Local Government Programmes

We are offering the following Local Development Programmes
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Municipal Finance and Administration Programme

PURPOSE  OF THE QUALIFICATION

The purpose of the FETC Municipal Finance and Administration Qualification at Level 4 is to provide a structured programme for municipal officials that work with senior management officials so as to provide support to strategic leadership and management needed to transform all spheres of government. The need for well-qualified efficient, client-oriented public officials is therefore identified as a priority in all the three spheres of government. The FETC: Municipal Finance and Administration is aimed at practitioners working in or wishing to work in the Municipal sector. It is a Qualification in a career pathway towards an accomplished municipal financial management specialist.

With regard to the implementation of municipal financial management reforms, the Qualification serves, as a basis of an effective implementation process by defining and identifying those competencies required by technical public officials. The possession of relevant knowledge, skills and attitude by technical municipal officials is crucial to the implementation of municipal financial management reforms.

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Leadership Development Programme

PURPOSE OF THE QUALIFICATION

The purpose of the qualification is to enable qualifying learners to apply leadership competencies to ensure service excellence.

Learners will develop competencies to utilize leadership skills to enhance service delivery in a specific sector or context. Individual learners will benefit through enhancing their personal competencies, knowledge and skills so as to be able to complete tasks required in their employment contracts and by legislation, relating to:

Applying emotional intelligence in a leadership context.

Motivating self and others.

Applying leadership to relationship management.

Applying visionary thinking skills in leadership problem-solving contexts.

Developing service culture of a specific sector.

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Local Economic Development Programme

PURPOSE OF THE QUALIFICATION

This Qualification has been designed as a Qualification for officials who are working in Local Economic Development at an operational management level. It takes some of the key aspects of Local Economic Development introduced at NQF Level 4 and requires their practical application in the Local Economic Development environment in general and own work context in particular. 

It focuses on providing the learner with a range of processes that will ensure that Local Economic Development efforts bring about sustainable development. 

The qualification provides a basis for progressing to a Qualification at NQF Level 6 and as such contributes to the development of the knowledge, skills, attitudes and values for a learner who wishes to progress along a career path in the sector of Local Economic Development. 

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Municipal Integrated Development Programme

PURPOSE AND RATIONALE OF THE QUALIFICATION

The purpose of the qualification is to enable qualifying learners to apply strategic level development and governance competencies to ensure integrated and sustainable development and governance processes, outcomes, structures, strategies, planning; implementation management, monitoring and evaluation at a municipal level.

 

Learners will develop competencies to manage strategic planning and development processes, and the associated local governance and consultation processes. Individual learners will benefit through enhancing their personal competencies, knowledge and skills so as to be able to complete tasks required in their employment contracts and by legislation, relating to the:

 

  • Designing and implementation of municipal integrated development plans
  • Identification of key development priorities and agendas, within resource constraints and informed by a local, district wide, provincial and national strategic analysis and policy context.