Skills Development & Training Management

This course is accredited by the Services Seta and material covers unit standards 252029 at NQF level 5 worth 8 credits.


Module 1:

Analysing Education, Training and Development Needs of Members

Human Resource Development Principles and Role

Other HRD Roles

Techniques for Conducting Training Needs Analysis

1.1 Determine the Skills Gaps and Training Needs of Staff
Identifying Individual and Team Training Needs

Training Needs Assessment Techniques

1.2 Integrate the Results from Performance Appraisals

1.3 Use the Organisational Talent Management Strategy

1.4 Obtain Stakeholder Input to Reach Agreement

Class Activity 1: Analyse Education, Training and Development Needs of Members

Module 2:

Recording the Results of the Training Needs Analysis

2.1 Record the Development Needs of Staff

2.2 Relate the Development needs to the Career Development Paths

2.3 Link the Development Needs to the Talent Management Strategy

2.4 Communicate the Report on the Training Needs Analysis
Class Activity 2: Record the Results of the Training Needs Analysis


Compiling a Skills Development Plan for a Unit

3.1 Motivate the Types of Learning Programmes Described in the Plan

Main Features of Different Types of Learning Programmes

Main Features of Different Delivery Modes of Learning Programmes

3.2 Link the Objectives and Outcomes of the Planned Learning Programmes

3.3 Stipulate the Responsibilities for the Implementation of the Plan

3.4 Motivate the Role of the Unit Manager ito Talent Management and People Development

3.5 Align the Plan to the Legal Framework and Internal Requirements

 Legal Framework Governing Skills Development and Employment Equity

 Laws and strategies linked with skills development

 South African Qualifications Authority Act (No 58 of 1995)

 Skills Development Act (No. 97 of 1998)

 Employment Equity Act

 Broad-based Black Economic Empowerment Act (BBBEE Act)

 Skills Development Levies Act (No. 9 of 1999)

 Skills Development Structures



 Department of Higher Education

 Skills Development Mechanisms

 National Skills Development Strategy

 National Qualifications Framework (NQF)



 Claiming skills levy rebates

 Assessment

 Recognition of Prior Learning

 Unit Standards

 Qualifications

 Learnerships

 Skills Programmes

 National Learners’ Records Database (NLRD)

 Sector and workplace skills plans

 Outcomes-Based Education (OBE)

3.6 Reflect Commitment to Promoting Lifelong Learning

 Principles and Features of a Learning Organisation

 Principles and Features of a Learning Culture

 Principles and Features of Lifelong Learning

 Class Activity 3: Compile a People Development Plan for a Unit

Module 4:

Managing the Implementation of the Personal Development Plan of a Unit

4.1 Monitor the Implementation of the PDP

4.2 Analyse Implementation Reports

4.3 Integrate the Evaluation of Learners and Other Parties into Final Evaluation Report

Class Activity 4: Manage the Implementation of the PDP of a Unit

 Reflection

 Facilitator Observation Checklist

Contact Details

Contact Person: 

Julius Matose
Course Details

Unit Standard: 


NQF Level: 

Level 5



Course Duration: 

2 Days


R5,390 (Excl. VAT)

Course fee Includes: 

Training Materials