In June 2020, Thandeka Vocational Education Trust (Pty) Ltd launched its first accredited skills programme to be presented entirely on an e-learning platform. The Team Leader E-learning course which consists of 5 credit-bearing unit standards at NQF level 3 and 4 was piloted with a group of 18 learners during June to December 2020. The pilot group completed the E-Learning course with great success!
First Line Supervisors – Team Leaders – Set Leaders and Individuals earmarked for development within this occupational band
Basic Computer Literacy Skills are essential since this is a digital course which is accessed via an online platform
Some relevant workplace experience in supervising and or leading people would be advantageous
Access to a laptop or computer would be preferable. Though where access to a laptop or computer is not possible, access to a smartphone device would be essential
Access to the internet – WiFi – data is critical
Reading and writing skills are vital. It is therefore assumed that learners should be competent in Communication and Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 3 (Grade 11)
This digital – online Team Leader Skills Programme is geared toward the development of First Line Supervisors and or Team Leaders, Set Leaders as well as individuals who are earmarked for development as Team Leaders. The Programme is designed to equip learners with a range of knowledge, skills, values and attitudes related to Planning, Organising, Leading and Controlling. The programme scope covers four key areas, namely Leadership, Self-Management, People Management and Management Practices.
The E-Learning course is aimed at developing the team leading skills of team leaders, supervisors, and junior management. Each unit standard comprises 4-5 modules, the content of which are presented to the programme participants through video clips, downloadable documents, multiple choice quizzes, and formative activities.
Topics covered in the E-learning course include:
A summative assessment is conducted at the end of each unit standard during a compulsory contact session.