Name of SLP:Fundamentals for Human Settlements 
SLP Code: FHSP6813S


Short Description of the SLP: The development of sustainable human settlements, as mandated by the Breaking New Ground policy (BNG) and international treaties such as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG 11) requires knowledgeable and competent practitioners in the field. This short learning programme is designed to enhance capacity of practitioners working in the human settlements field. It supports the South African government’s intent to fast-track housing provision and develop sustainable human settlements, while at the same time warranting institutional performance of local and provincial governments. 
Admission Requirements: Participants should have appropriate undergraduate tertiary qualification (NQF7) with background in the town planning; human settlement; civil engineering; land administration; and housing. Work experience can be in community, academic, private and public sectors.
Learning Duration: Five Days
Costs: To be confirmed by Academic Entity upon request
Language of Tuition:English
Mode of Delivery: Online
Campus: Bloemfontein
Learning Level: No formal NQF based qualification. It offers Certificate of Completion which enhances admission to the Spatial Planning programmes via RPL
Dates of Programme: To be confirmed by Academic Entity upon request
Nature of Programme: Competence Based
Programme Structure: Unit 1: Theory and Practice of Human Settlements
Unit 2: The Right to Adequate Housing 
Unit 3: Sustainable Human Settlements Development
Assessments: Individual and group assignments and class presentations will be conducted, and the facilitator will grade these using a rubric. Discussions will also be monitored to determine participants' understanding.


Academic Entity: Department of Urban and Regional Planning
Contact Person: Lucia Khetsi
Telephone: +27 51 401 3210 / +27 73 056 0418

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