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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED QUALIFICATION: 

National Certificate: Animal Production 
SAQA QUAL ID QUALIFICATION TITLE
48976  National Certificate: Animal Production 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Primary Agriculture 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY NQF SUB-FRAMEWORK
AgriSETA - Agriculture SETA  OQSF - Occupational Qualifications Sub-framework 
QUALIFICATION TYPE FIELD SUBFIELD
National Certificate  Field 01 - Agriculture and Nature Conservation  Primary Agriculture 
ABET BAND MINIMUM CREDITS PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL QUAL CLASS
Undefined  120  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Regular-Unit Stds Based 
REGISTRATION STATUS SAQA DECISION NUMBER REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE
Reregistered  SAQA 06120/18  2018-07-01  2023-06-30 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2024-06-30   2027-06-30  

In all of the tables in this document, both the pre-2009 NQF Level and the NQF Level is shown. In the text (purpose statements, qualification rules, etc), any references to NQF Levels are to the pre-2009 levels unless specifically stated otherwise.  

This qualification does not replace any other qualification and is not replaced by any other qualification. 

PURPOSE AND RATIONALE OF THE QUALIFICATION 
The purpose of this qualification is to allow Junior Personnel and elected candidated to progress towards a position of farm laboures (operators) with specific reference to Animal Production. The contexualised purpose and usage of the qualification is as follows:
  • A learner assessed against this qualification will have the necessary competence to participate as part of a working team, performing the agricultural processes as applicable to animal production in an established and familiar context under general supervision.
  • The Learner will be able to perform directed activities and take responsibility for the guiding others at lower level within an Animal Production context.
  • Competency will be gained in any of the specialized sub-fields of Animal Production as specified under Areas Of Specialization (i.e. Small stock, Large Stock, Dairy Production, Aqua Culture, etc.)
  • The learner will be able to take responsible decisions within a familiar range based on a sound understanding of the basic principles of agri-business and good agricultural practices, in meeting the set objectives and targets within the broader farm plan which includes the economical application of general resources, agricultural production and technical knowledge and skills, all in an Animal Production context.
  • The Learner will be able to carry out familiar procedures in a limited environment and will be able to adhere to the relevant safety, quality, hygiene and technical standards as applicable within the industry.
  • In addition to the above, the learner will be well positioned to extend learning and practice into other sub-fields such as Plant Production and Mixed Farming, since such efforts will only require additional learning within the elective scope of other qualifications at this level.
  • The learner will be well positioned to progress towards higher levels of Management and Technical production practices as defined by qualifications at the next level.
  • Learners will be enabled to actively participate in the Primary Agricultural Sector through the production of quality agricultural products, enhancing the overall agricultural process and gain opportunities to access local, national and international agricultural markets.
  • This qualification will allow qualifying learners to become economically active in farming practices that will have a direct impact on Local Economic Development through the production of food, the improvement of household food security and access to mainstream agriculture.
  • Finally, Learners will be able to guide and direct others in terms of the implementation of smaller development projects within an Animal Production context.


    Rationale:

    This qualification provides learners the opportunity to gain a qualification in Animal Production. The range of typical learners that will enter this qualification will vary and includes:
  • Junior farm labourers who wish to progress to the level of Labourer within farming operations in Animal Husbandry;
  • Farm owners, in possession of an equivalent qualification at NQF 1;
  • Learners in possession of different levels of practical experience in farming operations, which will be assessed and RPL'ed;
  • Possible candidates for promotion identified by the community as leaders.
  • Learners may come from both genders.

    The learner will engage in supervision and operational activities relevant to Animal Production.

    Requests and expressions of need for this qualification, coming from the broad, but also specific farming communities (Animal Husbandry) forms the basis for the development of this qualification.

    This qualification will form the basis for learners to extend their learning into more specialised areas of animal production and provides the basis of the establishment of sustainable farming operations through the inclusion of a whide spectrum of competencies required by farmers in South Africa. Whilst technical production orientated competencies are ensured, other aspects such as agri-business and good agricultural practices are included in the range of competencies required by farmers in order to enable them to strive towards agricultural management standards and practices at higher levels.

    Competent qualifying learners in this qualification will participate in the production quality agricultural products in Animal Husbandry whereby enhancing the overall agricultural process and gain opportunities to access local, national and international agricultural markets. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that a learner entering a programme leading to this qualification has achieved numeracy, literacy and communication equivalent to NQF 1 and technical skills pertaining to agricultural activities equivalent to NQF 1.


    Recognition of Prior Learning:

    This qualification may be achieved in part or in whole through the recognition of prior learning. Credit will be given to learning, which has already been acquired, through the appropriate process of assessment.

    For example:
  • Learners who have acquired skills and competencies in this qualification through for instance experience in the industry will be assessed against the unit standards the qualification comprises of prior to entering learning. Credits will be allocated to those unit standards and exit level outcomes in which the learner is found competent. The outstanding unit standards will then be sequenced according to an appropriate learning programme.
  • Should a new entrant into the industry wish to enter this learning programme, recognition will be given to al appropriate learning acquired through the schooling system.
  • In terms of fundamental unit standards, competencies could be acquired through life experience.

    Any learner wishing to be directly assessed may arrange to do so, without attending further training or education. The assessor and learner will decide together on the most appropriate assessment route to take. 

  • RECOGNISE PREVIOUS LEARNING? 

    QUALIFICATION RULES 
    Fundamental
  • A minimum of 42 credits should be achieved in fundamental. All unit standards listed are compulsory.

    Core
  • 71 credits should be achieved in core.

    Elective
  • A minimum of 7 credits should be achieved in Elective, depending on the context of application of the unit standards. 

  • EXIT LEVEL OUTCOMES 
    Exit Level Outcomes are divided into four categories of competencies, namely:
  • Fundamental Competencies
  • Agri-business
  • Good Agricultural Practices
  • Animal Production
  • Plant Production (This component has been included to ensure that Learners at this level is exposed to a small component of plant production)


    Fundamental Competencies:

    1. Apply various communication skills within the agricultural environment.
    2. Apply mathematical calculations within the agricultural environment.
    3. Collect and collate agricultural data and recognize and report on deviations
    4. Explain basic functions of the environment by recognising patterns and processes, knowing local resources and basic sustainable agricultural processes using environmental indicators.

    Agri-business:

    5. Apply basic skills in record keeping, storage, contaminant management and associated legislation when controlling input and stock.
    6. Set goals and objectives related to production / conversion systems within an agricultural business.
    7. Apply knowledge of the marketing principles within agriculture for a specific product or service.
    8. Define and illustrate the gross margin statement, income statement, balance sheet and cash flow budget as well as the different cost aspects that one can find in a business.
    9. Describe and understand the principles of Human Resources Management as applied.
    10. Explain the principles and factors influencing agricultural enterprise selection and production.

    Good Agricultural Practices:

    11. Monitor and support the implementation of food safety and quality, production, environmental and social practices and awareness within the agricultural supply chain.
    12. Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of water quality to agriculture and to monitor and maintain water quality using established procedures.
    13. Apply basic practices to conserve the environment, including natural resources.
    14. Select basic equipment and implements that are appropriate to a combination of activities within a single agricultural process.
    15. Carry out basic physical farm layout tasks including construction of rainwater harvesting and soil conservation structures in a small farm or garden environment

    Animal Production:

    16. Evaluate animals externally with respect to their internal and external anatomical systems and morphology.
    17. Explain the basic concepts used in animal nutrition, maintaining, preserving, modifying and enhancing the nutrient value of animal feeds and follow correct on-farm feeding practices.
    18. Identify and monitor breeding behaviour, and pre and post-partum behaviour of farm animals.
    19. Harvest animal products, prepare them for processing and identify processes involved in processing of animal products.
    20. Identify, record and report on abnormal animal behaviour and physical abnormalities, supervise the movement and restraint of animals and apply treatment and perform basic procedures.

    Plant Production:

    21. Produce crop whilst demonstrating an understanding of the physical and biological environment and its relationship to sustainable production. 

  • ASSOCIATED ASSESSMENT CRITERIA 
    Fundamental Competencies:

    1.
  • Oral reports are made or data is entered on pre-printed forms or screens.
  • Instructions (including challenging, inappropriate or incorrect instructions) are received, evaluated, clarified and acted on.
  • Workplace language, e.g. special purpose gestures and terminology to describe conditions, events, problems and actions is used.
  • Meetings (describe conditions, state own opinions) are participated in.
  • Information is collected from a variety of sources by recognising / reading / and/or using sensory cues.
  • Information (collected from instruments, gauges, outputs, incidents, operations) is organised, summarised and responded to.
  • Conditions or states are determined by measuring (i.e. temperature, size, mass, colour).

    2.
  • Numbers are used to count and measure.
  • A calculator is used to add, subtract, divide or multiply.
  • Simple fractions and decimals are read and written.
  • Simple rations / percentages are applied as part of an instruction.
  • Proper use is made of number sequence, i.e. batch numbers.
  • Shapes are recognised.
  • Money is calculated in Rands and cents (related to pay, deductions, price, etc.)
  • Business related application are applied.
  • Underpinning natural science principles are applied.

    3.
  • Collected agricultural data is collated and recorded correctly and accurately.
  • Data is current and available when needed.
  • Methods of collating data are explained.
  • Health and safety measures are adhered to.

    4.
  • Basic environmental patterns and processes are related to sustainable use of agricultural land.
  • Limitations of natural resources within the agricultural environment are recognized.
  • Principles of sustainable agriculture are applied.
  • Measures to prevent environmental degradation indicators are implemented.


    Agri-business:

    5.
  • Storage space is prepared to receive stock through cleaning and disinfecting, identification of appropriate space for storage and prevention of contamination (direct and cross contamination).
  • Accurate records are kept by applying basic inventory taking, issuing and receiving of stock, identification of re-order level, reporting on stock levels and re-order prompting skills.
  • Legal issues regarding contracts, penalties and obligations as pertaining to input supply is explained.
  • Safety regulations are applied.

    6.
  • The concept of optimal usage of resources and optimisation of outputs are explained.
  • Tasks are appropriately scheduled.
  • Human resources in terms of skills required, number of labourers required to execute tasks are identified.
  • Goals and objectives related to systems within an agricultural business are set.

    7.
  • The value of marketing research is explained.
  • The marketing mix (product, promotion, place, price and people) to a selected enterprise is applied.
  • Limited and shared responsibility for the marketing budget is taken.
  • The importance of effective distribution channels is explained.

    8.
  • Direct and indirect costs, as well as fixed and variable costs are explained.
  • An income statement, the balance sheet and a cash-flow budget and statement are explained.
  • Complete a template, showing and calculating the above financial calculations.

    9.
  • Human resources philosophy, policies, rules, procedures and disciplinary environment applicable at farm level are explained.
  • Employment rights and responsibilities are explained.
  • Contracts and agreements are explained and interpreted.

    10.
  • Natural resources, infrastructural requirements and stock for the selection of a sustainable enterprise are recognized and described.
  • Production cycles are recognised and described.
  • Harvesting and post-harvesting practices are described.


    Good Agricultural Practices:

    11.
  • Non-conformances and deviations on food safety, quality and the environment practices are distinguish and reported on.
  • Risk factors in food safety and quality are identified and explained.
  • The importance of a systematic filing system for records in accordance with GAP (good agricultural practices) and GMP (good manufacturing practices) principles are explained.

    12.
  • Basic water quality tests and analyses are performed and monitored.
  • Maintenance tasks on certain operational technical systems related to water quality are performed.
  • The importance of water quality to agriculture is explained.

    13.
  • The principles of natural resource management are explained.
  • Invasive alien plant species and noxious weeds are eradicated.
  • On farm fire breaks and/or fire guards are established.
  • Eroded areas and potential soil erosion are identified and control measures are suggested.
  • The impact of the local climate and micro-climate is explained.
  • Harmful and useful fauna and flora and their purpose and/or effect on the farm is explained.

    14.
  • Appropriate tools, implements and/or equipment, to use in a specified combination of activities within a single agricultural process are selected from a limited range.
  • Malfunctioning tools and equipment are identified and minor repairs are performed.
  • Safety measures in the use of agricultural equipment and implements are explained and adhered to.

    15.
  • Veld, planted pasture and arable land are recognized.
  • Soil physical characteristics are related to land capability.
  • A swale (level contour bund), using a simple water level is constructed.
  • Swales and soil erosion prevention structures are maintained.


    Animal Production:

    16.
  • The composition and structure of the external divisions or parts of animals and identify and evaluate gross abnormalities and their probable causes therein are identified and explained.
  • The basic composition and structures of further anatomical systems are identified and named.
  • The life cycles of the specific animal are described.

    17.
  • Basic nutrient groups and functions and feed ingredients and groups are explained.
  • Correct on-farm storage procedures are applied to maintain feed quality.
  • Feed processing procedures are applied correctly.
  • Appropriate feed type and quantity are selected and provided to animals.
  • Abnormal feeding behaviour is reported.

    18.
  • Standing oestrus of female breeding animals and libido of the male breeding animal are observed and identified.
  • Signs of giving birth are identified.
  • Abnormal behaviour of breeding animals during the birth process is reported.
  • Post-partum behaviour of breeding animals is monitored.

    19.
  • The estimated qualitative and quantitative value of various animal products isidentified.
  • Observations regarding the readiness of animal products for harvesting are report on.
  • Core animal product and waste are separated.
  • Correct harvesting techniques are applied.
  • Animal products are processed for preservation or presentation.

    20.
  • Abnormal behaviour is identified, inspected and recorded.
  • The movement and restraint of animals are supervised.
  • Basic procedures are performed.
  • Basic principles of basic Bio-Security are applied.

    NOTE: Assessment should be specific to the area of operation (i.e. Either large livestock, small livestock, pigs, poultry, etc.)


    Plant Production:

    21.
  • Soil as a factor in crop production is explained.
  • Climatic factors influencing crop production and their practical implications are identified and described.
  • The importance of water as a factor in crop production.
  • The influence of topography on crop production is identified, described and explained.
  • Biological organisms as a factor influencing crop production is identified, described and explained.
  • The effects of crop production practices on the sustainability of the environment are observed and assessed.


    Integrated Assessment:

    Integrated assessment at the level of the qualification provides an opportunity for learners to show that they are able to integrate concepts, ideas and actions across unit standards to achieve competence that is relevant and coherent in relation to the purpose of the qualification.

    Integrated assessment must judge the quality of the observable performance, but also the quality of the thinking that lies behind it. Assessment tools must encourage learners to give an account of the thinking and decision-making that underpin their demonstrated performance. Some assessment practices will be of a more practical nature while others will be of a more theoretical nature. The ratio between action and interpretation is not fixed, but varies according to the type and level of qualification.

    A broad range of task-orientated and theoretical assessment tools may be used, with the distinction between practical knowledge and disciplinary knowledge maintained so that each takes its rightful place.


    Generic nature of the unit standards and the context of assessment:

    Because of the diverse nature of the primary agricultural sector, a generic approach to developing the unit standards has been adopted. This resulted in generic unit standards which should be contextualised within a specific area of operation, a specific agricultural commodity or specific agricultural system. Assessment therefore, should not be divorced from the context of application. All assessment tools, such as guides as well as the interpretation of unit standards and specifically range statements, should be contextualised within a specific agricultural commodity and/or system. 

  • INTERNATIONAL COMPARABILITY 
    In the case of the primary agriculture context it is difficult to compare the qualification and unit standards against similar international qualifications due to the vast differences in levels of mechanization and literacy of farm operators. It should also be noted that climatic and market conditions differ considerably between South Africa and other countries and the variety in commodities is therefore significant.

    This qualification and associated unit standards have been evaluated against comparable qualifications and unit standards of the following Qualifications Authorities:
  • Australian AQF
  • New Zealand NQF, and
  • British NVQ's.

    During this comparison the following was found:

    Australian AQF: This qualification is comparable to an AQF Certificate II in Agriculture (General cross-sector qualification) in an animal production context. Packaging of the AQF qualification reflects the need for sector specific content of a qualification to remain flexible, a quality that has also been captured in this qualification. The AQF qualification requires the inclusion of Units of Competency, similar to the unit standards reflected in the South African qualification. It should however be noted that the qualification of the AQF contains considerably more Elective type Units of Competency since these units have been developed for specific sub-fields. In the case of this qualification a more generic approach have been followed, allowing contexualisation of fewer unit standards across a wide range of sub-fields. It could be concluded that there are numerous similarities between the Units of Competency and the Unit Standards reflected in the SA qualification covering similar sub-fields.

    New Zealand NQF: This qualification is comparable to a NZNQF National Certificate in Agriculture (Level 2) in an animal production context. It should be noted that the NZQF qualification has been developed for a specific sub-field of specialization whilst a more generic approach is taken in this qualification allowing for contexualisation of the qualification across a wider range of sub-fields. In the NZQF qualification focus is given to local conditions, practices and approaches to agriculture whilst this qualification focuses on agriculture within a South African context.

    British NVQ: The level of this qualification is too low to be compared with any Agricultural Qualification of the NVQ since levels of literacy and learning assumed to be in place is considerably higher than in South Africa.

    Furthermore, input to the development of this qualification has been compared against international standards and qualifications and is evidenced in the following:
  • Qualifications and competency units as defined by the New South Wales Department of Education and Training.
  • The wide and narrow consultative process as well as the contributions made by role players from Universities and Technicons whom have a specific requirement for internationally comparable qualifications. 

  • ARTICULATION OPTIONS 
    A learner will be able to progress horizontally from one category to another, namely small stock, large stock or pig production, etc. (Please refer to the list mentioned under "Areas of Specialisation") He/she will be able to do this without re-doing the whole qualification, but by only completing the necessary elective unit standards.

    Furthermore, the learner will be able to progress horizontally to the following qualifications:
  • National Certificate in Plant Production, NQF 2;
  • National Certificate in Mixed Farming Systems, NQF 2.

    This qualification allows access to the agricultural sector (refer to the SGB's brief and matrix) and gives access to the relevant agricultural qualification at NQF 3, namenly:
  • National Certificate in Animal Production, NQF 3.

    In terms of competencies, the learner will progress from farming operation skills to basic managerial skills to managerial skills. The scope of practice will also increase.

    The learner will be able to articulate with other occupations within the agricultural pharmaceutical operations such as laboratory assistant, assistance in the marketing and selling of agricultural pharmaceutical products and fertilisers. The learner will also be able to move to the secondary agricultural field. 

  • MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this qualification must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this qualification, or assessment against this qualification must be accredited as a provider with the relevant ETQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be overseen by the relevant ETQA according to agreed ETQA procedures.

    Therefore anyone wishing to be assessed against this qualification may apply to be assessed by any assessment agency, assessor or provider institution which is accredited by the relevant ETQA. 

  • CRITERIA FOR THE REGISTRATION OF ASSESSORS 
    Assessors need:
  • A minimum of 2 (two) years' practical experience in animal production practices relevant to an area of specialisation mentioned below;
  • Practical experience in the specific agricultural commodity (which might include the list of "Areas of Specialisation" mentioned below or a specific commodity such as abelone, fish, ostriches, etc.) and/or system such as permaculture, organic production, etc.
  • Technical competence in animal production practices at, at least one NQF level above the assessee. 

  • REREGISTRATION HISTORY 
    As per the SAQA Board decision/s at that time, this qualification was Reregistered in 2012; 2015. 

    NOTES 
    Areas of specialisation of the qualification in Animal Husbandry include but are not limited to:
  • Small stock production,
  • Large stock production,
  • Dairy production,
  • Pig production,
  • Poultry production,
  • Game,
  • Aqua / mari culture,
  • Commercial insects
  • Animal fibres harvesting,
  • Bee keeping,
  • Natural resources harvesting
  • Organic production,
  • Perma-culture production,
  • Etc. 

  • UNIT STANDARDS: 
      ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
    Core  116144  Apply animal products harvesting procedures  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Core  116125  Apply crop protection and animal health products effectively and responsibly  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Core  116127  Apply layout principles for conservation and infrastructure  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Core  116126  Apply marketing principles in agriculture  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Core  116121  Apply sustainable farming practices to conserve the ecological environment  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Core  116123  Consider plant botany during the placement of bee hives  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Core  116122  Control inputs and stock in agribusiness  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Core  116115  Define and understand production systems and production management  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Core  116117  Evaluate external animal anatomy and morphology  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Core  116113  Explain principles of human resources management and practices in agriculture  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Core  116081  Identify and recognise factors influencing agricultural enterprise selection  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Core  116107  Identify basic breeding practices for farm animals  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Core  116083  Illustrate and understand the basic layout of financial statements  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Core  116077  Monitor water quality  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Core  116074  Observe and inspect animal health  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Core  116070  Operate and support a food safety and quality management system in the agricultural supply chain  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Core  116063  Respond correctly to control defensive behaviour in animals  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Core  116055  Understand animal nutrition  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Core  116060  Utilise and perform minor repair and maintenance tasks on implements, equipment and infrastructure  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Fundamental  13355  Demonstrate an understanding of the physical and biological environment and its relationship to sustainable crop production  Level 1  NQF Level 01 
    Fundamental  8963  Access and use information from texts  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Fundamental  9009  Apply basic knowledge of statistics and probability to influence the use of data and procedures in order to investigate life related problems  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Fundamental  7480  Demonstrate understanding of rational and irrational numbers and number systems  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Fundamental  8962  Maintain and adapt oral communication  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Fundamental  12444  Measure, estimate and calculate physical quantities and explore, describe and represent geometrical relationships in 2-dimensions in different life or workplace contexts  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Fundamental  116080  Monitor, collect and collate agricultural data  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Fundamental  116064  Recognise and identify the basic functions of the ecological environment  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Fundamental  8967  Use language and communication in occupational learning programmes  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Fundamental  7469  Use mathematics to investigate and monitor the financial aspects of personal and community life  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Fundamental  9007  Work with a range of patterns and functions and solve problems  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Fundamental  8964  Write for a defined context  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Elective  116643  Administer livestock processing treatments  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Elective  8347  Control problem Animals  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Elective  116120  Explain basic pig husbandry practices  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Elective  116110  Explain dairy production cleanliness  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Elective  116638  Mix and deliver feedlot feed to bunker  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Elective  116069  Participate in agri/ecotourism practices at both micro and meso levels to tourists  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Elective  116062  Prepare a shearing shed for shearing  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
    Elective  116645  Control feedbunker and water trough quality  Level 3  NQF Level 03 
    Elective  116653  Demonstrate an understanding of feedlot feed ingredient and blends  Level 3  NQF Level 03 
    Elective  116647  Demonstrate an understanding of the feedlot environment  Level 3  NQF Level 03  10 
    Elective  116637  Determine livestock mass  Level 3  NQF Level 03 


    LEARNING PROGRAMMES RECORDED AGAINST THIS QUALIFICATION: 
     
    NONE 


    PROVIDERS CURRENTLY ACCREDITED TO OFFER THIS QUALIFICATION: 
    This information shows the current accreditations (i.e. those not past their accreditation end dates), and is the most complete record available to SAQA as of today. Some Primary or Delegated Quality Assurance Functionaries have a lag in their recording systems for provider accreditation, in turn leading to a lag in notifying SAQA of all the providers that they have accredited to offer qualifications and unit standards, as well as any extensions to accreditation end dates. The relevant Primary or Delegated Quality Assurance Functionary should be notified if a record appears to be missing from here.
     
    1. 42020 Vision Training and Consulting 
    2. A.R.L.L Training and Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    3. Abanguni College of South Africa 
    4. Abingoni Trading 141 
    5. Abvaho Phanda Group Pty Ltd 
    6. Academy Xhariep 
    7. Adonai Capital and Farming 
    8. Afgri Operations (Pty) Ltd 
    9. Afrivet Training Services (Pty) Ltd 
    10. AGB Finance (Pty) Ltd 
    11. Agri Skills Transfer (PTY) Ltd 
    12. Agri Success (Pty) Ltd 
    13. Agricultural Training (Pty) Ltd 
    14. Agriesy Trading cc 
    15. Agriventions Consulting 
    16. Aludar Agri Trading and Projects Pty Ltd 
    17. Alvans Training Academy 
    18. Amadlamini Amahle Trading Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    19. Amahlabangani Catering and Projects 
    20. Amaz Rural Development and Training (Pty) 
    21. Amphi SA Pty Ltd 
    22. Anothile Catering and Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    23. Aptenia Training and Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    24. ARMS Audit & Risk Management Solutions 
    25. Ayadorable Trading 
    26. Badiri Training Institute 
    27. Baiphetlo Consultancy and Projetcs 
    28. Bakgatlha Balimi Pty Ltd 
    29. Bakwena Ba Moeketsi Trading (Pty) Ltd 
    30. Balemi Consulting Pty Ltd 
    31. BD Modikwe Holdings 
    32. Beyond Expectations Investments 2012 (Pty) Ltd 
    33. Blondim Trading and Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    34. Bodav Consultancy & Business Enterprise 
    35. Bogelang Trading Enterprise Cc 
    36. Bokamoso Global Solutions Pty Ltd 
    37. Boland Agri Training & Community Development Centre 
    38. Bomme Tirong Business Contractors Cc 
    39. Bomthiya Engineering (Pty) Ltd 
    40. Bonwelong Skills Development 
    41. Bright Future General Trading and Projects 
    42. Bumunhu Services Providers Cc 
    43. Calvin Projects Managements PTY LTD 
    44. Camblish Training Institute 
    45. Career Builders Academy Pty Ltd 
    46. Cedara College of Agriculture 
    47. Chisomo Projects(Pty) Ltd 
    48. Chomza Construction Services 
    49. College of Sustainable Agriculture 
    50. Colourdat (Pty) Ltd 
    51. DAC Team (Pty) Ltd 
    52. Dhladhla Skills Development Academy 
    53. Dicla Training and Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    54. Dieketseng Training Centre (Pty) Ltd 
    55. Dihwai Food Cultural and Agricultural Services 
    56. Dimpho Makgoba Pty Ltd 
    57. Dinaka Business Management and Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    58. Dinamiq 3 Consulting 
    59. Dinyane Education & Training Pty Ltd 
    60. Dioka Business Consultants 
    61. Diphetogo Consultancy and Projects 
    62. Dithakwaneng Traininig Centre 
    63. Ditiro Tsaka Security Services cc 
    64. Divine Success Trading 
    65. Drankensberg Beekeeping Academy 
    66. Dream Junction NPC 
    67. Dynamic Training Centre 
    68. Dzulesa Trading 
    69. Dzunde Farming Co-operative Limited 
    70. Earth Child Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    71. Edutrain Institute 
    72. Ekhozi Rural Development Services 
    73. Eleadah Projects and Services 
    74. Escay Catering and other Services 
    75. Eskilz College (Pty) Ltd 
    76. Essential Styll (Pty) Ltd 
    77. Exacube Training Institute 
    78. Eyethu Control Services 
    79. Eyomndeni Training and Development 
    80. Ezenhlanhla Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    81. Faithworks Development Consultants ( Pty) Ltd 
    82. Farmers Hope Co-operate Limited 
    83. Farmgro TP 
    84. Filoza Training and Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    85. Forek Institute of Technology (Pty) Ltd 
    86. Fort Cox Agricultural College 
    87. Fresh I Holdings 
    88. GA Community Care Consultants 
    89. Gateway City College 
    90. Gembe Omude (Pty) Ltd 
    91. Gert Sibande TVET College 
    92. Goats Unlimited (Pty) Ltd 
    93. Gobo Training Consultancy 
    94. Godloti (Pty) Ltd 
    95. Grain Hills Agri (PTY) LTD 
    96. Green Buds Logistics (Pty) Ltd 
    97. Green Development Foundation 
    98. Green Identity (Pty) Ltd 
    99. Green Zone 
    100. Greenoxe (Pty) Ltd 
    101. Grunu Training Projects 
    102. Gwalaways Trading and Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    103. Hanong Trading (Pty) Ltd 
    104. Heedmorine Training 
    105. Hephzibah Training and Enterprise 
    106. Hlolo Entle Holdings 
    107. Hlulani Projects 
    108. Hlumelelisa 
    109. Hope Nutrition Business Consultancy 
    110. Hungweni Trading Cc 
    111. Hutima Trading Enterprise 
    112. HWM Consultancy (Pty) Ltd 
    113. Hybrid Dynamics 
    114. HYGRO TRAINING COLLEGE (Pty) LTD 
    115. Ikage Skills Development cc 
    116. Ikageng Training 
    117. Ikhono Community Training 
    118. Ikhwezi Drakensburg Rural & Urban Development Chamber 
    119. Imbalenhle Learning Academy cc 
    120. Impact Plus Training Consultants 
    121. Impumelelo Agribusiness Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    122. Imveliso Training Centre 
    123. Ingcali Agricultural Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    124. Innovation College (Pty)Ltd 
    125. Insika Foundation 
    126. Intel Minds Pty Ltd 
    127. Intsukaze Training Center 
    128. IQ Skills Academy Pty Ltd 
    129. Ithembalihle Training and Development 
    130. Itsoseng Training Academy 
    131. Iviyo Landscaping (Pty) Ltd 
    132. Jermca Training Institute ( Pty) Ltd 
    133. Jetvest 1168 
    134. Jofeca Business Development 
    135. Jolaros Trading and Peojects 
    136. Josmap Training Institute 
    137. Jukat Training Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    138. Just a Wish 58 cc 
    139. K Boneng Consulting Services Pty Ltd 
    140. K2011145379(South Africa) (Pty) Ltd 
    141. Kamadee Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    142. Kamzila Phezi (Pty) Ltd 
    143. Katana Business Solutions 
    144. Katlo Logistix (Pty) Ltd 
    145. Kaycee Network Design Primary Co-operative 
    146. Keatlegile Trading Training and Manufacturing 
    147. Kebo Training and Consultancy 
    148. Kenmab Training Centre 
    149. Ketloditswe Development and Trading (Pty) Ltd 
    150. Kgalemelang farming (Pty) Ltd 
    151. Kgomo-Lesiba Investments 
    152. Kgothatso Supply and Projects 
    153. Khamel Training Consultants 
    154. Khanimambo Innovative Solutions Cc 
    155. Khanya Africa Development Services (NPO) 
    156. Khulani Skills Development Centre 
    157. Khululekani Training Centre 
    158. Khumo-Matlo Training and Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    159. Khuvu Projects and Construction (Pty) Ltd 
    160. Khwani Trading Cc 
    161. Kimbali Holdings 
    162. Kiranox Training Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    163. KK Nzori (Pty) Ltd 
    164. Knowledge For Ever 
    165. Kodumela Moepathuse Area Development Programme 
    166. KRM Group (Pty) Ltd 
    167. KTR Tshisamphiri Pty Ltd 
    168. Kwakhiwa Training and Development 
    169. Kwevhos Business Enterprise 
    170. Lablab Agri Professionals 
    171. Lamothewa Trading 
    172. Land Breeze Trading 647 
    173. Langalezulu (Pty) Ltd 
    174. Langalomso Civil Construction 
    175. Lanqa Enterprise (Pty) Ltd 
    176. LBC Development Council 
    177. Learning at Work 
    178. Lefatshe Boswa Trading 
    179. Lelo Kei (Pty) Ltd 
    180. Leruo ke Matla Training and Enterprise Development Services 
    181. Lerwana Group (Pty) Ltd 
    182. Lesmas Training and Consulting 
    183. Lethoa Trading Enterprise (Pty) Ltd 
    184. Levites Agricultural Primary Cooperative Limited 
    185. Libalele Trading Academy 
    186. Limash Trading Enterprise Pty Ltd 
    187. Liretu Trading Enterprise 
    188. Lizalise Training and Consultation ( Pty) Ltd 
    189. Lovedale Public TVET College 
    190. Luzoza Trading Enterprise (Pty) Ltd 
    191. Lwethu Spotlight (Pty) Ltd 
    192. M and M Executive Consulting Services (Pty) Ltd 
    193. Mabalengwe Agriculture (Pty) Ltd 
    194. Mabopane Skills Development Primary Coorperative Ltd 
    195. Madzahisi College 
    196. Madzivhandila Agricultural College 
    197. Mafokata Skills Development 
    198. Mahlasenola Youth Development Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    199. Mailula Business Consultancy 
    200. Maishamalema Development Training 
    201. Majuba FET College - Central Office 
    202. Makavila Suppliers CC. 
    203. Makgoshi Research and Development Agency 
    204. Malizana Projects CC 
    205. Malwande Business School 
    206. Mamelloletlotlo Business Solutions 
    207. Mananthatshema Skills Dev. Centre 
    208. Mandicors Solutions Pty Ltd 
    209. Mandiza Consultants 
    210. Manyundu Projects and Services 
    211. Maponya Poultry Farm (Pty) Ltd 
    212. Masidle Consulting CC 
    213. Masiya Management Services 
    214. Mathapuso Construction and Projects 
    215. Mathel Holdings 
    216. Matodzi Agricultural Training Trading and Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    217. Matotomana Training & Gen Trading 
    218. Maverick Trading 44 Cc 
    219. Mavuni Empowering Consultants 
    220. Mbeu Business Consulting 
    221. Mbimbini Training and Community Development 
    222. Medu Skills Consultants 
    223. Megro Learning 
    224. Mekfish Farming 
    225. Mentowell (Pty) Ltd 
    226. Microzone Trading 747 cc 
    227. Millenium Skills (Pty )Ltd 
    228. Mlasimbi Catering Primary Cooperative Limited 
    229. MMKM Training and Development (Pty) Ltd 
    230. Mobile Agri Skills Development and Training NPC 
    231. Mocwiri Training & Consultant 
    232. Modilik Operations Pty Ltd 
    233. Modirisiwa Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    234. Mogaladi Business Enterprise 
    235. Mogotoane Business Trading and Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    236. Molaodi Community Development Agency 
    237. Molasba Corporate Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    238. Monageng Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    239. Monkwe Disability Consultant (Pty) Ltd 
    240. Montshepetsa Bosui Farming & Training Cnt 
    241. Moreku Investment Holdings 
    242. Morenas Training Academy (Pty) Ltd 
    243. Mortarboard Training Solutions 
    244. Morwa Agri-development cc 
    245. Moshita Family Agric Primary Co-Operative Limited 
    246. Mothelethoa Trading (Pty) Ltd 
    247. Motheo FET College - Central Office 
    248. Motlaekakwena (Pty) Ltd 
    249. Moyahabo Change Education Agency 
    250. Mpheladi Consultants 
    251. Mphopuso Trading (Pty) Ltd 
    252. Mponeng Projects Pty Ltd 
    253. Mpontshe Training 
    254. Mposa Institute For Dairy Technology 
    255. Mthashana FET College - Vryheid Campus 
    256. Mulivhuwa Holdings 
    257. Muselwa Trading and Projects 
    258. Mvelo Consultant 
    259. Mxonothem Construction and Trading Cc 
    260. Mzanzi Training Institute 
    261. N.J Mashego Skills Development 
    262. National Emergent Red Meat Producers Organisation (NERPO) 
    263. National Woolgrowers Of South Africa 
    264. Ndallys Trading Enterprises (Pty) Ltd 
    265. Ndlandlamuka Institute For Suistainable Development 
    266. Nematodzi Investment (Pty) Ltd 
    267. NEW HEIGHTS 1082 PTY LTD 
    268. New Hope Revival Organisation 
    269. Ngwato Wa Mphela Agriculture Training Services 
    270. Ngwetsana Skills Development 
    271. Nico Evirocare West Control (Pty) Ltd 
    272. Nicopam Enterprise Pty Ltd 
    273. Nistro Consulting 
    274. Nkadani Trading Enterprise cc 
    275. Nkoanapula Trading & Projects 
    276. Nophelo Training Centre 
    277. Novi General Services 
    278. Nqobimpilo Creations Pty Ltd 
    279. NR Group 
    280. Ntemoge Trading (Pty) Ltd 
    281. NTF Electrical and Training 
    282. NTL Baraka Eco farming and Tourism Co-operative (Pty) Ltd 
    283. Ntokwe Projects 
    284. Ntombazi Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    285. Nunge Skills Academy (Pty) Ltd 
    286. Nyorzy Trading and Projects 
    287. Okwaluyanda 222 (Pty) Ltd 
    288. Owen Sithole College of Agriculture 
    289. P N K Management Services 
    290. Panaroger Pty Ltd 
    291. Peritum Agri Institute 
    292. Phakama Business Develpment Consulting 
    293. Phanamandla Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    294. Phetho Concepts (Pty) Ltd 
    295. Phetogo Training Consultancy (Pty) Ltd 
    296. Phezukomkhono Training Services 
    297. Philcho's Trading (Pty) Ltd 
    298. Phill Skills and Development Institute 
    299. Phokophela Investment Holdings (Pty) Ltd 
    300. Phophi Na Tshikaho Trading Enterprise 
    301. Phumelela Education Training Academy Pty Ltd 
    302. Phumla Mangwenis Trading and Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    303. PIONEER BUSINESS CONSULTING (PTY) LTD 
    304. PMA Holding (Pty) Ltd 
    305. Pontsana Training and Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    306. Potchefstroom College of Agriculture 
    307. Poultry Harvest 
    308. PPK Green Consulting and Projects 
    309. PPP4 Rural Development (Pty) Ltd 
    310. Prejonet Agricultural Primary Co-operative 
    311. Prempie Business Solutions Pty Ltd 
    312. Primne Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    313. Production Management Institute of Southern Africa - Durban 
    314. Prove Alone Agricultural Development Services (Pty) Ltd 
    315. Provtech Suppliers 
    316. Qhakaza Academy 
    317. Radiragatsa Trading and Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    318. Ramarumo Trading and Projects Pty Ltd 
    319. Rams Training and Consultancy 
    320. Ratshibvumo Training and Consultant 
    321. Re Simolotse (Pty) Ltd 
    322. Reach Out Today Training Centre 
    323. Redeeming Time Multi Skills Training Services 
    324. Rekopane Training Centre CC 
    325. Richdicta Agribusiness Development Services Pty LTD 
    326. Rightscope Academy 
    327. Riostep (Pty) Ltd 
    328. Risuna Ra Afrika Holdings Pty Ltd 
    329. Roma Training Institute 
    330. Rose Mugs (Pty) Ltd 
    331. RTACS ENTERPRISE 
    332. Sangemihla Trading (Pty) Ltd 
    333. Saycool Trading Enterprise (Pty) Ltd 
    334. SBJ Shadikamang Agriculture 
    335. Scientific Roets (Pty) Ltd 
    336. Scorpius 
    337. Sego Hludi Trading Enterprise 
    338. Sekhukhune FET College - Central Office 
    339. Selipha Trading (Pty) Ltd 
    340. Sello Phatlhane Projects Enterprise 
    341. SERITI INSTITUTE 
    342. Setlakala Business Development 
    343. Shared Knowledge Consulting 
    344. Shazini Farms 
    345. Sherg Global 
    346. Shitakani Trading and Projects 
    347. Shudu Business Development (Pty) Ltd 
    348. Sibima Skills Development 
    349. Signa Academy (Pty) Ltd 
    350. Sikhumbuzo Electrical Trading and Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    351. Silalele Consulting CC. 
    352. Simba Skills Consultants 
    353. Sinohlase Investments 
    354. Sinovuyolethu Trading Pty Ltd 
    355. Siphe Development and Capacitation Agency (Pty) Ltd 
    356. Siphumezulwazi Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    357. Sirsam Edu (Pty) Ltd 
    358. Siyafunda-TTA Training (Pty) Ltd 
    359. Siyafundisa I Africa 
    360. Siyasanga Training Centre 
    361. Siza Nolwazi And Investment 
    362. Skillo's Building and Cleaning Maintanance 
    363. Skills Development and Training Company (Pty) Ltd 
    364. Skills for All 
    365. SNNB Trading & Projects 
    366. Soil Brakers Agri Trading 
    367. South African Advanced Skills Institute 
    368. South African Food Security and Development Agency 
    369. South Cape Public FET College - George Campus 
    370. SOUTHERN AFRICAN YOUTH MOVEMENT 
    371. Spears Business and Life Couch Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    372. SSC Skills Academy 
    373. Stand and Deliver Holdings 
    374. Stecor Farming (Pty) Ltd 
    375. Stillo Tyra Training Centre (Pty) Ltd 
    376. Success Christian Training Centre cc 
    377. Suidwes Beleggings Eiendoms Beperk 
    378. Swendile Travel and Tourism 
    379. Sxazululo Enterprise 
    380. Tabila Trading and Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    381. Talitha Pharma Pty Ltd 
    382. Tatelo Group (Pty) Ltd 
    383. Tayitayi Business Services (Pty) Ltd 
    384. TCEP (Pty) Ltd 
    385. TDMK's 
    386. Thabolwenkosi Investments (pty) Ltd 
    387. Thakhuwo Business Enterprises (Pty) Ltd 
    388. Thambalanga Trading (Pty) Ltd 
    389. Thandolwethu Multi Service 
    390. The Mushroom Hut (Pty) Ltd 
    391. The Roi Academy 
    392. Thembeni Skills Development Trading and Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    393. Thenda Assist Skills Development 
    394. Thumbela Communication Pty Ltd 
    395. Thupa Catering and Projects 
    396. Thuso Enviro and Agric Development 
    397. Thuto Boshwa Skills Development Services 
    398. Thuto Ya Setshaba Training Services (Pty) Ltd 
    399. Tirisano Ya Bakwena Consultants Cc 
    400. TJHEBELOPELE TAC (PTY) LTD 
    401. Tompi Seleka Agricultural College 
    402. Toro Ya Madiba Civil Engineering (Pty) Ltd 
    403. Toutele Agriculture College South Africa Pty Ltd 
    404. Tovani Trading 418 Cc 
    405. TPLR and Training Services (PTY) LTD 
    406. TPN Training and Recruitment cc 
    407. TRAINING AT WORK PTY LTD 
    408. Trinity Skills and Trading 
    409. Tripple 000 Trading Cc 
    410. Tripple R Training Provider 
    411. True Devine Agricultural Skills foundation College ( Pty) Ltd 
    412. Try Easy Electrical Solutions Pty Ltd 
    413. Tshenkeng's Consulting 
    414. Tshwarella ka Thata Trading and Projects 
    415. Tsiku Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    416. Tsolo Agriculture and Rural Development Institute 
    417. Twoline Training Skills For Africa Pty Ltd 
    418. Ukubhukuda Training & Projects 165 CC 
    419. Ukundiza Development Institute NPC 
    420. Uluntu Skills Development Centre 
    421. Ulwazolubanzi Skills Development Initiatives (Pty) Ltd 
    422. Umgqomo Trading 
    423. Umnotho We Afrika Foundation 
    424. UMNOTHOWESIZWE DEVELOPMENT GROUP NPC 
    425. Umthombolwazi Consultants Cc 
    426. Unang Business Enterprise 
    427. Unity Social Club (Pty) Ltd 
    428. University of Limpopo 
    429. Valambya Training and Business College (Pty) Ltd 
    430. Vari Holdings (Pty)Ltd 
    431. Vastfontein Enterprise Suppliers 
    432. VEB CELE AND ASSOCIATES 
    433. Veejay Associates 
    434. Vegetable Agric Development Organization NPC 
    435. Vensties Consultant and General Supply (Pty) Ltd 
    436. Vhangona Skills Academy (Pty) Ltd 
    437. Vhumatshelo Skills Development (Pty) Ltd 
    438. Vika Fodo Holdings (Pty) Ltd 
    439. Vikinduku Ngola Trading 16 
    440. Village Agricultural Training (Pty) Ltd 
    441. Visionary Skills Academy 
    442. VKB LANDBOU (PTY) LTD 
    443. VPK BUSINESS VENTURE C C 
    444. Vula Training Centre 
    445. Vusedi Technologies 
    446. VV & Mashona Projetcts 
    447. Water Group Holdings (Pty) Ltd 
    448. Wavhudi Business Trading 
    449. Wayaka Investment Holdings 
    450. Westco Agri Training 
    451. Wish Big Clothing (Pty) Ltd 
    452. Women and Agricultural Training 
    453. Womiwu Rural Development 
    454. Xihluke Training and Projects 
    455. Yarona Business Consulting Cc 
    456. Yenzokuhle SA Holdings 
    457. Youth For Survival 
    458. Zabusa Trading Cc 
    459. Zamagambushe Trading Cc 
    460. Zamaluqa Trading 
    461. Zamsiba Development Consultants 
    462. Zazi's Productions 
    463. Zintle's Rural Development Cc 
    464. Zodwa Skills Development and Projects 
    465. Zucebise Training Academy 
    466. Zwaha Makhale Agricultural and Supply Primary Co-operative Limited 
    467. Zwavhumbwa Trading Enterprises 



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