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


Constitution of the Safety and Security Sector Education and Training Authority (SASSETA)

Chapter Six : Committees

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


35.1 Composition


35.1.1 The members of the Education and Training Quality Assurance Committee shall be nominated by the chambers


35.1.2 Each chamber may nominate two members, one representing employers and one representing employees.


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


35.2 Duties and functions


The ETQA Committee must—

35.2.1 develop policies, principles, criteria and guidelines pertaining to SASSETA'S ETQA functions in accordance with the South African Qualifications Authority Act and relevant regulations;
35.2.2 make recommendations to the Board on the accreditation of providers in the sector or sub-sectors for specific standards or qualifications;
35.2.3 promote quality amongst the various constituent providers;
35.2.4 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;
35.2.5 monitor the development of, and requirements for, new standards, qualifications or modifications to existing standards or qualifications for the sector or sub-sectors;
35.2.6 ensure that SASSETA maintains an appropriate data base 'for its quality assurance and certification functions; and
35.2.7 report to the Board on such matters as may be necessary.