The purpose of this qualification is to prepare a learner to operate as a Career Development Information Officer. A Career Development Information Officer provides individuals and groups with information about career choices and how to access their career paths that will empower them to make informed career related decisions.
As no formal registered qualification or competency standards exist for persons delivering Career Development Information Services in South Africa, this qualification seeks to address this.
The development of the national skills base within South Africa, as supported by legislation, national policies and strategies is an undisputed priority. Equitable human development that supports an inclusive economic growth path, addresses recognised skills shortages and a reduction in high levels of unemployment, will only be achieved through an educated, skilled and capable South African workforce.
The Occupational Trainer is a qualified technical or occupational expert who is equipped with the ability to deliver training in their specific field of expertise. This qualification is aimed at potential or existing trainers who are responsible for delivering occupational learning programmes to trainees in the workplace. The occupational trainer must have current knowledge of the industry, the workplace and job/role of the person being trained and assessed.
*Also available as a 2-day workshop. Aim: To supply the learners with the necessary knowledge and confidence, enabling them to conduct professional and accurate e-mail and business writing support. Content: ¨ The Six C’s of business letter writing ¨ Business letter writing checklist ¨ Opening and closing formats ¨ Keep to the point ¨ Setting the tone ¨ Conversational style techniques ¨ Writing in plain English ¨ Sentence Structure ¨ Jargon ¨ Headings ¨ Closing ¨ E-mail Specifics Outcome: The learners will be able to deliver a professional and well-presented business letter or e-mail.
Aim: This workshop is geared towards all those individuals who wish to develop their assertiveness, enabling them to get results quicker and more effectively and communicate in an assertive manner with clients and fellow workers. Content: ¨ What is Assertiveness? What is it not? ¨ Getting to know and understand people! ¨ Personality types ¨ Understanding yourself ¨ Understanding negative behaviour ¨ Handling conflict and aggression ¨ What do all assertive people have in common?
Aim: To supply the learners with the necessary knowledge and confidence, enabling them to recognise potential conflict situations, address the situation in a manner that makes the conflict positive as well as mediate where necessary. Course Content: What is Conflict Management? Why is There Conflict? Your Own Conflict Handling Modes, Identifying the Stages of Conflict, The relationship Between Competition and Conflict, The Five Modes of Conflict, Creating a Personal Conflict Management Approach, Creating an Organisational Conflict Management Plan, Mediation
Aim: To supply the learners with the necessary knowledge and confidence, enabling them to conduct advanced business conversations and ensure high standards of communication within an organisation. Content: ,Listening Tonality, Positive Speech, Forming a commonality, Personality Types - Understanding People, Body Language Analysis, Setting boundaries / Assertiveness, Understanding and working with criticism, Understanding your own prejudices, De Bono 6 hat thinking technique, Communicating with your superiors, Cellular/Holistic vision, Authority Levels.
Aim: To assist all business people with observing business protocol and etiquette ensuring successful relationships with colleagues and clients. Content: Etiquette- What is it? Manners and Etiquette, Personality, Daily Etiquette, Procedures and Protocol, How to Introduce People, How to be the Perfect Guest, How to Leave a Party Graciously, More How To's, Time and Personal Space, The Etiquette of Communication, Electronic Communication, Business Meetings, Business Entertaining, Business Travel, Etiquette and Finesse, Networking and Collaboration
Aim: To explain and demonstrate the need for- appropriate - behaviour. Assisting the delegate with deciding what is appropriate and informing the delegates as to the dos and don - ts of other cultures. Course Content: Etiquette- What is it? Personality, where culture, etiquette and personal preferences overlap, The Etiquette of Cross Cultural Communication, Time and Personal Space, Gender and Etiquette, Grooming, Generational Differences
To empower and develop all delegates and encourage their journey of self-mastery enabling them to exhibit Emotional Intelligence in their daily practices and competencies. This is a practical and informative workshop that requires the delegate to fill in a pre-workshop questionnaire on the Enneagram Self Mastery Tool. A component of this workshop is customised for each individual. The workshop is open to all personnel. As studies show that individuals with improved emotional intelligence are likely to be four times as successful as their equal IQ counterparts, this workshop is a must!