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ETDP SETA Qualifications. A list of qualifications for careers in the Education, Training, and Development (ETD) sector.

ETDP SETA Qualifications: Education, Training, and Development

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The Education, Training and Development Practices Sector Education and Training Authority (ETDP SETA) facilitates and promotes skills development in the Education, Training and Development (ETD) Sector. 

The ETDP SETA accredits and monitors Skills Development Providers, registers assessors and moderators and performs external moderation of assessment results and certifies learners.

12 Constituencies for ETDP SETA Qualifications

The ETD sector focuses on Education, Training and Development in both the public and private sectors nationally, provincially and locally.

The ETDP SETA has the following twelve constituencies within its sector:

  • ABET
  • ECD
  • private and public Schooling and SGB
  • public and private FET
  • public and private Higher Education and Training (HET)
  • NGOs
  • Research Organisations
  • Library and Information and Archival Services
  • Trade Unions and Political Parties as Employers.

If you’re interested in becoming a registered facilitator, assessor or moderator, read our helpful guide.

ETDP SETA Qualifications: New Occupational Qualifications

In consultation with its stakeholders, the ETDP SETA has developed the following occupational qualifications:

Occupational Certificate: Library Assistant

SAQA ID NUMBER: 94598 NQF LEVEL: 5 CREDITS: 127

Occupational Certificate: Career Development Information Officer

SAQA ID NUMBER: 96372 NQF LEVEL: 5 CREDITS: 120

Occupational Certificate: Community Development Practitioner

SAQA ID NUMBER: 97691 NQF LEVEL: 5 CREDITS: 212

Occupational Certificate: Community Development Worker

SAQA ID NUMBER: 97708 NQF LEVEL: 4 CREDITS: 150

Occupational Certificate: Early Childhood  Development Practitioner

SAQA ID NUMBER: 97542 NQF LEVEL: 4 CREDITS: 131

Occupational Certificate: Training and Development Practitioner.

SAQA ID NUMBER: 101321 NQF LEVEL: 5 CREDITS: 190

Occupational Certificate: Adult Literacy Teacher.

SAQA ID NUMBER: 101709 NQF LEVEL: 5 CREDITS: 198

Occupational Certificate: School Principal (School Manager)

SAQA ID NUMBER: 101258 NQF LEVEL: 6 CREDITS: 285

Occupational Certificate: Training and Development Advisor

SAQA ID NUMBER: 118774 NQF LEVEL: 7 CREDITS: 195

Occupational Certificate: Trade Unionist

SAQA ID NUMBER: 118790 NQF LEVEL: 4 CREDITS: 190

The ETDP SETA continues to develop new occupational qualifications and some of them are in the evaluation or registration stage with the QCTO or SAQA.

ETDP SETA Qualifications: Sector Qualifications and Skills Programmes

If you’re interested in a career in the Education and Training sector, check out the qualifications listed below.

Click on the qualification ID to view it on SAQA and find accredited training providers.

ETDP SETA Qualifications List

Learning SubfieldQual / Prog IDTitleNQF LevelMin CreditsSkills prog
Adult Learning20838National Certificate: ABET PracticeLevel TBA: Pre-2009 was L4120 
Adult Learning22900National Certificate: Environmental Education, Training and Development PracticeLevel TBA: Pre-2009 was L4121 
Adult Learning22901National Certificate: Environmental Education, Training and Development PracticeLevel TBA: Pre-2009 was L5121 
Adult Learning59429National Certificate: Inclusive EducationLevel TBA: Pre-2009 was L5140 
Adult Learning50334National Certificate: Occupationally Directed Education Training and Development PracticesLevel TBA: Pre-2009 was L5120 
Adult Learning57427National Certificate: Youth DevelopmentLevel TBA: Pre-2009 was L5155 
Adult Learning50331National Certificate: Occupationally Directed Education, Training and Development PracticesLevel TBA: Pre-2009 was L6145 
Adult Learning20485National First Degree: ABET PracticeLevel TBA: Pre-2009 was L6360 
Adult Learning64309General Education and Training Certificate: Adult Basic Education and Training: AcademicNQF Level 0112071751
Adult Learning73254General Education and Training Certificate: Adult Basic Education and Training: Early Childhood DevelopmentNQF Level 0112071751
Adult Learning23093General Education and Training Certificate: Development PracticeNQF Level 01120 
Adult Learning49556National Certificate: Development PracticeNQF Level 02120 
Adult Learning66749National Certificate: Community DevelopmentNQF Level 03120 
Adult Learning76990Further Education and Training Certificate: Community Development: Community Development ManagementNQF Level 0412567509
Adult Learning76984Further Education and Training Certificate: Community Development: Early Childhood DevelopmentNQF Level 0412567509
Adult Learning76985Further Education and Training Certificate: Community Development: GenderNQF Level 0412567509
Adult Learning76991Further Education and Training Certificate: Community Development: Life SkillsNQF Level 0412567509
Adult Learning76983Further Education and Training Certificate: Community Development: VolunteerismNQF Level 0412567509
Adult Learning76987Further Education and Training Certificate: Community Development: YouthNQF Level 0412567509
Adult Learning49531Further Education and Training Certificate: Inclusive EducationNQF Level 04144 
Adult Learning50332Further Education and Training Certificate: Occupationally-Directed Education Training and Development PracticesNQF Level 04120 
Adult Learning58337Further Education and Training Certificate: Trade Union PracticeNQF Level 04150 
Adult Learning57428Further Education and Training Certificate: Youth DevelopmentNQF Level 04146 
Adult Learning23095Higher Education and Training Certificate: Development PracticeNQF Level 05120 
Adult Learning20159National Diploma: ABET PracticeNQF Level 05240 
Adult Learning49277National Diploma: Braille PracticeNQF Level 05240 
Adult Learning49710National Diploma: Development PracticeNQF Level 05245 
Adult Learning22902National Diploma: Environmental Education, Training and Development PracticeNQF Level 05240 
Adult Learning50333National Diploma: Occupationally Directed Education, Training and Development PracticesNQF Level 05240 
Adult Learning67373National Diploma: Orientation and Mobility PracticeNQF Level 05240 
Adult Learning63369National Diploma: Trade Union PracticeNQF Level 05260 
Adult Learning20483National Higher Certificate: ABET PracticeNQF Level 05120 
Communication Studies64069Further Education and Training Certificate: Archives and Records ManagementNQF Level 04141 
Early Childhood Development23118National Diploma: Early Childhood DevelopmentLevel N/A: Pre-2009 was L524064650
Early Childhood Development58761Further Education and Training Certificate: Early Childhood DevelopmentNQF Level 04140 
Early Childhood Development23117Higher Certificate: Early Childhood DevelopmentNQF Level 0512064649
Generic Management78823National Certificate: Generic Management: NQF Support LinkLevel TBA: Pre-2009 was L516259201
Generic Management74672Further Education and Training Certificate: Generic Management: School Governing BodiesNQF Level 0415057712
Information Studies58624National Certificate: Library and Information ServicesLevel TBA: Pre-2009 was L5123 
Information Studies50520Further Education and Training Certificate: Library PracticeNQF Level 04132 
Office Administration60550Further Education and Training Certificate: School Business AdministrationNQF Level 04136 
People/Human Centred Development83388National Certificate: Community Development: Early Childhood DevelopmentNQF Level 0514780946
People/Human Centred Development83390National Certificate: Community Development: Gender StudiesNQF Level 0514780946
People/Human Centred Development83399National Certificate: Community Development: Youth DevelopmentNQF Level 0514780946
Schooling20160Certificate: EducationLevel TBA: Pre-2009 was L512061972
Schooling48878Advanced Certificate: Education (School Management and Leadership)NQF Level 0612073529
Schooling48877National Professional Diploma: EducationNQF Level 0636061590
Schooling20478Professional Diploma: EducationNQF Level 06360 
ETDP SETA Qualifications

New Occupational Qualifications Across all SETAs

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Lists of newly registered occupational qualifications at the following levels:

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What are NQF Levels?: ETDP SETA Qualifications

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  1. Leonie Hall

    Call them Kobus! And apply your ninja charm.

  2. Kobus Venter

    I’ve sent an email to the SETA 2 weekS ago and are still waiting reply. What is going on

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