Purpose

This course is intended for capacity building of all employees in the public sector, including those who perform anti-corruption duties in senior, middle and junior management positions.

Target Group

The course is aimed at public service officials in general. The course is based on a registered Unit Standard, which is intended as a generic orientation to anti-corruption initiatives in the public sector. It is intended for capacity building of all employees in the public sector, including those who perform corruption prevention duties in senior, middle and junior management positions.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course participants should be able to:

  • Explain corruption and its manifestations in the Public Service.
  • Identify legislation and policy frameworks relating to corruption in the Public Service, along with circumstances that could make it difficult to implement the minimum anti-corruption requirements in the learners’ government component.
  • Analyse the components of an anti-corruption strategy and procedures and identify corruption risks.
  • Analyse current events and issues that relate to corruption in the public sector and use Batho Pele principles to prevent corruption in service delivery.

Accreditation

This is a credit-bearing   programme   aligned to  unit standard  243263: “Demonstrate knowledge  and understanding  of Anti-corruption  initiatives  in the Public Sector”, pitched at NQF Level 4 with 5 credits.  After the  successful completion of the  programme, participants will receive a Certificate of Competence.

Assessment Approach

This course follows an integrated assessment approach, comprising

  • Pre-course reading,
  • Formative Assessment,
  • Summative Assessment (Portfolio of Evidence)

Duration

This course is presented over four (4) working days.

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