Level – 1

Applicable to Quality, Health & safety, environmental and SHEQ practitioners
Minimum requirements 3 years relevant experience with a recognised NQF 4 level qualification or 2 years relevant experience with a recognised NQF 6/ 7/8/9 level qualification or 1 years relevant experience with a recognised NQF 10 level qualification
Number of CPD points required to be promoted from ungraded level 30 if no new qualifications 20 with a new NQF 6.7,8,9 qualification 10 with new NQF 10 qualification *Note qualifications used for grading in previous grade will not be considered
Additional requirements NIL
Benefits
  • Details on website
  • Practice according to a code of conduct
  • Certificate and membership card valid for three years
  • Max Discount on approved CPD activities (5%)
  • Partly free access to website articles
Minimum Maintenance CPD points over a 12 month period (aggregated and evaluated every three years) 10 CPD points per year (30 over three year period) *Note there will be a grade drop if the minimum CPD requirements points are not maintained
Further maintenance obligations NIL
Evaluation Fees R 350,00
Membership Fees NIL
Re-evaluation fees after three years R 300,00

Level – 2

Applicable to Quality, Health & safety, environmental and SHEQ practitioners
Minimum requirements 4 years relevant experience with a recognised NQF 5 level qualification or

3 years relevant experience with a recognised NQF 6/ 7/8/9 level qualification or

2 years relevant experience with a recognised NQF 10 level qualification

Number of CPD points required to
be promoted from grade 1
40 if no new qualifications

30 with a new NQF 6.7,8,9 qualification

20 with new NQF 10 qualification
*Note qualifications used for grading in previous grade will not be considered

Additional requirements NIL
Benefits
  • Details on website
  • Practice according to a code of conduct
  • Certificate and membership card valid for three years
  • Max Discount on approved CPD activities (10%)
  • Partly free access to website articles
Minimum Maintenance
CPD points over a 12 month period
(aggregated and evaluated every three years)
15 CPD points per year (45 over three year period)
*Note there will be a grade drop if the minimum CPD requirements points are not maintained
Further maintenance obligations NIL
Evaluation Fees R 500,00
Membership Fees NIL
Re-evaluation fees after three years R 500,00

Level – 3

Applicable to Quality, Health & safety, environmental and SHEQ practitioners
Minimum requirements 5 years relevant experience with a recognised NQF 6 level qualification or

4 years relevant experience with a recognised NQF 7/8/9 level qualification or

3 years relevant experience with a recognised NQF 10 level qualification

Number of CPD points required to
be promoted from grade 2
50 if no new qualifications

40 with a new NQF 6.7,8,9 qualification

30 with new NQF 10 qualification
*Note qualifications used for grading in previous grade will not be considered

Additional requirements
  • At least two consecutive years in a related senior position
Benefits
  • Details on website
  • Practice according to a code of conduct
  • Certificate and membership card valid for three years
  • Max Discount on approved CPD activities (13%)
  • Partly free access to website articles
  • Participate in the management of SASQ
  • Represent SASQ in external committees
  • Can apply for SASQ funding for research and presentation of papers at conferences
  • Voting rights
Minimum Maintenance
CPD points over a 12 month period
(aggregated and evaluated every three years)
20 CPD points per year (60 over three year period)
*Note there will be a grade drop if the minimum CPD requirements points are not maintained
Further maintenance obligations NIL
Evaluation Fees R 700,00
Membership Fees NIL
Re-evaluation fees after three years R 600,00

Level – 4

Applicable to Quality, Health & safety, environmental and SHEQ practitioners
Minimum requirements 7 years relevant experience with a recognised NQF 6 level qualification or 6 years relevant experience with a recognised NQF 7 level qualification or 5 years relevant experience with a recognised NQF 8/9 level qualification or 4 years relevant experience with a recognised NQF 10 level qualification
Number of CPD points required to be promoted from grade 3 60 if no new qualifications 50 with a new NQF 6.7,8,9 qualification 40 with new NQF 10 qualification *Note qualifications used for grading in previous grade will not be considered
Additional requirements
  • Managed at least one related project (Full reports to be submitted for evaluation).
  • An oral competency examination with a SASQ panel may be requested
Benefits
  • Details on website
  • Practice according to a code of conduct
  • Certificate and membership card valid for three years
  • Max Discount on approved CPD activities (15%)
  • Free access to website articles and information
  • Participate in the leadership and management of SASQ
  • Represent SASQ in external committees
  • Can apply for SASQ funding for research and presentation of papers at conferences
  • Voting rights
  • Be able to educate, train and mentor other members
  • Assist in the assessment of SASQ applicants
Minimum Maintenance CPD points over a 12 month period (aggregated and evaluated every three years) 25 CPD points per year (75 over three year period) *Note there will be a grade drop if the minimum CPD requirements points are not maintained
Further maintenance obligations Must submit at least one article/case study per year for SASQ conference or Website publication
Evaluation Fees R 1000,00
Membership Fees NIL
Re-evaluation fees after three years R 750,00

Level – 5

Applicable to Quality, Health & safety, environmental and SHEQ practitioners
Minimum requirements 10 years relevant experience with a recognised NQF 6 level qualification or 9 years relevant experience with a recognised NQF 7 level qualification or 8 years relevant experience with a recognised NQF 8/9 level qualification or 7 years relevant experience with a recognised NQF 10 level qualification
Number of CPD points required to be promoted from grade 4 60 if no new qualifications 50 with a new NQF 6.7,8,9 qualification 40 with new NQF 10 qualification *Note qualifications used for grading in previous grade will not be considered
Additional requirements
  • Managed at least two related project (Full reports to be submitted for evaluation).
  • An oral competency examination with a SASQ panel may be requested
Benefits
  • Details on website
  • Practice according to a code of conduct
  • Certificate and membership card valid for three years
  • Max Discount on approved CPD activities (20%)
  • Free access to website articles and information
  • Participate in the leadership and management of SASQ
  • Represent SASQ in external committees
  • Can apply for SASQ funding for research and presentation of papers at conferences
  • Voting rights
  • Be able to educate, train and mentor other members
  • Assist in the assessment of SASQ applicants
Minimum Maintenance CPD points over a 12 month period (aggregated and evaluated every three years) 25 CPD points per year (75 over three year period) *Note there will be a grade drop if the minimum CPD requirements points are not maintained
Further maintenance obligations Must submit at least one article/case study per year for SASQ conference or Website publication
Evaluation Fees R 1300,00
Membership Fees NIL
Re-evaluation fees after three years R 1000,00