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Umalusi - Council for Quality Assurance in General and Further Education and Training

Evaluation and Accreditaton Unit (E&A)

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


Accreditation Status

Independent Examinations Board (IEB)

National Senior Certificate (NSC)

Full Accreditation

General Education and Training Certificate (GETC) for Adults

Provisional Accreditation

The South African Comprehensive Assessment Institute (SACAI)

National Senior Certificate (NSC)

Provisional Accreditation

What should learners know

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Issue 12 : September 2016
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