Comment Sought on Proposed Occupational Qualifications

Department of Higher Education and Training

Comments have been called on proposed occupational qualifications for registration on the qualifications sub-framework for trades and occupations.

The department of higher education published a list of occupational qualifications in terms of the National Qualifications Framework Act.

The list published in Notice 78 in Government Gazette 41424 includes the following:

•    Occupational Certificate: Diesel Electrical Fitter, NQF Level 4, Credits 635;
•    Occupational Certificate: Aids to Navigation Manager, NQF Level 6, Credits 44;
•    Occupational Certificate: Rigger, NQF Level 4, Credits 763;
•    Occupational Certificate: Furniture Maker, NQF Level 4, Credits 549; and
•    Occupational Certificate: Master Installation Electrician, NQF Level 6, Credits 111.

Details on the above-mentioned qualifications and the others included in the list are available on the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations website at

Those interested in submitting written comments on the qualifications should do so within 21 days of the publication of the notice.

Sabinet Cape Town Office