This qualification is for those who want to build on a FETC, or for those learners who have completed the National Certificate: Occupationally Directed Education, Training and Development, Level 5, to enter the field of Occupationally Directed Education, Training and Development as a potential career, and have little or no previous exposure to Education, Training and Development (ETD). The qualification will also be valuable for those who may have been practising within the field, but without formal recognition. In particular, the Diploma will be useful for:
The qualification addresses general competences across eight key ETD roles, and provides an opportunity for learners to specialise in four key areas in line with possible career opportunities or areas of interest. Recipients will thus meet the general requirements of the following key roles, with the opportunity to specialise in four of the roles:
The qualification consists of EIGHT (8) modules and a Final Integrated Summative Assessment (FISA) (explained in section 1.3).
This programme serves as a continuous professional development opportunity, which is aligned to the following unit standards:
Communicate in a variety of ETD settings
Design and develop learning programmes and processes
Facilitate and evaluate learning
HR related administration
Engage in and promote assessment practices
Provide learning support to learners and organisation
Manage and administer ETD for skills development facilitation
Define standards and qualifications
Engage in general management activities
Communicate in a variety of ETD settings.
Design and develop learning programmes and process.
Facilitate and evaluate learning.
Engage in and promote assessment practices.
Provide learning support to learners and organisations.
Conduct skills development facilitation.
Define standards and qualifications.
Manage and administer education training and development.
Engage in general management activities.
This programme is accredited against the following SAQA Qualification.
On completion, the following certification will be awarded:
A ETDP Seta Certificate & Services Seta Statement of Achievement will be awarded to all delegates who successfully complete all portfolio requirements; or
A ETDP Seta Statement of Achievement will be awarded to all delegates who successfully complete some, but not all, of the modules’ portfolio requirements. The Statement of Results will only reflect the modules successfully completed; or
A Regenesys Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to all delegates who attended all training sessions, but who do not complete any portfolio requirements successfully.
It is assumed that practitioners have expertise in the subject/occupation field in which they intend to provide education, training and development, at a level required to engage meaningfully in ETD within that field. Further learning assumptions are specified within the associated unit standards where required.
Recognition of Prior Learning:
This qualification can be achieved wholly or in part through recognition of prior learning in terms of the defined exit level outcomes and/or individual unit standards.
Evidence can be presented in various ways, including international and/or previous local qualifications, products, reports, testimonials mentioning functions performed, work records, portfolios, videos of practice and performance records.
All such evidence will be judged in accordance with the general principles of assessment and the requirements for integrated assessment.