QCTO Council consists of twelve members appointed by the Minister of Higher Education and Training. The appointed members represent a spectrum of social and economic backgrounds, and constituencies in the country. The Council is entrusted with the responsibility to steer the QCTO towards achieving its mandate as stipulated in the founding legislation which is the National Qualifications Framework Act Nr. 67 of 2008 and the Skills Development Act Nr. 97 of 1998.

The responsibilities of the Council are to engage, ratify and approve the decisions and recommendations of its standing committees. Council members are appointed for a period of five years and can be extended for another five-year period.

The current Council was appointed in 2015 and its term will expire in 2020.



Standing (From left to right) Mr Willy Matthiae, Ms Stella Carthy, Mr Ntsie Malao, Mr Gordon Louw, Dr Tholsia Naidoo, Dr Mafu Rakometsi

Seated ( from Left to right) Dr Thabo Mashongoane, Mr Amon Teteme, Prof Peliwe Lolwana (Chairperson), Mr Vijayen Naidoo (CEO), Prof Narend Baijnath, Ms Happy Sibande