Evaluation and Accreditation Unit

  • The E&A unit quality assures provision through an accreditation process.

The unit accredits and monitors private providers of education and training to offer qualifications on the General and Further Education and Training Qualifications Framework. These include:

  • Independent schools
  • Further Education and Training Colleges
  • Adult Education and Training Centres

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The unit also accredits private assessment bodies to assess qualifications on the General and Further Education and Training Qualifications Framework, and monitors and reports on the quality of assessment provided by the public assessment system.

Umalusi Council has granted the following accreditation status to private assessment bodies:

Assessment Body Qualification Accreditation Status
Independent Examinations Board (IEB) National Senior Certificate (NSC) Full Accreditation
General Education and Training Certificate: Adult Basic Education and Training  (GETC:ABET) Full Accreditation
The South African Comprehensive Assessment Institute (SACAI) National Senior Certificate (NSC) Provisional Accreditation
Benchmark Assessment Agency (BAA) General Education and Training Certificate: Adult Basic Education and Training (GETC:ABET) Provisional Accreditation

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