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- Level 3 Diploma in Professional Cookery and Bakery
- Level 4 Diploma in Professional Cookery and Bakery
- Level 5 Diploma in Professional Cookery and Bakery
What exactly is vocational training?
Vocational training can also, amongst other things, be called:
It equips you with real skills, as opposed to theoretical knowledge only. Basically, vocational training is education or training that prepares you for the day-to-day duties that you will be doing in your specific trade, craft, profession, or role. It equips you with real skills, as opposed to theoretical knowledge only.
The different types of vocational training:
You can start vocational training at secondary school level already – by completing a Technical Matric Certificate. Unlike a regular National Senior Certificate, Technical Matric covers more work-related subjects, such as:
You can also start your formal vocational training with your post-high school education, by choosing either a technical university or a private or public TVET college that offers National Qualifications and SETA (Sector Education and Training Authority) accredited courses.
Oxbridge Academy for example, is a leading distance learning college offering vocational training courses in 25 professional fields.
An apprenticeship is basically an opportunity for you to learn a trade by working alongside a skilled professional in an actual work environment. Apprenticeships can also come in the form of learnerships in various countries.
A learnership forms part of your National Diploma if you are doing some qualification. Your learnership will essentially form the work-based portion of your course and will give you practical experience to complement the theoretical coursework.
Employers often help their employees enrol for relevant training programmes, as it holds tax benefits for them if they are liable for skills development levies.
Continuous development is easiest to do through online learning, or distance learning and so BAIPTO is going to be the major resource if you don’t want to take time off from your current job to complete your programme. In today’s labour market, continuous development has become very important for professionals who want to succeed.