Available courses

Basic Principles of Financial Management

NQF Level: N/A Credits N/A Accredited: N/A Delivery: Blended Duration: 5 days

F/time or P/time: F

The Basic Principles of Financial Management program offers participants a comprehensive understanding of financial concepts and techniques essential for effective financial decision-making. By completing the program, participants will be better equipped to manage finances responsibly, both in their professional roles and personal lives.

Purpose of the Programme

The Basic Principles of Financial Management program is designed to equip participants
with essential knowledge and skills in managing finances effectively. The program covers
key concepts, tools, and techniques necessary for making informed financial decisions in
personal, business, and organizational settings. Through interactive sessions, case studies, and practical exercises, participants will gain a solid foundation in financial management principles that can be applied in their professional and personal lives.

Programme Content
See the brochure
Entry Requirement
RPL and communication NQF L3

RPL and Communication NQF L3

RPL and Communication NQF L3

Learning Outcomes
Participants should gain a comprehensive understanding of labor laws, collective bargaining agreements, and workplace policies relevant to workers' rights. This includes knowledge of employment legislation such as labor standards, discrimination laws, health and safety regulations, and fair labor practices.

  • Teacher: Worker College
  • Enrolled students: There are no students enrolled in this course.
Shop Stewards Capacitation: Advanced level.

Shop Stewards Capacitation: Advanced level.

The advance shop stewards’ capacitation builds on the basic and intermediate levels and
extend its scope to contemporary issues that affects the world of work including the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), the COVID-19 pandemic and other occupational health and diseases with their implications for industrial relations and collective bargaining.

Participants are requested to draw from and apply their knowledge of the various
interdisciplinary subjects including politics, economics and legal to address the challenges facing workers in the world of work. One of the core foci of this level is an emphasis on selected but concrete case studies and legal precedents to enrich knowledge and strengthen the capacity or workers leaders on issues of workplace law and its applications.

  • Teacher: Worker College
  • Enrolled students: There are no students enrolled in this course.
Shop Stewards Capacitation: Intermediate Level.

Shop Stewards Capacitation: Intermediate Level.

The intermediate shop steward capacitation level builds on the basic level and extend its scope to the political-economy- and labour relations nexus. It critically reflects on the role, responsibilities, power relationship between the parties in Industrial Relations; defending and extending workers’ rights; case handling; basic economics for trade unions

  • Teacher: Worker College
  • Enrolled students: There are no students enrolled in this course.
Basic Shopstewards Programme

Basic Shopstewards Programme (QCTO and ETDP Seta Credit Bearing but Not a Qualification)

The basic shop steward capacitation programme aims at building the capacity of newly elected shop stewards and labour representatives who have little or no knowledge of the history and role of trade unions and their representatives. The programme also provides a basic introduction to the working-class ideology that inform their political action and outline the duties and responsibilities of shop stewards.

  • Teacher: Worker College
  • Enrolled students: There are no students enrolled in this course.
Fundamentals of Labour Law

NQF Level: N/A Credits: N/A Accredited: N/A Delivery: Blended Duration: 5 days F/time or P/time: F

Programme Description

The Fundamentals of Labour Law program is designed to provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of the legal framework governing employment relationships and labor rights. The program covers key principles, concepts, and regulations relevant to labor law, empowering participants to navigate legal issues, protect workers & rights, and ensure compliance with relevant legislation.

Purpose of the Programme

The Fundamentals of Labour Law program provides participants with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to navigate legal issues, protect workers & rights, and advocate for fair and equitable employment practices. By equipping participants with a solid understanding of labor law principles and regulations, the program contributes to promoting compliance, fostering workplace justice, and advancing labor rights within society.

Programme Content
See the brochure
Entry Requirement
RPL and communication NQF L3

Learning Outcomes

Participants should be able to apply their knowledge of labor laws to ensure compliance
within their organizations, including implementing policies and procedures that adhere to legal requirements and promoting a culture of compliance among stakeholders.
Participants will become familiar with the rights and protections afforded to workers under labor law, including the right to fair wages, safe working conditions, equal treatment, and freedom from discrimination and harassment.

  • Teacher: Worker College
  • Enrolled students: There are no students enrolled in this course.
Collective Leadership

NQF Level: N/A Credits: N/A Accredited: N/A Delivery: Blended Duration: 5

F/time or P/time: F

Programme Description

The Collective Leadership Development Program equips participants with the knowledge, skills, and mindset needed to lead collaboratively and foster a culture of shared leadership within organizations. By embracing collective leadership principles and practices, participants can create more inclusive, resilient, and high-performing teams that drive organizational success in an increasingly complex and interconnected world.

Purpose of the Programme

The program seeks to cultivate a culture of collaboration and teamwork where individuals work together effectively towards common goals. By emphasizing collective leadership principles, participants learn how to leverage the diverse skills, perspectives, and experiences of team members to achieve better outcomes.

Programme Content

The Collective Leadership Development Program is designed to cultivate the skills and
mindset necessary for collaborative and inclusive leadership within organizations. It
focuses on empowering participants to work effectively as a team, leverage diverse
perspectives, and foster a culture of shared leadership. Through interactive workshops,
experiential learning activities, and group projects, participants will develop the
capabilities needed to lead collaboratively and drive organizational success.

Entry Requirement
RPL and communication NQF L3

Learning Outcomes

Participants will be better equipped to lead collaboratively, drive innovation, and foster a
culture of shared leadership within their organizations, ultimately contributing to organizational success and sustainable growth.

  • Teacher: Worker College
  • Enrolled students: There are no students enrolled in this course.
Basic Principles of Financial Management

Basic Principles of Financial Management

  • Teacher: Worker College
  • Enrolled students: There are no students enrolled in this course.
Occupational Health and Safety and Environmental Legislation in Workplace

NQF Level: N/A Credits: N/A Accredited: N/A Delivery: Blended Duration: 5 days F/time or P/time: F

Programme Description

The Occupation Health and Safety (OHS) programme allow participants to identify and
assess potential hazards and risks while contributing to create safer and healthier
workplaces. The course will also build participants’ knowledge and capacity to be able to
ensure consistent employers’ compliance with OHS regulation and adherence of fellow
workers to health and safety issues in the workplace. It is structured in sessions of three or five days but can be designed as one day workshop.

Purpose of the Programme

The Occupation Health and Safety (OHS) programme aims at building participants
knowledge and capacity to improve their awareness to understand, interpret, and apply
safety, health, and environmental legislations in their workplace. The purpose of the
program is to create safer, healthier, and more sustainable workplaces and communities by promoting compliance with OHS and environmental legislation, preventing workplace accidents and incidents, and fostering a culture of safety, responsibility, and accountability.

Programme Content
See the brochure
Entry Requirement
RPL and communication NQF L3

Building capacity to be able to ensure consistent employers’ compliance with OHS
regulation and adherence of fellow workers to health and safety issues in the workplace.
Participants will be better equipped to promote a safe, healthy, and environmentally
sustainable workplace, protect the well-being of workers, and ensure compliance with
OHS and environmental legislation. Additionally, they will contribute to fostering a culture of safety, responsibility, and sustainability within their organizations and communities.

Learning Outcomes

  • Teacher: Worker College
  • Enrolled students: There are no students enrolled in this course.
Policy Development for Trade Unions & Community Organisation

NQF Level: N/A Credits: N/A Accredited: N/A Delivery: Blended Duration: 5 days F/time or P/time: F

Programme Description

The Policy Development for Trade Unions & Community Organizations program is
designed to empower participants with the knowledge, skills, and strategies needed to
effectively engage in policy advocacy and development. The program provides a
comprehensive understanding of the policy-making process, equips participants with tools for conducting policy analysis, and strengthens their ability to develop and advocate for policies that advance the interests of trade unions and community organizations.

Purpose of the Programme

The purpose of the Policy Development for Trade Unions & Community Organizations program is to empower participants to become effective advocates for positive change, enhance their capacity to influence policy decisions, and contribute to building more just, equitable, and democratic societies.

Programme Content
See brochure
Entry Requirement
RPL and communication NQF L3

Learning Outcomes

Participants will gain a comprehensive understanding of the policy-making process at
local, regional, and national levels, including the roles of various stakeholders, the
legislative process, and mechanisms for policy implementation and evaluation. Participants will develop skills in conducting policy analysis, including identifying policy issues, assessing evidence, evaluating alternative policy options, and predicting potential impacts of proposed policies on trade unions, community organizations, and society at large.

  • Teacher: Worker College
  • Enrolled students: There are no students enrolled in this course.
Research Process & Monitoring & Evaluation

NQF Level: N/A Credits: N/A Accredited N/A Delivery Blended Duration 5 days F/time or P/time: F

Programme Description

The Research Process and Monitoring & Evaluation Training program is designed to equip participants with the knowledge, skills, and tools necessary to conduct effective research and implement robust monitoring and evaluation systems. The program provides a comprehensive overview of research methodologies, data collection techniques, and M&E frameworks to ensure informed decision-making and program effectiveness.

Purpose of the Programme

The purpose of the Research Process and Monitoring & Evaluation Training program is to promote excellence in research and M&E practices, enhance program effectiveness and accountability, and support organizational learning and development. By achieving these objectives, organizations can maximize their impact, achieve their goals, and create positive change in the communities they serve.

Programme Content
See the brochure
Entry Requirement
RPL and communication NQF L3

Learning Outcomes

Participants will gain a comprehensive understanding of different research methodologies, including qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods approaches, enabling them to select appropriate methods for their research questions. Participants will understand the principles and concepts of monitoring and evaluation, including the importance of setting clear objectives, defining indicators, and establishing baseline data for tracking progress.

  • Teacher: Worker College
  • Enrolled students: There are no students enrolled in this course.
Basic, intermediate, and advanced shop stewards’ capacitation Programme.

NQF Level: Basic Level       Credits: N/A          Accredited: N/A
Deliver: Blended Duration: 5 days F/time or P/time: F

Programme Description and the Purpose of the Programme

The trade union capacitation programme is structure in three articulated levels: the basic shop steward capacitation programme, the intermediate shop steward capacitation programme, and the advanced shop steward capacitation programme. The primary purpose of the program is to equip shop stewards with the knowledge, skills, and tools necessary to effectively represent and advocate for the interests of their fellow workers within the workplace. This includes addressing grievances, negotiating with management, and ensuring fair treatment and adherence to labor rights and regulations.

  • Teacher: Worker College
  • Enrolled students: There are no students enrolled in this course.
Advanced Certificate in Participatory Action Research

Advanced Certificate in Participatory Action Research

  • Teacher: Worker College
  • Enrolled students: There are no students enrolled in this course.
Skills Development Facilitator

Skills Development Facilitator

  • Teacher: Worker College
  • Enrolled students: There are no students enrolled in this course.
Safety, Health and Quality Practioner

Safety, Health and Quality Practioner

  • Teacher: Worker College
  • Enrolled students: There are no students enrolled in this course.
Teaching and Development Practioner

Teaching and Development Practioner

  • Teacher: Worker College
  • Enrolled students: There are no students enrolled in this course.
Community Development Worker

Community Development Worker

  • Teacher: Worker College
  • Enrolled students: There are no students enrolled in this course.
Advanced Certificate in Labour Law

Advanced Certificate in Labour Law

  • Teacher: Worker College
  • Enrolled students: There are no students enrolled in this course.
Labour Studies Programme

Labour Studies Programme

  • Teacher: Worker College
  • Enrolled students: There are no students enrolled in this course.
Labour Economics Programme

Labour Economics Programme

  • Teacher: Worker College
  • Enrolled students: There are no students enrolled in this course.
Bachelor of Social Science (Industrial Working Life Programme)

Bachelor of Social Science (Industrial Working Life Programme)

  • Teacher: Worker College
  • Enrolled students: There are no students enrolled in this course.