Quality Assurance of Assessment Units

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 on the General and Further Education and Training Qualifications Framework and to ensure that assessment for certification in schools, TVET Colleges and Adult Education and Training Centres is of the required standard.

This is achieved through the following processes:

  • Development and implementation of assessment policies and directives;
  • Moderation of the standards of examination papers;
  • Moderation of the standards of internal assessment;
  • Monitoring the administration of national examinations and marking processes;
  • Moderation of the standard of marking;
  • Monitoring and verification of resulting;
  • Standardisation of results.

Report on the Quality Assurance of the DHET August 2017 Examination and Assessment

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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