This programme will be useful to people who are involved in the development, implementation, evaluation and review of training and development interventions for organisations. The Unit Standards will be especially useful to aspiring skills development facilitators, training managers and human resource development practitioners. The focus of the programme is to analyse, design, implement, evaluate and review skills development interventions and administration within an organisation according to the Skills Development Act and relevant Accreditation bodies’ policies and procedures.

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Training Programme

5 Contact Days

Regenesys has designed and successfully trained this skills programme before. The components of the programme suggested are outlined below but can be adjusted according to the specific needs of our clients within the framework of the compliance requirements.

Course content

  • What does it mean to be a Skills Development Facilitator?
  • Education, training and development practices in South Africa
  • The outcomes-based approach to education and training
  • Provide information and advice on legislation relating to skills development issues
  • Promoting a learning culture in the organisation
  • Conducting a skills needs analysis to develop a training and development plan
  • Coordinate planned skills development interventions
  • Coordinate planned skills development interventions

Learning outcomes

  • 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.
  • Develop and verify a matrix of outcomes.
  • 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.
  • Collate and store data related to skills development.
  • Provide information related to skills development.


Qualification IDQualification nameMinimum CreditsNQF Level
50333National Diploma: Occupationally Directed Education, Training and Development Practices240


Unit standards covered in the skills

development programme

Core15221Provide information and advice regarding skills development and related issues54
Elective15227Conduct skills development administration44
Elective252041Promote a learning culture in an organisation55
Elective15217Develop an organisational training and development plan56
Elective15232Coordinate planned skills development interventions in an organisation56
Elective15218Conduct an analysis to determine outcomes of learning for skills development and other purposes64
Total Credit Value29