If you don’t understand how to set up the documentation for successful accreditation, how will you meet required standards (embedded in the documentation) once operational?
As a strategist in education and training I’m often approached by newbies and experts who ask these questions. One receives a serious response, the other a warning of retribution!
Here’s the simple version of the SETA accreditation process, extracted from Services SETA.
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In keeping with their developmental roles, SETAs provide thorough feedback for remediation. Reports are snag lists specifying exactly what must be corrected to meet quality assurance requirements.
SETAs provide thorough feedback and opportunity for service provider remediation.
SETA Accreditation applicants are required to submit documentation for a desktop compliance check. Read how to manage the SETA Accreditation process.
Whether you’re a new accreditation applicant or an organisation applying for an extension of scope, the respective SETA has to validate your training material and ensure that it meets regulatory standards.
Your Quality Management System for Training Delivery must include policies and procedures for the development, design and delivery of learning interventions.
Two examples of SETA feedback reports addressing learning programme approval and a free alignment matrix tool. Skills providers can avoid common errors by referring to precedents and ensuring they are correctly prepared.
SETAs and Quality Councils require that a quality management system framework and a detailed review mechanism be submitted for accreditation purposes.
Education and Training organisations applying for Quality Council Accreditation must provide a comprehensive description of their systems and operations.