FAQs2021-03-04T14:32:40+02:00
Virtual Classroom2021-03-05T09:20:57+02:00

Verification is a planned and systematic process for validating learner achievements and ensuring compliance to SAQA and SETA certification criteria. It is a means of ensuring that two or more providers delivering the same unit standards and/or qualifications are assessing consistently to the same standard, using valid instruments, and meeting the national standard registered on the NQF. SAQA refers to this function as “external moderation”.

Scheduled Online Classes2021-03-05T09:19:40+02:00

Online classes at FTI are scheduled. Should you miss a scheduled session, recordings are available for a limited time thereafter. Exams and tests are scheduled well in advance to give you sufficient time to prepare, should you miss an exam due to ill health a replacement test will be made available.

Online Lectures2021-03-05T09:19:02+02:00

Through the live online lectures, you will develop relationships with other students. There is quite a bit of interaction between other learners including group assignments, online discussion forums, breakaway sessions and class discussions.

Online Learning2021-03-05T09:18:36+02:00

Online learning involves attending, participating, and studying a course or programme online via the internet. A course is generally delivered through a Learning Management System (LMS) and students can view their course content, and syllabus, and track their academic progress. They can communicate with fellow students and their course instructors, using the platform.

Online Examinations2021-03-05T09:17:48+02:00

Lecturers assign tests in their online classes. The tests are written online and assessed with results being available immediately thereafter.

Online Content2021-03-05T09:17:16+02:00

Online classes are delivered using a learning management system, called Connect. Learners log into Connect and can access lectures, PowerPoint, emails, assignments, readings, documents, videos, links, etc. The live online lectures are presented through Zoom and/or Microsoft Teams.

Online Class Technology2021-03-05T09:16:49+02:00

Learners are expected to be confident with their skills regarding standard computer applications for completion of their coursework. Specifically access to decent bandwidth and hardware (laptop). Learners will learn to use Zoom/ Teams if they do not know the technology.

Online Class Challenges2021-03-05T09:16:21+02:00

One of the keys to being a successful online student is self-discipline. Because you sacrifice work/ personal time while you are taking online classes it is important that you establish schedule of when and how you will get your work done. If you don’t understand an assignment it is important to ask questions for clarification, so you don’t fall behind. Lecturers make themselves available to learners during an online classroom as well as via e-mail and WhatsApp groups.

Online Class Advantage2021-03-05T09:15:59+02:00

Convenience, flexibility, and efficient use of time are the most common advantages of online classes. The flexibility is ideal for someone who wants to continue working while earning a qualification. Online classes allow you to fit school into your schedule when it is convenient for you as we run the majority of classes in the evenings.

Online Assessment2021-03-05T09:15:20+02:00

Online courses are graded just like classroom courses. High-level critical thinking is required, and learners leave the course with an understanding of the subject and an ability to apply their knowledge in a real-world setting. Standard assignments include reading the course text and additional materials, active participation in online discussions and exams/ tests.

Learning Management System2021-03-05T09:14:40+02:00

A Learning Management System (LMS) is an automated software application for administering, documenting, tracking, and reporting on students and managing classrooms, instructors, equipment, events, and other learning resources.

In-Classroom2021-03-05T09:13:33+02:00

In-classroom is the traditional classroom or face-to-face method of course delivery. The facilitator and students of an educational institution meet in a place devoted to instruction and the teaching and learning process take place simultaneously. We have campuses, with multiple classrooms, in four major cities across South Africa and we can deliver classes at your premises.

Blended Classroom2021-03-05T09:12:13+02:00

Blended classrooms (also known as mixed-mode classes) allow for a combination of traditional face-to-face instructor led teaching and web-based online learning.

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