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Our values: Integrity, Respect, Transparency and Courage. The outcomes of our values are Honesty, Trust, Ownership and Empowerment.


South African Comprehensive Assessment Institute (SACAI) was established in 2012. It is a non-profit private assessment body that assesses the National Senior Certificate (NSC) and General Education and Training Certificate: Adult Basic Education and Training (GETC: ABET) qualifications to a diverse group of candidates. Our vision is to be a quality, reputable and sustainable private assessment body in the FET and ABET sectors.


Photo on the right: Keith N Maseko, SACAI’s CEO

SACAI Departments

General Education & Training Certificate: Adult Basic Education & Training (ABET)

Designs, conducts and manages assessments at ABET levels 1 – 4, including moderation of Portfolios of Evidence.

National Senior Certificate (NSC)

Examination allows any candidate who meets the relevant requirements entry into South African tertiary institutions for further study.

SACAI ABET Statistics

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SACAI NSC Statistics

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Important Information:

NSC Certificates

The Umalusi Certificates for the May/June 2023 NSC Examination will be available from 20 October 2023. 

Please contact SACAI’s offices for more information.

We're Temporarily Relocating

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