ESSA is currently working on the Certification of Ergonomists in South Africa. The ESSA Certification Board (ESSACB) recently met in Gauteng to finalise the application process.
The Ergonomics Society of South Africa Certification Board (ESSACB) sets the minimum learning standards and qualifications for the recognition of competency in Ergonomics. Individuals who meet the predetermined criteria may apply to be certified by the Board. The ESSACB also assists in the regulation of the professional and ethical standards pertaining to those practicing Ergonomics in Southern Africa. You will soon be able to apply ONLINE for certification. Two levels of certification are available, namely Registered Ergonomist (Level 1) and Ergonomics Facilitator (Level 2). Want to find out more? Take a look at our draft criteria.