National Certificate in Occupationally Directed Education, Training and Development Practices



ID: 50334 NQF Level 5, 120 Credits

About the Programme

This National Certificate is an entry-level qualification in the field of corporate training, skills development, assessment, and curriculum design. It is designed for learners who want to work in the field of Learning and Skills Development.

Learning Outcomes:

Learners will have the opportunity to acquire the following skills:

  • The fundamentals of development practices
  • Setting quality and competency standards within the field
  • Establishing and understanding skills development objectives nationally and within companies and organizations
  • Maintaining external and internal ODETD levels across 5 key ETD roles in a generalist capacity, with the opportunity to specialize further in one of the following four roles:
    • Design and develop learning interventions.
    • Facilitate learning.
    • Design and conduct assessments.
    • Facilitate skills development.

Who should enroll?

  • This qualification will be useful for anyone with the interest in becoming:
    • Learning facilitators.
    • Learner and learning supporters.
    • Skills Development Facilitators.

Learning Outcomes:

At the end of the qualification learners will be able to:

  1. Design and develop learning programmes and processes.
  2. Facilitate and evaluate learning.
  3. Engage in and promote assessment practices.
  4. Provide learning support to learners and organizations.
  5. Conduct skills development facilitation.
  6. Develop standards and qualifications.
  7. Manage and administer education training and development.
  8. Engage in general management activities.

Qualification Rules:

  • Fundamental: all 10 credits for Communications.
  • Core: all 61 Core credits.
  • Elective: any 49 of the 116 Elective credits.

Programme Outline

  • Module 1: Outcomes Based Assessments
  • Module 2: The Learning Environment
  • Module 3: The Learning Process
  • Module 4: Moderation
  • Module 5: Skills Development in the Workplace


  • 6-8 months


  • Traditional Classroom setup
  • Virtual

Course Prerequisites:

  • National Senior Certificate (Grade 12)
  • Or relevant work experience
  • Recognition of Prior Learning option available

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