Current position Quality Assurance license is extended to March 2016 only -12 months to go; Accreditation continues but capped at 2016; The current learnership regulation has not changed; Provision continues as normal;
STATUS OF TRAINING PROVISION Existing qualifications The Qualifications which are not performing would not be renewed Current accreditation status The accreditation of Skills Development providers- initiated. Status of assessors and moderators The new registration process of practitioners is expected to be initiated by AQP.
Monitoring of provision The re-accreditation capped at March 2016; Providers need to improve quality management systems; system reminder of accreditation to be adhered to; System challenge in reprinting reaccreditation certificates and delays; QCTO visits to providers.
Post school position Strengthening of Colleges Increasing Access Programmes and Qualifications College relationships with Employers Improving teaching and Learning Student Support Management and Governance Improving Infrastructure
TVET engagement: Agricultural colleges Elsenburg College of Agriculture Tompi Seleka College of Agriculture Madzivhandila College of Agriculture Fort Cox College of Agriculture Grootfontein College of Agriculture Glen College of Agriculture Tsolo Agricultural Development Institute Lowveld College of Agriculture/ University of Mpumalanga Cedara College of Agriculture Taung Agricultural College Potchefstroom College of Agriculture Owen Sithole Agricultural College
QCTO UPDATES www.qcto.org.za www.qcto.org.za KEY ASPECTS PROGRESS Accreditation of SD provider; Assessment centres Work place approval; New qualifications
QCTO… Industry Representative BodyQualification SANSOR Seed Analyst Seed Inspector Seed Sampler Grain Silo Industry Association Grain Handling Operator Grain Grader Grain HandlingController SA Pest Control Association PMO – Fumigation PMO – Wood Destroying Organisms PMO – Agricultural Commodity Treatment PMO – Weeds and Alien Invaders PMO – Health and Nuisance Pests Livestock Health and Production GroupLivestock Farm Supervisor
QCTO… Industry Representative BodyModule of Employable skills SA Pest Control Association Fumigation Operator Wood treatment Operator Treatment Operator Invader Control Operator Pest Control Operator Livestock Health and Production group Livestock Farm worker Livestock Team Leader South African Poultry AssociationPoultry House hand Milk Producers Organisation Dairy Farm Worker Dairy Farm Supervisor Animal feed Milling AssociationEquipment Attendant : Single Stage Equipment Operator : Multi Stage
QCTO… Industry Representative BodyQualification South African Poultry Association Poultry Production Supervisor Poultry Production Manager Milk Producers OrganisationDairy Farm Manager Animal Feed Miller AssociationFeed Miller Fruit SA Horticultural Farm Production Manager Farm Foreman South African Green industries Council Nursery Supervisor Garden Centre Supervisor South African Landscapers InstituteLandscaping Supervisor
CHALLENGES Replacement of legacy NQF qualifications – on going QCTO not on board with systems and structural progress- slow; To and fro movements of qualification development; Lack of QCTO capacity to advance implementation; Learnership regulations not adjusted to new plans.
CONCLUSION AND WAY FORWARD training institution to familiarise themselves with QCTO website; Identify workplaces for collaboration and Identify agricultural colleges for collaboration