• What is the Vision and Mission of WNL Network Training Academy?
To deliver the accredited highest quality training with applicable academic knowledge and practical leadership skills to the Church leaders, counselors, and pastors throughout South Africa and across the borders.
To become a World Class institution providing accredited value-driven, and personally transformative training to the Christian leaders, Counselors and Pastors to change the society, through proclaiming the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
• What is the registration and Accreditation status of WNL Network Training Academy?
WNL Network NPC (Training Academy) is registered as Section 21 company, (Registration number: 2019/156676/08).
We are accredited by the Quality Council for Trades and Occupation (QCTO, Accreditation number: QCTOSDP01190524-1652) as a Skill Development Provider (SDP), in accordance with the Skills Development Act (SDA), 1998, (Act No 97 of 1998) Chapter 6C Section 26J (b) and (e).
We are also an accredited member of the Association of Christian Religious Practitioners (ACRP- Registration number: 19-05). Association of Christian Religious Practitioners is a professional body recognized by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) in terms of section 13(1)(i)(ii) of the National Qualification Framework Act 67 of 2008.
Occupational Certificate: Associate Religious Professional (Christian Religious Practitioner) NQF level 2, SAQA ID: 101997, Credits 156, Curriculum Code: 263601004
Occupational Certificate: Christian Religious Professional NQF Level 5, 237 Credits, SAQA ID: 101571, Curriculum Code: 263601005
• What is the nature of Accredited Qualifications offered at WNL Network Training Academy?
Our qualifications are accredited by the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations, South Africa, and registered on the National Qualification Framework of South Africa, by SAQA. Both accredited qualifications are developed under the supervision of the government of South Africa and learners who will pass and finish all the coursework will write the final National Exam to qualify.
All the qualified learners will need to register with a professional body for Christian Religious Practitioners to practice legally in South Africa as per the new regulations set for the independent pastors. We as WNL Network Training Academy are also part of the professional body called “ACRP” registered with SAQA to offer services of registering Christian Religious Practitioners, to all our registered learners at a discounted fee.
• How long it will take me to finish the specific qualification?
Occupational Certificate: Associate Religious Professional (Christian Religious Practitioner) NQF level 2
• 12 to 18 Months
Occupational Certificate: Christian Religious Professional NQF Level 5
• 24 to 30 Months
• Where and how can I register?
Our online registration is very user friendly and easy, just click on this link https://wnlacademy.com/apply-online/ and follow the given instructions.
• What is the application process time?
Normal fresh application takes 10 working days and the RPL application takes minimum of 3 weeks depending on the number of applications.
• Can foreigners register for Accredited Qualifications offered at WNL Network Training Academy?
Foreigners with legal status in South Africa are also welcomed to register with us as per Government policy. Please, visit our website for more details on foreign student registration: https://wnlacademy.com/apply-online/
• What if I do not have Matric or Grade 12 Senior Certificate, can I still register for an accredited Ministry Qualification.
Applicants with no Matric or Grade 12 Senior Certificate can register for:
Occupational Certificate: Associate Religious Professional (Christian Religious Practitioner) NQF level 2 .
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).
RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING (RPL) Quality Council for Trades and Occupation (QCTO) has interpreted the policy on Recognition 24 WNL Network Training Academy Prospectus 2021 of Prior Learning (RPL) by South African Qualification Authority (SAQA) and defines the RPL (within the Occupational Qualifications Sub Framework OQSF) is a process by which candidates who have gained skills and knowledge through informal, non-formal or experiential learning, can be assessed, recognised and awarded credits for such learning if it meets the requirements of an NQF registered occupational qualification or part qualification (QCTO RPL Guidelines and Policy 2014: RPL-001/14).
DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR RPL
In order to RPL for an access to admission or exemption, a candidate is required to submit the following documents:
7.1. A completed RPL online application form
7.2. ID document copy (Certified)
7.3. Portfolio of evidence:
7.3.1 All the informal or non-formal theological training certificates from non-registered institutes (Certified).
7.3.2 A certified letter of experience/verification from the Church organizations, if full time in the ministry or part time.
7.3.3 All the written exams, assessments, assignments and transcripts (certified) to demonstrate current knowledge.
7.3.4 Any video evidence of practice or practical demonstration.
7.3.5 Detailed Curriculum Vitae aligned with the required documents for RPL.
7.4. Proof of payment (required RPL fee on each application per candidate).
7.5 The academy retains the right to ask more evidence (in written or verbal form) where considered necessary.
• What is the fee structure?
For complete fee information, please visit this link https://wnlacademy.com/payment-agreement/
• Can I study Online?
Students can study with us via face-to-face contact session (depending on current COVID-19 regulations) and via online platforms under the supervision of fully trained and experienced Facilitators/Assessors.
• Where can I do my practical to complete my Workplace Experience modules and Credit Hours?
WNL Academy has signed workplace agreements to place the learners for workplace modules and credit hours. Where students desire to do their workplace modules in a specific Church or religious organization, WNL Academy will sign a workplace agreement with the specific Church and mentor.
• How and when I will receive my certificate?
Once a learner has passed all the modules and after the successful completion of the EISA exam, learners will qualify for the Certificate for Religious Practitioners/ professional and the certification will be done by and under the supervision of the Quality Council for Trades and Occupation. For more information, please visit https://www.qcto.org.za/services/certification-and-verification/certification.