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10 July 2020

Putting practical steps in place to support sustainable practices

In this course we consider how being sustainable needs to be integrated into the way you run your business every day and becomes part and parcel of the way you do everything on your farm.
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10 July 2020

Applying disciplinary procedures

Disciplinary procedures apply when an employee has committed an act of misconduct. This course looks at how to ensure procedural and substantive fairness where disciplinary procedures are applied.
Full Course
10 July 2020

Managing Absenteeism in the Workplace

This course provides an in-depth overview and effective strategy on how to reduce and manage absence in your organisation. It takes you through an introduction and instructive guidelines on how to deal with different types of absence, using either disciplinary or incapacity procedures.
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10 July 2020

Procedures for managing absence due to misconduct and incapacity

Managers and employees need to understand how to respond to different types of absence and which procedures to use. Absence can be managed by either using disciplinary procedures or incapacity procedures.
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10 July 2020

What do we mean by sustainability?

This course looks at what we actually mean by sustainability and resilience, from a global and South African perspective.
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10 July 2020

How are sustainable practices linked to productivity and profitability?

This course will help you to ink the ‘dots’ between sustainable practices and productivity and profitability, and a sustainable and resilient business.
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10 July 2020

Agrochemicals and sustainability

This course looks at why agrochemicals are a sustainability issue and how we can take control in an agrochemical improvement cycle.
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10 July 2020

Water and Sustainability

In this course we address the reasons why water is a sustainability issue and how water management is linked to a more sustainable farm.
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10 July 2020

Worker Wellness & Sustainability

This course demonstrates the links between good employment practices and operating a sustainable and resilient business.
Full Course
10 July 1463

Sustainable practices make sustainable businesses

This is an introductory course and guide to help you link best practices to a sustainable, profitable and resilient business. This course aims to help people working in agriculture to better understand what being sustainable means in terms of daily practices.
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10 July 2020

Applying incapacity procedures

Incapacity procedures apply where an employee is unable to attend work regularly and perform their duties according to the employment contract because of factors beyond their control and this has a negative impact on the business.
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10 July 2020

Persistent absence due to illness and/or factors beyond the employee’s control

This course deals with employees who are persistently and regularly absent from work for short periods of time, due to ongoing illness, disability or external factors beyond their control and are therefore unable to attend work regularly.
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10 July 2020

Absence without leave (AWOL) and late-coming

This course looks at the problem of absence without leave (AWOL) which is when an employee stays away from scheduled work without authorization or a good reason, but the employer believes they intend to return to work.
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10 July 2020

Desertion

This course deals with employees who are absent from work for an extended period of time, and where there has been no indication given of any intention to return to resume normal work.
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10 July 2020

Prolonged ill-health and disability

This course deals with situations where employees are absent from work due to prolonged ill-health, disease and disability and how an employer should respond to this.
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10 July 2020

Measuring the rate of absenteeism and costs to a business

This course provides an overview of the costs of absenteeism to a business and how you calculate this cost. This enables a business to see what their absence rate is costing them monthly and annually.
ZAR 1500.00
10 July 2020

Food Safety & GLOBALG.A.P. Certification

This NSF Africa endorsed online course gives you the background to food safety, food safety standards and GLOBALG.A.P. which is a global certification scheme supporting producers and their buyers with the implementation of Good Agricultural Practices (G.A.P.) on farms.
Free
10 July 2020

ECG Rhythms (Earn 3 CPD / CEU Points)

Following the introductory “Approach to Rhythms”, this online educational CPD quiz will consist of a series of ECGs with a variety of important cardiac rhythms. Each will be accompanied by a series of questions, followed by a detailed analysis and explanation.
Coming Soon!
10 July 2020

Ethical Standards in Agriculture

This online course provides an overview of ethical standards that apply in agriculture, and the content is aligned to the Ethical Trade Initiative (ETI) and SIZA ethical standards as well as international labour organisation (ILO) requirements.
Free
10 July 2020

History of South Africa and the ANC

The Political School’s first online training course will consist of six modules. The first module you will do covers the history of South Africa from pre-colonial times until 1912, and the history of the ANC from 1912 until 1994.
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