PROGRAMME INFORMATION


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



SCOPE OF INFORMATION


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
Duration: Five Days
Costs: R8 000
Language of Tuition:English
Mode of Delivery: Online
Campus: Bloemfontein
NQF Level: No formal NQF based qualification. It offers Certificate of Completion which enhances admission to the Spatial Planning programmes via RPL
Credits: Non credit-bearing
Dates of Programme: 30 August to 03 September 2021
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.



CONTACT INFORMATION


Academic Entity: Department of Urban and Regional Planning
Project Leader: Lucia Khetsi
Email: dssb@ufs.ac.za
Telephone: +27 51 401 3210 / +27 73 056 0418



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