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Skills Development Act, 1998 (Act No. 97 of 1998)


Constitution of the Mining Qualifications Authority (MQA)

2. Purpose of Constitution


To provide for the Constitution of the Authority; to provide an institutional framework to implement national, sector and workplace strategies; to develop and improve the skills of the South African workforce in the Mining and Minerals sector as contemplated in section 9(2) of the Act; to promote the objectives of the National Qualifications Framework in the sector; to advise the Minister of Minerals and Energy and the Minister on matters relating to education and training in the sector: and for matters connected therewith.