Adult Education and Training

(previously referred to as Adult Basic Education and Training (ABET))

Learning Programme NQF Level US ID Unit Standard Titles Credits Duration
General Education and Training Certificate: Adult Basic Education and Training 1 71751 A selection of the NQF 1 unit standards below, in the required combination Min 120 18 Months
English Matters - Language, Literacy and Communication in English 1 119635 Engage in a range of speaking/signing and listening interactions for a variety of purposes 23 240 Hours
1 119631 Explore and use a variety of strategies to learn 23 240 Hours
1 119640 Read/View and respond to a range of text types 23 240 Hours
1 119636 Write/Sign for a variety of different purposes 23 240 Hours
Maths Matters - Mathematics
Literacy
1 119373 Describe and represent objects in terms of shape, space and measurement 16 240 Hours
1 119364 Evaluate and solve data handling and probability problems within given contexts 16 240 Hours
1 119362 Work with numbers, operations with numbers and relationships between numbers 16 240 Hours
1 7450 Work with measurement in a variety of contexts 16 240 Hours
Life Orientation Matters and Positive People - Life Orientation (Core) 1 14656 Demonstrate an understanding of sexuality and sexually transmitted infections including HIV/AIDS 32 200 Hours
1 14659 Demonstrate an understanding of factors that contribute towards healthy living 32 200 Hours
1 14664 Demonstrate knowledge of diversity within different relationships in the South African society 32 200 Hours
1 14569 Demonstrate an understanding of how to participate effectively in the workplace 32 200 Hours
1 14661 Demonstrate knowledge of self in order to understand one's identity and role within the immediate community and South African society 32 200 Hours
1 15092 Plan and manage personal finances 32 200 Hours
1 113966 Identify security, safety and environmental risks in the local environment 32 200 Hours
1 15091 Plan to manage one's time 32 200 Hours
Human and Social Sciences 1 115477 Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the relationships between social justice, human rights and democracy 23 200 Hours
1 115480 Demonstrate an understanding of diversity and change in a dynamic society
1 115483 Explain the relationship between society, environment and development
1 115471 Explain the relationship between events, time and space and the effect on society
Science Matters - Natural Sciences 1 7509 Apply basic concepts and principles in the natural science 15 200 Hours
1 7513 Assess the impact of scientific innovation on quality of life
1 7508 Conduct an investigation in the natural science
1 7511 Analyse how scientific skills and knowledge contribute to sustainable use of resources
1 7507 Demonstrate an understanding of the concept of science
World of Work - Economic Management Sciences 1 13999 Demonstrate an understanding of basic accounting practice 21 200 Hours
1 13995 Demonstrate an understanding of contracts and their sources
1 13998 Demonstrate an understanding of the principles of supply and demand and the concept production
1 13994 Identify and discuss different types of business and their legal implications
1 13996 Identify, discuss, describe and compare major economic systems with emphasis on the South African economy
1 14001 Demonstrate an understanding of management expertise and administrative systems
Arts and Culture Matters 1 7533 Access Creative arts and cultural 19 200 Hours
1 7529 Display creative and innovative knowledge, skills and creative concepts through participation in arts and culture activities
1 7531 Investigate the influence of the mass media on indigenous practices
1 7525 Reflect on and engage critically with arts experience and works from diverse groups
1 7527 Understand the origins and functions of South African cultures through promoting indigenous Arts and Culture forms and practices
1 7532 Use arts skills and cultural expression to make a economic contribution to self and society
Technology Matters 1 14098 Understand and use energy in technological product and systems 11 150 Hours
1 14092 Understand and apply technological knowledge and skills in systems and control
1 14095 Understand and apply technological knowledge and skills in structure
1 14096 Understand and apply technological knowledge and skills in Processes
1 14097 Know, select and use materials, tools and equipment safely for technological purposes
World of Work: Entrepreneurship and Learn to Earn - Small, Medium and Micro Enterprises (SMME) 1 10006 Demonstrate an understanding of entrepreneurship and develop entretreneurial qualities 17 150 Hours
1 10007 Identify, analyse and select business opportunities
1 10008 Write and present a simple business plan
1 10009 Demonstrate the ability to start and run a business and adapt to a changing business environment
Maths Matters Modules - Mathematical Science 1 7448 Work with patterns in various contexts 14 240 Hours
1 7449 Critically analyze how mathematics is used in social, political and economics relations.
1 7452 Describe, represent and interpret mathematicak models in different contexts
1 7464 Analyze cultural products and processes as representations of shape, space and time
Seeds and Fields of Learning - Applied Agriculture and Agricultural Technology (Academic stream elective) 1 13355 Demonstrate an understanding of the physical and biological environment and its relationship to sustainable crop production 20 200 Hours
1 13356 Assess the influence of the environment on sustainable livestock production
1 13357 Demonstrate an understanding of agricultural production management practices in relation to the socio-economic environment
1 13358 Implement and maintain the principles, systems, practices and technology applicable to an agricultural venture
1 13354 Demonstrate an understanding of agriculture as a challenging and applied system
Health Matters and Home-based Care - Ancillary Health Care (Academic stream elective) 1 119563 Engage in basic health promotion; 8 credits 20 300 Hours
1 119567 Perform basic life support and first aid procedures; 5 credits
1 260463 Assist the client and significant others to manage home based health care; 12 credits
1 119559 Demonstrate knowledge of the provision and implementation of primary health care; 10 credits
1 119564 Assist the community to access services in accordance with their health related human rights; 5 credits.
1 119566 Explain preventive measures to reduce the potential impact of disasters; 5 credits
Computers at Work 1 9357 Develop and use keyboard skills to enter text; 4 credits 23 80 Hours
1 116932 Operate a personal computer system; 3 credits
1 116933 Use a Graphical User Interface (GUI)-based presentation application to create and edit slide presentations; 3 credits
1 116938 Use a Graphical User Interface (GUI)-based word processor to create and edit documents; 4 credits
1 117943 Install a Personal Computer (PC) peripheral device, in a GUI environment; 2 credits
1 117902 Use generic functions in a Graphical User Interface (GUI); 4 credits
1 117867 Managing files in a Graphical User Interface(GUI); 3 credits
National Certificate (GETC):Manufacturing, Engineering and Related Activities 1 23253 MERSETA NQF 1 qualification offered as a learnership. Full range of unit standards available for selection can be supplied to interested parties Min 120 12-24 Months, dependent on ability upon entry
National Certificate (GETC):Mining and Minerals Processes 1 58267 MQA NQF 1 qualification offered at clients accredited with the MQA. Full range of unit standards available for selection can be supplied to interested parties Min 120 12-18 Months
Foundational Learning
Competencies: LLC in English
2 88895 Part qualification-compulsory component (fundamentals) of trade and occupation qualifications at NQF 2 to 4;naturally progression from AET; generic, mining industry specific or customized version available 20 200 Hours
Foundational Learning
Competencies:Mathematical Literacy
2 88895 Part qualification-compulsory component (fundamentals) of trade and occupation qualifications at NQF 2 to 4;naturally progression from AET; generic, mining industry specific or customized version available 20 200 Hours
English Matters - Communications in English Level 1 AET L1 119630 Use speaking/signing and listening skills 20 200 Hours
AET L1 119633 Use basic reading/receptive skills to respond to defined simple texts 20 200 Hours
AET L1 119638 Use basic writing/signing skills 20 200 Hours
English Matters - Communications in English Level 2 AET L2 119642 Engage in speaking and listening interactions 20 200 Hours
AET L2 119629 Use basic reading skills to respond to defined texts 20 200 Hours
AET L2 119634 Write/sign simple defined texts 20 200 Hours
English Matters - Communications in English Level 3 AET L3 119637 Engage in a range of speaking/signing and listening interactions 20 200 Hours
English Matters - Communications in English Level 3 AET L3 119632 Use reading/viewing skills to respond to defined texts 20 200 Hours
English Matters - Communications in English Level 3 AET L3 119639 Write/sign defined texts 20 200 Hours
Project Literacy Also has a condensed AET English L1 course - English in 30 Weeks. Adult themed English additional language readers are available for all four AET Levels.
Maths Matters - Numeracy Level 1 AET L1 119366 Work with shape, space and measurement concepts 10 200 Hours
AET L1 119370 Work with numbers, operations with numbers and relationships between numbers 10 200 Hours
AET L1 119374 Demonstrate an understanding of patterns, functions and algebra 20 200 Hours
Maths Matters - Numeracy Level 2 AET L2 119365 Demonstrate an understanding of patterns, functions and algebra 20 200 Hours
AET L2 119369 Work with shape, space and measurement 20 200 Hours
AET L2 119372 Demonstrate an understanding of data handling and probability 20 200 Hours
AET L2 119378 Work with numbers, operations with numbers and relationships between numbers 20 200 Hours
Maths Matters - Numeracy Level 3 AET L3 119363 Apply concepts of shape, space and measurement to make decisions relative to the world around us 20 200 Hours
AET L3 119367 Work with numbers, operations with numbers and relationships between numbers 20 200 Hours
AET L3 119375 Work with patterns, functions and algebra in different contexts 20 200 Hours
Below NQF 1 119376 Demonstrate an understanding and use of data handling and probability concepts 20 200 Hours
ABC Literacy in African Languages at AET Level 1 AET L1 119633 Use basic reading skills to respond to defined simple texts 16 120 Hours
ABC Literacy in African Languages at AET Level 1 AET L1 119638 Use basic writing skills 16 120 Hours
ABC Literacy in African Languages at AET Level 2 AET L1 119629 Use basic reading skills to respond to defined texts 14 120 Hours
ABC Literacy in African Languages at AET Level 2 AET L1 119634 Write simple defined texts 16 120 Hours
Our Literacy in African Languages programme is an outcomes driven programme making use of significant educator resources and is available in all SA official languages. Adult themed level appropriate readers are available IsiZulu; IsiXhosa; Setswana; Sesotho; Sepedi; XiTsonga; Afrikaans;Tshivenda; Ndebele;SiSwati

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Tirisano Ya Bakwena Consultants, a division of Tirisano Ya Bakwena Holdings, is a multi-discipline company founded in April 2008 with its clear mission and vision as a one stop-shop rendering a range of diverse legal and human capital services, such as Contract Management, Training & Development, HR & IR Consulting within place.

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