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Portfolio of Evidence for SETA Accreditation

SETA Accreditation applicants are required to submit documentation for a desktop compliance check. Read how to manage the SETA Accreditation process. The Training Business Development Catalyst – Quality Management Systems (QMS)  Your QMS is an opportunity to celebrate and formalise what your organisation values and how it manages its competitive positioning. Although SETAs are often unprecedented bureaucratic bungling…
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QCTO criteria for Assessment Quality Partners (AQP)

AQPs are assigned to implement external integrated summative assessments of specified NQF registered occupational qualifications and part qualifications. Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO) The Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO) is established in terms of the Skills Development Act, Act No. 97 of 1998 as amended. In terms of section 26H(3) of…
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The South African National Qualifications Framework

Here's what SAQA says The National Qualifications Framework Act 67 of 2008 provides for the National Qualifications Framework (NQF). Every South African has opportunity to climb the NQF. The NQF is a comprehensive system, approved by the Minister of Higher Education and Training, for the classification, registration and publication of articulated and quality-assured national qualifications…
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QCTO Values and Accountability

Organisations use values to guide their actions and maintain fruitful stakeholder relationships. When you engage with the Quality Council for Trade and Occupations, familiarise yourself with their values  and use the information to steer discussions. Values can also be used to hold an organisation accountable. Address your issues by referring to these values and use…
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What do QCTO Assessment Quality Partners report on?

Assessment Quality Partners (AQP) are delegated by the QCTO to manage and coordinate the external integrated summative assessments of specified NQF registered occupational qualifications and part qualifications. The AQPs report to the QCTO The AQPs will report to the QCTO on the following: Assessment centre accreditation /de-accreditation and assessment site approval/de-approval; Assessment instruments utilisation and…
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The QCTO code of conduct signed by AQPs and DQPs Code of conduct for AQPs and DQPs We, the undersigned, wish to be appointed by the QCTO as a DQP/AQP. We agree that, if the QCTO delegates such functions to us, we hereby commit ourselves to abide by the QCTO’s Code of Conduct in relation…
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Gear up for QCTO Skills Development Policy Requirements

Planning to compete as an accredited QCTO Skills Development Provider?  The Quality Council for Trade and Occupations While accreditation for most occupational qualifications still lies with the SETAs, from 2020 the QCTO will assume full skills provider accrediting powers. Providers applying for accreditation need to check if the qualification they wish to be accredited for is…
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QCTO Accreditation Policy Statement for Skills Development Providers

The Quality Council for Trade and Occupations Section 7 of the QCTO Policy spells out key criteria for Skills Provider Accreditation. Criteria for accreditation of skills development providers 7.1 The QCTO will accredit an entity as an SDP for a specified occupational qualification or part qualification if recommended by an AQP and if that entity…
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