CTFL SETA Careers Guide
Purpose of the Guide <ul><li>Promote awareness of careers in the CTFL sector </li></ul><ul><li>Provide insight into critic...
<ul><li>School leavers / career councilors </li></ul><ul><li>Unemployed people </li></ul><ul><li>Learners </li></ul><ul><l...
The CTFL Sector <ul><li>Manufacture of textiles: </li></ul>
<ul><li>Manufacture of clothing: </li></ul>The CTFL Sector
<ul><li>Manufacture of leather: </li></ul>The CTFL Sector
<ul><li>Manufacture of footwear: </li></ul>The CTFL Sector
<ul><li>Manufacture of leather products: </li></ul>The CTFL Sector
<ul><li>Fashion Design </li></ul><ul><li>Clothing and footwear product design </li></ul><ul><li>Textile design </li></ul>T...
Careers in the CTFL sector Product Development Manufacturing Marketing & Sales Distribution Education,  Training and  Deve...
Learning Opportunities in the CTFL sector <ul><li>Training Providers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>FET (colleges and workplace pro...
Scarce Skills <ul><li>Insufficient number of qualified and experienced people in specific occupations </li></ul><ul><ul><l...
CTFL Qualifications <ul><li>Durban University of Technology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>National Certificate: Clothing Managemen...
<ul><li>Cape Peninsula University of Technology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>National Certificate: Clothing Management </li></ul>...
<ul><li>UNISA </li></ul><ul><ul><li>B Consumer Science: Clothing Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>B Consumer Science ...
<ul><li>Walter Sisulu University </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fashion </li></ul></ul><ul><li>University of Stellenbosch </li></ul...
Critical Skills in the CTFL sector <ul><li>Skills gaps within CTFL organisations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Deficiencies of spe...
Learnerships in the CTFL sector <ul><li>Work-based route to a qualification (theoretical learning and work-based experienc...
Learnerships in the CTFL sector <ul><li>Who is involved? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The learner </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The ...
The Benefits of Learnerships <ul><li>For the learners: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Obtain qualification while earning some incom...
The Benefits of Learnerships <ul><li>For the employers: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide learners with  relevant  work experi...
How to get involved in a learnership? <ul><li>Entry requirements </li></ul><ul><ul><li>At least ABET level 4 (English & Ma...
CTFL Learnership Environment <ul><li>Theoretical & practical training </li></ul><ul><li>Industrial operations – same worki...
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  1. 1. CTFL SETA Careers Guide
  2. 2. Purpose of the Guide <ul><li>Promote awareness of careers in the CTFL sector </li></ul><ul><li>Provide insight into critical and scarce skills in the sector </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>School leavers / career councilors </li></ul><ul><li>Unemployed people </li></ul><ul><li>Learners </li></ul><ul><li>Employees and employers </li></ul><ul><li>Shop stewards </li></ul><ul><li>Government </li></ul><ul><li>Providers </li></ul><ul><li>Skills development facilitators </li></ul>Who is it for?
  4. 4. The CTFL Sector <ul><li>Manufacture of textiles: </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Manufacture of clothing: </li></ul>The CTFL Sector
  6. 6. <ul><li>Manufacture of leather: </li></ul>The CTFL Sector
  7. 7. <ul><li>Manufacture of footwear: </li></ul>The CTFL Sector
  8. 8. <ul><li>Manufacture of leather products: </li></ul>The CTFL Sector
  9. 9. <ul><li>Fashion Design </li></ul><ul><li>Clothing and footwear product design </li></ul><ul><li>Textile design </li></ul>The CTFL Sector <ul><li>Incorporates </li></ul><ul><li>Design </li></ul><ul><li>Pattern making </li></ul><ul><li>Sewing </li></ul>
  10. 10. Careers in the CTFL sector Product Development Manufacturing Marketing & Sales Distribution Education, Training and Development Generic Management & Support Staff Information Technology Technical Production Technologists Design and Research Quality
  11. 11. Learning Opportunities in the CTFL sector <ul><li>Training Providers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>FET (colleges and workplace providers) – national certificates, short courses and learnerships </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>HET (universities, universities of technology and professional institutes) – national certificates, diplomas or degrees. </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Scarce Skills <ul><li>Insufficient number of qualified and experienced people in specific occupations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Technological skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technician and technical skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Production management skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Business/entrepreneurial skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Machine repair and maintenance skills </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. CTFL Qualifications <ul><li>Durban University of Technology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>National Certificate: Clothing Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>National Diploma Clothing Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>B Tech: Clothing Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>National Diploma: Textile Technology (dry or wet processing options) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>University of Johannesburg </li></ul><ul><ul><li>National Diploma: Fashion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>B Tech: Fashion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>M Tech: Fashion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>National Diploma: Clothing Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>B Tech: Clothing Management </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Cape Peninsula University of Technology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>National Certificate: Clothing Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>National Diploma: Clothing Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>B Tech: Clothing Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>National Diploma: Textile Technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>B Tech: Textile Technology </li></ul></ul>CTFL Qualifications
  15. 15. <ul><li>UNISA </li></ul><ul><ul><li>B Consumer Science: Clothing Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>B Consumer Science </li></ul></ul><ul><li>International School of Tanning Technology (ISTT) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Basic level: Tanning, Dyehouse & Leather Finishing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Intermediate level: Tanning, Dyehouse & Leather Finishing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>National Higher Certificate in Leather Technology </li></ul></ul>CTFL Qualifications
  16. 16. <ul><li>Walter Sisulu University </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fashion </li></ul></ul><ul><li>University of Stellenbosch </li></ul><ul><ul><li>BSC: Textile and Polymer Science </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Sewing Industry Technical Training </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Join component parts – Sewing Level 2 </li></ul></ul>CTFL Qualifications
  17. 17. Critical Skills in the CTFL sector <ul><li>Skills gaps within CTFL organisations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Deficiencies of specific knowledge, experience or competencies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Influence level of effectiveness </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Hinder business growth </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Addressed through interventions and short courses (not necessarily accredited) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Strategic management, leadership skills, industrial relations, financial management, train-the-trainer, supervisory development etc. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  18. 18. Learnerships in the CTFL sector <ul><li>Work-based route to a qualification (theoretical learning and work-based experience) </li></ul><ul><li>Learnerships – </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fast track the development of current employees </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Opportunity to acquire recognised qualifications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Entry point for young people into the industry </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Professionalise the sector </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. Learnerships in the CTFL sector <ul><li>Who is involved? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The learner </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The training provider </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The employer </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. The Benefits of Learnerships <ul><li>For the learners: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Obtain qualification while earning some income </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Recognition and formalisation of experience and knowledge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Route to employment or self-employment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Practical, on-the-job learning </li></ul></ul>
  21. 21. The Benefits of Learnerships <ul><li>For the employers: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide learners with relevant work experience </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Way of acknowledging and affirming skills of existing employees. </li></ul></ul>
  22. 22. How to get involved in a learnership? <ul><li>Entry requirements </li></ul><ul><ul><li>At least ABET level 4 (English & Maths) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Matric (Grade 12) would be an advantage </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Recruitment </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Employers recruit from within (employed people) or from outside (unemployed) through advertisements </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Registration on the DoL Workseeker database </li></ul></ul>
  23. 23. CTFL Learnership Environment <ul><li>Theoretical & practical training </li></ul><ul><li>Industrial operations – same working conditions apply </li></ul><ul><li>High technical nature – require high skills levels </li></ul><ul><li>Shift work may be required </li></ul>

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