The NQF is a set of principles and guidelines providing a vision, a philosophical base and an organizational structure for a qualifications system. It is national since it embodies a national resource representing a national effort at integrating education and training into a unified structure of recognized qualifications. It is, thus, a framework of qualifications that records learner achievement. The NQF is a set of principles and guidelines by which records of learner achievement are registered to enable national recognition of acquired skills and knowledge, thereby ensuring an integrated system that encourages life-long learning.
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