7 Steps to Becoming an Artisan (Part 5)

Step 5: Workplace Learning Real competence in any occupation whether a person can apply and transfer learning at the workplace or across a variety of workplaces. Therefore the most critical component of learning in artisan development is workplace learning. During the workplace learning process the occupational knowledge and practical learning assimilated during the previous step […]

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7 Steps to Becoming an Artisan (Part 4)

Step 4: Occupational Knowledge and Practical Learning After a learning programme agreement is registered with a relevant SETA and a contract of learning including funding arrangements are in place, the artisan learner now enters an accredited artisan training centre. The learner then commences with the occupational knowledge and practical learning that is specific to the […]

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7 Steps to Becoming an Artisan (Part 3)

Step 3: Learner Agreement Registration and Contracting The next step is to becoming a qualified artisan is to find a workplace approved employer that will enter into a learning programme agreement and contract with the learner after Step 2 (generic or vocational or fundamental knowledge component) has been completed successfully. The employer will apply an […]

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7 Steps to Becoming an Artisan (Part 2)

Step 2: General or Vocational or Fundamental Knowledge Learning Although artisan occupations are primarily focused on hand skills and practical ability, they are supported by a substantial amount of general or vocational or fundamental knowledge learnt through the basic schooling system or at a vocational college. To ensure effective throughput and success rates within occupational […]

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7 Steps to Becoming an Artisan (Part 1)

Step 1: Career Guidance and Management The implementation of an effective career guidance and management system for trade occupations is essential to ensure that persons wishing to become artisans, especially young people, fully understand the possibilities, scope and activities of artisans within industry. A system has been implemented to provide information and market artisan careers […]

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