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5 Day Accredited Programme

SP-211009, NQF Level 4, Credits 20

Dates: Available on Request

Locations: Johannesburg, South Africa

Platform: Available In-Class / Online

Price: Available on Request

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Programme Introduction

This Workplace Essential Skills programme is designed to aid apprentices facing difficulties in their workplace environments. Workplace Essential Skills are fundamental abilities crucial for employment, education, and overall life functionality. The WES training initiative aims prepare learners to function efficiently as employees and fulfil daily obligations in a professional context.


Not endorsed or duplicated by the QCTO, this program spans across all sectors and levels of complexity. These skills serve as the building blocks for acquiring additional skills and facilitate employees in adapting to contemporary work practices and changes within the workplace. They are indispensable for continual learning and task fulfilment in any work environment.

Workplace Essential Skills are universally applicable across various industries and encompass tasks of varying complexity levels.

Entry Requirements:

Grade 9

Who should attend?

This program targets both employed and unemployed South Africans, including those in low-skilled occupations, who aim to enhance their skill sets and opportunities.

Training methodology

Training Methodology

Our diverse instructional approaches ensure effective learning:

– Lectures & Presentations: Engage with expert-driven, stimulating content.
– Course Material: Access well-crafted supporting resources.
– Group Work: Collaborate on discussions and case studies for practical insights.
– Workshops & Role-Play: Participate in immersive, scenario-based activities.
– Practical Application: Focus on applying theoretical knowledge in real situations.
– Post-Training Support: Receive extensive support after training for skill implementation.

Programme Content

Knowledge component

  • The setting and duties within a workplace concerning both employers and employees.

  • Work-related engagements.

  • Structuring of tasks.

  • Ideas connected to an employee’s execution of duties.

  • Bodies representing employers.

  • Surrounding contexts impacting organizational functions.

  • Interactions between employers and employees.

  • Safety measures in the workplace.

  • Grasping and implementing professional standards, behaviors, and principles.

  • Ethical considerations in professional environments.

  • Interpersonal interaction.

  • Contemporary influences shaping work dynamics.

Application component

  • The setting and duties within a professional environment for both employer and employee.

  • Pursue a professional position.

  • Ready oneself and participate in an interview.

  • Assess a contract of employment.

  • Evaluate a workplace’s policies and guidelines.

  • The dynamics and obligations in the workplace between employers and employees.

  • Apply for and confirm an internship at a Workplace Experience provider.

  • Display comprehension of Occupational Health and Safety laws within a work setting.

  • Participate in an orientation at a Workplace Experience provider, encompassing general workplace protocols, processes, and benchmarks.

  • Witness and engage in general tasks within the Workplace Experience provider’s premises.

  • Comprehend and put into practice work ethics, standards, and principles.

  • Collaborate effectively within a team setting.

  • Engage actively and make valuable contributions during workplace meetings.

  • Play a role in upholding a secure and efficient work atmosphere.


  • Practical Test

  • Written Test

  • Supervised Assessment

In addition to successfully completing the Programmes listed above, a Final Integrated Summative Assessment (FISA) is required for the Qualification. All learners gain entrance to the Final Integrated Supervised Assessment by successfully completing all formal summative assessments conducted by the SDP.

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