Professional Body Recognition and Professional Designation Registration
The Directorate Registration and Recognition (DRR) of SAQA is responsible to evaluate and process applications for recognition for the purposes of the NQF Act, submitted by professional bodies.
The Policy & Criteria for Recognising a Professional Body and Registering a Professional Designation for the Purposes of the National Qualifications Framework Act, Act 67 of 2008, which was approved by the SAQA Board on 27 June 2012 and promulgated in the Government Gazette on 27 July 2012, can be accessed here.
Professional bodies wanting to be recognised must complete the Intention to be Recognised by SAQA as a Professional Body, which can be accessed here.
SAQA will thereafter contact the professional body to initiate the evaluation process. Any queries regarding the above may be directed to:
||012 - 451 7501
||012 - 451 7524
For any queries regarding professional bodies, please direct them to this email:firstname.lastname@example.org
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