Occupational Certificate in Community Development Practitioner (NQF 5)QCTO Occupational Qualifications 212 Credits 2 Years Register
Purpose of Qualification
The purpose of this qualification is to prepare a learner to operate as a Community Development Practitioner. A Community Development Practitioner acts as a change agent to add value to community development practice by exploring and coordinating networks and partnerships. Conducts community-based research to inform interventions, aligned to relevant legal and regulatory frameworks. Plans, designs and manages community interventions through the application of appropriate leadership and management styles; all of which are done to promote ethical and professional community development practice.
- Entry level into the private sector in organisations where they are doing community work in terms of the various industry charters.
Department of Higher Education and Training
QCTO (SAQA ID: 97691)
- Successful completion for the Occupational Certificate: Community Development Worker NQF level 4
- National Senior Certificate (NSC)
- National Certificate: Community Development: Integrated Development Planning, at NQF 5; SAQA ID 83392.
- Diploma Local Government, at NQF Level 6, SAQA ID 35956
Assessment of Programme
PC Educational Holdings will conduct internal assessments by means of assessment activities and signed-off work experience log sheets. Upon successful completion of all modules, PC Educational Holdings provides a statement of results to the candidate and QCTO, as part of the candidate’s application to complete the External Summative Assessment conducted by the QCTO.
Occupational Certificate in Community Development Practitioner – Module Breakdown Year 1
Year 1 Total Credits: 117
community profiles (households,
structures,economic viability etc.)
development structures and
facilitate the establishment of the appropriate structures
effective community development
Occupational Certificate in Community Development Practitioner – Module Breakdown Year 2
Year 2 Total Credits: 95
community development initiatives
the outcomes of forums and
meetings to stakeholders
stakeholders regarding community
community, interdepartmental and civil society forums
supervisory situations relevant to the work of field workers
* In collaboration with PC Educational Holdings