GetOn Life Skills Course
The Life Skills programme enabled graduates to understand and practice principles dealing with personal development, integrity, honesty, responsibility and accountability. The Life Skills training contributes towards preparing the graduates for employment or staying happily employed. The main objective of this course is to empower graduates through motivation and a structured skills programme to enhance performance in the work place, take responsibility and be aware of the repercussions of their actions (Like Stock shrinkage due to theft or damage), and ultimately giving them meaning to their lives by understanding their past does not restrict them, setting realistic goals, and planning towards achieving these life goals is of key importance.
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The unit standards included in this skills programme are:
  • US 15091 Plan to manage one’s time
  • US 15092 Plan and manage personal finances
  • US 14664 Diversity, relationships and communication
After completing this programme, you will be able to:
  • Have a holistic understanding of who you are, learning from the past enabling you to set future goals.
  • Conflict Resolution.
  • Set realistic goals for tasks and activities.
  • Prioritise tasks and activities in order to plan time.
  • Draw up a plan/schedule to organise tasks and activities.
  • Carry out tasks and activities as planned.
  • Explain the importance of managing personal finances.
  • Set personal financial goals.
  • Identify ways to achieve personal financial goals.
  • Develop a personal and/or family budget.
  • Roles, rights and responsibilities of employers and employees.
  • Identify aspects of diversity within the South African society.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of diversity within different relationships.
  • Recognise an individual`s role and responsibility in relationships.
  • Identify ways and techniques to form positive relationships.

 

module1 Who I Am & Where I Want To Go

  • Choices and decisions
  • Picture of myself
  • My dream future
  • What I need to do to reach my dream future
  • Setting personal goals for my dream future
module2 Managing Myself - Goals, Personal & Time Management
  • Time as personal resource
  • Setting realistic goals
  • Prioritising tasks and activities
  • Drawing up plans and schedules
  • Carrying out tasks and activities
module3 Managing My Personal Finances
  • Financial stability and the principles of financial management
  • Personal finance
  • Personal budgeting
  • Operating a bank account

module4 Getting Ready To Work
  • Exploring work opportunities
  • Identifying opportunities for own development
  • Selecting training programmes
  • Applying for employment

module5 Understanding Employment Relations,Rights & Responsibilities
  • Roles of employers and employees
  • Rights and responsibilities of employers and employees
  • Employment contract, policies and procedures

module6 Diversity, Relationships & Communication
  • Diversity within South African society
  • Relationships
  • The individual’s role and responsibilities in relationships
  • Ways and techniques to form positive relationships
  • Ways of accessing support structures in the local community
Occupationally-based Skills Programme

 

The programme will help you complete a skills programme that is nationally recognised.

A skills programme is a short, occupationally-based programme that will lead, on successful completion, to award of credits towards a qualification registered in terms of the National Qualifications Framework.

A qualification consists of a minimum number of credits. For example, for the qualification General Education and Training Certificate: Business Practice (Qualification ID 61755), learners should achieve a minimum of 120 credits. These credits are made up through a number of unit standards (learning units) that are required to complete the qualification.

A skills programme may consist of one or more unit standards, as determined by the relevant Sector Education and Training Authority (SETA), which form part of a qualification. This programme will help you achieve 14 of the 120 credits for the qualification mentioned above, if you are found competent during assessment.

Because a skills programme is occupationally based, it consists of theoretical training as well as practical training in the workplace.

Course Duration

 

The course is run over 40 hours, this can be done in a week Monday – Friday full day training, or can be done over a number of days totalling the 40 hours required. Graduates are to complete a portfolio of evidence during the course which will then be assessed and moderated.

Costing Model

 

The cost of training for the Life Skills to our corporate partners, if the venue, facilities, and transport provided is R4828 per graduate. If you are interested in the programme, I will meet with you, to discuss numbers, location and project roll out, which will lead to final costing and proposal for you to review.  

 

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