This qualification is to develop people who will be able to manage, resolve and help prevent labour disputes. There has been the establishment of new statutory structures with implications for every level of labour relations in the country. Their purpose is to advance economic development and social justice, to reduce labour unrest and to advance the democratisation of the workplace by fulfilling the primary objective of the Labour Relations Act. The Qualification will help to transform the labour market and workplace by promoting sound and improved employment relationships. The development of competence in this field can lead to better service delivery, institutional longevity and the promotion of job creation and security. Application of the learning in this Qualification will also assist parties in labour disputes to enforce their labour rights, while at the same time enabling them to become aware of their obligations as active and responsible participants in society and the economy.
About the course
This NQF Level 6 qualification (124 credits) is a 1-year qualification consisting of 5 Blocks made up of various modules and is accredited with the Services SETA. Online facilitation of one (1) block day per month over 5 months. Formative and Summative Assessments are attended to in the intervening periods and an innovative ROI project (Final Integrated Summative Assessment - FISA) is included in the programme. The programme includes free attendance to our Mid-Year and Annual Labour Law Updates.
It is assumed that learners have knowledge of general Human Resource principles and theory, and of South African Labour Relations Structures at NQF level 5.
It is necessary to have a general understanding of the primary labour laws in South Africa.
It is also assumed that the learner is able to engage with annual financial statements to make informed decisions on how labour relations inter-relates with business strategy.
John has extensive experience in designing and implementing strategic workforce solutions for businesses in order to ensure a differentiated and sustainable business. John has held several key roles. As a sought after strategist, facilitator and advisor, John assists companies in navigating the South African business landscape within the context of labour market policies and law.