Occupational Qualifications Content Course Designer and Writer

Job summary

The successful candidate will work with our subject matter experts to write eighth-generation business and other short courses for adult learners, for delivery online. Your main outputs will include coursework, interactive learning tools, assessments, and video and simulation scripts. You will report to the head of the material development team.


Essential duties and responsibilities

  • Apply strong writing skills and andragogy to developing, scripting, customising, reviewing and updating interactive learning material, tools, assessments and activities according to set learning outcomes
  • Align material to exit level outcomes utilising both SAQA and QCTO principles.
  • Develop new curriculum materials as needed, including Facilitator, Assessor and moderator guides for various qualifications
  • Development of instructional guides for facilitators and PoE’s for students
  • Develop alignment matrices for both existing and new qualifications
  • Use a variety of credible information sources to obtain relevant, up-to-date information
  • Produce well-structured, comprehensive and polished courses
  • Develop material for short learning programmes and customised skills programmes
  • Able to translate course activities into multidimensional activities for online delivery
  • Deliver plagiarism-free content
  • Format and Edit course content for various platforms
  • Mentor colleagues and play an active role in the material development team


Qualifications and experience

  • Minimum experience: four to five years in instructional design or a similar environment
  • Postgraduate or masters’ degree in relevant subject
  • Experience with SETA and QCTO principles
  • Experience with H5P a big advantage
  • Strong Knowledge of both Private and Public Sector Environment


 Key qualities 

  • Impeccable command of English
  • Research Skills
  • Positive attitude
  • Detail-orientated
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Excellent communicator
  • Self starter
  • Professional, quick and accurate
  • Able to work well in a team environment


Salary: Commensurate with experience and qualifications