TETA Accreditation for New QCTO Transport Qualifications

New QCTO qualifications for TETA accreditation. By offering these new occupational certificates you are part of the new education and training framework.

QCTO Transport Qualifications for TETA Accreditation

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Take a look at brilliant new QCTO qualifications for your TETA accreditation!

By offering these new occupational certificates you immediately become part of the new education and training framework.

This means you could face fewer competitors than those still offering the qualifications being phased out.

Training providers may resist change for a range of reasons.

Some are rational, some not. Get ahead of them in the market!

If you need help with your QCTO and SETA accreditation, contact Leonie.

TETA Accreditation for New QCTO Occupational Certificates

So the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO) has introduced a set of new transport qualifications.

They are designed to meet the demands of a dynamic transportation sector by adapting to needs.

These transport qualifications cater to various levels of expertise and cover a range of roles within the transportation sector.

They allow learners to transition from one qualification level to another seamlessly.

Therefore they can offer a comprehensive pathway to advance careers.

The qualifications and short courses are also designed to contribute to the growth and innovation of the transportation sector.

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TETA Skills Development Role

TETA was established in terms of the Skills Development Act 97 of 1998 (SDA).

It is a public entity that reports to the Minister of Higher Education and Training and operates under the oversight of National Treasury in terms of performance management and financial administration.

TETA is a Sector Education Training Authority (SETA) responsible for skills development in the transport sector.

Tips for Selecting QCTO Transport Qualifications for TETA Accreditation

Here are some practical tips for selecting transportation qualifications and skills programmes for TETA accreditation:

1. Identify Industry Demand

Begin by conducting thorough market research to identify current and projected demands within the transportation sector.

Look for trends, emerging technologies, and regulatory changes that could impact skill requirements. For example the role of a QCTO Assessment Quality Partner.

Understanding industry demand will guide your selection of qualifications that are relevant and in high demand.

2. Assess Economic Viability of TETA Accreditation

Consider the economic viability of each qualification.

Evaluate factors such as job market demand, earning potential, and return on investment for learners.

Choose qualifications that not only meet industry needs but also offer promising economic opportunities for graduates and business clients.

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3. Align with National Skills Priorities

Ensure that your selected qualifications align with national skills development priorities and strategic objectives.

Consider areas of critical skills shortages and government initiatives aimed at addressing these gaps.

Aligning with national priorities enhances the credibility and relevance of your qualifications.

4. Evaluate TETA Accreditation Requirements

Familiarize yourself with QCTO accreditation requirements and processes.

Ensure that you have resources or can obtain them for the QCTO qualifications so that you can meet QCTO standards and guidelines for accreditation.

Pay attention to criteria such as curriculum alignment, assessment methodologies, and quality assurance protocols.

5. Consult Transport Industry Stakeholders

Engage with industry stakeholders, including employers, professional bodies, and industry associations.

Seek their input on skill requirements, industry standards, and accreditation preferences.

Collaborating with stakeholders ensures that your qualifications are aligned with real-world needs and industry expectations.

6. Consider Pathway Opportunities to Promote TETA Accreditation in the Market

Assess the potential for articulation and progression pathways within your chosen qualifications.

Look for opportunities to create seamless pathways for learners to advance their education and career prospects.

Consider how each qualification fits into broader skills development frameworks and career pathways.

Most of all, develop qualification pathways to encourage returning learners.

For example, if you have a market for an NQF level 6 qualification, then offer NQF level 7 and level 8 qualifications too.

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7. Promote Differentiation and Specialization

Consider offering a mix of generalist and specialist qualifications to cater to diverse learner needs and career aspirations.

Promote differentiation through specialized tracks or elective modules that allow learners to tailor their learning experience.

Highlight the unique value propositions of each qualification in your marketing efforts.

8. Monitor Transport Industry Trends

Stay informed about evolving industry trends, technological advancements, and regulatory changes affecting the transportation sector.

Continuously monitor market dynamics and adapt your qualification offerings accordingly.

Flexibility and responsiveness to industry trends will ensure the ongoing relevance and competitiveness of your qualifications.

9. Prioritize Quality and Excellence for Your TETA Accreditation to be Sustainable

Maintain a relentless focus on quality and excellence in the design, delivery, and assessment of your qualifications.

Implement robust quality assurance mechanisms to uphold standards and continuously improve the learning experience.

Demonstrating a commitment to quality will enhance the reputation and credibility of your qualifications in the market.

10. Leverage Marketing Strategies that Promote Your TETA Accreditation

Develop targeted marketing strategies to promote your QCTO-accredited transport qualifications effectively.

Highlight the unique value propositions, career opportunities, and industry relevance of your qualifications.

Use various channels, such as digital marketing, industry events, and partnerships, to reach your target audience and attract prospective learners.

By following these practical tips, you can navigate the process of selecting QCTO transport qualifications for accreditation with confidence and strategic foresight.

Remember to prioritize alignment with industry needs, economic viability, and quality assurance standards to maximize the impact and success of your qualifications.

QCTO Transport Qualifications Lists

We organised the QCTO qualifications list for TETA accreditation according to NQF levels.

When you select qualifications or short courses for accreditation, select them at different NQF levels.

Then learners who complete an NQF level 6 programme can return to you for an NQF level 7, then level 8.

NQF Level 2: Entry-Level Certifications

Transport qualifications are introduced at NQF Level 2.

This makes them very accessible to a broad unskilled market.

Transport study paths can begin with certifications such as the Customs Compliance Manager.

These qualifications provide foundational knowledge and skills essential for entry-level positions, ensuring a smooth transition into the industry.

NQF Level 2 Transport Qualifications for QCTO Accreditation

102499Occupational CertificateCustoms Compliance ManagerLinkLevel 2250TETA
QCTO NQF Level 2 Transport Qualifications

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NQF Level 3: Building Core Competencies

NQF Level 3 qualifications focus on building core competencies for roles like Supply and Distribution Manager and Railway Safety Inspector.

These certifications equip professionals with the expertise to manage effective operations and ensure compliance with industry standards.

QCTO NQF Level 3 Transport Qualifications for TETA Accreditation

93544Occupational CertificateSupply and Distribution ManagerLinkLevel 3125TETA
111386Occupational CertificateSupply Chain ExecutiveLinkLevel 3180TETA
QCTO NQF Level 3 Transport Qualifications

QCTO NQF Level 4: Specialized Skill Development

NQF Level 4 offers certifications like Shipping Agent and Freight Handler.

These qualifications specialise in specific areas within the transportation sector.

They therefore lead to a pathway for advanced expertise and roles demanding higher levels of ability.

NQF Level 4 Transport Qualifications for TETA Accreditation

110934Occupational CertificateShipping AgentLinkLevel 4240TETA
99111Occupational CertificateSupply Chain PractitionerLinkLevel 4145TETA
QCTO NQF Level 4 Transport Qualifications

QCTO NQF Level 5: Advanced Proficiency in Transport Operations

At NQF Level 5 we find certifications such as Transport Clerk and Bus Driver.

These qualifications focus on enhancing managerial and operational skills.

They prepare professionals to take on more complex responsibilities within the transportation sector.

NQF Level 5 Transport Qualifications for TETA Accreditation

94025Occupational CertificateTransport ClerkLinkLevel 5121TETA
94202Occupational CertificateBus DriverLinkLevel 5120TETA
QCTO NQF Level 5 Transport Qualifications

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QCTO NQF Level 6: Leadership and Strategic Management

Leadership and strategic management roles are supported by NQF Level 6 certifications like Fishing Hand and Railway Signalling Fault Finder and Maintainer.

These provide the expertise to lead teams and drive organizational success in the transportation sector.

NQF Level 6 Transport Qualifications for TETA Accreditation

110932Occupational CertificateFishing HandLinkLevel 679TETA
119442Occupational CertificateRailway Signalling Fault Finder and MaintainerLinkLevel 6366TETA
QCTO NQF Level 6 Transport Qualifications

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QCTO NQF Level 7: Executive Leadership in Transport

Finally, at NQF Level 7, certifications such as Engine Able Seafarer and Port Manager.

These cater to executives and senior leaders in the transportation industry.

The qualifications focus on:

  • executive leadership skills,
  • strategic decision-making,
  • and ensuring organizational excellence in a competitive landscape.

NQF Level 7 Transport Qualifications for TETA Accreditation

101729Occupational CertificateEngine Able SeafarerLinkLevel 7138TETA
118767Occupational CertificatePort ManagerLinkLevel 7132TETA
QCTO NQF Level 7 Transport Qualifications for TETA Accreditation

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Use Free TETA Learning Materials for a Faster Accreditation

TETA has free learning material for some of the unit standards/Qualifications.

For access to TETA free learning material, contact Ms. Phindy Kunene:

Tel: (011) 577 7064

Email: PhindyK@teta.org.za 

You will be required to complete an agreement and then TETA will send you a link to download the material.

Purchasing Training Materials for TETA Accreditation

If your learning material is purchased, always request a moderator’s report from the seller.

The moderator’s report is the only document I use to verify the quality of learning materials for a client.

If the seller has sold before, then they can contact the last client who submitted the same content for accreditation.

TETA will require proof of purchase to let them know you didn’t steal it or buy from an unscrupulous seller.

Submitting Learning Materials for TETA Approval

When submitting learning material for approval, submit the following:

  • Complete and sign the Unit Standard Alignment Matrix for each unit standard
  • Do the same for the LPE self-assessment form for each unit standard
  • Learner guide
  • Facilitator guide
  • Assessment guide (with Memo/Model Answers)
  • POE Sample (Full POE with Formative and Summative assessments)
  • Other learning aids (i.e. Presentation slides, handouts, etc.)

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Overview of TETA Accreditation

Accreditation means the certification, for a particular time period, of a person, a body or an institution.

TETA accreditation means having the capacity to fulfil a particular function in the quality assurance system set up by the South African Qualifications Authority in terms of the Act.

TETA Extension of Scope applications

Your accreditation with TETA must still be valid to apply for an extension of scope.

When applying, submit the following:

  • Completed and signed Official TETA application form
  • Copy of TETA approved Learning material for all unit standards applying for (if developed own material, refer to approval requirements)
  • Proof of TETA registered Assessor/s for each of the unit standards applying for (accompanied by a signed agreement/SLA by both parties)
  • Proof of TETA registered Moderator/s for each of the unit standards applying for (accompanied by a signed agreement/SLA by both parties)

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Step 1: TETA Accreditation Assistance After QCTO Steps

TETA assists Skills Development Providers (SDPs) on accreditation matters if all the QCTO requirements are met (See QCTO Letter dated June 2018). 

The implications of the QCTO letter for accreditation are:

  1. All SDPs must apply for accreditation at the QCTO when applying for
    • accreditation,
    • re-accreditation
    • extension of the accreditation period or
    • extension of scope.
  2. A letter of intent must be completed and submitted to the QCTO.
  3. Also liaise with the QCTO directly on 012 003 1800, ask for the accreditation department. Or send an email to info@qcto.org.za.

Note: if only applying for single unit standards, you can skip Step 1.

Step 2: Follow TETA Accreditation Steps After QCTO Recommendation

Send TETA your QCTO letter, then prepare the following for TETA accreditation processes:

  1. Read the Accreditation guidelines.
  2. Complete the Accreditation application and submit it with the below-supporting evidence:
    • Completed and signed the Official TETA application form
    • Completed and signed Provider self-assessment & site report
    • A company profile (or Business plan)
    • Valid Tax Clearance Certificate
    • Signed lease agreement for the SDP’s offices
    • Legal registration of the company in terms of South African law (CIPC)
    • Referral letter confirming accreditation from primary ETQA (if accredited with other SETA) and Copy of accreditation letter with Primary ETQA
    • A copy of the Quality Management System (See the list of policies and procedures required on the provider self-assessment & site report)
    • Copy of TETA approved Learning material for all unit standards applying for (if developed own material, refer to approval requirements)
    • Proof of TETA registered Assessor/s for each of the unit standards applying for (accompanied by a signed agreement/SLA by both parties)
    • Proof of TETA registered Moderator/s for each of the unit standards applying for (accompanied by a signed agreement/SLA by both parties)
    • If new applications are to be submitted for Assessor and Moderator (refer to registration requirements)
    • Proof of other accreditation, approval, or recognition as a training provider by any recognised body (e.g. CAA, SAMSA, etc.)
    • Evidence of learning resources necessary to deliver the scope of training (e.g. Agreements, Asset list, Rental, Confirmation letters, etc.). Learning resources include machines, tools, etc.

Step 3: Submit TETA Accreditation Application

Your application and supporting documents are evaluated by TETA.

Therefater you will recieve detailed feedback:

  • TETA to send evaluation report detailing feedback and corrective actions
  • TETA to conduct site verification/visit
    • If site verification outcome is non-compliant, the SDP does not meet the minimum requirements. TETA to inform the SDP of gaps and SDP to re-submit additional evidence to be considered for further evaluation.
    • If the site verification outcome is compliant, and the SDP meets minimum requirements, TETA to recommend for approval to the committee.
  • The committee to review recommendations and make a decision (approve/not approve)
    • Should the committee not approve, the SDP to be informed of gaps and SDP to re-submit additional evidence to be considered for further evaluation.
    • Should the committee approve, TETA will issue an accreditation letter to the SDP.

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