EPWP - Expanded Public Works Programme

NICDAM has been appointed constantly by the EPWP in various provinces to roll out training in the social development and health sectors. The following contracts for training of EPWP beneficiaries have been allocated for 2017 and are currently under way:

Name of skills programme Place Number of learners Date
Skills Programme: Public Awareness Promotion of Dread Disease ID NO: HW/SP/1609120 (3 unit standards-22 days) Gauteng 150 March & April 2017
Skills Programme: Child and Youth Care Work ID NO: HW/SP/1609121 (4 unit standards-29 days) Mogale City 45 May & June 2017
TOTAL 195

From 2013 to 2016 eight registered skills programmes were successfully presented by NICDAM to 1056 EPWP beneficiaries:

Name of skills programme Place Number of learners who completed the training & whose results have been endorsed by the HWSETA Date
Thogomelo Psychosocial Support for Community Caregivers (6 unit standards; 32 days) Mpumalanga 126 2013
Thogomelo Psychosocial Support for Community Caregivers (6 unit standards; 32 days) Gauteng 263 2013
Public Awareness Promotion of Dread Diseases and HIV/AIDS NQF 4; ID: 74410 (6 unit standards; 68 days) Soweto-Gauteng 19 2014
Public Awareness Promotion of Dread Diseases and HIV/AIDS NQF 4; ID: 74410 (6 unit standards; 57 days) North West Province 126 2014
Community Health Work NQF Level 2; ID: 64749 (5 unit standards; 58 days) North West Province 41 2014
Community Health Work NQF Level 4; ID: 64697 (4 unit standards; 80 days Limpopo Province 80 2014
HIV/AIDS Awareness ID: 41323 (4 unit standards; 19 days) Gauteng 263 2014
Thogomelo Psychosocial Support for Community Caregivers (6 unit standards; 32 days) KZN 58 2015
Thogomelo Psychosocial Support for Community Caregivers (6 unit standards; 32 days) Limpopo 30 2015
Community Basic Health and Human Rights Awareness ID NO: HW/SP/1605367 (5 unit standards; 36 days) Mpumalanga 20 2015
Provision of Palliative Care ID NO: HW/SP/1605369 (3 unit standards; 43 days) Mpumalanga 30 2015
TOTAL 1056

From 2006 to 2009 NICDAM was appointed as a lead provider for the provision of life skills training for the Department of Labour in the Expanded Public Works Programme in 2006 to 2009. We delivered life skills training in HIV/AIDS, Personal finance, Career guidance, Project Management, First Aid to more than 4,000 learners all over the country in most of provinces.

In 2011 the public FET Colleges were contracted by the Department of Public Works to train the Expanded Public Work Programme (EPWP) beneficiaries on a national level. Several colleges sub-contracted NICDAM to present the training on their behalf.

Unit standards Place Number of learners who completed the training & whose results have been endorsed by the HWSETA Date
Gert Sibande FET College. US ID: 117889: Demonstrate an understanding of Victim Empowerment. US ID: 117886: Provide Victim Support Diepdale/Piet Retief/Driefontein/Mooiplaas and Charl Cilliers 78 2011
US ID: 119567: Perform basic life support and first aid procedures Piet Retief 21 2011
US ID: 15092: Plan and manage personal finance. Wakkerstroom 24 2011
Western College for Further Education and Training (Westcol). US ID8494: Demonstrate an understanding of HIV and AIDS and its impacts Randburg 36 2011
Northern Cape Rural FET College (NCR FET). US ID: 260597: Provide information about HIV and AIDS and treatment options in community care and support situations Kuruman 8 2011
The Buffalo City Public FET College contracted a private college (ITEC) to train 96 learners on the basic understanding of the fundamentals of Child and Youth Care Work. One of the requirements of the EPWP programme is that all the training must be accredited training. After the completion of the training ITEC contracted NICDAM to do the assessment and moderation of the learner PoEs.
Assessment & Moderation of: US ID 254181: Demonstrate a Basic Understanding of the Fundamentals of Child and Youth Care 96 2011
Total assessed & moderated 263
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EPWP Beneficiaries

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