"Hello Jacqueline and Zerelde!
Ironically. today is the official launch of Umalusi's full accreditation. We (Triple E Training) have been provisionally accredited for almost 12 years for ABET/AET/AVET! I can only add a few more of these.....…"
"Jip, I understand the qualification dilemma. I chose to stick with the short course thing on purpose for exactly this reason. But I therefore do not serve those companies who want to claim - rather where there is a need to bridge towards some better…"
We were originally accredited with the EDTP SETA on the straight unit standards, but were forced to move over to Umalusi by the Skills side of the SETA when the companies tried to claim their discretionary grants.
I have been in the…"
"Jacqueline, an ABET provider for many years and diligently having come the Umalusi route for most of them, I started asking questions about the 'provisional' status some time ago. I wanted to understand how the Umalusi way fitted…"
In April this year Umalusi dropped the bomb on ABET, FET, FLC etc and the world of accreditation changed. The new accreditation system was due to kick in on the 1st of May and so it did a couple of days later.We followed the new system and finally was able to submit, with some struggles with the online system, our Letter of Intent on the 16th of May. We have to date received five emails confirming receipt of the Letter of Intent, but nothing further. The 7 day deadline has come and gone almost…See More
I am not an APPETD member as we do not train in the FET arena at present. I find that your discussions and documents mostly revolve around criteria/issues/info in regards to FET Colleges.
It is very informative and a great source of…"
"SETA: When are they going to make the accreditation process easier for the small provider who are NOT offering full qualifications, with NO plan in the future to do so either?
SAQA: When are unit standards going to be…"
"Thank you for this information. We have worked on all the Umalusi requirements for the last 12 months and despite being in their system have not received any information on the documents, the proposals, the consultative meetings or the changes. When…"
"It is actually not just the accreditation side that is an issue. One of the staff has been waiting for his EDTP certificate for assessor and moderator or MONTHS now. Cannot register as constituent assessor or moderator without the EDTP…"
Thanks a lot for this. I agree. This company is in danger of losing a massive contract because we cannot get a letter confirming their accreditation status due to the assessor/ moderator issue/ All assessors & moderators have been…"
"Hi Jacqueline. Contact Des or Marco @fezaprint.co.za for assessors and moderators, they seem to have many independent ones for this kind of work!
It is SUCH a pity about the Services SETA - they have slowed down their services unbelievably. What…"