UBUNTU is an age old African Term for humanus – for caring
UBUNTU, as an ideal, means the opposite of being self –
centered. It promotes co – operation between individuals,
cultures and nations.
THE ESTABLISHMENT OF UBUNTU
UBUNTU was established in April 1997 by the founding
members, Faan Roets and Johan Ras.
The main aspects that could be considered the "Driving Force
" behind the establishment of UBUNTU is:
The need for a National Qualification within the National
The need for self-empowerment.
The need for a Learner Paced Outcome Based Training Program.
The need for Accessible Training and Education.
The need for Non – prescriptive Training Programs.
The need for Quality, Reliability and Creditability in the
Security Training Environment.
THE UBUNTU BACKGROUND
The main events that brought UBUNTU to its current status
and position in the industry are summarised as follows:
Establishment of a National Network
True to its commitment to empowerment and in the real
tradition of UBUNTU, SIRA accredited training centres
throughout South Africa were evaluated and added to the
All Training Institutions were hand picked and contractual
agreements signed to ensure the highest level of client
service and reliability.
THE UBUNTU TRAINING METHOLOGY AND PHILOSOPHY
An outcome based, learner paced, non – prescriptive and
interactive training program – in compliance with the
national qualification framework.
The learning process is facilitated not prescribed by
distance education with contact sessions and / or practical
work assignments according to the learners individual needs
The focus is on the final assessment and an ability to
demonstrate competency with regards to theoretical
understanding, rather than the training process.
The assessment is objective rather then subjective.
Emphasis is placed on experienced learning and / or ability
to utilize practical aids in the real job situation.
UBUNTU Security Training & Development
Office 082 901 3247 (Emmah)
Fax 086 614 3094
Sales & Admin 082 853 5618 (Sipho)
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