The Basic Conditions of Employment Act

Unit Standards Covered
Number Title NQF Level Credits
114274 Demonstrate and apply an understanding of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act (Act 75 of 1997) 5 8

Practitioners who have achieved this unit standard will be able to understand and apply the Basic Conditions of Employment Act in the workplace

Entry Requirements: 

Learners must be competent in Communication and Numeracy at NQF level 4.

Duration: 

Two days

Who should attend?: 

The training is intended for anyone who seeks to gain more knowledge about, or who has to understand an apply the Basic Conditions of Employment Act in the workplace.

What’s in it for the learner?: 

The learner will be able to:
- provide information related to the purpose, features and application of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act
- advise on the regulations relating to working time and leave as set out in the Act
- advise on the regulations relating to employment, remuneration and termination of employment
- provide information related to the monitoring and enforcement of the Act.

Assessments: 

Formal assessment is conducted. Diagnostic and formative assessments take place during and after learning and can be used in the summative assessment, which is via a portfolio of evidence four weeks after completion of the training.

Certification: 

Once a learner has been declared competent, his/her results are forwarded to the relevant SETA for endorsement. A nationally recognised certificate will be issued.

On completion of the workshop: 

The learner will be able to:
- Demonstrating an understanding of the purpose, application of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act.
- Describing the regulation of working time and leave as set out in the Basic Conditions of Employment Act.
- Describing the particulars of employment, remuneration and termination of employment as set out in the Basic Conditions of Employment Act.
- Demonstrating an understanding of the monitoring, enforcement and legal proceedings as set out in the Basic Conditions of Employment Act.