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MNAMBITHI FET COLLEGE

August 2011 – April 2012
We trained 219 EPWP beneficiaries in Mnambithi, Bergville, Mooi River and Kermburg on unit standards 252510: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of HIV and AIDS, other Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) and Tuberculosis (TB) for counselling purposes and 264260: Facilitate a peer education intervention. Dual training and assessment was conducted to accommodate learner with low literacy levels. All who were found competent upon assessment, moderation and verification were all certificated. Empirical Training Agency had been subcontracted to do the job by Mnambithi FET College who were contracted by the National Department of Public Works.

RTI INTERNATIONAL

August 2011
This was one of our international projects. We designed the quality assurance standards tool for Peer Education and outreach programs for high risk vulnerable populations in South Africa. This was for the purposes of their submission to PEPFER for funding for a peer education programme which was going to be aligned to the SAQA unit standard 264260: Facilitate a peer education intervention.

MATHJABENG MUNICIPALITY

August – September 2012
We trained 52 municipal employees on a peer education skills programme aligned to the unit standard 264260: Facilitate a peer education intervention with 10 credits. The programme is accredited by HWSETA. All learners who were found competent upon assessment, moderation verification were certificated.

MOGALE LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

May – August 2012
Forty two lay counsellors from NGOs and clinics in the Mogale local municipality were trained on the unit standards 252510: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of HIV and AIDS, other Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) and Tuberculosis (TB) for counselling purposes, 25232: Provide on-going counselling and support to individuals infected or affected by HIV and AIDS and 252533: Provide pre and post HIV test counselling. The skills programme is accredited by the HWSETA. All learners were assessed moderated and certificated.

Seriti Institute
Empirical Training Agency was constructed by Seriti Institute an implementing Agent for COGTA to training 60 EPWP beneficiaries in Westonaria, Leratong and Erasmas in the Gauteng province and 134 earners in the Free State province. The Free State learners were from Metsimaholo local municipality, Kopies and Edenvile in the Ngwate local municipality, Setsoto, Maluti A Phufong and Phumelela local municipalities. The learners were trained on a skills programme on computer literacy from the following unit standards;
114978: Use a word processing package to produce business documents
114977: Use a spreadsheet package to produce and manage business documents
114980: Use a presentation package to produce business documents
114979: Operate a computer workstation in a business environment
These unit standards are from the qualification 49256: NQF Level 4: FET Certificate: Counselling on we are accredited by the HWSETA. All learners have been assessed, moderated and their results verified and certificated.

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS (NORTHERN CAPE)

March – April 2014
We trained 22 EPWP beneficiaries from the Northern Cape SANPARKS which has its provincial headquarters in Kamieskroon near Springbok. The learners were training in the unit standards,
244589: Identify causes of stress and techniques to manage it in the workplace
252513: Apply established strategies and procedures to deal with risk behaviour and promote personal wellbeing
117860: Apply knowledge of interpersonal relationships to enhance the effectiveness of the counselling process.
All learners have been assessed, moderated and their results verified and certificated.

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS (GAUTENG)

May – August 2014
We trained community health workers on a skills programme from the qualification 74410: FETC: Public Awareness Promotion of Dread Disease and HIV/AIDS which are accreted to by the HWSETA. All learners were assessed, moderated, verified and certificated. Below are the unit standards that we trained these community health workers in Sedibeng local municipality.
252512: Counsel an individual in a structured environment
114491: Educate and work closely with the community with regard to sexually transmitted infections (STIs) including Human Immune Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency

Syndrome (HIV/AIDS)
260383: Plan and promote nutritional programmes to improve health
252099: Provide nursing care to a terminally ill patient and support to the family
337179: Practise according to relevant ethical and legal codes
12353: Facilitate participatory community development processes

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS (FREE STATE)

September – November 2014
WE trained 12 EPWP beneficiaries from NGOs in the Matjhabeng local municipality in the Free State. All the learners have been trained, assessed, moderated and are awaiting verification. The skills programmes they were trained on are from the qualification 49872: FETC Victim Empowerment Co-ordination. Below are the unit standards that we trained.
120082: Provide interventions in gender violence
120084: Establish and maintain strategic partnerships and referral systems in the Victim Empowerment
120079: Provide support to victims of serious violent crime
110023: Present information in report format

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