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Skills Development Act, 1998 (Act No. 97 of 1998)


Constitution of the Transport Education and Training Authority (TETA)

5. The Objectives of TETA


The objectives of TETA are to:


5.1 Encourage and facilitate the development of competence of employees and potential employees in the sector.


5.2 Encourage increased levels of investment in education and training and facilitate an optimum return on this investment.


5.3 Position this sector as the 'sector of career choice' for prospective learners and entrants into the labour market.


5.4 Encourage employers and employees to adopt a culture of life long learning through:


5.4.1 Utilising the workplace as an active Learning environment.


5.4.2 Providing employees with opportunities to acquire new and appropriate skills.


5.4.3 Providing opportunities for new entrants and potential entrants into the sector labour market, and enhancing access to opportunities to gain work experience.


5.4.4 Enhancing access to learning opportunities and to facilitate the recognition of prior learning.


5.4.5 Ensuring the quality of education and training within the transport sector.


5.5 Supporting the prime objectives of the Employment Equity Act, 1998 (Act No. 55 of 1998).


5.6 Expand the provision of education and training in this sector through sound partnerships with public and private sector service providers.


5.7 Encourage greater co-operation between the public and private sectors.


5.8 Co-operate with SAQA and other SETAs, in support of the objectives of the Act.