Local Economic Development: Workforce Development

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College of Business and Economics, Department of Economics and Econometrics
Faculty: College of Business and Economics
Department: Department of Economics and Econometrics
Programme Level: Continuous Education Programmes
Programme Name: Local Economic Development: Workforce Development
Programme Code: S3E21Q
Medium of Facilitation:
NQF Level: 7
NQF Credits: 0
SAQA: 

Application Start Date: Apr 1, 2022
Application End Date: 

Purpose

The purpose of the SLP is to broaden and deepen the knowledge, understanding, insight and skills of Local Economic Development (LED) managers and practitioners and others involved in LED-related activities who are working at local government level to ensure workforce development in a local area to promote economic development, in order to create employment opportunities, reduce poverty and improve service delivery to local communities.

Career Opportunities

Curriculum

Admission Requirements

• National Senior Certificate, NQF level 4 (NSC) obtained in 2008 or after, or Senior Certificate (SC) obtained prior to 2008;
• Experience in the fields related to public administration, economics or business; and
• Applicants may be subject to an internal selection process.
• The SLP “Introduction to Local Economic Development” (S3E14Q) as pre-study is recommended.

Selection Process

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