THE IRMSA Executive Committee is delighted to advise members that the SAQA Board met on Wednesday, 27 June and the recognition of IRMSA, as the Professional Body in South Africa, has been approved.IRMSA was selected, along with nine other bodies, to participate in the SAQA Professional Body Pilot Phase in 2011.
The IRMSA Team worked hard to ensure that the Institute would be in the position to be able to submit all the necessary documentation and prepare all the requested information in order to comply with the timeframes set out by SAQA. The Institute has implemented new processes during this process and met all the requirements stipulated.
IRMSA has introduced Continued Professional Development (CPD) and will continue to assist Risk Professionals in their need for knowledge and development. Members will be able to manage their CPD online as IRMSA is currently implementing new software that will allow members to keep an eye on their profiles and interact via the internet with the IRMSA Team and other Risk Professionals.IRMSA would like to congratulate the other bodies who were also involved in the Pilot Phase for their Professional Registration – seven out of the ten bodies who participated in the Pilot Phase have been recognised at this point.The official certificate of recognition and registration will be handed to IRMSA at a special ceremony at which the other bodies, that were part of the Pilot Project and who have been recognised, will be present.
The Institute would also like to thank all IRMSA members and their staff for the hard work that has gone into this process. This will take the Risk Industry and Risk Professionals into a new era and we look forward to the continued growth of the Institute.