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ETDP SETA accredited Facilitator, Assessor, Moderator course results

Our students are awesome!!!  Well done to everyone that completed your courses, we are proud to present Statement of Result certificates from the ETDP Seta to :

Unit Standard 117871 – Facilitate Learning Using a Variety of Given Methodologies

  • Robyn-Anne Sanders
  • Matshane William Letlonkane
  • Jean Lotan-Moodley

Unit Standard 115753 – Conduct Outcomes Based Assessments

  • Erick Cele
  • Susan Jean Fuller
  • Nolene Moodley
  • Robyn Uitslag
  • Corlette Ngubane
  • Lukas De Jager
  • Lucky Tyran Mahlaba
  • Nokulunga Nonkululeko
  • Jamaine Govender
  • Cayley Lavagna-Slater

Unit Standard 115759 – Conduct Moderation of Outcomes Based Assessments

  • Robyn Uitslag
  • Ndima Ntmbeziningi Octavia
  • Vanessa Siedle

If you would like to complete these ETDP Seta Accredited course, contact us on 082 5989 083 or email celeste@ththospitalitytraining.com

Our courses are offered via correspondence training so that anyone in South Africa can complete them.

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Assessor and Moderator Training at Fern Hill Hotel

I never take for granted how much i love what i do!  Getting to meet all kinds of amazing people in pretty stunning areas, what more could a person ask for.

Today i spent the day at the gorgeous Fern Hill Hotel and Training School.  I worked with a number of their staff who were completing their Assessor and Moderator Portfolio of evidence.  It is always inspiring to see how many people are keen to improve themselves and their skills.  It was a long day, but we managed to complete what we set out to achieve and everyone was able to submit their portfolio on time.

The Seta Verification visit ran smoothly and i am pleased to say that everyone was found competent.  Now we are just hanging on for the Statement of results before everyone will be deemed Competent Assessors/Moderators.

Well done guys, you worked hard for this.

If you would like to do any of our ETDP Seta accredited courses (Facilitator, Assessor, Moderator) we offer them via assisted correspondence or if you have a group of people we will come and assist you on site.  Give us a call or drop us an email – our prices are very hard to beat!

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Bangkok, Thailand

30 January 2016 and i am on my way back to Thailand….Bangkok, Thailand’s capital, is a sprawling metropolis known for its ornate shrines and vibrant street life. The boat-filled Chao Phraya River feeds its network of canals, flowing past the Rattanakosin royal district, home to the opulent Grand Palace and its sacred Emerald Buddha temple. Nearby is Wat Pho with its enormous reclining Buddha and, on the opposite shore, Wat Arun with its steep steps and Khmer-style spire.  This place never sleep, constantly on the go and with so much to see and do, you will not be disappointed.

Sadly, i did not get to see any of Thailand on this trip as we were busy, busy, busy.  I had the opportunity to work with Diethelm Co. and i must admit i was really impressed at their attention to detail and focus on Customer Care and Customer Service.  Besides the training that  carried our, Diethelm spends a lot of time and effort developing their staff to be some of the best in the industry.  Sincere, gentle people that will go out of their way for you.

www.diethelmtravel.com/

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ETDP SETA Course results for February 2016

A  huge well done to all our students that completed their courses.  All Statement of Result certificates from the ETDP Seta went out to the following students:

Unit Standard 117871 – Facilitate Learning Using a Variety of Given Methodologies NQF level 5, Credits 10

  • Erick Cele
  • Lukas De Jager
  • Modiba Ngwanaramohloka Rosina
  • Nkosi Nomzamo Octavia
  • Ndima Ntmbeziningi Octavia
  • Wyane Germishuizen
  • Sumaya Bacaus

Unit Standard 115753 – Conduct Outcomes Based Assessments NQF level 5, Credits 15

  • Mhosva Paidamoya

We are so proud of you and wish you luck in your careers.

If you would like to enroll and complete your Facilitator, Assessor, Moderator ETDP Seta accredited course, contact THT Hospitality Training on 082 5989 083 or email us on celeste@ththospitalitytraining.com

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Lima, Peru

On the 24th January 2016 i returned to one of my favorite places – Lima!  There is something about Peru that really intrigues me.  The people are amazing and although they do not all speak English, i found they will always try and help you.

Lima, founded by Francisco Pizarro in 1535, is a fascinating city and a treasure trove of history.  I had the opportunity to visit Museo Larco History Museum which is very impressive and a must see if you are ever in the area. Explore ancient Incan archaeological sites, or stroll through the elegant cathedrals and opulent palaces dating from Spanish colonial times. Downtown Lima is crowded, but you’ll enjoy exploring the city’s neighbourhoods—especially the beachfront areas which are stunning.  Sadly, due to a lack of time i never got to see Machu Picchu, but i know i will be back to Peru!

I carried out training for Coltur Travel and have worked with this company before.  If you are looking for professional tour leaders and people that are passionate about their country, these guys will not disappoint.

http://www.colturperu.com/

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Zimbabwe

On the 10th January i had the opportunity to return to Zimbabwe to carry out training for Imvelo Safari Lodges.  One thing that really stands out to me is how lovely the people are.  So keen to please and to make sure that you enjoy their country.  Zimbabwe is not what i expected, it delivered more.  Customer service in this country is what i feel we ourselves can learn from.  You are made to feel welcome everyday, everywhere, everytime!

Zimbabwe is a landlocked country in southern Africa known for its dramatic landscape and diverse wildlife, much of it within parks, reserves and safari areas. On the Zambezi River, Victoria Falls make a thundering 108m drop into narrow Batoka Gorge, where there’s white-water rafting and bungee-jumping. Downstream are Matusadona and Mana Pools national parks, home to hippos, rhinos and birdlife.
To enjoy the real Zim experience, contact Imvelo, like thier logo says “connecting people with nature”
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African Travel Co @ Hotel Verde

2016 is going to be an awesome year!

3 January and i was off to do training in the beautiful Cape Town.  I worked with the amazing staff of ATC who will be working as tour managers for a UK Tour operator.  Our training focused on Customer Service, Quality Control, Dealing with difficult situations and generally enhancing customers service.

Our training took 2 full days and was intense.  The team however were focused and we managed to cover all topics.

While at the hotel Verde, i was truly impressed!  The greenest hotel in Africa and wow…so good to see all the efforts this hotel makes to go green.  Well done to Bon Hotels, if only everyone could follow in your footsteps.

For those of you looking for a unique safari experience with brilliant staff, make sure you contact ATC http://www.africatravelco.com/

and if you wish to spend some time in a hotel that seriously cares about our blue planet, why not stop off at Hotel Verde http://hotelverde.co.za/

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Shiduli Private Game Lodge

Returning back to the amazing Shiduli Private Game Lodge is always a pleasure.  Having grown up in this area, it brings back so many fond memories.

During our three days of training, we covered a variety of topics relating to dealing with foreign clients.  Tourism in this area is an extremely competitive business and you have to really stand out from the crowd with regards to what you offer.  I am confident to say that Shiduli ticks all the boxes with regards to excellent customer service, going that extra mile and of course, ensuring that every guest leaves with memories they will never forget.

Our training was in depth and thorough, be we still managed to find some time to enjoy a lunchtime game drive.  If you are looking for the ultimate experience in the bush, this is where you want to be.  Within 15 minutes we saw buffalo, lion on a kill and amazingly a Madagascan Cuckoo – this bird has only ever been spotted twice in South Africa and four times in total in Southern Africa!  Something i will never forget.

Customer Satisfaction, Dealing with Difficult Situations, Customer Service, Body Language and a variety of topics were covered in our training.

When you are in the Hoedspruit area, remember this reserve as you will have an unforgettable experience!Rangers doing their thing

http://www.karongweportfolio.com/Karongwe/Shiduli/location/

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ETDP Seta Accredited Courses Special Offer!

For anyone wishing to complete any of the below mentioned EDTP Seta Accredited courses, we are running an end of year special offer.  Do all 3 courses for only R2500, or choose any one and pay R1000.  Our courses are assisted correspondence, meaning anyone in South Africa can enroll.  Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity!

Unit Standard 117871 – Facilitate Learning Using a Variety of Methodologies NQF Level 5 – Credits 10

Unit Standard 115753 – Conduct Outcomes-Based Assessments NQF Level 5 – Credits 15

Unit Standard 115759 – Conduct Moderation of Outcomes-Based Assessments NQF Level 6 – Credits 10

Email us on celeste@ththospitalitytraining.com or call 0825989083

 

Assessor Training Programme
(US 115753 – Conduct outcomes based assessments)

​Overview

The Assessor Training Programme is based on SAQA Unit Standard 115753, Conduct outcomes based assessments.

This training programme is ideal for those who wish to learn the methods of assessing an outcomes-based learning programme and for those wishing to improve their assessment skills.  This programme equips learners with the necessary knowledge and skill to make effective judgements on a person’s competency by means of assessments. Learners will also gain an understanding of the different ways to obtain and assess evidence allowing the learner to conduct assessments in a fair and valid manner in their field of expertise.

What does an Assessor do?

An Assessor:

·         Assesses candidates against registered unit standards and qualifications in order to allocate credits.

·         Uses different assessment methods to judge candidate competency against identified standards.

·         Assesses knowledge and skills of candidates.

·         Assists in skills audits by assessing employees to determine skills gaps.

·         Assesses employees in terms of job appraisals.

·         Assists in recruitment of new employees.

·         Assesses evidence for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

Who should do this training?

This course will benefit:

·         Those wishing to complete a SETA Accredited training programme on assessing

·         Assessors wishing to register as assessors

·         Facilitators

·         Trainers

·         Lectures

·         Teachers

·         Coaches

·         Managers

·         Human Resource Managers

·         Supervisors

·         Presenters

·         Skills Development Facilitators (SDF)

What are the benefits?

For the individual For the company
·         Credits towards a full qualification

·         Improves employability as an Assessor and Facilitator

·         Allows the individual to gain a formal qualification as an Assessor

·         Improves skills in Assessing

·         Can freelance as registered independent Assessor

·         Opportunity to register as an assessor with various SETAs

·         Change in career focus

·         Have a registered/qualified Assessor

·         Can provide credible outcomes-based in house assessment

·         Identify skills gaps

·         Levies – access skills development fund (Grants)

·         Address skills gaps

·         Involvement in learner ships/apprenticeships

·         Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) assessments

·         Uses assessment during recruitment of new employees

·         Improved BEE scorecard

How does one become an Assessor?

You need to:

·         Compete the Assessor Training Programme

·         Qualify as an Assessor

·         Upon completion, register as an Assessor with the relevant SETA/s

The training covers the following registered unit standard:

SAQA US ID: Unit Standard Title NQF Level Credits Outcomes
115753 Conduct outcomes-based assessment 5 15 1.       Demonstrate understanding of outcomes-based assessment

2.       Prepare for assessments

3.       Conduct assessments

4.       Provide feedback on assessments

5.       Review assessments

How do I know that this Facilitator training is recognised?

·         THT Hospitality Training (Pty) Ltd is accredited with the ETDP SETA to offer this programme.  Our Accreditation Number is ETDP10825 and our Registration Number is 2501.

·         On successful completion of the programme, we will upload your results onto the ETDP database and you will receive a certificate.

·         The ETDP SETA will capture your results on the National Learner Record Database (NLRD) and issue a Statement of Results (SOR) that will reflect the credits you have earned.

How and where will the training take place?

Training is offered via Assisted Correspondence, this means that anyone in South Africa can do the training.  You just need to take the steps and register with us.  We provide full support to all our clients.

Training Programme Outline

Study unit 1: Outcomes-Based Assessment

·         Outcomes-Based and other forms of assessment

·         Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

·         Assessment Methods

·         Key Principles of Assessment

·         The impact of assessment results on learners

Study Unit 2: Prepare for Assessments

·         Preparing for assessments

·         Parties involved with the assessment

·         Pre-Assessment Moderation

·         Preparing the learner for assessment

Study Unit 3: Conducting Assessment

·         Requirements for assessment practices

·         Carrying out assessments

·         Questioning techniques

·         Gathering evidence

·         Assessment judgements

·         Assessment records

Study Unit 4: Provide Feedback On Assessment

·         Parties who need to receive feedback

·         Feedback to the learner

·         Type and manner of feedback

·         Feedback from the learner

·         Disputes and or appeals

·         Recording agreements reached and key aspects of the feedback

Study Unit 5: Review Assessment

·         Strengths/weaknesses in assessment instruments and process

·         Feedback from relevant parties

·         Weaknesses in design

·         Poor unit standards and qualifications

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Work Opportunity

One of our clients is looking for a Sous Chef.  Please note that if you do not have experience in this field, your application will not be considered.

Sous Chef Required for upmarket Hotel with on site steakhouse – Zululand 

  • An ability to stay calm and work under pressure.
  • An ability to take direction.
  • Work in a TEAM environment.
  • Manage the day-to-day kitchen operation, coordinate food production and ensure the highest level of food quality, taste and presentation.
  • Ensuring your kitchen TEAM produces food to a high culinary standard through coaching & discipline.
  • Ensure all kitchen TEAM adhere to the company’s uniform, grooming & appearance standards.
  • Control of food cost through monitoring production, training of kitchen TEAM on the proper methods of food preparation and handling.
  • Purchase requisitions, daily, weekly and monthly stock takes
  • Maintaining a safe and hygienic kitchen environment, including all store rooms at all times.
  • Managing the kitchen HACCP plans.
  • Menu development and costing
  • Daily checks for maintenance issues, reporting & follow-up.
  • Meeting & Greeting all arriving guest with specific dietary requirements.
  • Successful candidate must be able to start employment by no later than 16 November 2015

If you think you have what it takes, please forward your CV to celeste@ththospitalitytraining.com