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RECOGNISED HIGH RISK SKILL

DOL – QCTO

Definition of roles and responsibilities / hedge.

Quality requirements and framework for licenses – Specific license codes with map to modules.

DOL – PB

Accredits PB as licensing entity (QA of regulated training).

Constitute link for DOL being part of the Rules and Regulations committee of the PB.

Defines framework of licensing authority / entity.

Delineate scope of licenses delegated.

QCTO – PB

Delegate QA for modules to PB for regulated training

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Trainer

Authorised trainer

  • Qualified individuals with occupational training components, designated by professional body.

Professional Body (IWH) submitted amendments to DHET re working at height:

  • OFO 2015-242402 as a specialisation to Occupational Instructor / Trainer.
  • Trainer must be a registered assessor.

Designated by the Professional Body under auspices of SAQA

  • Requires a valid awarded qualification or RPL equivalent.
  • Subject to professional body code of conduct, rules and regulations.
  • DOL updated with any change to designation status.

Recognised by the DOL

  • Requirement for issuing of licenses.
  • Recognition per code and specifies the licensing authority.
  • Requires a designation in good standing.

Training materials registered

Module or US outcomes approved by DOL, QCTO and Industry.

Recognition trainer and Training Entity

DOL to recognise training provider (training entity) and approves:

  • The certification / Licensing protocols.
  • Specific delineation of regulated training in terms of NCOP codes.
  • List of valid trainers (as designated by the professional body).

Professional body to monitor quality and operational integrity:

  • Initiate remedial action should it not be to standard.
  • Notify the DOL when action is taken.
  • Audit Training Entity annually and report status to the DOL and QCTO.

Training Event

Training takes place:

  • At approved training venues / or environments
  • On approved equipment.
  • With approved materials and installation.
  • Consider simulation and computer based BOT training.

Trainees are assessed by the authorised trainer (Assessor) against standardised assessment tools and found competent against:

  • Knowledge.
  • Skill.
  • Workplace experience (where applicable).

Trainer issues temporary licence under the auspices of the licensing entity (Professional Body).

Professional Body to undertake regular moderation audits as per moderation policy of the QCTO.

Licensing process

Results of training events to be uploaded to the Licencing Entity (Prof body).

  • Medical certificate of fitness or employer’s avowal of medical fitness.
  • Bio and shipping details

Results and supporting information to be verified by the Licensing Entity and a license issued aligned with:

  • Requirements of the NCOP.
  • Requirements of the specific professional body

Link with trainer, trainee and training entity to  remain for casting accountability.

Failed assessments must also be uploaded.

Website of valid licenses to be maintained and available indexed by QR code on license cards.

Reporting

Licensing entity to report detailed licensing information to the DOL:

  • List with detail of all licensed learners
  • Statistics on demographics and other relevant salient trends
  • Irregularities and remedial action for period
  • Frequency and data requirement as stated in MOU

Web based database availability of:

  • List of relevant training entities and trainers.
  • Relevant Licenced operators accessible through QR code on license card.
  • Detailed searches only available to DOL and licensing entity to adhere to POPI Act

Continued learning

Providing the training was done based on:

  • A module specified in the target qualification and
  • Amounting to the required time of the module.

Learning time spent will be recognised as time spent for the relevant qualification and:

  • Assessment can be done against the module without providing further training,
  • Should assessment be unsuccessful the module must be undertaken again.