Training & Education

Training & Education

SAPMA - Assessment Quality Partner

In 2015 SAPMA was appointed the Assessment Quality Partner (AQP) by the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO) for the qualification Chemist; Surface Coatings Technologist, qualification identification 96367 registered by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA), occupation registered number 234201.

Essentially this means, the principal responsibilities of SAPMA are to;

  • Co-ordinate and manage both the internal and external assessment processes of the qualification
  • Develop and maintain registered Assessors, Moderators and Assessment Centres, to the specified requirements of the QCTO.

For full details, please see the document Criteria for Code of Conduct and Qualification Assessment Grid.

Select here for information on the curriculum, entry requirements and qualification content.

For further information or questions, please contact the SAPMA office at 011-616-1195 or write to us at

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Criteria for the Accreditation