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


Constitution of the Agriculture Sector Education and Training Authority (AgriSETA)

Chapter Six : Standing Committees

35. Education and Training Quality Assurance ("ETQA") Committee


35.1 Composition


35.1.1 The ETQA consists of six representatives : three representatives nominated by organized employers; and three representatives nominated by organized labour.


35.1.2 The ETQA Committee may appoint a chairperson who shall must generally supervise, manage and co-ordinate the functions of the ETQA Committee.


35.2 Duties and functions—


35.2.1 the ETQA Committee may: develop policies, principles, criteria and guidelines pertaining to AgriSETAs ETQA functions in accordance with the South African Qualifications Authority Act and relevant regulations; make recommendations to the Governing Board on the accreditation of providers in the sector or sub-sectors for specific standards or qualifications; promote quality amongst the various constituent providers; register constituent assessors of national qualifications in the sector or sub-sectors in respect of specific standards or qualifications in terms of such criteria which may be established for this purpose; monitor the development of, and requirements for, new standards, qualifications or modifications to existing standards or qualifications for the sector or sub-sectors; ensure that AgriSETA maintains an appropriate data base for its quality assurance and certification functions; and report to the Executive Committee on such matters as may be necessary.