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Quick Look Course Summary:Skills Development Facilitator (SDF) Training Course
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  • Length: 3 day(s)

  • Price (at your venue): 1 Person R 16,700.00 EX VAT 3 Person R 11,644.28 EX VAT 10 Person R 7,836.00 EX VAT

  • Certification Type:SETA Accredited

  • Locations & Venues: Off-site or in-house. We train in all major city centres throughout South Africa.

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    Course Overview

    The Skills Development Facilitator (SDF) Training Course has been specifically designed to equip you with the necessary knowledge and required skills to identify specific training needs, compile Workplace Skills Plans (WSP) and Annual Training Reports (ATR).  You will also gain an in-depth understanding of the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) which will assist you in furthering your career in a number of qualifications that fall within the fields of Education Training and Development and Human Resource Development.

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    Unit Standard Numbers:

    This course is aligned to multiple unit standards as follows:


    Course Duration

    5 days

    NQF Levels and number of credits:

    This course is pitched at different NQF Levels according to the specific unit standards as follows:

    US15221, NQF5, Credits 4
    US15217, NQF5, Credits 6
    US15218, NQF6, Credits 4
    US252041, NQF5, Credits 5
    US15232, NQF5 Credits 6

    Credits:  25 as per multiple unit standards

    Course Outline

    Become a skilled Skills Development Facilitator (SDF) when you learn:

    Gain an understanding of the context of Skills Development in South Africa:  Module 1

    Successful completion of this module will help you grasp the elements involved in:

    • The principles of Outcomes-based Education and Training
    • Providing the required information around legislation, learning and assessment in relation to skills development
    • Consult with organisations in terms of aligning to skills development best practices

    How to conduct an analysis of learning outcomes for skills development and other initiatives:  Module 2

    Upon successfully completing this practical module you will learn how to:

    • How to plan and organise the analysis process
    • How to conduct an analysis
    • How to identify current skills as well as those skills that are still required using a gap analysis
    • How to establish learning requirements
    • How to establish skills priorities and reach agreement in terms of addressing those priorities

    How to create a Workplace Skills Plan (WSP):  Module 3

    Once you have completed this module you will have an in-depth understanding of:

    • The context in which a Workplace Skills Plan (WSP) operates and what elements are required
    • How to develop a Workplace Skills Plan (WSP) by creating a matrix of the information required for the WSP

    How to coordinate planned skills development initiatives:  Module 4

    Upon successful completion of this module you will learn:

    • What types of skills development initiatives are deployed within organisations
    • How to plan and organise various types of learning interventions
    • How to coordinate various types of learning interventions
    • How to review and report on various types of learning interventions

    How to conduct Skills Development Administration processes within an organisation:  Module 5

    The successful completion of this module will enable you to:

    • Effectively collate and store data pertaining to skills development
    • Provide information pertaining to skills development using available data
    • Make recommendations around improving systems and methods involved in the processing of data relating to skills development


    Benefits of attending the Skills Development Facilitator (SDF) Training Course 

    Upon successful completion of this  SAQA Accredited course, you will have acquired in-depth knowledge and an overall understanding of what is involved in the Skills Development Facilitation Process.  This course will therefore enable you to:

    • Achieve recognition towards a number of different qualifications within the fields of Education Training and Development and Human Resource Development and enhance your employment opportunities within these fields
    • Take on the role of Skills Development Facilitator (SDF) on behalf of your company, and save costs on external training in the process
    • With Skills Development Facilitator (SDF) accreditation you will be able to earn additional income by providing clients with consultation services and workshops

    Who is this course suitable for?

    This course is aimed at individuals who are seeking to improve their knowledge and understanding of the Skills Development Facilitation (SDF) Process with a view to furthering their ambitions within the fields of Education Training and Development and Human Resource Development.

    This Unit Standard course is aligned to the following Unit Standards:

    US15221:  Provide information and advice regarding skills development and related issues

    US15217:  Develop an organisational training and development plan

    US15218:  Conduct an analysis to determine outcomes of learning for skills development and other  purposes

    US252041: Promote a learning culture in an organisation

    US15232:  Coordinate planned skills development interventions in an organisation

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