ABET Fundamentals

The ABET fundamentals are that of outcomes based education and quick learning. Outcomes based education simply means that whatever is learned can be applied in the work environment and day to day living. As such no information is given that will not be of use to the learner.   The second part of ABET fundamentals…

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What is quantitative literacy?

Quantitative literacy refers to literacy about problem solving of mathematical equations. This means that a person will be able to address mathematical problem situations experienced in day to day living or the work environment. Quantitative literacy training will thus empower the learner to respond to information presented in either graphical, tabular, written text or oral…

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Training of ABET Assessors

To become ABET assessors training companies or persons must qualify according to the SAQA unit standard 115753 to conduct outcomes based education assessments. At the end of the course the people qualifying as ABET assessors will thus have obtained 15 credits at the National Qualifications Level 5. The SETA in the specific industry will also…

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Role of ABET Facilitators

ABET facilitators are trainers at a company or institution that lead courses according to ABET standards. Triple e for instance, acts as one of the ABET facilitators. To become ABET facilitators people must normally attend at least a course to teach them how to present courses in English level 1-3, English First Language, Numeracy Level…

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Introduction to ABET Moderators

ABET moderators perform basically the same functions as for instance, an exam moderator. An exam moderator will assess whether an exam paper was set according to industry standard and within the specified range of learning. In addition the mark allocation as well as time allowed, the speed that the student would have to write or…

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What is ABET training?

People with a basic education lower than Grade 9 are suitable candidates for ABET training which stands for Adult Basic Education Training. ABET training is a government initiated intervention to give people who had no formal schooling the opportunity to also get an education up to Level 9. Although it may seem like nothing to…

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What is Life Skills Training?

In general life skills training entails training in all aspects needed to function optimally in society. It can thus focus on academic subjects, understanding how to make a deposit, withdraw money, make an electronic transfer etc. It can also include basic communication skills as well as calculation skills. In addition aspects regarding safety, hygiene, HIV/AIDS…

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