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


Constitution of the Transport Education and Training Authority (TETA)

8. Functions of TETA


TETA will execute the following functions:


8.1 Facilitate strategic human resource development planning within the sector.


8.2 Propose education .and training standards qualifications to bodies registered with SAQA and be responsible for developing education and training standards and qualifications.


8.3 Monitor and measure achievements in terms of those standards and qualifications.


8.4 Accredit providers, assessors and moderators of education and training in this sector.


8.5 Assure the quality of education and training in this sector without itself being a provider of education and training.


8.6 Analyse and prioritise education and training needs within this sector and develop skills development strategies to address identified priorities.


8.7 Enhance access to learning opportunities including:


8.7.1 The establishment of career paths and progression pathways.


8.7.2 The establishment of NQF qualifications.


8.7.3 The establishment of learnerships and skills programmes.


8.8 Manage and administer all learnerships within the transport sector.


8.9 Manage and measure the administration of levy disbursements in this sector.


8.10 Promote a culture of lifelong learning within the sector and encourage active employer and employee organization participation in the strategies and activities TETA.


8.11 Promote and market TETA through regular communication with all stakeholders and potential stakeholders.


8.12 Perform any other function required by SAQA in terms of TETA's registration.


8.13 Perform any other function that must be performed by TETA in terms of this Act or any other applicable law.


8.14 Develop a sector skills plan within the framework of the national skills development strategy;


8.15 Implement a sector skills plan by:


8.15.1 Approving and monitoring workplace skills plans.


8.15.2 Establishing learnerships.


8.15.3 Allocating grants as per the approved TETA grant criteria.


8.15.4 Monitoring and measuring education and training in this sector.


8.16 Promote learnerships by:


8.16.1 Identifying appropriate workplaces where individuals can gain practical work experience.


8.16.2 Improving and supporting learning through the development of learning methodologies, standards and curricula.


8.16.3 Assisting in the conclusion, registration and monitoring of learnerships agreements.


8.17 Liaise with the National Skills Authority as well as other SETA'S on issues including:


8.17.1 National skills strategy.


8.17.2 Skills development policy.


8.17.3 It’s own sector skills plan.


8.18 Report to the Accounting Officer of the Department of Labour on the implementation of its sector skills plan, its income and expenditure;


8.19 Liaise with the employment services of the Department and Education Boards and other regulatory bodies in terms of education laws of South Africa-in order to improve the quality of information:—


8.19.1 About employment opportunities.


8.19.2 Between education providers and the labour market,


8.20 Facilitate the involvement of the relevant government departments in the activities of TETA in order to:


8.20.1 Address the competency requirements for socio-economic development.


8.20.2 Address the learning needs of the transport sector.


8.20.3 Promote training in small, medium and micro enterprises to enhance quality, productivity, sustainability and job creation.


8.20.4 Perform any other duties imposed by the Act, PFMA, TR and Protocol on Corporate Governance within the Public Sector or not specifically mentioned, in order to fulfill the objectives of TETA.


8.21 Receive the levy payment for the sector and effect the appropriate allocation of grants to employers as approved by TETA.