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Event | Job Evaluation Workshop

Do you feel that there are glaring discrepancies and unfairness in your salary structure due to the incorrect weighting of responsibilities for certain jobs within your company? Do you need to learn how to evaluate jobs reliably and consistently using the Paterson method?

Who should attend
Senior Managers, Employee Representative on Grading Committees, HR Managers and HR Practitioners responsible for the human resources function within a company or organization.

About the Programme
Job Evaluation is essential to provide a basis for establishing the correct level and value of each job, or position, within an organization. The Paterson method is an internationally recognised job evaluation system that is simple and easy to implement. This Paterson job evaluation training program adopts an experiential learning approach engaging with delegates through reflection and practical hands-on application of job evaluation principles and rules. The training course assumes no previous knowledge of job evaluation.

What does the training cover?
– Important Concepts of Job Evaluation
– Job Evaluation Committees
– Dispute Resolution
– Job descriptions
– The Paterson Method of Job Evaluation

Course Objectives
After completion of this job evaluation training course, participants will:

  • Understand what job evaluation is
  • Understand the need for a standardised job evaluation system in the work place
  • Know the basic requirements for conducting job evaluation in the workplace
  • Understand the relationship of job evaluation to individual performance and market pay
  • Understand how to compile job evaluation committees and how they should function
  • Understand the process to follow with jobs that the job evaluation committee cannot grade with consensus
  • Understand the purpose of job descriptions in job evaluation
  • Know the background of the Paterson job evaluation system
  • Understand what is a decision
  • Understand the rules of the Paterson job evaluation system
  • Apply the Paterson job evaluation rules


Course duration: One day
Cost: R2500 (Excluding VAT) per delegate. The fee includes all course material, refreshments and lunch
Date: 18 April 2019
Time: 8:00
Venue: East London (Venue to be confirmed)
To register or for further queries, please contact Jessica van der Watt on or 081 836 4540


“Thank you – this was time and money well spent! It was professionally done and provided a good overview with enough cautionary to suggest that help is needed” Ken Mckenzie, Human Resources Consultant – Bowler Metcalf

“ Great Job – Informative and well presented “ Ingrid Mangcu, General Manager: Human Resources – SA Rugby

“Subject material very well presented” Johan Prinsloo, Human Resources Manager – Interfront SOC ltd.

“Great course – Well Done!” Karen Ralph, Human Resources Manager – Steinbuild

“Great course – The instructor explains very clearly in response to any questions” Kim Jurgens, Human Resouces Manager – AMC Classic