National Diploma: Occupationally Directed Education, Training and Development Practices

SAQA ID: 50333

Obtain the skills to be a specialist ETD practitioner and improve your potential for moving into a training management position.

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 Diploma qualification forms part of a talent development pathway, for education, training and development (ETD) practitioners.

You will learn how to support learners with special needs, how to measure return on investments, what is the role and duties of a specialist development facilitator (SDF), how to develop a learner information system and how to manage a team to its full potential.

Type of Programme

National Diploma: Occupationally Directed Education Training and Development Practices
Accredited:ETDP SETA
SAQA ID:50333
Duration:12 months

Entry Requirements

National Certificate in OD-ETD Practices qualification (ID: 50334)

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 Diploma 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

Supporting Learners

32 Credits

Module Two

Skills Development Facilitator

27 Credits

Module Three

Learner Information Systems

28 Credits

Module Four

Training Management

34 Credits

Module Five

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.