Umalusi - Council for Quality Assurance in General and Further Education and Training
|Postal||PO Box 151 , Persequor Technopark, Pretoria, 0020|
|Physical||37 General Van Ryneveld Street, Persequor Technopark, Pretoria, 0020|
|Tel||012 349 1510|
|Fax||012 349 1511|
The Umalusi Council for Quality Assurance in General and Further Education and Training sets and monitors standards for general and further education and training in South Africa in accordance with the National Qualifications Framework Act 67 of 2008, as amended, and the General and Further Education and Training Quality Assurance Act 58 of 2001, as amended.
The Council is tasked with the development and management of a sub-framework of qualifications for general and further education and training and for the attendant quality assurance.
Umalusi is currently responsible for the certification of the following qualifications: Schools – Senior Certificate amended (SCa) (continues as a revised qualification for adults) and National Senior Certificate (NSC); TVET Colleges – National Technical Certificate (N3) and National Certificate Vocational (NCV); Adult Learning Centres – General Education and Training Certificate for Adults (GETC).
In order to issue learners with certificates that are credible, Umalusi: develops and evaluates qualifications and curricula to ensure that they are of the expected standard; moderates assessment to ensure that it is fair, valid and reliable; accredits providers of education and training, and assessment; conducts research to ensure educational quality; and verifies the authenticity of certificates.