Presentation

Report
QCTO
A Discussion on the way forward and implications
for SAAFoST
SAAFoST Northern Branch
26 October 2010
Michael Davies
Background
Framework for the
National
Skills Development
Strategy 2011-16
REVISED AND NEW LEGISLATION
The Skills Development Amendment Act
(Act No. 97 of 2 November 1998, as amended 30 April 1999, as amended 14
November 2003, as amended 1 December 2008)
New definitions
Learning
Means the acquisition of knowledge, understanding,
values, skill, competence or experience
Learning Programme
Includes a learnership, an apprenticeship, a skills
programme and any other prescribed learning programme
which includes a structured work experience component
Skills Development Provider
Means a provider of an occupational programme
Occupational Qualification
Means a qualification associated with a trade,
occupation or profession resulting from work based
learning and consisting of knowledge unit standards,
practical unit standards and work experience unit
Standards
Occupational Qualifications Framework
Means the sub framework for occupational
qualifications which forms an integral part of the
National Qualifications Framework
Trade
Means an occupation for which an artisan qualification is
required
REVISED AND NEW LEGISLATION
The National Qualifications Framework Act
(Act No. 67 of 2008 promulgated 17 February 2009)
Definition
The NQF is a comprehensive system approved by the Minister for the
classification, registration, publication and articulation of quality assured
national qualifications
Levels
Three Sub Frameworks each with its own Quality Council
New responsibilities for SAQA
OCCUPATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS FRAMEWORK
NQF
Doctoral Degree
Level 10
Masters Degree
Level 9
Level 8
Bachelor Degree
Advanced Diploma
Level 7
Diploma
Advanced Certificate
Level 6
Adult National
Senior
Certificate
Units of
learning to be
accumulated
General Education &
Training Certificate
(Grade 9)
Adult National
Senior
Certificate
National Certificate
(Vocational) 4
National Certificate
(Vocational) 3
National Certificate
(Vocational) 2
Level 5
GFETQF
National Senior
Certificate (Grade 12)
Incl. subject / unit certificates
AdvancedNational
National
Advanced
Certificate
Certificate
(Vocational) 5
(Vocational)
Higher Certificate
Level 4
Level 3
Level 2
Level 1
OQF
HEQF
Master Postgraduate Diploma
Professional Qualifications s Degree
Eg,
National
Occupational
Awards
Eg, National
Skills
Certificates
National Skills Development Strategy
Ending poverty through the creation of decent
work
Strategic Priorities
Strategic Areas of Focus
i.
ii.
iii.
iv.
v.
vi.
vii.
viii.
ix.
x.
Speeding up growth and transforming the economy to create
decent work and sustainable livelihoods
Massive programme to build economic and social
infrastructure
Comprehensive rural development strategy linked to land
and agrarian reform and food security
Strengthen the skills and human resource base
Improve the health profile of all South Africans
Intensify the fight against crime and corruption
Build cohesive, caring and sustainable communities
Pursuing African advancement and enhanced international
cooperation
Sustainable resource management and use
Building a developmental state, including improvement of
public services and strengthening democratic institutions
Focus Areas
Equity Impact
(Class, race, gender, age, disability, HIV/Aids)
Code of decent conduct
Learning Programmes for Decent Work
Programme Delivery Partners
Workplace Skills Plans and Pivotal grants
Four Kinds of Programmes
Programmes to Facilitate Access
PIVOTAL programmes
Skills programmes and other non accredited short
courses
Programmes that build the academic profession and
engender innovation
Programmes to Facilitate Access
Information and Career Guidance
Recognition of Prior Learning
Raising the Base
Pivotal programmes
Pivotal Programmes are those Professional,
Vocational, Technical and Academic learning
programmes that meet the critical needs for
economic growth and social development
The Pivotal programme Diagram
Professional Body
Model
Required Qualification
Required for Practice
Professional
Co-operative Learning
Model
Diploma Model
Work Integrated Learning
Para Professional
Apprenticeship
Model
Occupational Theory
Structured Workplace Learning
Trade
Internship
Model
Institution Based Qualification
Workplace Learning further access General to Occupation
Skills programmes
Shorter programmes with a specific application or
specialisation
Continuing professional development
Programmes that build the academic profession and
engender innovation
Educational Professionals development
QCTO APPROACH TO CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT
The development need must be formalised through submission of
application to QCTO
To ensure no overlaps or duplications there will be a
Structured development process using:
QCTO-registered qualification design facilitator
National Organising Progression Framework & OFO
OFO occupational descriptors & OFO Unit group tasks
OQF Level descriptors
Process questions, templates and electronic capturing system
OQF LEVEL DESCRIPTORS: USE TO DETERMINE LEVEL OF TASKS
Level
Typical activities
Role
Workplace Focus
Time
10
Envisioning future scenarios
Visionary leadership
Future shape of organisation,
industry, profession
10-15 years
9
Set and implement strategies
Leading and directing
The 'business landscape' or
profession
5-10 years
8
Manage or design systems
Resource management
Policy, resource allocation
3-5 years
7
Manage or design processes
Changed practices
New technology, systems
1-3 years
6
Develop and implement
changes
Optimisation
Improvements
6 mth -1yr
5
Maintain efficiencies
Stability and consistency
Systems
3-6mth
4
Setup processes and solve
process problems
Process management
Process data
1-3mth
3
Adjust, maintain and oversee
Procedures
Productivity
1wk
2
Monitor, support
Operations
Machinery
1 day
1
Perform elementary tasks
Task
Machines, tools
1 day
OVERVIEW OF PROCESS
1.
Initial research & Scoping
2.
Occupational Profile
3.
Development Pathway
4.
Learning Process Design
5.
Qualification Assessment
Specifications
6.
Qualification & Unit of learning
Appointment of Qualifications quality partner
Curriculum published on NOPF
Published on NOPF
To SAQA registered on NLRD
Ladder of Learning Food and Beverage SGB (CEP)
NQF Level
9
7
6
5
Continued
Professional
Development
Graduate
Development
Programmes
First Line
Manager
Supply Chain
Management
Factory Manager
4
3
Operator
2
1
New Entrant
Purchasing
Logistics
Production
SHEQ Manager
Laboratory
Packaging or Process Manager
399801
Controller/
Artisan/
Supervisor
Research And
Development
Process
Controller
399808
3511/ 3512
Packaging
Controller
Food/ Bev
New Product
Development
Occupational
Process
Technician
Engineering
Artisan
Manager
Technician
Supervisor
Trade
Technical Specialist
Craft Artisan
711909
Food and Beverage Process
Machine Operator
Induction
Specialist
Occupations
after first
Degree
Raising the Bar
Foundational
Learning
Certificate
Mathematical
Literacy and
Communication
Skilled technical
operator in
Primary or
secondary process
Preparing
unemployed
for access
Satisfy Demand
Raw Materials
Purchasing Inbound
Management
Cost,
Quality,
Create Demand
Conversion Inventory Warehousing Distribution
(Supply)
Retailer
(Customer)
Service
Merchandising
Point of Purchase, Range
Consumer
(Channel)
(Brand & Product)
Product to
Shopper
Product to
Consumer
Format
Size
Technology
Branding
Marketing
Supply Chain
Performance
(Pack to Order)
Shopper
(Forecast)
Compliance to Specification
Quality Manager
(Integral part of the sourcing, conversion
and supply specifications)
Performance
(Product Specifications)
Development of New Product
Research & Development Manager
(Integral part of the Innovation
Process of the Brands and product
development)
Research and Development Career Progression
Research and Development Manager
Technical Specialist
Technical
Specialist may
have an
engineering
background and
technical
experience and
may come from
operations
New Product Development Manager
New Product Development Technologist
Recruited according to profile, Graduate with specific
personality and behavioural traits
Researcher
Proposed Graduate Development Programme New
Product Technologist
Knowledge Component
Subjects like
Marketing Management
Consumer Behaviour and Market Research,
Communication,
Cost and Management Accounting
Nutrition, Physiology, Biology, Food legislation and Compliance,
Industrial Engineering
Proposed Graduate Development Programme
Research and Development
Skills Component
Modules like
Organisational Induction
Negotiation Skills
Interpersonal Skills
Conflict Management
Problem Solving
Managing Meetings,
Implementing Project Plans
Proposed Graduate Development Programme
Research and Development
Experiential Component
Modules like
Time assisting in a New Project Development
Assisting in Launch
Time in Manufacturing environment
Time in researching and understanding ingredients
Quality Assurance Career Progression
Quality Assurance Manager
Laboratory Manager
Quality Control Supervisor
Laboratory Technician
There has been much debate regarding Laboratory Assistants.
Laboratory Assistants and Quality Controllers will have a role
but will either progress in production or will have to complete
a Diploma or Degree to progress in quality
Recruited according to profile, Graduate with specific
personality and behavioural traits and is developed to become a
generalist to fulfil task as compliance, audit and systems, and
to conduct analytical and microbiological testing
Proposed Graduate Development Programme
Laboratory Technician
Knowledge Component
Subjects like
Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management
Communication
Financial Management
Quality Management and Compliance systems
SHEQ
Proposed Graduate Development Programme
Laboratory Technician
Skills Component
Modules like
Organisational Induction
Negotiation Skills
Interpersonal Skills
Conflict Management
Problem Solving
Sampling and Testing Methodologies
Working on differing Laboratory Equipment and
processes
Proposed Graduate Development Programme
Laboratory Technician
Experiential Component
Modules like
Laboratory work
Time working in systems monitoring, compliance
Time in Manufacturing environment
Time in all quality control areas of production process
Manufacturing Management
Modules like
Personal Mastery & Communication
Locus of control, Self- awareness
Personal productivity and time management
Problem solving and decision- making
Assertiveness, Conflict handling
Interpersonal skills in a diverse environment
Negotiation skills, Report Writing, Presentation Skills
Constructive participation in meetings, Career goals
Job competencies, Competency assessment, Personal Development Plans
Manufacturing Management & Continuous Improvement
The role of manufacturing in a systems context
Manufacturing methodologies, Manufacturing layouts, Statistical process control,
Quality Assurance, Management of costs, Programmes to maintain and improve
efficiencies, Fault finding and problem solving, Analysing data to identify opportunities
for improvement, Generating and testing improvement
Options, Setting improvement objectives, Developing action plans
Making proposals and recommendations
The effects of globalisation on manufacturing
Team Leadership
Setting and developing performance goals with team members
Monitoring performance with the team
Facilitating joint problem solving and decision making
Team building techniques
Performance Management
Leadership theories and their practical application
Setting performance goals and standards with team members
Setting development plans with team members
Conducting and recording performance review meetings
Handling poor performance
Codes of good practice under the Labour Relations Act
Categories of dismissal in terms of the Labour Relations Act
Dispute resolution procedures in terms of the Labour Relations Act
Financial Management
Assets, liabilities, income and expense, Balance Sheets and Income Statements,
Financial Analysis for manufacturing managers
Resource utilization, Profitability, Liquidity
Enhancement of operations and identification of growth opportunities
Working Capital Management, Budgeting and variance analysis
Standard costing
The Competitive Business Environment
The value chain describing the way business is conducted in the sector
The main “players” in the sector, Companies and their products
Professional bodies and Associations, Regulatory Authorities
Analysis of competition in the sector, How the company’s customers measure
“value”, The market position and competitive advantage of the learner’s
company
Overview of In-Service Training example
PreAssessment
Personality
Profile
Capability
Mathematics
Statistics
Communication in
English
Food Chemistry
Microbiology
Physics
Computer Literacy
Induction
Primary
Process
Context
Quality Systems
and Procedures
Product and
Process
overview
(1 Month duration)
Laboratory
Systems
R/D
Sampling/ Testing
Use of Equipment
Microbiological
testing according to
context
Evaluation on
Laboratory Best
Practice
(4 Month duration)
GMP
HACCP
ISO Standards
Assisting Audits
Writing Sop’s
Writing ISO
procedures
Evaluation
Completing an
Audit
Research
methods
Product
development
Marketing
Launch process
(6 Month duration)
(1 Month duration)
Quality/Laboratory/ Systems
Research and Development
Laboratory
Sampling/ Testing
Use of Equipment
Formulation of
Ingredients
Understanding
Nutrition
Evaluation on
Laboratory Best
Practice
(3 Month duration)
Systems
GMP
HACCP
ISO Standards
Writing Procedures
(1 Month
duration)
R/D
Research methodology
Process Engineering
Product development
Study Design
Marketing
Interpretation of
Statistical Analysis
Value Analysis project
Evaluation Presentation
of results
(6 Month duration)
Conclusion
Any questions

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