Procedures and Guidelines

ACCREDITATION OF TECHNICAL INSTITUTIONS
 Background
Accreditation is an approval or certification granted by the Council, representing the interest of both the public and students, to an institution on account of having: Programmes; and Quality assurance system that ensures provision of set qualification(s) and educational standard(s) for a particular period of time.
Accreditation requires an institution to strictly adhere to NACTE Academic Quality Standards, 2012.
Accreditation Stages
NACTE has the three stages of Accreditation:
Candidacy Stage: after being convinced that they are undertaking the necessary steps to reach demonstrable compliance with the accreditation;
Provisional stage: with pending fulfillment of the identified requirements within a specified time frame; and
Fully Accredited Stage: meet adequately the stipulated accreditation requirements.
Procedures and Guidelines
Establishment of a QC & QA System is a basic requirement for ensuring that the institution offers training leading to quality assured qualifications, a necessary condition for national and international recognition. Has in place a Quality Control (QC) and Quality Assurance (QA) mechanism, it entails of having a:
 Sound Quality Control (QC) and Quality Assurance (QA) Policy,
 Quality Management Plan; and
 QC & QA committee for coordinating the QC and QA activities of the institution.