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Public Service Act, 1994 (Act No. 103 of 1994)


Public Service Regulations, 2016

Chapter 5 : Senior Management Service

90. Training and development


(1) The Minister shall oversee the development of programmes and assist executive authorities in equipping members of the SMS for their responsibilities. The programmes to be developed shall be based on the competencies required of members of the SMS in terms of both their current and future responsibilities.


(2) The Minister shall—
(a) identify the generic managerial and leadership training needs of members of the SMS;
(b) arrange that standard courses and programmes be developed on the basis of those training needs; and
(c) continuously evaluate those courses and programmes with due regard to their relevance and value for money.


(3) A member of the SMS shall avail himself or herself to train employees.