Education and Training

The Compliance Institute SA has developed an occupational qualification for compliance officers which is approved by the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO) and the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). The qualification is registered on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) at level 6, is called Occupational Certificate: Compliance Officer (240 credits).
In addition to our Education initiatives, the Compliance Institute SA offers a range of training courses.


An occupational qualification is a qualification associated with a trade, occupation or profession, resulting from work-based learning and consisting of the knowledge, practical skills and work experience standards as defined in the Skills Development Act (Act No. 97 of 1998).


The Institute has developed the Occupational Qualification Compliance Officer which is approved by the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO) and the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).

The Institute is both the Development Quality Partner (DQP) and the Assessment Quality Partner (AQP) for this occupational qualification.

Skills Development Provider

The following Skills Development Providers (SDPs) have been approved by the QCTO to offer this qualification:

For a list of all QCTO Approved Skills Development Providers click here. If you are interested in becoming a Skills Development Provider for the Occupational certificate : Compliance Officer please contact the QCTO and copy the Institute on

Assessment Centre

The Compliance Institute Southern Africa is the approved assessment centre for the Occupational Qualification Compliance Officer. Click here for a link to all QCTO Accredited Assessment Centres.

Should you be interested in becoming an accredited assessment centre for the Occupational Qualification : Compliance Officer please contact the Compliance Institute.

External Integrated Summative Assessment (EISA)

Learners  will only be allowed to register for the EISA of the Occupational Certificate: Compliance Officer once they have successfully completed the Knowledge, Practical and Work Experience components, and have been issued with a Statement of Results (SoR) from an accredited Skills Development Provider (SDP). 

Learners will have to complete the EISA Exam Registration Form and attach a copy of their ID document and Statement of Results.  The registration form (hard copy or electronic registration) needs to be submitted directly to the Compliance Institute.

The EISA is offered in October each year. The examination fee of R4,190 (incl VAT) is not included in the course fee payable and is payable to the Compliance Institute directly.

The exam is only offered in English. 

List of Approved SDPs



EISA exam fee: The fee as listed below is payable in full upon receipt of invoice.

The closing date for the Board exams applications are as follows:

ExamClosing dateExam DateExam Fee 
EISA Exam JHB  31 May 2019 02 October 2019  R 4,190.00 EISA Exam Registration Form
Please send an email to if you have any queries about the EISA exam.

Appeals and Irregularity Reporting

Please consult the Appeals Policy and complete the Appeals Form

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