Course Overview

This programme will be useful to people who are involved in the development, implementation, evaluation and review of training and development interventions for organisations. The Unit Standards will be especially useful to aspiring skills development facilitators, training managers and human resource development practitioners. The focus of the programme is to analyse, design, implement, evaluate and review skills development interventions and administration within an organisation according to the Skills Development Act and relevant Accreditation bodies’ policies and procedures.

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5 contact days

Regenesys has designed and successfully trained this skills programme before. The components of the programme suggested are outlined below but can be adjusted according to the specific needs of our clients within the framework of the compliance requirements.

  • What does it mean to be a Skills Development Facilitator?
  • Education, training and development practices in South Africa
  • The outcomes-based approach to education and training
  • Provide information and advice on legislation relating to skills development issues
  • Promoting a learning culture in the organisation
  • Conducting a skills needs analysis to develop a training and development plan
  • Coordinate planned skills development interventions
  • Conducting skills development administration
  • Conduct an analysis to identify and define the skills requirements of the organisation.
  • Analyse current skills and develop skills profile of the organisation.
  • Define training and development needs and establish priorities.
  • Develop a training and development plan.
  • Plan and organise the analysis process.
  • Conduct the analysis.
  • Develop and verify a matrix of outcomes.
  • Provide information and advice on legislation related to skills development.
  • Provide information and advice concerning learning and assessment.
  • Provide advice to an organisation concerning the promotion of skills development.
  • Collate and store data related to skills development.
  • Provide information related to skills development.
  • Contribute to the improvement of systems and procedures related to processing skills.
  • Assist in the development of effectiveness indicators for skills development practices.
  • Identify and prioritise learners’ learning requirements.
  • Plan and organise learning interventions.
  • Coordinate learning interventions.
  • Review and report on learning interventions.
  • 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.
  • Qualification ID Qualification name Minimum Credits NQF Level
    50333 National Diploma: Occupationally Directed Education, Training and Development Practices 240 5
Type NLRD Title Level Credits
Core 15221 Provide information and advice regarding skills development and related issues 5 4
Elective 15227 Conduct skills development administration 4 4
Elective 252041 Promote a learning culture in an organisation 5 5
Elective 15217 Develop an organisational training and development plan 5 6
Elective 15232 Coordinate planned skills development interventions in an organisation 5 6
Elective 15218 Conduct an analysis to determine outcomes of learning for skills development and other purposes 6 4
Total Credit Value 29

“I am currently a senior business analyst professional, I use the attained skills to develop strategies and plans to resolve business challenges and offer management advisory. I help in identifying business opportunities, risks and planning of projects. I’m now looking forward to exploring the management consulting space with confidence due to the knowledge and the exposure that I have gained in this past two years.” – Andiswa Ngqongwa

In order to comply with the regulatory registration prescriptions for skills development facilitators, the programme is accredited to the following unit standards:

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