Appendix 3: Level Indicators for Level 3 of the NQF

This short course has been developed in alignment with the Level Indicators for Level 3 of the National Framework of Qualifications (NQF).  Usually, for Level 3 certification and awards, the knowledge, skill and competence acquired are relevant to personal development, participation in society and community, employment, and access to additional education and training.

NQF Level

3

Knowledge

Breadth

Knowledge moderately broad in range

Knowledge

Kind

Mainly concrete in reference and with some comprehension of relationship between knowledge elements

Know-how and skill

Range

Demonstrates a limited range of practical and cognitive skills and tools

Know-how and skill

Selectivity

Select from a limited range of varied procedures and apply known solutions to a limited range of predictable problems

Competence

Context

Act within a limited range of contexts

Competence

Role

Act under direction with limited autonomy; function within familiar, homogeneous groups

Competence

Learning to Learn

Learn to learn within a managed environment

Competence

Insight

Assume limited responsibility for consistency of self-understanding and behaviour

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