The Occupational Trainer is a qualified technical or occupational expert who is equipped with the ability to deliver training in their specific field of expertise. This NQF Level 4 qualification is aimed at potential or existing trainers who are responsible for delivering occupational learning programmes to trainees in the workplace.
The main aims of the training programmes linked to this qualification are to:
- Build and maintain the quality of provision of workplace training, given the important role
it has to play more broadly within occupational training.
- In doing so raise the status of those who facilitate learning in an industry or trade context.
- Begin a process for the on-going professional development of occupational education and training practitioners.
Qualifying learners should be capable of:
- Establish the profile, special needs and barriers to learning of learners within the specified requirements of the training programme
- Prepare, adapt and align learning materials and resources for a training intervention in the workplace
- Deliver training, evaluate and report on a learning intervention in the workplace.
- Gather evidence and make assessment decisions using given assessment tools
It is assumed that a learner entering a programme leading to this qualification has achieved technical or occupational expertise at NQF level 3 or 4 who will act as a trainer of persons in the same field.
This NQF Level 4 qualification is aimed at potential or existing trainers who are responsible for delivering occupational learning programmes to trainees in the workplace.