www.mqa.org.za
“MAKING OUR MARK IN THE MINING AND MINERALS SECTOR”
“HO IPONAHATSA LEKALENG LA MERAFO LE DIMINERALE”
“SENZA UKUBA SIBONAKALE KWICANDELO LEMIGODI NEZIMBIWA”
INTRODUCTION
Introduce MQA team
MQA Board and standing committees
Strategic overview by Chief Executive Officer
Operational overview by Chief Operating Officer
PFMA compliance
Use of consultants
Reports of the audit committee and the AG
Annual Financial Statement
Questions ?
MQA OFFICE
The previous CEO,
Dr Menzi Mthwecu’s
five-year service contract
came to an end in
March 2005. He died in a
car accident on
6 May 2005.
Mr Livhu Nengovhela
was appointed as new
CEO on 3 May 2005.
BOARD AND COMMITTEES
MQA a Statutory Body

Generate standards for the Mining Industry ito the
Mine Health and Safety Act

A SETA in terms of the Skills Development Act

An ETQA in terms of the SAQA Act
Tripartite Board Structure

5 DME, 5 Labour and 5 Employer representatives
STRATEGIC OVERVIEW
2000-2005 National Skills Development Strategy - DoL
rated MQA as “over achieving”
SAQA rated MQA as a green SETA (MQA exceeded 75% of
SAQA NLRD criteria)
Mining Charter - A support strategy adopted in October
2004
STRATEGIC OVERVIEW
2005-2010 Sector Skills Plan

Empirical research done

Seven key skills development strategies formulated
Scarce skills identified
MQA Office ISO 9001:200 maintained (3rd year)
OPERATIONAL OVERVIEW
Registration of qualifications and standards remained
an issue with SAQA
Successful implementation of the FET support
programme
Collaboration with ECSA to develop engineering
qualifications at NQF5-8 level
ETQA audited and maintained its SAQA accreditation
status
SKILLS DEVELOPMENT DELIVERABLES
Approved 454 Work Place Skills Plans and 171 Annual
Training Reports
Extensive “Increased Participation” strategy in place:
15 Contract SDFs
Quarterly SDF Forums
Road shows
Website
DataNet system
Annual analysis report
of WSPs and ATRs
submitted
Ms Tshidi Dabula – Skills Development Manager
SGB DELIVERABLES
Fourth year of standards writing and qualification
registration
A “Framework of envisaged qualifications, Learnerships
and Skills Programmes exists since 2003
Generated 43 qualifications
and 1414 unit standards
SAQA problem – task orientated
vs. generic standards
Currently only 26 qualifications
and 1079 unit standards
registered on NQF
Mr. Butch Roos – SGB Manager
SGB DELIVERABLES
R7mil grant paid to companies that release their
employees to work in standards setting TRGs
Collaborate with ECSA to scope and develop
engineering (L5-8) qualifications
Also provide support to Engineering SGB and Health
and Safety SGB
LEARNERSHIPS DELIVERABLES
54 Learnerships registered with the Department of
labour
27 unit standards based Skills Programmes registered
with MQA
2090 Learners registered in Learnerships
with 1575 unemployed
3494 Apprentices registered
49 223 Learners registered
on or completed Skills Programme
Mr. Xolisa Njikelana – Learnerships Manager
LEARNERSHIPS DELIVERABLES
R91,9 mil grants monies paid out
R7mil for Learning Materials development
Graduate Development Programme assist 116
unemployed graduates to gain work experience after
graduation
86 candidates completed the Mining and Minerals Sector
Executive preparation programme
ETQA DELIVERABLES
SAQA accreditation maintained with nil audit
qualifications
13 Memorandums of Understanding signed with other
SETAs
Co-operation Agreement
with UMALUSI in place
45 constituent Training
Providers accredited
Mr. Keith Charles – Quality Assurance Manager
ETQA DELIVERABLES
5 Providers (FETs) received Programme Approval
16 verification of compliance audits conducted
Some 25 852 certificates issued
2086 Assessors and 280 Moderators registered (supported
with an MQA grant)
45 Accredited Providers implemented the ISO 9001:2000
quality assurance system
ETQA DELIVERABLES
FET Support Strategy rolled out successfully
Collaboration with NBI resulted in groundbreaking
FET research reports
20 Provider sites committed to Investors in People
National Standard of Good Practice
Quarterly Provider Forum established
PROJECT DELIVERABLES
ABET PROVISION
Project started with NSF funding
Planned to train 5000 Learners
MQA
PROJECTS
Managed to train 815 learners,
exceptionally poor response
from Employers
Qualification in place
RPL in Place
Facilitators trained
Grant in Place
Mr Herbert Meyer – Projects Coordinator
PROJECT DELIVERABLES
JEWELLERY
In support of Mining Charter
MQA
PROJECTS
720 Learners trained in indigenous jewellery
skills
Unit standards developed
PROJECT DELIVERABLES
SMALL SCALE MINING
In support of Mining Charter
Research report completed on 2004
MQA
PROJECTS
1995 Learners trained in Small Scale Mining techniques
Unit standards development in progress
PROJECT DELIVERABLES
SOCIAL PLAN SUPPORT
In support of Mining Charter
Focused on skills development of ex-mineworkers
MQA
PROJECTS
Active in 13 District Municipalities
1937 Beneficiaries received assistance
PROJECT DELIVERABLES
BURSARIES
In support of Mining Charter
MQA
PROJECTS
Started as a R11,5mil project to assist 100 university
students
Now a R46mil project support 700 students
Focus on Sector scarce and critical skills
PFMA COMPLIANCE
18 Compliance requirements
MQA complies to all 18
Verified by Auditor General
USE OF CONSULTANTS
54 Consultants used (59 previous year)
Contracts value R2,2mil (R2,9 previous year)
35 Males used (52 previous year)
18 Females used (12 previous year)
34 Whites used (38 previous year)
AUDIT COMMITTEE & AG
Audit Committee met on 5 occasions
Provides feedback to Board after each meeting
Effectiveness of controls evaluated
Risk management system in place
FINANCE
Internal Audit function outsourced
Auditor General:
Unqualified audit report
Matter of emphasis – re-submission of Financial
Statements
ANNUAL FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
INCOME STATEMENT
R’000
FINANCE
• Revenue
R332,050
• Expenses
R334,808
• Net Deficit
(R2,758)
ANNUAL FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
BALANCE SHEET
R’000
FINANCE
• Total Assets
R364 301
• Funds and Reserves
R316 932
• Current Liabilities
R47 369
• Total Net Funds and Liabilities
R364 301
ANNUAL FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
ALLOCATION OF SURPLUS FUNDS TO RESERVES
R’000
FINANCE
Total Revenue
Total Admin Reserve
Employer Grant Reserve
Mandatory Skills Planning Grant
Mandatory Skills Implementation Grant
Discretionary Reserve
Discretionary Grant
Special Projects
R332
R 32
R221
Total Expenses
Admin expenses
NSF expenses
Employer Grants and Projects expenses
R335
Net effect
(R3)
R
55
R 166
R 78
R
46
R
31
R
28
R
32
R 275
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