The Cannabis Institute’s Strategic Partners, Sage Skills Development and Oyama Kulwazi Training and Solutions are 100% South African owned Companies with Level 1 B-BBEE status.
Sage Skills have Full Accreditation Status with merSETA (Manufacturing, Engineering and Related Services Sector Training Authority).
Accreditation Number: 17-QA/ACC/1532/19
Oyama Kulwazi is Accredited with the AgriSeta
Accreditation Number: AGRI/cprov/0309/11
Our Accreditation partners have over 30 years experience in the field of Education. We have laid a firm foundation for The Cannabis Institute with all the expertise and combined knowledge in Quality Management Systems and Compliance requirements in the implementation of Skills Development intervention projects, specifically learnerships.
Our Accreditation partners understanding of the industry allowed us to extend the scope of clients across different SETA’s including Services, merSETA, Teta, Agriseta, Cathsseta as well as Wholesale and Retail sector. Qualified SDF, assessor, moderator and designer of assessor guides the Marketing arm is able to customise learning programs to our clients needs and requirement ensuring that our products and services add value.
This ability to innovate led us to create the first learning programs for the Cannabis Sector in South Africa as part of a project with our strategic partners.
Advantages of Studying with us
We’ll start with the bottom-line. eLearning is simply more cost-effective for a larger audience. You’re reducing fees, as well as costs related to training rooms, travel, catering, and materials. For eLearning, on the other hand, employees will just need access to a computer or a mobile phone, and some time, to complete their training.
Training magazine reports that you can save 80% alone in printing costs. Companies have saved thousands by switching to eLearning. These cost savings are one of the clearest advantages of eLearning.
Just as eLearn saves you money, making the switch can also lead to huge savings for your employee’s time. And it’s not an insignificant amount. Did you know that eLearning reduces your learning time by as much as 60% when compared to traditional learning?
eLearning can reduce time associated with:
- Starting and wrapping up learning sessions
- Travel time
- Breaks and meals
- Teaching to a group, rather than an individual
eLearning is simply a better way to train employees on certain topics.
With gamification, videos, and other interactive content, eLearning can greatly increase your employee’s engagement with and retention of key information. This is especially true for specific, concise topics, such as new software training, compliance procedures, or reference guides that they can access on-the-go.
Speaking of on-the-go, one of the greatest benefits of eLearning in the workplace is that it’s available 24/7 for an increasingly global and remote workforce. Your employees get to access the training when they have the time and capability to do so, no matter where they are.
If your training covers a lot of material that will need to be referenced later, such as new product specifications, eLearning provides your employees with the opportunity to access those resources right when they need them.
Instead of being confined to the classroom, eLearning materials can go wherever your employees go (especially with the advent of mLearning, or mobile learning).
One of the major drawbacks of instructor-led group training is that some employees will avoid contributing to the lesson because of a fear of failure. eLearning solutions provide employees with an opportunity to fail in a safe environment.
As the eLearning Brothers explain:
“A good learning program shows the consequences of students’ actions and how/why they went wrong. After a failure, students can go back and try again. This type of learning experience eliminates the embarrassment of failure in front of a group.”
With an increasingly global workforce, one of the greatest advantages of eLearning is that it can be built to encourage online collaboration across the world. Some of the best eLearning solutions allow employees from different departments and countries to contribute to larger company discussions, right in the training module itself.
Today’s employees demand workplace solutions that fit their lifestyles. Providing training that can be accessed when it works best for them accounts for your employee’s need for flexibility, thus improving overall employee morale.
Grading multiple paper exams and providing feedback to employee questions all take a considerable amount of time for management. And employees often have to wait to get the feedback they need to do their jobs correctly.
Not so with eLearning. As Bridge explains:
“Employees are able to get real-time feedback during an online training course. And because everything is connected online, management can also get up-to-date analyses on how courses are performing, and they track the progress of individual employees.”
You know that all of your employees will receive the same high-quality training, no matter where they are.
While the presence of an instructor can create a more dynamic learning environment, not all instructors will focus on the same materials or provide that same level of care. One of the greatest advantages of eLearning is simply ensuring that all of your employees receive the training they need.
Switching to eLearning isn’t only financially savvy, it’s also better for the environment. As Articulate reports on their blog:
“Producing and providing distance learning courses consumes an average of 90% less energy and produces 85% fewer CO2 emissions per student than conventional face-to-face courses.”