National Certificate: Labour Relations Practice
Qual ID: 93993 LP 48641
NQF Level: 5
Minimum Credits: 121
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This Qualification is the second step in a learning pathway that underpins a career in the Labour Relations arena. A large number of the competencies developed in the Qualification are rooted in actual workplace practice and should lead to greater productivity resulting from the improved performance by the learner, due to the integration of the knowledge mastered with workplace practice.
Many different roles and careers are linked to and affected by this Qualification. They include but are not limited to:
Specifically the purpose of this Certificate Qualification is to:
This can be done through an individual learning programme or through associated learnerships at various levels and areas in the Labour Relations environment.
Qualifying learners will have acquired a range of competencies in the areas of:
This learning supports the objectives of the NQF through increased portability and articulation of learning and career path progression. It creates increased opportunity for access to lifelong learning for learners both employed and unemployed. It also provides recognition to learners through a formal qualification of knowledge and skills they might have acquired in the workplace. By concentrating on the link between theory and practice, the quality of education and training as well as the personal development of the learner will be elevated.
This qualification articulates vertically with the following qualifications:
The Certificate in Labour Relations Practice: NQF Level 5, is part of the learning pathway in Labour Relations, which starts with a National Certificate at NQF Level 4 and will end with a Qualification at NQF 7 so encouraging the notion of life-long learning.
With the advent of democratic government in South Africa in 1994 an entirely new approach to Labour Relations Practice in South Africa has emerged. There has been the establishment of new statutory structures with implications for every level of labour relations in the country. It is estimated that between ten and fifteen thousand persons will require some or all of the competencies contained in this Qualification.
The Certificate in Labour Relations Practice: NQF Level 5, is designed to meet the needs of learners who are already employed and involved in the fields of Labour Relations and/or Labour Law. Additionally, however, it will also meet the needs and aspirations of the youth and unemployed who wish to pursue a career in the Labour Relations and associated fields, or in other fields where this learning may be useful. This includes adult learners who want to enter the sector or develop their careers in one or more of the related sub-fields. This Qualification would also be relevant to many Human Resources (HR) Practitioners. Since the Certificate is part of a learning pathway, it will offer mobility to persons operating at any level in the field.
The Qualification provides learners with a background in Labour Law. This will enable them to understand the South African Labour Relations field and will underpin their ability to use this learning in various business environments. The development of competence in this field will lead to better service delivery, company longevity, the promotion of wealth and job creation.
Application of the learning achieved in completing this Qualification will also assist employed and unemployed persons to enforce their labour rights, while at the same time enabling them to become aware of their obligations.
The Qualification recognises the fact that knowledge and the application of Labour Legislation is a business imperative, necessary for the success of any organisation, both strategically and operationally. This Certificate is thus designed to enable individuals to develop the theoretical competencies and the practical skills to operate effectively in the field.
Practitioners and/or organisations in the following fields would have an interest in the Qualification:
This Qualification also reflects some of the needs of the Human Resources sector both now and in the future.
The impact of the Qualification on society and the economy is reflected in the multiple job roles and careers that can stem from the Qualification, including self-employment opportunities, job creation opportunities and the development of, or entry to, learners who are employed within the private or public sector. It can further stimulate and support skills development in the SMME sector.
The Certificate in Labour Relations Practice is structured in such a way that it supports the ability of public agencies to enforce the rights and obligations of both employers and employees while also allowing for specialised competencies in Labour Relations for use in commercial situations
The Qualification is also ideal for the development of a number of learnerships leading to the attainment of the Qualification and so to improved career opportunities for employed and unemployed learners.
In order to enrol for this qualification you will be required to meet the entry level requirements as set out below.
It is assumed that the learner attempting this qualification is competent in:
Exit Level Outcomes
Once you have completed this qualification you will be able to:
This qualification is made up of Fundamental, Core and Elective unit standards and a minimum of 121 credits is required to complete the qualification.
All unit standards totalling 20 credits are compulsory.
The Core Component consists of unit standard totalling 89 credits and are compulsory.
The following courses must be completed in order to complete the qualification:
Labour Relations Law
Human Resource Management Practice
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To complete this qualification or any of the courses listed under this qualification you will be required to complete a Portfolio of Evidence for each course.
The Portfolio of Evidence will consist of the following sections:
Final Summative Assessment
This assessment is based on the Exit Level Outcomes of the Qualification and you will be required to submit the following: