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Training for the Construction Industry: Qualify Now

Construction Qualifications fall under the Construction SETA. Construction qualifications will lead you to accredited training providers.

The Construction Industry Qualifications

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Skills Development in the Construction Industry is Led by the CETA

CETA is funded by a levy on employers in the construction industry, which is used to fund training and skills development initiatives.

Construction Industry Apprenticeships

The Construction SETA is responsible for overseeing skills development in the construction industry. For example, this includes artisanal skills, managerial skills, and professional skills.

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Construction Industry Qualifications on the OQSF

Click the qualification ID to see it on SAQA. If you’re looking for accredited training providers for the construction industry, scroll to the bottom of the qualification. The information provided by SAQA is rarely up to date. Do a google search using the qualification and see which construction industry training providers pop up.

Qual / Prog IDConstruction industry Qualification TitleNQF LevelLearning SubfieldFieldMin Credits
24194National Certificate: Construction Material ManufacturingLevel TBA: Pre-2009 was L4Building ConstructionField 012 – Physical Planning and Construction130
20486National Certificate: SurveyingLevel TBA: Pre-2009 was L4Physical Planning Design and ManagementField 012 – Physical Planning and Construction153
49053National Certificate: Supervision of Construction ProcessesLevel TBA: Pre-2009 was L4Physical Planning Design and ManagementField 012 – Physical Planning and Construction176
48734National Certificate: Architectural TechnologyLevel TBA: Pre-2009 was L5Physical Planning Design and ManagementField 012 – Physical Planning and Construction120
49063National Certificate: Geographical Information SciencesLevel TBA: Pre-2009 was L5Physical Planning Design and ManagementField 012 – Physical Planning and Construction121
66089National Certificate: Human Settlements DevelopmentLevel TBA: Pre-2009 was L5Physical Planning Design and ManagementField 012 – Physical Planning and Construction130
23675National Certificate: Management of Building Construction ProcessesLevel TBA: Pre-2009 was L5Building ConstructionField 012 – Physical Planning and Construction204
49411General Education and Training Certificate: ConstructionNQF Level 01Building ConstructionField 012 – Physical Planning and Construction120
65969General Education and Training Certificate: Human Settlements DevelopmentNQF Level 01Physical Planning Design and ManagementField 012 – Physical Planning and Construction120
24296National Certificate: Construction: Installation of Floor CoveringsNQF Level 01Building ConstructionField 012 – Physical Planning and Construction120
49410National Certificate: ConstructionNQF Level 02Building ConstructionField 012 – Physical Planning and Construction120
24198National Certificate: Construction Material ManufacturingNQF Level 02Building ConstructionField 012 – Physical Planning and Construction120
49058National Certificate: Construction Materials TestingNQF Level 02Civil Engineering ConstructionField 012 – Physical Planning and Construction120
65789National Certificate: Construction Plant OperationsNQF Level 02Civil Engineering ConstructionField 012 – Physical Planning and Construction120
24133National Certificate: Construction: RoadworksNQF Level 02Civil Engineering ConstructionField 012 – Physical Planning and Construction120
22991National Certificate: Refractories InstallationNQF Level 02Civil Engineering ConstructionField 012 – Physical Planning and Construction120
48961National Certificate: Construction: Crane OperationsNQF Level 02Civil Engineering ConstructionField 012 – Physical Planning and Construction121
65929National Certificate: WaterproofingNQF Level 02Building ConstructionField 012 – Physical Planning and Construction121
65858National Certificate: Hot Water System InstallationNQF Level 02Civil Engineering ConstructionField 012 – Physical Planning and Construction122
24273National Certificate: Community House BuildingNQF Level 02Building ConstructionField 012 – Physical Planning and Construction124
65769National Certificate: GlazingNQF Level 02Building ConstructionField 012 – Physical Planning and Construction138
49022National Certificate: Floor Covering InstallationNQF Level 02Building ConstructionField 012 – Physical Planning and Construction141
57162National Certificate: Aluminium Fabrication and InstallationNQF Level 02Building ConstructionField 012 – Physical Planning and Construction153
20813National Certificate: Construction ContractingNQF Level 02Building ConstructionField 012 – Physical Planning and Construction190
24196National Certificate: Construction Material ManufacturingNQF Level 03Building ConstructionField 012 – Physical Planning and Construction120
49017National Certificate: Construction Materials TestingNQF Level 03Civil Engineering ConstructionField 012 – Physical Planning and Construction120
65709National Certificate: Construction: SteelworkNQF Level 03Civil Engineering ConstructionField 012 – Physical Planning and Construction120
22992National Certificate: Refractories MasonryNQF Level 03Civil Engineering ConstructionField 012 – Physical Planning and Construction120
24295National Certificate: Timber Roof ErectingNQF Level 03Building ConstructionField 012 – Physical Planning and Construction120
50022National Certificate: General DraughtingNQF Level 03Manufacturing and AssemblyField 006 – Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology121
49080National Certificate: Construction: Advanced Crane OperationsNQF Level 03Civil Engineering ConstructionField 012 – Physical Planning and Construction123
49081National Certificate: Construction: Advanced Plant OperationsNQF Level 03Civil Engineering ConstructionField 012 – Physical Planning and Construction123
58247National Certificate: Ceiling and Partitioning InstallationNQF Level 03Building ConstructionField 012 – Physical Planning and Construction129
77063National Certificate: Construction Health and SafetyNQF Level 03Preventive HealthField 009 – Health Sciences and Social Services133
65409National Certificate: Building and Civil ConstructionNQF Level 03Building ConstructionField 012 – Physical Planning and Construction140
49602National Certificate: Construction: GeotechnicalNQF Level 03Civil Engineering ConstructionField 012 – Physical Planning and Construction145
49016National Certificate: Construction: ConcretingNQF Level 03Civil Engineering ConstructionField 012 – Physical Planning and Construction152
24173National Certificate: Construction: RoadworksNQF Level 03Civil Engineering ConstructionField 012 – Physical Planning and Construction155
65892Further Education and Training Certificate: Construction: Painting and DecoratingNQF Level 04Physical Planning Design and ManagementField 012 – Physical Planning and Construction120
65891Further Education and Training Certificate: Construction: PlumbingNQF Level 04Physical Planning Design and ManagementField 012 – Physical Planning and Construction120
65877Further Education and Training Certificate: Construction: Timber VocationsNQF Level 04Physical Planning Design and ManagementField 012 – Physical Planning and Construction120
65878Further Education and Training Certificate: Construction: Trowel VocationsNQF Level 04Physical Planning Design and ManagementField 012 – Physical Planning and Construction120
65989Further Education and Training Certificate: Human Settlements DevelopmentNQF Level 04Physical Planning Design and ManagementField 012 – Physical Planning and Construction121
66071Further Education and Training Certificate: Computer Aided Drawing Office Practice (CAD)NQF Level 04Physical Planning Design and ManagementField 012 – Physical Planning and Construction131
20488National Certificate: Photogrammetry SurveyingNQF Level 04Physical Planning Design and ManagementField 012 – Physical Planning and Construction141
48817Further Education and Training Certification: Construction Materials TestingNQF Level 04Civil Engineering ConstructionField 012 – Physical Planning and Construction142
58780Further Education and Training Certificate: Quantity SurveyingNQF Level 04Physical Planning Design and ManagementField 012 – Physical Planning and Construction145
20487National Certificate: Hydrographic SurveyingNQF Level 04Physical Planning Design and ManagementField 012 – Physical Planning and Construction145
65949Further Education and Training Certificate: Supervision of Construction ProcessesNQF Level 04Physical Planning Design and ManagementField 012 – Physical Planning and Construction181
83391National Certificate: Community Development: Human SettlementsNQF Level 05People/Human Centred DevelopmentField 007 – Human and Social Studies147
63589National Diploma: Geographical Information ScienceNQF Level 05Physical Planning Design and ManagementField 012 – Physical Planning and Construction240
48636National Diploma: Structural Steelwork DetailingNQF Level 05Civil Engineering ConstructionField 012 – Physical Planning and Construction257
23683National Diploma: Management of Civil Engineering Construction ProcessesNQF Level 05Civil Engineering ConstructionField 012 – Physical Planning and Construction271
65879Diploma: Construction TechnologyNQF Level 06Physical Planning Design and ManagementField 012 – Physical Planning and Construction240
65896Diploma: Construction: Painting and DecoratingNQF Level 06Physical Planning Design and ManagementField 012 – Physical Planning and Construction240
65895Diploma: Construction: PlumbingNQF Level 06Physical Planning Design and ManagementField 012 – Physical Planning and Construction240
65898Diploma: Construction: Timber VocationsNQF Level 06Physical Planning Design and ManagementField 012 – Physical Planning and Construction240
65897Diploma: Construction: Trowel VocationsNQF Level 06Physical Planning Design and ManagementField 012 – Physical Planning and Construction240
48733National Diploma: Architectural TechnologyNQF Level 06Physical Planning Design and ManagementField 012 – Physical Planning and Construction240
Construction Industry Qualifications

New Construction Industry Qualifications

  • NQF. Level 1 and 2 for those with little or no high school and limited if any work experience

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