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Types of Accreditation
« on: July 24, 2015, 10:09:28 PM »
1.Freelancers and Qualified Staff.

-To be able to facilitate any programme you must have the US 117871 “Train the Trainer” Certificate (at least NQF 5 level) approved through the ETDP SETA.

-To be able to assess any learner (with seta work) you must have the US 115753 “Conduct Assessments” Certificate  (at least NQF 5 level) approved through the ETDP SETA.

-To be able to moderate assessments you must have US 115753 + US 115759 “Conduct Moderation” Certificate (at least NQF 6 level) approved through the ETDP SETA.

-You must have “scope” to train, assess or moderate any person. (Scope = two to three years practical experience or a certificate or higher in the specific field)

-Freelancers can register on their own or contracting with Training Companies. Many Training Companies make use of qualified Freelancers to deliver their services.

2.Become and Accredited Training Provider.

-You must have at least one programme with that SETA Accredited in order to be an Accredited Training Provider

-You need at least two different facilitators to offer each programme you want to offer + have “Scope” to train this. (US 117871 – Train the Trainer Certificates)

-You need at least two different assessors to assess each programme you want to offer + have “Scope” to assess this. (US 115753 – Conduct Assessment Certificate)

-You need at least two different moderators to moderate each programme you want to offer + have “Scope” to moderate this. (Us 115753 – Conduct Moderation Certificate) – Must obtain the Assessors Certificate before you can complete this programme.

-The same facilitator and assessors can train and assess the same learner, but the moderator must be a different person.

-Many companies get 2 x Facilitators and 2 x Assessors qualified and contract one of the Freelancers to perform the Moderation work.

-The process to become an accredited  also required resources for example: Office, Qualified Staff, Computers, Tools or Venue to deliver the courses and a QMS policy. (Quality Management System – that can consist out of 6 to 12 different policies that explains how you will opporate)

3. Learning Programme Accreditation

-The learning programme is designed based on unit standards - OBE.

-Unit Standards is only valid for a period of 3 years.

-The ETQA Department evaluate the learning programme (that is based on unit standards) and issue the approval letter for the duration of the Unit Standard period (of the 3 years).

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