List of Energy and Water SETA Qualifications

The Energy and Water Sector Education and Training Authority (EWSETA) serves the energy and water sectors. Here’s an updated list of EWSETA qualifications listing new Occupational Certificates for the sector.

EWSETA Qualifications for Energy and Water Sectors

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Energy and Water Qualifications include the following fields:

  • Civil Engineering Construction
  • Electrical Infrastructure Construction
  • Engineering and Related Design
  • Manufacturing and Assembly
  • Physical Planning Design and Management
  • Physical Sciences
  • Safety in Society

EWSETA ensures that the National Skills and Development Strategy is executed within the energy and water sectors with the qualifications listed below.

Tips for learners using this data

If you are a learner looking for a skills provider, click the links to open the qualification and scroll down to the bottom of the page. SAQA lists accredited providers at the bottom of each qualification. If none are provided, google the qualification name and see which providers come up. Open their websites and ensure that you find their accredited information such as their SETA registration number.

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EWSETA Occupational Qualifications registered at SAQA in 2023

New Job Qualifications called Occupational Certificates

Check out this list of currently registered learnerships. There is a pipeline of new qualifications being developed so there’s a lot of stuff to keep up to date with!

Here are lists of new occupation certificates registered at the following levels:

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

NQF Level 3 qualifications for those with some high school and little or no work experience.

NQF Level 4 qualifications for Matriculants or experienced workers.

NQF Level 5 qualifications for Managers

NQF L6 qualifications for Professionals

We are adding more updates so follow #KeepClimbing for the latest.

EWSETA Qualifications listed in 2017

We’re keeping the table below to serve as a reference point for future changes.

Learning SubfieldQual / Prog IDQualification Title / Learning Programme TitleNQF LevelMin CreditsSkills Prog
Civil Engineering Construction61669Further Education and Training Certificate: Community Water, Health and Sanitation FacilitationNQF Level 04148 
Civil Engineering Construction50371Further Education and Training Certificate: Domestic Appliance RepairNQF Level 04150 
Civil Engineering Construction48909Further Education and Training Certificate: Sanitation Project FacilitationNQF Level 04151 
Civil Engineering Construction60189Further Education and Training Certificate: Wastewater and Water Reticulation ServicesNQF Level 04135 
Civil Engineering Construction61709Further Education and Training Certificate: Water and Wastewater Treatment Process Control SupervisionNQF Level 04166 
Civil Engineering Construction48910Further Education and Training Certificate: Water Purification ProcessesNQF Level 04160 
Civil Engineering Construction64589National Certificate: Community Water, Health and Sanitation MonitoringNQF Level 03130 
Civil Engineering Construction61689National Certificate: Community Water, Health and Sanitation PromotionNQF Level 02127 
Civil Engineering Construction96404National Certificate: Hot Water System InstallationNQF Level 0212296402
Civil Engineering Construction77163National Certificate: Industrial Water Treatment Support System OperationsNQF Level 02128 
Civil Engineering Construction48908National Certificate: Sanitation Project Co-ordinationLevel TBA: Pre-2009 was L5149 
Civil Engineering Construction60190National Certificate: Water and Wastewater Process ControlNQF Level 03138 
Civil Engineering Construction60169National Certificate: Water and Wastewater Reticulation ServicesNQF Level 02124 
Civil Engineering Construction60155National Certificate: Water and Wastewater Reticulation ServicesNQF Level 03124 
Civil Engineering Construction58951National Certificate: Water and Wastewater Treatment Process OperationsNQF Level 02136 
Civil Engineering Construction23475National Certificate: Water Reticulation ServicesNQF Level 02126 
Electrical Infrastructure Construction72076Further Education and Training Certificate: Electrical Engineering: Electrical GenerationNQF Level 0413072052
Electrical Infrastructure Construction49753General Education and Training Certificate: General Technical PracticeNQF Level 01130 
Electrical Infrastructure Construction49056National Certificate: Domestic Appliance RepairNQF Level 03131 
Electrical Infrastructure Construction72077National Certificate: Electrical Engineering: Electrical DistributionNQF Level 0313372051
Electrical Infrastructure Construction67432National Certificate: Electrical Engineering: Electrical DistributionNQF Level 0214073313
Electrical Infrastructure Construction72079National Certificate: Electrical Engineering: Electrical GenerationNQF Level 0313372051
Electrical Infrastructure Construction67433National Certificate: Electrical Engineering: Electrical GenerationNQF Level 0214073313
Electrical Infrastructure Construction67435National Certificate: Electrical Engineering: Renewable EnergyNQF Level 0214073313
Electrical Infrastructure Construction72081National Certificate: Electrical Engineering: Renewable EnergyNQF Level 0313372051
Engineering and Related Design72075Further Education and Training Certificate: Electrical Engineering: Electrical DistributionNQF Level 0413072052
Engineering and Related Design65630Further Education and Training Certificate: Measurement, Control and InstrumentationNQF Level 0413474531
Engineering and Related Design63482Further Education and Training Certificate: Mechanical Engineering: Fitting: Electrical Power GenerationNQF Level 0412059709
Engineering and Related Design63492Further Education and Training Certificate: Mechanical Handling: Rigging: Electrical Power GenerationNQF Level 0413659731
Engineering and Related Design66514National Certificate: Energy Regulation: ElectricalLevel TBA: Pre-2009 was L512063209
Engineering and Related Design49061National Certificate: Master Craftsmanship (Electrical)Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5121 
Engineering and Related Design49746National Certificate: Measurement, Control and InstrumentationLevel TBA: Pre-2009 was L5121 
Engineering and Related Design65631National Certificate: Measurement, Control and InstrumentationNQF Level 0312074532
Engineering and Related Design65629National Certificate: Measurement, Control and InstrumentationNQF Level 0213374530
Engineering and Related Design63478National Certificate: Mechanical Engineering: Fitting: Electrical Power GenerationNQF Level 0213059689
Engineering and Related Design63472National Certificate: Mechanical Engineering: Fitting: Electrical Power GenerationNQF Level 0312059669
Engineering and Related Design63488National Certificate: Mechanical Handling: Rigging: Electrical Power GenerationNQF Level 0312159730
Engineering and Related Design63486National Certificate: Mechanical Handling: Rigging: Electrical Power GenerationNQF Level 0212759729
Engineering and Related Design57228National Certificate: MetrologyLevel TBA: Pre-2009 was L5138 
Engineering and Related Design49060National Degree: Master Craftsmanship (Electrical)Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L6418 
Engineering and Related Design57693National Diploma: Electrical Network Power Dispatch ControllingNQF Level 05240 
Engineering and Related Design49059National Diploma: Master Craftsmanship (Electrical)NQF Level 05253 
Manufacturing and Assembly58204Further Education and Training Certificate: Cable Jointing and TerminationNQF Level 04228 
Manufacturing and Assembly48978Further Education and Training Certificate: Electrical Network ControlNQF Level 04190 
Manufacturing and Assembly61569Further Education and Training Certificate: Power Plant OperationsNQF Level 04130 
Manufacturing and Assembly23678National Certificate: Fossil Power Plant OperationLevel TBA: Pre-2009 was L4183 
Manufacturing and Assembly23733National Certificate: Nuclear Power Plant OperationLevel TBA: Pre-2009 was L4239 
Manufacturing and Assembly61549National Certificate: Power Plant Auxiliary Systems OperationsNQF Level 03120 
Manufacturing and Assembly61570National Diploma: Power Plant Process Control OperationsNQF Level 05241 
Physical Planning Design and Management48495General Education and Training Certificate: Water ServicesNQF Level 01126 
Physical Sciences50329Further Education and Training Certificate: Radiation ProtectionNQF Level 04120 
Physical Sciences49596National Certificate: Radiation MonitoringNQF Level 03120 
Physical Sciences57631National Certificate: Radiation ProtectionLevel TBA: Pre-2009 was L5138 
Safety in Society60572Further Education and Training Certificate: Electronic Security Installation Practices: Electric FencingNQF Level 0413658697

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