National Certificate: Occupationally Directed Education, Training and Development Practices

SAQA ID: 50334

This qualification enables ETD practitioners to obtain skills to be a generalist ETD Practitioner.


About Varsity Academy

Varsity Academy is an online provider dedicated to producing career-enabling courses for Africa’s future leaders. Our online and blended learning courses provide our students with work-ready and relevant skills for today’s professional world. We are committed to providing our students with the industry experience and working knowledge they need to excel in their careers.

Programme Details

Cost: R29,900 | Start Date: 4th February | Duration: 12 months

This National Certificate is aimed at individuals who work in the education, training and development (ETD) field.

This qualification covers the entire ETD process; from analysing training needs, identifying skills gaps in an organisation, developing learning material, facilitating learning programmes and assessing and moderating best practices, mentoring and coaching, to coordinating learning in an organisation.

Type of Programme

National Certificate: Occupationally Directed Education, Training and Development Practices
Accredited:ETDP SETA
SAQA ID:50334
Duration:12 months

Entry Requirements

  • Matric Certificate (Grade 12 / Formerly Standard 10)
  • Proven involvement within the field of ETD (past or present)
  • OD-ETD Qualification on NQF Level 4

About Your Course Facilitator

This qualification will be facilitated by a subject matter expert who has years of experience and knowledge. The facilitator will introduce you to the valuable aspects of Occupationally Directed Education Training and Development Practices.


The National Certificate in Occupationally Directed Education Training and Development Practices is
accredited by VeryCoolIdeas (VCI). VeryCoolIdeas (VCI) is a fully accredited training Provider with the ETDP SETA (Accreditation number ETDP – 9984). All students will be registered, assessed and moderated by VeryCoolIdeas (VCI). Varsity Academy will provide on the electronic platform and technical support. VeryCoolIdeas (VCI) is a member of the Association of Private Providers of Education, Training and Development (APPETD); Registration number 1024. VeryCoolIdeas (VCI) is proud to be a member of WEConnect South Africa. 

Programme Breakdown

Module One

Analyse Training Needs

15 Credits

Module Two

Develop Learning Materials

40 Credits

Module Three

Facilitate Learning

15 Credits

Module Four

Assess Learning

25 Credits

Module Five

Coach and Mentor Learners

11 Credits

Module Six

Moderate Learning

20 Credits

Module Seven

Coordinate Learning

6 Credits

Module Eight

Review and Assessment

0 Credits

Ready to take the next step?

If you’re a go-getter with career aspirations in the field of finance then this course is for you.