Learning Pathways is actively involved with the Department of Higher Education and Training.The unit also receives applications from NQF accredited providers to extend the scope of accreditation with a view of supporting the industry training needs. Applications that have been received include major contracts such as the Spatial Development Initiatives, GAUTRAIN and the 2010 World Soccer Cup bid.

The unit also maintains regular communications with training provider stakeholders for continued understanding of quality assurance issues and trends relating to new qualifications. In addition, there is a continuous monitoring of the delivery of quality education and training by training providers. These reports allow CETA Quality Assurance (QA) to determine national trends and take pre-emptive actions.

Other Functions that the unit provides include, issuing of certificates after learners have completed their Learnership programmes as well as registration of Moderators and Assessors.