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Processing of Trade Test & ARPL applications – on NSDMS


Dear Stakeholder,

Processing Trade Test Applications/ARPL Applications on NSDMS

It is with great pleasure that we advise you that the online trade test process is fully functional on NSDMS.

You are requested to activate your legacy learners and where learners are ready for trade testing, that you apply for the tests online.

For first time ARPL trade test applications, kindly note that there is no requirement for activation.

The guides for these processes are available on NSDMS > User resources > Templates

  • Activating legacy learners
  • Processing trade test applications
  • Processing ARPL trade test applications.

Should you require assistance, kindly contact the relevant Regional Office or our Call Centre.

Yours in Skills Development

merSETA administration



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