National Certificate: Ward Committee Governance

SAQA ID: 57823
Minimum Credits: 120
NQF Level 2
LGSETA Qualification
Duration: 12 months (1 year)

Course overview

The purpose of the qualification is to enable qualifying learners to apply the relevant competences required for proactive participation as a Ward Committee member so that they achieve municipal objectives. Learning outcomes contained in this qualification are based on the competencies required to contribute to the effectiveness of municipal processes from a Ward Committee perspective. These competences relate to: Conducting or participating in formal and informal meetings to achieve Ward Committee objectives, Involvement in and giving advice on municipal projects, Assisting in implementing municipal objectives and overall objectives of Local Government by displaying an understanding of core municipal functions as they relate to a Ward Committee context, Facilitating relations between Local Government and citizens to effectively support the implementation of its objectives, Facilitating service delivery in a Ward Committee context.

Career Fields: What are the career opportunities available after completing this qualification?

Ward councilor, Ward Committee Manager Ward Committee Administrator

What are the entry requirements for this qualification?

Communication at NQF Level 1.
Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 1/equivalent
How long does it take for me to complete this qualification?
12 months/1 year

What is this course’s accreditation status?

This qualification is accredited by LG Seta (Local Government and related Services Sector Education and Training Authority)