General Education and Training Certificate for Adults (GETCA) - draft

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Umalusi (Council for Quality Assurance in General and Further Education and Training) has published the draft General Education and Training Certificate for Adults (GETCA), a qualification at Level 1 on the NQF, for public comment in terms of section 27 of the National Qualifications Framework Act, 2008.

The GETCA is a substantive reworking of the GETCA: ABET (NQF Level 1) which it will ultimately replace. The new qualification is curriculum-based, and requires adult to pass a minimum of four subjects.

All stakeholders and members of the public with an interest in adult education and training are invited to provide their comments on the draft GETCA.

Comments can be emailed to Ms Helen Matshoba at by no later than Wednesday, 30 April 2014.

Enquiries Ms Helen Matshoba on tel (021) 349 1510.