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OFO Presentation

  1. 1. The Organising Framework for Occupations (OFO) Creating Job Profiles Gill Connellan
  2. 2. What is the OFO? <ul><li>A skills based, coded classification system </li></ul><ul><li>Captures all jobs in the form of occupations </li></ul><ul><li>Groups occupations based on similarity of - </li></ul><ul><ul><li>skill specialisation and </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>skill level </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>into successively broader categories or hierarchical levels that can be used for varying statistical and analysis purposes </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. What is the OFO? <ul><li>Successively broader categories or </li></ul><ul><li>hierarchical levels </li></ul><ul><li>For statistical and analysis purposes </li></ul><ul><li>For recruitment and selection purposes </li></ul><ul><li>For performance management purposes </li></ul><ul><li>For planning individuals’ career paths </li></ul><ul><li>For succession planning </li></ul>
  4. 4. Establishment and focus of the QCTO <ul><li>Joint Policy Statement makes provision for the establishment of the QCTO alongside the HEQC and Umalusi </li></ul><ul><li>Focus of the QCTO is to oversee the approaches to delivery and assessment for trades and occupational competence and work based learning </li></ul><ul><li>QCs will have executive authority for: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>defining the structure and nature of national qualifications and recommend the criteria to the respective Ministers for approval as policy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>qualifications design and standards generation by fit for purpose panels (CEPs) while guarding against unnecessary overlap and duplication </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>the quality assurance of qualifications, providers (including workplace learning sites) and learning achievements </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Occupational Qualifications Framework – Policy <ul><li>Definition of Occupational Qualifications </li></ul><ul><ul><li>An occupational qualification represents a planned combination of learning outcomes which is intended to provide qualifying learners with the applied competence to practice an occupation and to provide a basis for further learning. Occupational qualifications, developed under the auspices of QCTO contain three components. These are a: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Knowledge component </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Skills component </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Work experience component </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Occupational qualifications include trades and all qualifications currently developed through Sector Education and Training Authorities (SETA) driven or supported Standards Generating Bodies (SGB) processes </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Skills Development and Planning – what is the challenge? ORGANISATION’S FUNCTION Various Structures’ Functions Occupations Occupations Occupations Occupations Occupations Posts Posts Posts Posts Posts Posts Posts Posts Posts Various Structures’ Functions People People People People People People People People People Competence Profile: Terminology/System that promotes ability to monitor and enhance competence. Competence Elements : Experience Qualifications/Workplace Learning Knowledge; Skills; Attitude Professional Registration Physical Ability/Requirements G A P S O L V E CHALLENGE CHALLENGE OFO OFO
  7. 7. OFO DIAGRAMME
  8. 8. OFO Job Skills Knowledge Qualifications Professional Registrations Physical Ability Experience Post Skills Knowledge Qualifications Professional Registrations Physical Ability Experience Person Skills Knowledge Qualifications Professional Registrations Physical Ability Experience Org Mandate Job Job Job Job Job Job Cluster Post Post Post Post Post Post Person Post Person Post Person Post Person Occupation Skills Knowledge Qualifications Professional Registrations Physical Ability Experience
  9. 9. Occupation Profile Deputy Director Skills: Analytical Knowledge: Business Plan Qualifications: Nat Dip: HRM Professional Registrations: RHRP Physical Ability: No Restriction Experience: 5 years in field of exp Deputy Director: Enviro Managem Skills: Analytical Knowledge: Depart Business Plan Qualifications: Nat Dip: HRM Professional Registrations: RHRP Physical Ability: No Restriction Experience: 5 years Enviro M Mr Joe Soap Skills: Analytical Knowledge: Depart Business Plan Qualifications: Degree: H Science Professional Registrations: RHRP Physical Ability: Sight Disability Experience: 7 years Enviro M Job / Post Profile Expert Advanced Basic Working PDP Training and Development Plan WSP & ATR
  10. 10. Questions? <ul><li>Gill Connellan </li></ul><ul><li>Tel: (021) 685 0451 </li></ul><ul><li>Cell: 082 853 3778 </li></ul><ul><li>Email: [email_address] </li></ul>

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