Policy for the certification of learner achievements for trades and occupational qualifications on the Occupational Qualifications Sub-Framework (OQSF)

Glossary of terms In this document, any word or expression to which a meaning has been assigned in the National Qualifications Framework Act, 2008 (Act No 67 of 2008), as amended, and the Skills Development Act, 1998, (Act No 97 of 1998), as amended, has the same meaning unless the context otherwise indicates. Achievement Appeal Assessment Assessment centre Assessment Quality Partner (AQP) Certificate Development Quality Partner (DQP) External Integrated Summative Assessment (EISA) Foundational Learning The recognition granted to a learner when all required learning outcomes have been successfully demonstrated. The…

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QCTO Certification

Certification Application for a Trade Certificate The Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO) was established in terms of the Skills Development Act, 1998 (Act no 97 of 1998).  Section 26(D) (4) of the Act mandates the QCTO to issue a trade certificate to any person who has successfully completed a trade test, stating that the person is qualified to perform the trade specified in the certificate. The QCTO took over the function for the certification of trades from the Department of Higher Education and Training on 1 October 2013.…

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