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Occupational Qualification Development (OQD)

Occupational Qualification Development is one of the QCTO’s main priorities.

The concept is simple – develop Occupational programmes and training courses that meet the Quality requirements necessary to be approved by SAQA, and can then be rolled out across the country to approved service partners to deliver the courses.

In this way, and by following our prescribed policies for development, learners and employers will be confident that a) the qualification is recognized nationally within the national qualifications framework , b) is a standardized, tried and tested qualification, and c) that may be officially certified.

The mission is to develop and quality assure occupational qualifications that are responsive to the labour market needs and developmental state initiatives.

Organisations or individuals wishing to develop such qualifications will find more information in the reports, policies and application methodologies listed below:


Qualifications Development Facilitators

Qualifications For Public Comment

Qualifications recommended for Registration

Registered Qualifications

Accredited Skills Developement Providers

OQD Communique 1 of 2015 Important dates-Qualification Evaluation Cycles for 2015 and other matters

De-registration of Historically Registered (Legacy) Qualifications on the Occupational Qualifications Subframework (OQSF)

Skills Development Provider Accreditation Application Form

Realignment of Historically Registered Qualifications Application Form

Application Form to develop an Occupational Qualification

Tel: 012 003 1800

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