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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?

 

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

 

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

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:

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.

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.

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.

Assessment is the process of making judgments about an individual's competence
through matching evidence collected to the appropriate outcomes related to a
specific unit standard, a series of unit standards, or a full qualification that have
been registered by the south African Qualifications Authority

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Learnership,

You might have heard the phrase “Never stop learning, because life never stops teaching”. Companies can learn from learners and the learner can learn from the company. The opportunities and advantages are so worth it. This article explains Learnership programmes – whether you are a potential learner or a company looking to invest in the future economy and the workforce.

HIV and AIDS

To better understand what HIV and AIDS is and how they relate it is necessary to look at a few definitions.

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