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To build on the knowledge and skills gained during the JE Initial Training, by enabling job analysts to analyse and understand jobs (in all their facets), use the information to evaluate jobs and understand the Human Resources legislative framework with regard to job evaluation in the Public Service

Target Group

The course is developed for practitioners who are required to evaluate jobs in the Public Service and who have attended the Job Evaluation Initial Training.

Minimum Requirements for Enrolment

You must work as a Job Analyst in your department.
Pre-course work
In preparation for your course you are required to complete the following actions, prior to attendance of the course.
Action 1: Sourcing of documents: You are required to source and bring the following documents:

  • The information contained in these documents will form the basis of your learning throughout the course;
  • Public Service Regulations, 2001, as amended. Part III and IV;
  • Document on the Machinery of government;
  • Guide on Job Evaluation;
  • Guide on Job Descriptions;
  • Guide on Job Analysis questionnaire and the definitions and Interpretations guide;
  • Resolution 1 of 2007;
  • Resolution 2, 3 and 4 of 2008;
  • Resolution 3 of 2009;
  • Circular 2 of 2009;
  • Circular on Transversal Jobs;
  • Copy of Departmental Job Evaluation policy;
  • Copy of Departmental organisational structure/establishment;
  • Copy of post holder’s own job description.

NOTE: Notify your supervisor/manager in order for him/her to support you on this journey. In so doing you will be able to successfully complete this course and take your learning back to your workplace. To this end the availability of time, resources and an enabling environment will benefit both you and you department.

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Analyse the organisational structure to determine how jobs contribute to the mandate of the department;
  • Understand their role in job evaluation;
  • Understand the reasons for implementing job evaluation;
  • Understand the principles of job evaluation;
  • Be knowledgeable of and competent in applying the prescribed job evaluation system;
  • Be skilled and competent in the core functions of the job evaluation software;
  • Understand the link between the organisational structure, the strategic plan, job descriptions, performance;
  • management, career pathing and job evaluation;
  • Have an in-depth understanding/knowledge of the Definition and Interpretation guide on Job Evaluation;
  • Have the necessary knowledge and understanding of the importance of quality assurance for job analysts;
  • Be competent in job analysis techniques and practices;
  • Understand the challenges in terms of ethical behaviour in the context of job evaluation.


The course is non-credit bearing. After successful completion of the programme, participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance.

Unit Standard ID  Code  NQF Level  Credits 
 None  HR207  0  0

Assessment Approach

As the course is non-credit bearing learners will only perform formative assessment activities. After successful completion of the programme, participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance.


This course is presented over three (3) working days