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SETA Accreditation req -_updated

  1. 1. LM1 Provider Accreditation Guidelines Guidelines to providers of the Services SETA as outlined by SAQA L. Meyer & D. E Damons
  2. 2. Slide 1LM1 Linda Meyer, 2010/03/23
  3. 3. Overview Providers must apply online (Services SETA web site) Providers must comply with the SAQA 8 core criteria as set out below Providers must have employed/contracted constituently registered Assessors and Moderators of the SSETA Providers must have developed learning content and assessment instruments Providers must have a QMS Providers must have a tax clearance certificate and be a legal entity
  4. 4. SAQA 8 Core criteriarequirements for providers Policy statement Quality Management System Review Mechanisms Programme delivery
  5. 5. SAQA 8 Core criteria Staff policies Learner policies Assessment policies Management system and policies
  6. 6. Policy statement:The organisations aims, objectives and purposes are spelt outThe provider is Registered according to the applicable legislation: Registered as a Legal Entity Registered or in the process of registering with the Department of Education (DoE), Umalusi & CHE. SARS compliance
  7. 7. Policy statementProvider Primary Focus: Legislation stipulates that “One provider one ETQA”. Is the provider accredited or in the process of being accredited by another ETQA? Verify provider non- primary focus learning programmes.
  8. 8. Quality ManagementSystem QMS:Outline procedures that implement quality managementMission, Vision, and Goals of Training Provider:Clear and unambiguousCommitment to quality principles in Education, Training, and Development
  9. 9. Quality ManagementSystem QMS:Organisational StructureVerify that theorganisational structure includes Facilitators, Moderators, and Assessors.If service is outsourced (i.e. external facilitators, Assessment, Internal Moderation) check for contract or service level agreements.
  10. 10. Review mechanisms:Outline the ways in which the implementation of policies would be monitoredMechanisms for ensuring that the evaluation and amendment of policies and procedures are implemented, maintained and recorded.
  11. 11. Review mechanisms:Verify on Management of Review Procedures.Proof of Review Mechanisms, proof should include but not limited, to the following:Internal review reports, Review meeting minutes, Implemented actions.The Training Committee constitution, guidelines, administration policy and procedure (if applicable)
  12. 12. Programme delivery:Outline how learning programmes would be developed, delivered and evaluatedDesign and Development:In respect of Integration Quality indicator, the provider must prove that the learning programme integrates theoretical and practical learning components, and Assessment thereof.
  13. 13. Programme delivery:The learning programme/s are aligned to registered unit standardsThe learning programme/s are in line with the targeted group
  14. 14. Programme delivery:Learning Programme Delivery and Evaluation:Suitability of staffRelevanceEvaluation of learning programmes
  15. 15. Programme delivery:The learning programme is aligned to registered unit standards.The following must be verified: There is integration between the learning programme and Unit Standard and/or Qualification and the assessment thereof The learning programme is appropriate to the target audience
  16. 16. Programme delivery:Learning activities are clearly documentedThe learning outcomes to be achieved by the learner are clearly defined and documentedFormative and Summative assessment are clearly definedLearning Material is in line with the providers policies and procedures.
  17. 17. Staff policies: Outline policies and procedures for staff selection, appraisal and development Human Resources Policies and Procedures: The provider should have details of staffing policies and procedures which includes but not limited to the following:  Recruitment and Selection  Promotions and Terminations  Staff component i.e. permanent or contractual  Staff development opportunities
  18. 18. Staff policies:Details of FacilitatorsQualifications and Experience of the facilitatorsLearning programmes each facilitator is delivering
  19. 19. Staff policies:Details of Constituent AssessorsQualifications and Experience of the assessorLearning programmes each Assessor is assessing againstConfirmation of proof of registration
  20. 20. Staff policies:Details of Registered Constituent ModeratorsQualifications and Experience of the moderatorLearning programmes being moderated by each moderatorConfirmation of proof of registration
  21. 21. Learner policies:Policies and procedures for the selection of learners are outlined, and learners are given guidance and supportPolicies and Procedures for capturing and maintaining learner records according to SAQA NLRD specifications. LEARNER GUIDANCE AND SUPPORT, CONFIDENTIALITY, AND FEEDBACK
  22. 22. Learner policies:Policy and Procedure that ensures that the training provision is flexible and learner centred, which includes but not limited to the following: Entry requirements are as open as possible and make provision for RPL
  23. 23. Learner policies: Language Policy Provision for special needs i.e. Disabled learners ect.Documentation on how feedback is communicated to the learnerThe provider must address the learners’ complaints and the procedure must be documented and implemented.Confidentiality
  24. 24. Assessment policies:Outline policies and procedures for forms of assessments that are used and how they are managedThe provider must have an Assessment policy in place, and must be implemented.Assessment methods are relevant and in line with the SAQA registered unit standards and/or qualifications.
  25. 25. Assessment policies:Moderation Policy and Procedure:The policy reflect a fair, valid, and reliable moderationAre moderators used to conduct moderation registered as constituent moderators?
  26. 26. Assessment policies:Verify relevant experience and qualifications of the moderators; and subject matter expertiseSAQA principles of moderation have been followed.
  27. 27. Assessment policies:Recognition of Prior Learning:The criteria for RPL is stipulated in the policySAQA principles for RPL are stipulated in the policy and implemented.
  28. 28. Management system andpolicies:Indicate the financial, administrative and physical structures and resources of the organisation, as well as procedures of accountability within the organisationThere are proper financial resources, management and budgetary processes in place to sustain and conclude all contractual obligations in terms of the training provision throughout the accreditation period (e.g. Financial Statements).
  29. 29. Management system andpolicies:The Financial and Business Plan of theorganisationsupport the goals and mission and clearly indicate how they will enable the provider to achieve its goals and objectives.There are policies and procedures for the accurate capturing, maintenance and regular updating of learner information and records (i.e. MIS system used to capture learner information complies with the NLRD requirements).
  30. 30. Management system andpolicies:Recording of Assessments and resultsRecording of Moderation results ect.Physical Resources:Facilities, equipment, and learning materials support the learning process and are appropriate to the learning that is provided.
  31. 31. Management system andpolicies:Occupational Health and Safety compliance.Policies and practices for the management of off-site practical or work-site components to ensure valid learning experience.
  32. 32. Questions ?Thank you
  33. 33. Contact Details 011 329