ABET training quality assurors – Umalusi

The role of ABET training quality assurors such as Umalusi is to ensure that a high level of quality is kept according to specific standards in the country regarding general education, further education, and training. The ABET training quality assurors such as Umalusi thus ensure that the quality and standard held at the initial levels of education and training will have a positive effect on the literacy and the numeric skills of the workers in the country. They also make sure that educational targets can be met and endeavour to raise the standard of provision. The ABET training quality assurors in the framework of the National Qualifications Foundation (NQF) also have as aim to link and assess higher education, to prepare the labour market for the skills required, and to promote social as well as economic development.