EMPLOYMENT EQUITY TRAINING

Course Overview – 2 Days

Employment Equity Committee Training is essential if you want to avoid your company being fined up to 10% of your annual turnover for not complying with the Employment Equity Act. This training programme enables managers and consultation forums to work together effectively to ensure a constructive business transformation process. This course will enable participants to:

  • Develop a common understanding of the Employment Equity and Skills Development Acts and their relevance to business in South Africa
  • Understand the functions and responsibilities of Employment Equity Consultation Committees
  • Know how to provide a meaningful contribution as members of a committee, through the understanding of essential skills required for consultation and meeting processes
  • Consult constructively with all staff on the drawing up and implementation of Employment Equity plans
  • Share information on what other South African organizations are doing to practically implement Employment Equity plans

Who should attend?

  • Employment Equity Managers,
  • HR Managers
  • Practitioners
  • Members of Employment Equity Committees, Workplace Forums, any person involved in the compilation of Employment Equity plans for the business

Course Structure

DAY 1

Welcome and Icebreaker

Introduction to Employment Equity in South Africa – DVD

Module 1: Overview of the Employment Equity Act

  • Understanding the Employment Equity Act
  • Purpose, interpretation and application of Employment Equity legislation
  • Skills Application: Quiz (10 min)

Tea Break

Module 2: Prohibition of unfair discrimination

  • Understanding unfair discrimination
  • Differentiation
  • Discrimination
  • Unfair discrimination
  • Direct and indirect discrimination
  • Grounds of discrimination
  • Employment applicants, work analysis and inherent requirements of the job/ job descriptions
  • Recruitment and selection
  • How the Employment Equity Legislation attempts to eliminate and prohibit unfair discrimination
  • Medical & Psychological assessments
  • Skills Application: 1. Role Play, 2. Recruitment advert application (30 min)

LUNCH

Module 3: Employment Equity and Affirmative action

  • Understanding Affirmative Action
  • The Equality Test (Section 9(2) of the Constitution
  • Understanding Black Empowerment
  • The duties of designated employers and voluntary compliance
  • The requirements of disclosure of information
  • Employment Equity Plans and the requirements for keeping records
  • Skills Application: Group Discussion (30 min)

TEA BREAK

Skills Application: Draft EE Workforce Profile and EEA2 and EEA4 Reporting

 

DAY2

Welcome: Ice Breaker and Review of Day 1         

Module 4: The Employment Equity Committee/ Roles and functions

  • Roles, responsibilities and functions of the Employment Equity Committee
  • Monitoring Employment Policies, Procedures & Practices
  • Monitoring /Evaluating Implementation of EE Plan
  • Consultation
  • Identification of EE Barriers
  • Developing EE Measures
  • Benchmarking Best Practices
  • Frequency and content of Committee Meetings

TEA BREAK

 Module 4: SKILLS APPLICATION:

Employment Equity: Committee: Roles and Functions

Role play

LUNCH

 Module 5:  Practical analysis of disciplinary codes, policies, EE plans and EE reports.

  • Practical analysis of disciplinary codes, policies, EE plans and EE reports.

TEA BREAK

POST – TEST

Review and Closure

Cost per Delegate

R4000.00 excluding VAT