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National Certificate: Occupational Trainer NQF5



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Qualification Details

Qualification Details

  • Title: National Certificate, Occupationally Directed Education Training and Development Practices, NQF5, SAQA ID 50334, 120 credits
  • Duration: 31 days/240 hours classroom-based training + workplace based practical time, stretched over +-12 months.


Learning Modules & Assessments

  • 7 Learning Modules
  • Continuous Formative Assessments and Portfolio of Evidence building.
  • Final Summative Assessment and final compilation of Portfolio of Evidence.
  • Assessment and Moderation of Portfolio of Evidence submitted by the Learners at the end of each Learning Programs


Workplace Component

Workplace experiential hours are required to complete the Portfolio of Evidence for each module. The PoE cannot be submitted without this.


Outcomes & Objectives

  • ELO1. Communicate in a variety of ETD settings
  • ELO2. Design and develop learning programmes and processes
  • ELO3. Facilitate and evaluate learning
  • ELO4. Engage in and promote assessment practices
  • ELO 5. Provide learning support to learners and organisations
  • ELO 6. Conduct skills development facilitation
  • Pricing & Payment Options

  • Duration

    • A minimum of 120 credits is required to complete the Qualification.
    • 30 days classroom training (including Induction and Final Summative Assessment) and then the specifically scheduled workplace practical training time in between these sessions
  • Course Prerequisites

    • 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.
    • It is also assumed that learners working towards this qualification hold a FETC (minimum Matric Certificate) or equivalent. Further learning assumptions are specified within the associated unit standards where required.
  • CPD Credits

    Ask Your Sales consultant about it.

    - ETDP SETA: ETDPS1466

    - SAQA ID: 50334, NQF5, 


  • Who Should Attend


Our Delivery Methods

Our innovative "myWay” learning methodology is built around the students individual learning requirement, allowing each student to learn in a style that is most suitable for their skills set, knowledge and schedule.

Instructor-Led Classes

Reach your full potential through our “myWay Instructor-Led” classes combined with interactive lessons, supporting video content, practical assignments and in field experience, done during the traditional 08:00 – 16:00 working day.

Online Mentored Learning

Do a course at your pace via our “myWay Online Mentored Learning”, combining self-study with supported interactive online video lectures, an online course mentor, extra resources, questionnaires and more, all supported via out Online Student Portal.

Part Time Mentored Learning

Designed for the working professional, our part time programmes provides you with the flexibility and benefit of our myWay Blended Learning with at home exercises/assignments and mentored or in-class lectures at a manageable schedule and pace.

myWay Hybrid Learning is a technology mediated delivery method that extends the benefit of flexibility and technology to all students. Each Hybrid delivery method is described in the section below.


Have all your classes ready to be downloaded and watched, anytime, anywhere.


Never miss a classs because of health, traffic, or transport issues.


A personalized class schedule, attend class on campus, virtually or both.


In Class or Virtual Class Based Learning

A technology mediated delivery method allowing campus based class or virtual class attendance, or a combination of both. Classes can be in the form of lecture based or mentored based.


Mentored Online Learning

A technology mediated, self paced online delivery method with personal mentorship.

Student Testimonials

Important Notes

  • Students are to be at the training venue by 08h00 in preparation for a 08h30 start time.
  • Learnfast retains the right to change this calendar without any notification.
  • Bookings are only confirmed upon receipt of the proof of payment or an official company purchase order for the full amount of the training.
  • For full day courses Learnfast will supply you with the relevant training material. A desktop computer to use for the training (where applicable), tea/coffee and a full lunch for full day InClass training hosted at Learnfast only. Catering is not included for OnSite training and laptop is available for hire at an additional cost if required.
  • Cancellation or rescheduling requests must be in writing and reach us via fax or email at least 5 (five) working days prior to the course commencement date. Full course fees may be retained for no shows or requests within 5 working days prior to commencement.
  • Although we go to great lengths to ensure that all training proceeds as scheduled, Learnfast reserves the right to cancel or postpone dates if we require to do so and undertake to inform clients in writing and telephonically of these changes.
  • Learnfast suggests clients wait until a week prior to course commencement that a course has been confirmed to go ahead as scheduled before booking flight and accommodation. Learnfast is NOT responsible for cost associated with cancellation of classes such as flight and accommodation for clients.

Modular Structure of Qualification

Learning Programme 1: COMMUNICATE IN ETD SETTINGS Duration 4 Days

US Title
Core 114924 - Demonstrate understanding of the outcomes-based education and training approach within the context of NQF - NQF LEVEL 5 | 5 Credits
Fundamental 115789 - Sustain oral interaction across a wide range of contexts and critically evaluate spoken texts - NQF LEVEL 5 | 5 Credits
Fundamental 115790 - Write and present for a wide range of purposes, audiences and contexts - NQF LEVEL 5 | 5 Credits




US Title
Core 15221 - Provide information and advice regarding skills development and related issues - NQF LEVEL 5 | 4 Credits
Elective 15218 - Conduct an analysis to determine outcomes of learning for skills development and other purposes - NQF LEVEL 4 | 6 Credits
Elective 15217 - Develop an organisational training and development plan - NQF LEVEL 5 | 6 Credits
Elective 15232 - Coordinate planned skills development interventions in an organisation - NQF LEVEL 5 | 6 Credits
Elective 15222 - Promote a learning culture in an organisation - NQF LEVEL 5 | 3 Credits
Elective 15227 - Conduct skills development administration in an organisation - NQF LEVEL 4 | 6 Credits

Learning Programme 3: TRAIN THE TRAINER / FACILITATOR Duration 5 Days

US Title
Core 117871 - Facilitate learning using a variety of given methodologies - NQF LEVEL 5 | 10 Credits
Core 123397 - Evaluate a learning intervention using given evaluation instruments - NQF LEVEL 5 | 10 Credits

Learning Programme 4: PROVIDE LEARNER SUPPORT Duration 3 Days

US Title
Core 117874 - Guide learners about their learning, assessment and recognition opportunities - NQF LEVEL 5 | 6 Credits
Core 117865 - Assist and support learners to manage their learning experiences - NQF LEVEL 4 | 5 Credits



US Title
Core 115753 - Conduct outcomes-based assessment - NQF LEVEL 5 | 15 Credits

Learning Programme 6: DESIGN & DEVELOP LEARNING MATERIAL Duration 5 Days

US Title
Core 123396 - Define target audience profiles and skills gaps - NQF LEVEL 4 | 6 Credits
Elective 123394 - Develop outcomes-based learning materials - NQF LEVEL 5 | 10 Credits
Elective 115755 - Design and develop outcomes-based assessments - NQF LEVEL 6 | 10 Credits

Learning Programme 7: MODERATOR Duration 4 Days

US Title
Elective 115759 - Conduct moderation of outcomes-based assessments - NQF LEVEL 6 | 10 Credits
    No dates have been specified for this course.
    Please contact The CAD Corporation for more information and dates on this course.

By completing the below online booking, a booking confirmation will be sent out and an invoice will be generated. A place will be reserved on this course and you are expected to attend. If you require a quote first please contact Learnfast offices and speak to a sales consultant.

National Certificate: Occupational Trainer NQF5

  1. By booking for this course, an invoice will be generated and you will be liable for the payment of this invoice. If you require a quote, please contact The CAD Corporation Offices.
  2. After the generation of the invoice a training confirmation will be emailed using the details provided above.
  3. The CAD Corporation retains the rights to change this calendar without any notification.
  4. Tea/coffee and a light lunch will be provided.
  5. All university students will receive a 10% discount for cash payments.
  6. The minimum notice of cancellation is 5 (five) working days prior to the course commencement date. If you fail to do so the full amount is payable.
  7. Students are to be at the training venue by 08h00 in preparation for a 08h30 start time.

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