What are learning and skills programmes?
Learning programmes and skills programmes refer to predetermined units of learning (building
blocks) with an institutionally determined credit value and duration, and consists of modules of
learning. When completed it constitutes credits towards a qualification registered on the National
The unit of learning can be equal to an Exit Level Outcome(s); a stand-alone unit standard or a group
of unit standards. OMNI’s design preference is to select and group unit standards that articulate to
the same NQF qualification.
A skills programme differs from a learning programme in that skills programmes are occupationally