FAQ2021-04-06T12:50:32+02:00
Accreditation & Scope2021-01-26T13:13:01+02:00

Accreditation involves the certification, usually for a particular period of time, of a person, professional body or an institution so that they have the capacity to fulfil a specific function in the quality assurance system set up by the South African Qualifications Authority in terms of the SAQA Act. Accreditation scope refers to the “list of qualification(s) and/or unit standard(s) for which a body is accredited for a defined purpose.”

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Accredited Qualification2021-01-26T13:37:59+02:00

When a course or qualification is accredited, it means an official body (such as a SETA or Professional Body) gives authority to an educational institution when specific standards are met in term of the standards and quality of education being adhered to. The resulting Accredited certification can describe any certification or qualification issued by such an Awarding Body.

Accredited Skills Programme2021-01-26T13:42:48+02:00

An accredited Skills Programme is an occupation-based learning programme aimed at building skills that have economic value, and which incorporate at least one-unit standard. It is registered by a SETA and delivered by an accredited training provider and it leads to a qualification registered on the NQF.

Assessor2021-01-26T13:44:27+02:00

An “assessor” is the person who is registered by the relevant Education and Training Quality Assurance body in accordance with criteria established by a Standards Generating Body to measure the achievement of specified National Qualifications Framework standards or qualifications.

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Blended Classroom2021-01-26T13:45:25+02:00

Blended classrooms (also known as mixed-mode classes) allow for a combination of traditional face-to-face instructor led teaching and web-based online learning.

In-Classroom2021-01-26T13:46:04+02:00

In-classroom is the traditional classroom or face-to-face method of course delivery. The facilitator and students of an educational institution meet in a place devoted to instruction and the teaching and learning process take place simultaneously. We have campuses, with multiple classrooms, in four major cities across South Africa and we can deliver classes at your premises.

Learning Development2021-01-26T13:46:57+02:00

Learning Development or (L&D) is defined as the process of empowering employees with specific skills to drive better business performance. This can involve upskilling employees to perform better in their existing roles or reskilling them so they take on new roles in the organisation and fill the skills gaps that are prevalent in the modern workplace.

Learning Management System2021-01-26T13:48:46+02:00

A Learning Management System (LMS) is an automated software application for administering, documenting, tracking, and reporting on students and managing classrooms, instructors, equipment, events, and other learning resources.

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Moderation2021-01-26T13:49:43+02:00

“Moderation” means the process which ensures that assessment of. the outcomes described in National Qualifications Framework. standards or qualifications is fair, valid and reliable. Moderation is carried out for assessments involving a variety of assessment techniques, such as work samples, simulations, role-plays, written assignments and exercises, portfolios and projects. Moderation activities include pre-assessment interactions with assessors, interactions during assessments and post-assessment interactions.

Non-Accredited Short Course2021-01-26T13:50:44+02:00

A non-accredited short course has no connection to an external accreditation or professional body. Non-accredited courses focus on equipping students with specific knowledge and skills-sets. A non-accredited course can help you develop in your current and future career.

Online Assessment2021-01-26T13:55:52+02:00

Online courses are graded just like classroom courses. High-level critical thinking is required, and learners leave the course with an understanding of the subject and an ability to apply their knowledge in a real-world setting. Standard assignments include reading the course text and additional materials, active participation in online discussions and exams/ tests.

 

Online Class Advantage2021-01-26T13:56:15+02:00

Convenience, flexibility, and efficient use of time are the most common advantages of online classes. The flexibility is ideal for someone who wants to continue working while earning a qualification. Online classes allow you to fit school into your schedule when it is convenient for you as we run the majority of classes in the evenings.

Online Class Challenges2021-01-26T13:56:34+02:00

One of the keys to being a successful online student is self-discipline. Because you sacrifice work/ personal time while you are taking online classes it is important that you establish schedule of when and how you will get your work done. If you don’t understand an assignment it is important to ask questions for clarification, so you don’t fall behind. Lecturers make themselves available to learners during an online classroom as well as via e-mail and WhatsApp groups.

Online Class Technology2021-01-26T13:56:54+02:00

Learners are expected to be confident with their skills regarding standard computer applications for completion of their coursework. Specifically access to decent bandwidth and hardware (laptop). Learners will learn to use Zoom/ Teams if they do not know the technology.

Online Content2021-01-26T13:57:15+02:00

Online classes are delivered using a learning management system, called Connect. Learners log into Connect and can access lectures, PowerPoint, emails, assignments, readings, documents, videos, links, etc. The live online lectures are presented through Zoom and/or Microsoft Teams.

Online Examinations2021-01-26T13:57:43+02:00

Lecturers assign tests in their online classes. The tests are written online and assessed with results being available immediately thereafter.

Online Learning2021-01-27T09:16:31+02:00

Online learning involves attending, participating, and studying a course or programme online via the internet. A course is generally delivered through a Learning Management System (LMS) and students can view their course content, and syllabus, and track their academic progress. They can communicate with fellow students and their course instructors, using the platform.

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Online Lectures2021-01-26T13:58:40+02:00

Through the live online lectures, you will develop relationships with other students. There is quite a bit of interaction between other learners including group assignments, online discussion forums, breakaway sessions and class discussions.

Our Qualifications2021-01-26T14:00:37+02:00

The LDGROUP has over 200 registered qualifications available across multiple industries – For specifics on our accredited qualifications on offer, vist the sites via the links provided or contact us.

Outcomes-Based Assessment2021-01-26T14:00:04+02:00

Outcomes-based assessment is the deliberate collection of evidence of student learning based on outcomes. It yields a mark relative to the outcomes (criterion referenced) rather than other students.

Scheduled Online Classes2021-01-26T14:13:28+02:00

Online classes at FTI are scheduled. Should you miss a scheduled session, recordings are available for a limited time thereafter. Exams and tests are scheduled well in advance to give you sufficient time to prepare, should you miss an exam due to ill health a replacement test will be made available.

Verification2021-01-26T14:21:26+02:00

Verification is a planned and systematic process for validating learner achievements and ensuring compliance to SAQA and SETA certification criteria. It is a means of ensuring that two or more providers delivering the same unit standards and/or qualifications are assessing consistently to the same standard, using valid instruments, and meeting the national standard registered on the NQF. SAQA refers to this function as „external moderation‟.

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Virtual Classroom2021-01-27T09:15:55+02:00

A virtual classroom is an online live facilitated classroom session that allows participants or students to communicate and interact with the facilitator and each other. They view the facilitator, video content, and presentations live, and they can participate in activities and engage with other resources in work groups, via platforms like Zoom and MS Teams.

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Contact Info

Block C Inyanga Close, Sunninghill, Johannesburg, Gauteng 2191, ZA

Phone: 0860 227 337

Web: fti.co.za

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