the new B-BBEE codes require South African companies in almost all industries to spend 6% of payroll on Skills Development and provide training to black employees, black unemployed persons and for black people not employed by the business. This means that companies can be approached to fund school leadership and teacher development to gain B-BBEE points through Ukhanyiso Ebantwini (Pty) Ltd.