PROGRAMME INFORMATION


Name of SLP: I am Employee Wellness
SLP Code: IAEW1500S



SCOPE OF INFORMATION


Short Description of the SLP: The “I Am” Employee Wellness Short Learning programme is developed to increase the wellbeing of employees and empower them to reach their optimal potential in both their work and personal life. The central theme is: “I am… a great person with great potential”.
Admission Requirements: Prospective candidates must be in possession of a National Senior Certificate (NSC), or the National Certificate (Vocational), with appropriate subject combinations and levels of achievement as defined in the Minister's policies: Minimum Admission Requirements for Higher Certificate, Diploma and Bachelor's Degree Programmes Requiring a National Senior Certificate, Government Gazette, Vol 751, No 32131 of 11 July 2008 and Minimum Admission Requirements for Higher Certificate, Diploma and Bachelor's Degree Programmes requiring a National Certificate (Vocational), published in the Government Gazette, Vol. 533, No. 32743, November 2009 and a minimum of three years’ work experience.
Duration: 8 weeks
Costs: R9 500,00 (Free for all UFS employees)
Language of Tuition:English
Mode of Delivery: Online
Campus: Bloemfontein
NQF Level: 4
Credits: 32
Dates of Programme: Continuous - all year
Nature of Programme: Competence
Programme Structure: The programme has a strong focus on the participant’s ability to apply what they learn during the programme in their immediate work environment and personal life. This is referred to as experiential learning.
Teaching methods and mode of delivery:
Option 1 (Face-to-Face): 8 x 4-hour contact sessions. The programme starts during week one with an orientation session of which the purpose is to introduce the participants to the methodology and approach and to also complete unit one. Thereafter one unit will be completed one a week for 7 weeks.
Option 2 (Online): 8 x 4-hour online learning. The programme starts during week one with an orientation session of which the purpose is to introduce the participants to the methodology and approach and to also complete unit one. Thereafter one unit will be completed one a week for 7 weeks.
Material:
For Option 1 (Face-to-Face) a study guide with programme information, assignments, required activities and programme content, is provided.
For Option 2 (Online) an online study guide with programme information, assignments, required activities and programme content, is provided.
Assessments: The assessment of the programme has two objectives:
 To ensure that the learning-doing gap is bridged
 To ensure that the participant earns the relevant UFS accreditation
The assessment framework is therefore structured as follows:
a) Formative
- Face-to-face: In class activities
- Online: Online activities
- Multiple choice test after each completed unit.
b) Summative Assessment
- Final Assessment (Self-reflection assignment and a post-assessment on Unit 1 - 8)
Each of the Assessment formats as listed above are discussed below:
Activities and multi-choice tests (formative)
Self-reflection and Post-assessment (summative)
 Purpose of assessments
To assess whether an individual participant has the ability to apply the work covered in the programme to their personal situation in the workplace and at home. It measures the participant’s own individual ability.
 Assessor
The assessor is the facilitator of the programme.
 Feedback
The facilitator grades the assessments and provides written feedback on required improvements. Feedback is distributed electronically.
 Marks/Weight
One re-submission opportunity is available in the event that a mark of less than 50% was achieved.
Formative: 40%
Summative: 60%



CONTACT INFORMATION


Academic Entity: Industrial and Organisational Psychology Department
Project Leader: Carmine Nieman
Email:niemancl@ufs.ac.za
Telephone:+27 51 401 2537



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