What are the requirements for writing the trade test?.
The minimum level of knowledge for recognition of prior learning referred to in regulation 2(3) is a 50% pass in a written knowledge assessment that is an integral part of a recognition of prior learning toolkit approved by NAMB.
Until such time as the occupational curricula and /or RPL toolkits for a specific trade are
developed, candidates who have not gone through a formal artisan learning program but possess relevant years of work experience in the related trade may be granted access to a trade test if they have completed:
N2 Certificate including the relevant trade theory subjects and a minimum of 3 years relevant work experience; or
Technical trade theory programs quality assured by a SETA deemend to be at NQF level 3 and a minimum of 3 years relevant work experience; or
Relevant Engineering NCV at NQF level 3 and a minimum of 3 years relevant work experience; or
Relevant engineering NC(V) 4 plus completion of all relevant work experience modules and a minimum of 18-months relevant work experience; or
Technical Grade 12 with Maths, Science and related trade theory subject and a minimum of 3 years relevant work experience; or
Grade 9 and a minimum of 4 years relevant work experience; or
Relevant (directly related to the trade theory subjects) N6 certificate or National Technical Diploma (T,S or N stream.) with 18 months relevant work experience.