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REPORT OF THE RE-ALIGNING AND DEVELOPING OF AN OCCUPATIONAL QUALIFICATION FOR THE DISASTER MANAGEMENT OFFICER AND DISASTER MANAGEMENT MANAGER
The report describes the outcome of the re-aligning and developing of an Occupational Qualification for the Disaster Management Officer (OFO Code: 541907) and Disaster Management Manager (OFO Code: 134912) by Local Government Sector Education and Training Authority (LGSETA).
Download the report here: Report on Review LGSeta NQF 4-5 2019
Notices and Announcements
DMISA Constitution 2018, as amended
The Disaster Management institute of Southern Africa (DMISA) was founded in 1985 and still maintains its position as the premium professional association for Disaster Management professionals and associated disciplines in Southern Africa. DMISA is the SAQA-approved professional body for Disaster Management in South Africa and manages the SAQA-approved Disaster Management Professional (PrDM), Disaster Management Practitioner (DMPc), Disaster Management Associate (DMA) and Disaster Management Technician (DMT) designation.
DMISA is inviting applications for registration as Disaster Management Professional, Practitioner, Associate and Technician. Download the application forms with detailed instructions from the Professionalisation Portal.
Continuous Professional Development
Registered professionals must maintain their status through a system of continuous professional development (CPD) points. Access information about continuous professional development opportunities, processes and documentation.
Recognition of Prior Learning
Professional registration requirements include qualifications and experience. In some cases persons may have considerable experience but have not yet had the opportunity to acquire the required qualifications. In such cases RPL provides an opportunity for persons with applicable experience to also register professionally.
DMISA is committed to providing learning, networking and alignment opportunities for the Disaster Management / Disaster Risk Reduction community of practice in Southern Africa. We encourage interaction between practitioners, researchers, legislators, stakeholders and leadership across Southern Africa to build capacity and resilience, reduce risk, and improve our common understanding of disaster risk. Our common goal is to reduce the impact of disasters on society and to build future ready sustainable communities.
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