Yes. The benefits of studying through a registered training provider are numerous. It is always recommended to find out whether a training provider has been accredited. Visit www.umalusi.org.za to find out whether or not the particular provider has been properly accredited.
The purpose of a training provider is to assist you with all the ‘red tape’ and quality assurance that forms part of certification and accreditation. The training provider give you the support you need – providing learning media, facilitators, and e-mail or telephonic support.
The training provider also ensures that your details are loaded on the National Learner Record Database (NLRD), where prospective employers can download information about the unit standard credits you have earned.