Umalusi Council Members

Umalusi Council is constituted by the General and Further Education and Training Quality Assurance Act No 58 of 2001 amended in 2008 (GENFETQA Act). The Council Chair and members are appointed by the Minister of Education and consists of 15 members, appointed for their professional expertise in education and training.

In addition to the 15 members, the Chief Executive Officers of the following organizations are members by virtue of their office:

  • South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA)
  • The Council on Higher Education (CHE)
  • Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO)

Umalusi Council is responsible for the development and management of a sub-framework of qualifications for general and further education and training from NQF levels 1-4 and the attendant quality assurance, research and certification processes.

The Council is also tasked with advising the two Ministers of Education on matters related to the General and Further Education and Training Qualifications Framework.

Umalusi accredits private providers of education and training as well as private assessment bodies to offer tuition and/or assessment for qualification(s) on the General and Further Education and Training Qualification Framework.… Learn More…

The main functions of the two quality assurance of assessment units, School Qualifications [QAA-SQ] and Post School Qualifications [QAA-PSQ], are to set standards for assessment of qualifications…. Learn More..

Umalusi verifies certificates issued for all the following qualifications … Learn More..

Umalusi’s mandate as a Quality Council derives from the NQF Act, Act No 67 of 2008, and its establishment act, the GENFETQA Act, Act No 58 of 2001, amended in 2008. Learn More…

Umalusi Council has always grounded its work in well considered research based on issues within its mandate and education and training as a whole. Learn More…

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