Policy on Accreditation of Skills Development Providers

GLOSSARY OF TERMS Accreditation Accreditation scope Amendment of scope Assessment Assessment Quality Partner (AQP) Institutional Audit Extension of Scope Formative Assessment Internal Assessment Occupational Qualification Official approval awarded to a Skills Development Provider that meets the minimum quality standards by QCTO to offer qualification registered on the OQSF The list of occupational qualifications and part qualifications for which a SOP is accredited to provide learning and internal assessment. This refers to reducing the number of qualifications in the accreditation scope of skills development provider The process of collecting evidence of…

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Criteria for Accredited Providers

We often have questions regarding Accreditation: What does it really mean? How can I confirm that someone or something is accredited? This falls into two different categories, namely a) provider accreditation  b) programme accreditation. These are two totally different processes, meaning that a Training Provider must be Accredited with one of the ETQA’s (SETA’s) and each programme they use must carry its own accreditation. “Provider accreditation can only be with one SETA, but they have the approval to train different programmes in different SETA’s. These programmes has been approved by…

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