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Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Act, 2003 (Act No. 53 of 2003)

Amended Codes of Good Practice (2017)

Amended Code Series CSC300: Measurement of the Management Control Element of Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment in the Construction Sector

Statement CSC300: The General Principles for Measuring Skills Development

3. Key Measurement Principles


3.1. The following criteria must be fulfilled in order for the Measured Entity to receive points on the Skills Development scorecard:
3.1.1 Workplace Skills Plan, an Annual Training Report and Pivotal Report which have been submitted to the SETA; and
3.1.2 Implementation of Priority Skills programme generally, and more specifically for Black People; and


3.2. The compliance target under paragraph 2.1.1, 2.1.2, 2.1.3, 2.1.4 and 2.1.5 includes external training expenditure for Black People that are not employed by the Measured Entity.


3.3. A trainee tracking tool has to be developed in order for the Measured Entity to score under paragraph


3.4 If less than 100% of the trainees are absorbed under paragraph, the percentage achieved or Absorbed will be recognised.


3.5 The Construction Sector Charter Council may approve certain specific industry initiatives for recognition for Absorption points in terms of paragraph When doing so the Construction Sector Charter Council will publish the mechanism and calculation methodology for recognition attached to that initiative.


3.6 Skills Development Expenditure on Black People that are counted under the Skills Development scorecard may not be counted again under any other B-BBEE element of the QSE or Large Enterprise Scorecard.


3.7 Where a Measured Entity does not have employees at Junior Management level or where it does not distinguish between Junior Management and Middle and/or Senior Management, the Junior Management Category’s weighting point (paragraph must be allocated to the Black Management indicator (paragraph


3.8 Year 4 and beyond Targets becomes effective on the 4th anniversary of the effective date of this Construction Sector Code. These sets of Targets will apply to Measurement Periods being measured that commenced after the effective date of such set of targets.


3.9 In not more than 50% of the bursary target spend will be recognised for learners attending grades 10 – 12 or the equivalent at trade schools.