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The List Of New NQF Level 6 Qualifications

These NQF level 6 advanced qualifications cover a range of industries and will help drive your career forward. NQF level 6 occupational certifications give you a competitive edge in the job market as employers are attracted to more qualified applicants.

National Qualification Framework Level 6 Qualifications

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We’re excited by the number of new qualifications listed on our National Qualifications Framework. South Africa is definitely moving towards inclusive education, albeit slowly! :/

New NQFL6 Occupational Certificates

It remains difficult to find accredited providers for qualifications and to understand how these providers fit into qualification development processes. It appears as if qualifications are still being developed years ahead of accredited providers being available to deliver them. We need a dual development process where qualifications and providers are under simultaneous development.

Below are lists of NQF qualifications:

Exciting NQF Level 6 Occupational Certificates

Job Qualifications are designed to provide the necessary knowledge and skills required to pursue a career in a particular field. Read on to discover who is eligible for NQF level 6 qualifications.

Why NQF Level 6 Qualifications are Important in South Africa

1. NQF Level 6 Registered Occupational Qualifications have Market Credibility

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These NQF level 6 occupational qualifications are important in South Africa. They are recognized by employers and industry bodies as they provide learners with the necessary industry knowledge and skills to succeed in their chosen profession.

2. Occupational Qualifications Often Meet Critical and Scarce Skill Needs

These qualifications are designed to be relevant to the needs of the South African economy. They help ensure that learners are equipped with the necessary competencies to contribute to the country’s socio-economic development.

3. The QCTO Qualifications Are Relevant

The QCTO is responsible for the development and implementation of occupational qualifications in South Africa. These qualifications are designed to meet the needs of the industry. They are developed in consultation with employers and other stakeholders to ensure that they are relevant and up-to-date.

Occupational certificates contribute to our skills development agenda. The government has identified skills development as a key priority in addressing unemployment and poverty. Occupational qualifications play a crucial role in achieving this objective when offered as learnerships.

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4. NQF L6 Qualifications Have a Competitive Advantage

NQF level 6 occupational qualifications cover a range of disciplines, including business, engineering, technology, education, and health sciences. These qualifications provide learners with a competitive edge in the job market, as employers often prioritize individuals with higher qualifications.

The List of QCTO NQF Level 6 Job Qualifications to Boost Your Career

NQF Level 6 Full and Part Occupational Qualifications

Anti-Money Laundering Analyst1182506
Commissioned Police Officer1194246
Compliance Officer916716
Correctional Services Manager1192826
Diplomatic Mission Administrator1180956
Energy Efficiency Technician (Energy Audit Technician)994266
Environmental Science Technician995086
Equestrian Coach or Instructor Level 21103616
Facilities Manager1021476
Financial Advisor1050266
Footwear Designer1048826
Foreign Exchange Officer1182296
Fossil Power Plant Process Controller973846
Gas Turbine Power Plant Process Controller1181116
General Manager Public Service1187916
Hydro Power Plant Process Controller972246
Investment Advisor1050216
Management Accounting Specialist1128296
Maritime Search and Rescue Mission Co-ordinator1025796
Master Toolmaker (Casting and Die-Casting Mouldmaker Master Toolmaker)989206
Master Toolmaker (Metal Forming Die Master Toolmaker)988276
Master Toolmaker (Plastic or Rubber or Glass Master Toolmaker)988886
Master Toolmaker (Purpose Built Machine Master Toolmaker)988896
Master Toolmaker (Specialised Tooling Machinist Master Toolmaker)988916
Military Police Official1103516
Non-Commissioned Police Official1050276
Nuclear Power Plant Process Controller972256
Organisational Risk Manager (Risk Practitioner)942226
Parole Board Member (Offender Placement and Release Practitioner)980516
Permissions Editor1187736
Pharmacy Technician1022356
Physical Asset Practitioner1155206
Port Manager940266
499 Purchasing Officer917886
Quality Manager1187686
Radiation Protection Practitioner1103536
Railway Safety Inspector1021586
Religious Associate Professional (Hindu Congregational Leader)1020026
Retail Manager General (Retail Store Manager)917896
Road Traffic Safety Officer1018756
School Principal (School Manager)1012586
Social Security Assessor1050286
Software Engineer1194586
Supply Chain Manager1113576
Tax Technician940986
Text Editor1187716
Traffic Officer976396
Water Works Management Practitioner1188086

The target market for NQF L6 occupational qualifications

  • Learners who have completed a relevant trade or occupation qualification at NQF level 5 are eligible to study an occupational NQF level 6 QCTO qualification.
  • It is important to note that the entry requirements for NQF level 6 QCTO qualifications may vary depending on the specific qualification and the institution offering the qualification. Learners are advised to check the entry requirements with the institution directly before applying to study.
  • Furthermore, learners may need to meet certain language proficiency requirements, such as being able to read, write, and speak in English, as most qualifications are offered in English.

How to Find Registered Training Providers for NQF Level 6

To find credible providers of NQF L6 qualifications, follow these steps:

  1. Research the provider thoroughly, including checking the provider’s accreditation status with the QCTO.
  2. Look for reviews and feedback from current and past students.
  3. Ensure that the provider is registered with the relevant regulatory bodies.
  4. Enquire about the admission requirements, fees, and duration of the qualification.
  5. Consider the practical and financial implications of pursuing the qualification.

Note that the availability of NQF L6 qualifications may vary depending on your location and the training providers in your area.

The QCTO regularly updates its list of accredited qualifications, so it is best to check the QCTO’s website or contact them directly for the most up-to-date information.

Beware of Bogus Colleges

To ensure that you don’t register with bogus colleges and institutions, do the following:

  1. Check the accreditation status of the college or institution offering the NQF L6 qualification. The QCTO website lists all accredited colleges and institutions.
  2. Research the reputation of the college or institution by reading online reviews and speaking to current or past students.
  3. Ensure that the college or institution has a physical address and is easily accessible.
  4. Check if the college or institution is registered with the relevant regulatory bodies. Such as the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET).
  5. Ask for a detailed prospectus and course outline to ensure that the qualification meets their needs and expectations.

Take the time to carefully research and select a provider. Ensure that the qualification is recognized and meets your career goals. The QCTO’s website and other resources, such as industry associations and professional bodies, can be valuable sources of information when selecting a provider. By following these steps, you can minimize the risk of enrolling in a bogus college or institution and ensure that you are receiving high-quality education and training.

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