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South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA)

The SAQA is a legal entity under South African law. The South African Qualifications Authority Board is a body of 12 members appointed by the Minister of Higher Education and Training, to whom it reports. The role of the SAQA is to advance the objectives of the NQF by overseeing its development and implentation and coordinating its sub-frameworks.

Namibian Training Authority (NTA)

In line with their 2013-2017 Strategic Plan, the Namibia Training Authority endeavours to ensure a sustainable skills delivery system under which quality vocational and technical skills are imparted to young Namibians through Vocational Education and Training programmes which meet the current and emerging needs of industries in Namibia's economy, today and into the future.

Education, Training and Development Practices Sector
Education (ETDP-SETA)

The SETA is mandated to promote and facilitate the delivery of education, training and development in order to enhance the skills profile of the Education, Training and Development (ETD) sector and contribute to the creation of employment opportunities especially for those previously disadvantaged. Their vision is to promote the development and improvement of the skills profile of the sector’s workforce in order to benefit employers, workers and employees in the sector.

All HRETD assessors are required to be accredited through the ETDP SETA.

Transport Education and Training Authority (TETA)

The TETA is mandated to promoting and maintaining high standards of ethics in the transport sector; provide service impartially, fairly, equitably and without bias; utilize resources efficiently and effectively; respond to people's needs and encourage citizens to participate in policy making and render an accountable, transparent and development-oriented administration. It is guided by legislation and several government Acts.

All HRETD's lifting machine courses are accredited through the TETA.

 TETA-Accredited courses:
 Category SAQA ID  Code
 Maintaining Health/Safety/Housekeeping US 8016  NA
 Counterbalanced Lift Trucks US 242974  F1 to F3
 Counterbalanced Lift Trucks over 15 Tons US 260818  F4
 Defined Purpose Lift Trucks US 242981  F6, F7, F12
 Advanced Defined Purpose Lift Trucks US 242972  F5, F8, F9, F13 to F17
 Pendant Controlled Overhead Crane US 116235  C30
 Cabin Controlled Overhead Crane US 116231  C31
 Truck Mounted Crane US 242978  C32
 Rigid Heavy Vehicle US 123253  NA
 Vehicle Combination US 123254  NA
 Lowbed Cargo Securement US 123254  NA
 Mobile Cranes US 242982  C35, C36, C39, C40
 Heavy Cranes US 116254  C33, C34, C37, C38, C43

South African Department of Transport (DOT)

According to the DOT, transport is "the Heartbeat of South Africa's Economic Growth and Social Development." Their mission is to lead the development of efficient integrated transport systems by creating a framework of sustainable policies and regulations; and implementable models to support government strategies for economic, social and international development.

HRETD is an approved provider of Convey Dangerous Goods by Road training in South Africa, through the Department of Transport.

Namibian Ministry of Works and Transport (NMWT)

The Ministry of Works and Transport is responsible for sectoral policy and regulation in Namibia, and has a mandate to ensure infrastructure development and maintenance on transport and state asset management through operational excellence and prudent management of resources. Its vision is to be the lead contributor to Namibia's socio-economic development and growth through the provision of world-class  infrastructure and services.

HRETD is an approved provider of Transportation of Dangerous Goods training in Namibia, through the NMWT.

Construction Education and Training Authority (CETA)

The Construction Education and Training Authority (CETA) was established in April 2000 after the promulgation of the Skills Development Act, 97 of 1998. Its primary objective is to influence the course of training and skills development in construction by ensuring that training reflects the needs and requirement of its four main sub-sectors, namely building construction, built environment professions, materials manufacturing and roads and civil construction.

All HRETD's earthmoving machine courses are accredited through the CETA.

CETA-Accredited courses:
Category SAQA ID
 Operate a Face Shovel US 262746
 Operate a Front End Loader US 262747
 Operate a Grader US 262735
 Operate a Rigid Body Dump Truck US 262731
 Operate a Roller US 262805
 Operate a Skid Steer Loader US 262712
 Operate an Tracked Dozer US 262729
 Operate a Tractor US 262804
 Operate an Wheeled Dozer US 262713
 Operate an Articulated Dump Truck US 262745
 Operate an Excavator US 262744
 Operate a Backhoe/Loader US 262727
 Explain and Perform Fall Arrest Techniques when Working at Height US 229998
 Inspect Access Scaffolding US 263205

Health and Welfare Sector Training Authority (HWSETA)

The HWSETA is responsible for the education, training and skills development requirements of the health, social development and veterinary sectors. It endeavours to create an integrated approach to the development and provision of appropriately skilled health and social development workers, to render quality services comparable to world class standards, for the health and social development needs of all South Africans.

HRETD offers fully-accredited first aid and first responder training programmes for levels 1, 2 and 3.

Department of Labour (DOL)

The Department of Labour publishes legislation that regulates labour practices and activities. The DOL plays a significant role in reducing unemployment, poverty and inequality through a set of policies and programmes developed in consultation with social partners, which are aimed  at improving economic efficiency and productivity, employment creation and sound labour relations, among others.

HRETD is a registered labour entity with the Department of Labour for the provision of lifting equipment and first aid training.

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