Professional Learning Programme (PLP)

Professional Learning Programme (PLP)

South Africa has not met industry skills needs sufficiently and as a result, this programme has been introduced through legislation to further incentivise companies that do train in identified National Skills Priority areas.

is an acronym forĀ Professional, Vocational, Technical and Academic Learning programmes leading to qualifications or part qualifications. All companies submittingĀ Mandatory GrantsĀ must also consider training in the PIVOTAL programmes categories as the National Funding Regulations allow SETAs to provide more funding on PIVOTAL Programmes than in any other category. In order to be eligible for a PIVOTAL Programme these programmes must be registered on the NQF.

Professional Learning Programmes (PLP)Ā means programmes that lead to designations that are registered by recognized professional bodies onĀ the National Qualifications Framework (NQF)

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Existing accreditations Professional affiliations

  • name of Accreditation Body Accreditation Number Year of accreditation

Professional Learning Program (PLP) Intended


Eligible Candidates & duration


Prescribed Course Materials

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formative & Summative Assessments



  • Name & Surname ID N0/ Passport Designation E-mail