SAQA ID: 71751
W&R Seta: LPA/00/2014/01/3154
Learnership Duration: 12 Months
Contact Days: Customise to client-specific needs and learner experience/level
Target Market: Learners with little or no formal education who wish to access the job market – sales assistants, shelve packer, general worker
It is assumed that learners have literacy and numeracy skills in order to cope with the complexity of learning in this Qualification
Adult Basic Education is identified as a critical priority in South Africa and plays a vital role in equipping adult learners with the necessary knowledge, skills and values in order to be functional in society and as a person by contributing to the workforce, community and economy.
This GETC: ABET qualification provides learners with foundational learning through the acquisition of knowledge and skills needed for social and economic development and the promotion of justice and equality. It also seeks to promote and instil learners with a culture of life-long learning needed for future learning. It also enables learners to acquire the necessary competencies to access further education and training, career development and employment opportunities.
The purpose of the Qualification is to equip learners with foundational learning by acquiring knowledge, skills and values in specified Learning Areas.
This Qualification consists of Fundamental, Core and Elective Unit Standards. A minimum of 120 credits from those listed must be achieved for the awarding of the Qualification. The following rules apply to the choice of unit standards:
Fundamental: all 37 credits.
Core: all 32 credits.
Elective unit standards totalling a minimum of 51 credits needs to be completed.
5.1 Understand and use specific Learning Area knowledge, language and terminology
5.2 Know and apply specific Learning Area skills
5.3 Understand, analyse and apply the values related to the Learning Area
The following Critical Cross-Field Outcomes are embedded in the associated Unit Standards:
Learning programmes directed towards this qualification will also contribute to the full personal development of each learner and the social and economic development of the society at large, by making individuals aware of the importance of: