Posts in category Field Management

Interviewer Health and Safety

When it comes to the health and safety of interviewers, one can never be too careful. Interviewers face many challenges in field, and are often in positions that could threaten their safety or health. Although SAMRA does not prescribe operational practice regarding the health and safety of interviewers beyond what is legally required in various […]

The Occupational Certificate for Survey Interviewers is Registered!

The Survey Interviewer qualification was registered by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) on 18 November 2015! What happens now? Training: The Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO) will accredit training providers who wish to train interviewers, against the registered qualification. Assessment of interviewer competence: As the Assessment Quality Partner for the qualification, SAMRA […]

Interviewer Qualification – Final

Interviewer Qualification documents submitted to the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations.

Africentric Research Academy Quantitative Interviewer course kicks off!

The Africentric Research Academy Quantitative Interviewer course kicked off in Johannesburg on 20 August 2013, with the support of GfK Verein and partially supported by DEG ((https://www.deginvest.de) with funds of Germany’s Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development. This was the first of three courses, and the second interviewer course took place in Durban from 27 […]

Interviewer Qualification: Public Comment – Curriculum Documents

The marketing research (including social research and opinion polling) industry recently embarked on a process of developing a national standard for (Survey) Interviewer training. The first task was to define the occupation in what is referred to as an Occupational Profile. We received a number of comments regarding the Occupational Profile (thank you!), used to […]

Interviewer Qualification: Public Comment – Occupational Profile

The marketing research (including social research and opinion polling) industry recently embarked on a process of developing a national standard for (Survey) Interviewer training. The first task was to define the occupation in what is referred to as an Occupational Profile. Interviewer Occupational Profile_6 June 2014 Comments sheet to be submitted: Public Comments Sheet for […]

Entry-Level Quantitative Interviewer Qualification

In 2014 we embarked on a national process to develop a qualification for Interviewers in South Africa. This process was funded by GfK Verein, and partially supported by DEG (https://www.deginvest.de) with funds of Germany’s Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development. As part of this process, we consulted widely, requesting inputs from not only SAMRA members, […]

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