Learnership Management System

Public Administration NQF 4

Public Administration NQF 4

This qualification (57824 – Further Education and Training Certificate: Public Administration ) is to provide a structured programme for public officials that work in support of senior management officials in providing for service delivery objectives. The need for well-qualified efficient, client-oriented public officials is therefore identified as a priority in all the three spheres of government. The FETC: Public Administration is aimed at practitioners working in the public sector. It is a qualification in a career pathway towards an accomplished public administration and management specialist.

The FETC: Public Administration consists of Exit Level Outcomes covering service delivery, applying public sector policy and legislation in their respective work contexts, identifying and solving problems, communications and administration. The competencies covered in the proposed unit standards encapsulate the competencies required by public officials working at the operational level and responsible for implementing specific service delivery objectives within a public sector departmental context. This qualification enables transferability of skills between the private and the public sector.

The possession of relevant knowledge, skills and attitude by public officials is crucial to the implementation of public sector administration and managementreforms.

Public Administration NQF 4

PURPOSE AND RATIONALE OF THE QUALIFICATION
Purpose:

The purpose of the FETC: Public Administration is to provide a structured programme for public officials that work in support of senior management officials in providing for service delivery objectives. The need for well-qualified efficient, client-oriented public officials is therefore identified as a priority in all the three spheres of government. The FETC: Public Administration is aimed at practitioners working in the public sector. It is a qualification in a career pathway towards an accomplished public administration and management specialist.

The FETC: Public Administration consists of Exit Level Outcomes covering service delivery, applying public sector policy and legislation in their respective work contexts, identifying and solving problems, communications and administration. The competencies covered in the proposed unit standards encapsulate the competencies required by public officials working at the operational level and responsible for implementing specific service delivery objectives within a public sector departmental context. This qualification enables transferability of skills between the private and the public sector.

The possession of relevant knowledge, skills and attitude by public officials is crucial to the implementation of public sector administration and management reforms.
Qualifying learners should be able to follow various careers within the Public Sector’s:
Financial Services
Administration
Management
Procurement and Supply Chain Management
Supervisory Administration

Qualifying learners should be able to follow various careers within the Public Sector’s:

  • Financial Services
  • Administration
  • Management
  • Procurement and Supply Chain Management
  • Supervisory Administration

Stated course outcomes include:
Use the computer in information management.
Demonstrate knowledge of numeric skills.
Demonstrate knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety.
Demonstrate knowledge of HIV/AIDS.
Communicate effectively in the workplace.
Demonstrate knowledge of the role and scope of Public Administration.
Demonstrate knowledge of decentralization and the role of local authorities in national development.
Apply basic principles of management in the workplace.
Demonstrate understanding of the various statutes which affect their day to day work.
Manage records and information in their organizations.
Demonstrate an understanding of basic principles of management.
Demonstrate an understanding of basic principles of economics.
Apply research methods by undertaking a work related project.

The course comprises the following modules:
Introduction to Public Admin
Local Government Administration and Management
Principles of Management
Legal Aspects of PA
Introduction to PC
Communication skills
Introduction to Financial Management
Introductory Economics
Occupational Health and Safety
Records Management
Numeric skills
HIV/AIDS Awareness
Basic Research Methods

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