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Do you want to know where the money is? Check out the five highest paying jobs in South Africa.

If you are deciding on a career path, it might help you to learn more about your job prospects after you graduate or qualify to work in your chosen field.

If you’re looking for funding for your studies, you probably know you need to go through NSFAS if you qualify.

You may be a little confused as to how to apply though, so here’s a quick guide on how to apply for NSFAS online.




Thinking of studying at Unisa? Now is the time to apply for the academic programme of your choice.

According to Unisa's Website, "Everyone wanting to start a new qualification must apply for admission. This includes first-time Unisa applicants and Unisa students changing to a new qualification."

matric exams

Attempting to forge a career without a Matric Certificate (or National Senior Certificate, as it is officially known) can be incredibly challenging. Having a Matric certificate forms the foundation of your career development and any further education you may seek.

what is the NQF?

All qualifications are graded on the NQF (National Qualifications Framework), so you've probably seen mention of the NQF before. But what exactly is it? Let's take a look.

What is the NQF?

The objectives of the NQF are to:

‘Vocational training’ is a phrase that is often used by education and training institutions. But what exactly does it mean, and how will it benefit your career?

severence pay

Where employees are retrenched the Basic Conditions of Employment Act (BCEA) requires employers to pay the retrenchees severance pay of at least one week’s remuneration per year of completed service.

Is there a difference between being qualified and being registered as a qualified assessor and/or moderator? The answer is simply yes.

 

How to Fill in a Z83

You've got the Z83 and now you need to fill it in. It may look confusing but don't worry, it's not too bad! Take a look at the example below:

Filled in Example Z83

 

Standard Bank has started a crowd funding initiative to help young people access financial assistance to further their studies through the Feenix website.

Feenix allows students to receive financial support while enabling donors to fund underprivileged youth.

Would you like to become an artisan? There is a huge demand for qualified artisans in South Africa and now is a good time to pursue this line of work. But first, let's take a look at exactly what an artisan is:

By Gizelle McIntyre, director of The Institute of People Development

Whilst both academic qualifications and professional qualifications are recognised and controlled by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) and both are indicative of a certain level of achievement, the levels of recognition of these forms of qualification are not always on par.

Employees facing disciplinary hearings are entitled to many rights including that of the proper opportunity to prepare for the hearing in advance. This right stems from the more basic right that accused employees have to defend themselves against the charges brought.

Sasol Bursary Scheme

The Sasol bursary scheme aims to attract exceptional young talent to the organisation. If you have what it takes to become part of this exciting team, the Sasol Bursary Scheme is ready to change your life! Bursaries awarded are for full-time university studies in engineering, science and commerce disciplines.

If you have a Matric certificate but aren’t happy with the marks on it, you may have considered redoing Matric. There are a number of options available to you, and last week we looked at the Department of Basic Education’s Second Chance Programme.

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