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National Certificate: Occupational Directed Education Training & Development Practices NQF5

- ETDP SETA: ETDPS1440, SAQA, ID 50334, Total Credits: 121, US117871, NQF3, Credits: 8,

- US115753, NQF5, Credits: 15, US115759, NQF6, Credits: 10, US15221, NQF5, Credits: 4, US15217, NQF5, Credits: 6, - US15218, NQF 6, Credits: 4, US15227, NQF4, Credits: 4, US15232, NQF5, Credits: 6, US123396, NQF4, Credits: 6, - US123394, NQF5, Credits: 10, US115755, NQF6, Credits: 10, US114924, NQF5, Credits: 5, US115789, NQF5, Credits:5, - US115790, NQF5, Credits: 5, US117874, NQF5, Credits: 6, US117865, NQF4, Credits: 5, - US123397, NQF5, Credits: 10.

This course will equip the learner to operate as a Learning and Development Practitioner. A Learning and Development Practitioner’s role includes the planning and writing of learning objectives, researching and adapting learning resources to deliver learning interventions, facilitating learning, and assessing and moderating learner Portfolios of Evidence.


The qualification emphasis a real-life work educational strategy where learners can apply knowledge and technical skills, and develop their employability by means of hands-on learning.


The Occupational Trainer qualification will achieve the need for qualified people to support both workplaces and learners with the implementation of work experience components of learnerships, internships and apprenticeship programs.


The course is designed to provide competency to those delivering learning and development services.


Features & Benefits

  • This course is accredited with ETDP SETA upon successful completion of your Portfolio of Evidence (PoE) for Unit Standard SAQA IDs US117871, US115753, US115759, US15221, US15217, US15218, US15227, US15232, US123396, US123394, US115755, US114924 US115789, US115790, UD117874, US117865, US123397. 


  • Get 12 months access to your course via our myWay Learning Platform that includes video lectures, extra resources, questionnaires and much more.
  • Take full advantage of our new Hybrid Learning by attending on campus or virtually. Have all your classes ready to be downloaded and watched, anytime, anywhere. (Read More)


  • L & D Practitioners and Educational Specialists will gain confidence and enhance their practical skills and knowledge in the education and training field.

Outcomes & Objectives

Upon completion of this course and successful assessment, learners will have the ability to:

  • Plan and prepare for facilitation.
  • Facilitate learning
  • Evaluate learning and facilitation.
  • Demonstrate understanding of outcomes-based assessment.
  • Prepare for assessments.
  • Conduct assessments.
  • Provide feedback on assessments.
  • Review assessments.
  • Demonstrate understanding of moderation within the context of an outcomes-based assessment system
  • Plan and prepare for moderation.
  • Conduct moderation.
  • Advise and support assessors
  • Report, record and administer moderation.
  • Review moderation systems and processes.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 development data.
  • Identify and prioritise learners` learning requirements
  • Plan and organise learning interventions
  • Coordinate learning interventions
  • Review and report on learning interventions
  • Preparing for information gathering.
  • Gathering information on learners.
  • Carrying out a basic skills audit.
  • Compiling a report on the target audience and skills gaps.
  • Planning and prepare for development.
  • Developing learning materials.
  • Developing learning facilitation guidelines.
  • Piloting and evaluate the development.
  • Demonstrate understanding of design principles of outcomes-based assessment,
  • Design outcomes-based assessments,
  • Develop assessment activities,
  • Develop assessment guides,
  • Evaluate assessment designs and guides.
  • Explain the outcomes-based approach to education and training;
  • Describe the National Qualifications Framework;
  • Describe and explain standards;
  • Describe and explain national qualifications; and
  • Develop a broad plan for implementing the NQF within an organisation.
  • Interact critically and purposefully as a listener and/or speaker in oral communication
  • Analyse and critically evaluate oral interactions and presentations
  • Use strategies for listening and speaking in sustained oral interactions
  • Analyse and evaluate responses to spoken texts critically and adjust own as required.
  • Use writing skills for specific purposes, audiences and contexts.
  • Access, process, re-organise, and synthesise information in order to present it.
  • Use appropriate language conventions, textual features and style for specific workplace purposes.
  • Draft and edit texts
  • Identify and analyse learner needs;
  • Prepare and review an individual development plan;
  • Provide guidance to learners;
  • Maintain records of learner needs and guidance provided; and
  • Evaluate services provided.
  • Source and maintain information to assist and support learners;
  • Provide assistance and support to learners;
  • Maintain records of assistance and support provided; and
  • Review support services.
  • Planning and preparing for the evaluation.
  • Collecting and recording data.
  • Analysing and interpreting data.
  • Compiling an evaluation report.
  • Reviewing the evaluation process.
  • Pricing & Payment Options

  • Duration

    In Class/Virtual Class, Hybrid Learning (Learn More)
    • 24 Days (08:30 – 16:00) Classes are presented via our Hybrid Learning allowing learners the flexibility to attend on-campus or in the comfort of their home or workplace.
    Online , Mentored Learning (Learn More)
    • 12 Months Self-paced, access anytime, anywhere via our myWay Learning Platform. 
  • Course Prerequisites

    Learners should be competent in:


    • Communication at NQF level 4
    • Computer Literacy at NQF Level 3 and numeracy competencies.
  • CPD Credits


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.

Our Hybrid Delivery Methods

Our Hybrid Delivery Methods

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.

What you get

On completion learners will earn:

  • Certificate of Completion from Learnfast
  • Certificate of Competency from ETDP SETA upon successful completion of the PoE process (Moderated and found competent)

Note: All certificates are electronically issued.

Student Testimonials

  • Course 1: Communicate in ETD Settings
  • Course 2: Train the Trainer
  • Course 3: Assessor
  • Course 4: Provide Learner Support
  • Course 5: Skills Development Facilitator
  • Course 6: Moderator
  • Course 7: Design and Develop Learning Material
  • Course 8: Evaluate Learning
    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 Directed Education Training & Development Practices (NQF 5)

  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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