QCTO Accreditation

TRAINYOUCAN is in the process of registering with the new QCTO body for Occupation Qualifications and except to receive our full accreditation letters by October 2018. QCTO ROLL-OUT PROCESS

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QCTO Qualifications

Occupational Qualifications Development The development of occupational standards and qualifications is one of the QCTO’s main priorities in supporting learning for the workplace. In accordance with the bill of rights, every citizen has the right to choose their trade, occupation or profession freely. The QCTO’s role is to ensure that there are occupational qualifications that respond to skills development priorities of the country. The QCTO manages the Occupational Qualifications Sub-Framework (OQSF), which is one of the three integrated sub-frameworks of the National Qualifications Framework. SAQA registers occupational qualifications on 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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QCTO Assessment

Assessment  Assessment is the process of identifying, gathering and interpreting the information against the required competencies in a qualification or part-qualification registered on the OQSF in order to make judgement about a learner’s achievement through an External Integrated Summative Assessment (EISA). An Assessment Centre means a centre accredited by the QCTO for the purpose of conducting EISA for registered occupational qualifications or trades. All occupational qualifications or part-qualifications registered on the OQSF have an Assessment Quality Partner (AQP) associated with it. An application to become an assessment centre must be submitted to…

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QCTO Accreditation

QCTO Accreditation Accreditation of Skills Development Providers  The QCTO is responsible for the accreditation of Skills Development Providers (SDPs) The QCTO accredits SDPs to offer the following programmes and qualifications that falls under the Occupational Qualifications Sub-Framework (OQSF): N4-N6 programmes (NATED  Report 191); Old trades; and Occupational qualifications. N4-N6 Programmes  The prospective SDP files an application for accreditation by contacting the QCTO. The application is then referred to the accreditation agent for processing. Old trades  The National Artisan Moderation Body (NAMB) acts as the accreditation agent for old trades. NAMB recommends…

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QCTO

Now you can also visit the public discussion on QCTO related topics here. About the QCTO  Quality Council for Trades & Occupations The QCTO is one of the three Quality Councils provided for in the National Qualifications Framework Act (NQF Act No. 67 of 2008). The QCTO was established under the Skills Development Act as amended in 2008 and became operational on the 1st April 2010 following the publication of Government Gazette No 33059, 1st April 2010 1. Vision QCTO vision is to qualify a skilled and capable workforce. 2.…

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QCTO ABOUT

The Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO) is a Quality Council established in 2010 in terms of the Skills Development Act. Its role is to oversee the design, implementation, assessment and certification of occupational qualifications on the Occupational Qualifications Sub-Framework (OQSF). The QCTO is one of three Quality Councils (QCs) responsible for a part of the National Qualifications Framework (NQF). Collectively, the Quality Councils and the South African Qualifications Authority (whose role is to advance the objectives of the NQF and oversee its development and implementation), all work for…

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