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Occupational Certificate: Community Development Practitioner

SAQA ID Number: 97691 
NQF Level:
Credits: 212
Registration Start Date: 2016-04-08 
Registration End Date: 2019-04-08 
Last Enrolment Date: 2020-04-08 
Last Achievement Date: 2023-04-08
The purpose of this qualification is to prepare a learner to operate as a Community Development Practitioner.  A Community Development Practitioner acts as a change agent to add value to community development practice by exploring and coordinating networks and partnerships. Conducts community-based research to inform interventions, aligned to relevant legal and regulatory frameworks. Plans, designs and manages community interventions through the application of appropriate leadership and management styles; all of which are done to promote ethical and professional community development practice.
A qualified learner will be able to:

  • Compile and present community profile reports;
  • Manage community development information and data (Gathering, analysis and storing);
  • Establish, identify and coordinate community development structures;
  • Assess the performance of and provide support to community development structures;
  • Monitor the progress and achievements of community development initiatives and;
  • Mobilise and manage volunteers and support staff.

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