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Officer: Skills Trainer – SWAKOP URANIUM



Execute training courses and coach learners to impart required skills using standard designed assessment tools to assess learners’ competency and issues certificate of competency as applicable

Key Performance Areas:

  • Execute by facilitating training courses as per monthly and weekly training schedules.
  • Prepare lesson plans to ensure a consistent approach to learning, in terms of the learning objectives, learning progression and time management.
  • Check that the objective of the course is achieved by using various training methods and methodologies.
  • Ensure adherence to relevant procedures and report any deviations from the procedure to management.
  • Ensure reactionary feedback is completed after each training course and submitted to the supervisor for any improvements required.
  • Adhere to the principles of assessment in terms of fairness, reliability, authenticity, currency, sufficiency, flexibility and validity.
  • Adhere to assessment methodologies when conducting assessment and ensure it is appropriate for the performance and abilities to be assessed.
  • Ensure all assessment documents and material is available and ensure it is treated with the necessary confidentially.
  • Ensure the following is done in a professional and consistent manner during the assessment process.
  • Record all assessment decisions and supporting evidence to enable moderation and/or review purposes on the assessment outcome.
  • Record assessment decisions as Competent (C) or Not Yet Competent (NYC) and treat it confidential.
  • Provide feedback to the learner(s) and ensure retraining or retesting is arranged within the required time lines.
  • Inform learner about their right to appeal against an assessment decision and/or process, malpractice case and/or reasonable adjustment.
  • Conduct moderation on assessments as and when required.
  • Ensure certification is in line with the training requirements.
  • Co-sign as assessor on competency certificate with relevant training officials.
  • Promote a safe environment conducive to learning and understanding.
  • Display professional behavior at all times to inspire the learners.
  • Plan learning activities taking into account the needs of the learners.
  • Be on time for all training activities, and lead by example and manage the learning environment.
  • Show and be respectful when communicating with learners.
  • Plan and conduct participatory outcomes-based activities that challenge and support learners and encourage maximum participation.
  • Respond to feedback received from learners and check for understanding through questioning and review quizzes.
  • Provide regular, constructive feedback regarding performance.
  • Create opportunities for learners to ask subject-matter questions
  • Create an environment for learners to practice and do self-study within the confines of the classroom.
  • Address any non-conformances to this Procedure immediately.
  • Conduct skills audit on the development needs of the employees and introduce training interventions to address competency /skills gap and improve performance.
  • Assist EUD with the implementation of post training coaching/ mentoring.
  • Follow up on application and transfer of newly acquired skills and knowledge (post-training evaluation).
  • Report observations during training (behavioral) where applicable.
  • Sensitize EUD’s on training policies and procedures.
  • Conduct inspections and investigations with SSHER- Q department (incidents) and log observations.
  • Liaise with EUD and obtain relevant information when modification of equipment/processes are done and provide feedback to Curriculum section.
  • Compile and sign-off all training documentations after each training course and submit pack to the planning and execution section.
  • Accurately complete all assessment documents, feedback forms and sign off as applicable.
  • Adhere to the company document control processes and procedures.
  • Liaise with EUD and obtain relevant information when modification of equipment/processes, etc. are done and provide feedback to Curriculum section.

Requirements and experience:

  • Grade 12 with a Higher Certificate in Occupationally Directed Education Training Development Practices, NQF Level 5.
  • Minimum 3 years’ skills facilitator experience in the Mining Industry.
  • Registered to train, assess and moderate Earth-Moving Heavy Equipment and lifting equipment.
  • Experience in conducting safety training such as, Working at Heights, Confined Space and Permit to Work, etc.
  • Registered with NTA as an Assessor and Moderator.
  • Facilitation certification
  • Basic Rigging training added advantage
  • Valid Code B/BE Driver’s License. (Code C License added advantage)

Closing Date: 07 April 2022

The company ONLY accept application via their career portal. Interested candidates can apply via the link below:



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