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What are Qualification Assessment Specifications - QAS

The AQP will set the national standards to ensure validity and consistency of the external   summative   assessment.  The   QAS  form   an   integral   part   of   every occupational qualification and are developed for each occupational qualification and outline and record the following information: Title of occupational qualification; Curriculum reference number; Name and details of the AQP; External assessment strategy; Key occupational outcomes; The point(s) at which the qualification must be assessed (allowing for production cycle if required); Critical  identified  elements  of  ‘internal  assessment’  to  be  externally moderated (if any); Eligibility requirements for candidates for exter[...]


What is the prosition of Start-up Enterprises and BEE

Start-up enterprises are measurable as an Exempted Micro Enterprises (“EMEs”) for the first year following their formation or incorporation, regardless of the expected total revenue of the start-up.

Therefore Start-up enterprises are automatically deemed to be:
Level 3 contributors if they are more than 50% owned by black persons.
Level 4 contributors if they are less than 50% owned by black persons.

In instances where such start-up enterprises tender for any contract with a value higher than R5 million but less than R35 million, they have to comply with the QSE scorecard.

In instances where such start-up entities tender for contracts with a value above R35million they have to comply with the generic scorecard.