Training Professional Hero’s Journey to Accreditation

The training professional hero’s journey can be trying at times. It is helpful to get support from professional partners to make the journey less wearisome. It need not be wearisome and lonely. Here are our guilines to those embarking on the training professional Hero’s Journey.

Training Professional Accreditation Guidelines

The South African Training and Development landscape provides for both accredited and none accredited training. If you choose to train accredited courses, you will need accreditation with the relevant Education Quality Assurance Authority (ETQA). The ETQA can be one of the 21 Sector Education and Training Authorities (SETA), or a industry Professional Body.

The ETQAs accredits training assessors, training moderators and skills development facilitators. Accreditation is against qualifications or units of qualifications (unit standards). Assessor accreditation allows to facilitate and assess training of the qualifications stated in the accreditation letter, while moderator accreditation allows moderation of training courses of listed qualifications in letter of accreditation. Accreditation is for a period of 3-5 years and subject to renewal.

Application requirements are generally the following;

  1. Completed Assessor/Moderator/SDF Application Form
  2. ID Copy
  3. CV
  4. Certificates and Transcripts of Subject Matter Expert Area
  5. Statement of Results for Assessors Course (Assessor Accreditation)
  6. Statement of Results for Moderators Course (Moderator Accreditation)
  7. Statement of Results for SDF Course (SDF Accreditation)
  8. Testimonials/Reference Letters

Applications are submitted via email, on online portals, or by post depending with the ETQA. Ease of application varies with ETQA.

Partners in your Hero’s Journey to Training Practitioner Accreditation. Partners in your Hero’s Journey to accelerated growth and optimized performance. Your partners for growth.

About the author

Joiline Gorlova is a Training Consultant at Rock Lilly with a BSc Sociology, postgrad Diploma in Personnel Management, IPM professional member & an Accredited Assessor/Moderator with Services SETA, LGSETA & ETDP SETA

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