This project started in the 2014/15 financial year to oversee quality workplace training of 50 BE candidates and 100 BE interns, using the CBE developed quality assured structured candidacy framework. The 2015/16Financial Year will pilot the implementation of the integrated workplace training system consisting of the following elements; a training plan aligned to the competency framework of the Professional Councils, supervisors and mentors, a workplace assessment regime with assessors and moderators (quality assurance framework) and an electronic workplace learner management system to allow monitoring and to enable the ease of rotating candidates and interns between employers to expose them to different aspects of project delivery not found within a core employer. This integrated workplace training system has the potential of being the core architecture for a nation-wide (and possible continental in the long-term) skills pipeline demand and supply for built environment skills forecasting and management for infrastructure development including for SIPs, and public sector infrastructure delivery. A total of 53 candidates are participating in the CBE Workplace Training programme and are all currently placed with host workplace training employers.
The objective of the internship component is to place University of Technology students with employers for the completion of the workplace experience component towards the fulfilment of their diploma qualifications. A total of 66 interns are currently placed with host workplace training employers and the CBE is in advanced negotiations with other potential employers to increase the number of interns to the full complement of 100.
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